Monday, July 27, 2015

Building, Repairing Your Financial House

What if there was a way, free of charge, to get answers to your financial questions, fears, hopes? The 401(k) hasn't worked. Families are carrying too much debt. There's not enough saved for even six months of retirement. There are answers, solutions not provided by the big money companies, i.e., Wall Street. Turn instead to Main Street.

Watch Video.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Support yourself, support A Thousand Moms

Folks, we try to be self-supporting at A Thousand Moms. Our mission is to be a voice for LGBT/Q youth in foster/adoptive care. One way is to help families with finances. All families, and individuals.

Can you kindly watch the video, below. Reply to the questionnaire if you like, or share it with a friend. New Yorkers only (that's my licensed area).

Thanks so much. (Making a video is a tough one for me...It's only 3:30)

Click here for video (3:30).

Friday, July 24, 2015

Upspeak, Vocal Fry and Sexism for Women in Media

A fascinating story on NPR's Fresh Air, talking about women's voices. Upspeak can be called Valley Talk, tentative, and lacking in confidence. Vocal fry overcompensates. Is this sexism? Does it affect gay men, called and stereotyped in similar ways?

From Fresh Air on NPR

Friday, July 17, 2015

The answer lies in the brain, as usual.

Nothing is ever definitive when it comes to the brain. But when Caitlyn Jenner talks of "soul pain" for as long as she can remember, the development of the fetus tells the story. Genitals develop early in the fetus. The brain and gender identity much later. Bodily development of sex organs may not correspond with gender identity development. Thus could solve much needless shame and ostracizing. Go Caitlyn!

Read here.

Thursday, July 16, 2015

A Cure for Parkinson's?

Researchers may have a major breakthrough in the treatment of Parkinson's disease, a brain disorder.