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CSUF researcher examines “invisible” Korean War adoptees

By Jeong Park Many photos of Korean War adoptees obscure reality. In one photo, the smiling adoptees are depicted singing in their colorful traditional Korean dress known as hanbok. Those children, a part of the Korean Orphan Choir, would perform at Carnegie Hall and produce an album with a folk singer Burl Ives, also known for […]

The Invincible Children’s Football Teams of Liberia

Children are invisible to many adults. Not these kids. The post The Invincible Children’s Football Teams of Liberia appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Children should be encouraged to enjoy ‘wild’ swimming

Keeping young children away from perceived risky activities such as wild outdoor swimming is damaging, according to education expert Dr Sandra Leaton Gray (UCL Institute of Education). Writing in her book ‘Invisibly Blighted: the digital erosion of childhood‘ Leaton Gray says, “Heavily supervised young children of today may simply be more likely to drown as [...]

Spyware Firm Suggests Parents Use Software to Determine if Their Kids are Gay

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

French company Fireworld has been criticized for telling parents to find out if their children are gay by using its “invisible PC spy software”. In a blog post on Fireworld’s website, the company suggested that parents could hack their teen son’s Fac… Read The post Spyware Firm Suggests Parents Use Software to Determine if Their Kids are Gay appeared first on Towleroad.

The Fight for Social Justice Starts Within

Only a vibrant inner life can sustain the activist’s soul. A little over a decade ago, no emblem of young Christians’ blooming justice activism flashed brighter than Invisible Children. It was born in 2004, shortly after Jason Russell...Show More Summary

For Black Queers, Invisibility Is Often the Best Liberation Strategy

As one of 19 siblings, I grew up with a very particular relationship to the concept of invisibility. My parents did the best they could with what little they had to make all of their children feel as if they mattered—to feel seen. But...Show More Summary

Community Theatre May Not Be Glamorous, Or Even Get Much Respect, But It Changes Lives: Lyn Gardner

4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"It is the invisible in our theatre culture - those who work tirelessly delivering community and participatory projects or who work in children's theatre - who are its under-sung heroes. They are the ones who daily demonstrate how art touches and changes lives."

It’s Not a Tantrum, It’s a Sensory Meltdown {Autism Awareness Month}

To the lovely lady who yelled out of her car window to point out that my children and I are able-bodied and just parked in a handicap space, I hope that you never need to use one. My children live with an invisible disability called autism spectrum disorder. They may look neurotypical and healthy on […]

Invisible Women: 30 Spooky Studio Portraits of Victorian Babies Held by Their Mothers

With exposure times of half a minute, Victorian mothers wanting a portrait of their children had to disguise themselves as chairs, couches and curtains to hold them still. The results are often unintentionally funny. Many of the women have made themselves more, rather than less, conspicuous. Show More Summary

The Invisible Unmarried Mothers of Ireland

For many years now, stories about the conditions at the now-shuttered Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, Ireland, have circulated among locals. Little by little, those stories started gaining wider reach. The children who lived there never learned to speak correctly. Show More Summary

Kony 2017: From Guerrilla Marketing to Guerrilla Warfare

Five years after its viral video broke the internet, Invisible Children is on the front line of a covert war against the Lord’s Resistance Army.

Maher slams Trump’s CPAC speech: ‘This guy sees more invisible people than the kid from The Sixth Sense!’

8 months agoNews : The Raw Story

In Friday night’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher brought up the fact that President Donald Trump seconded President Barack Obama’s executive order allowing children to use whatever bathrooms match their gender identity. “Trump believes that men shouldn’t be able to...

Einstein had the answer - huge speed that Father Christmas travels at means he shrinks in size and is invisible to the human eye

Squeezing down narrow chimneys and delivering presents to 700million children in a single night – it all sounds impossible. How does Santa do it? One physicist believes Einstein is the key.

Young children are terrible at hiding – psychologists have a new theory why

11 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Young children across the globe enjoy playing games of hide and seek. There’s something highly exciting for children about escaping someone else’s glance and making oneself “invisible.” However, developmental psychologists and parents alike continue to witness that before school age, children are...

Romania's 'invisible' Roma battle for identity

Denisa, Robert and Calin have never celebrated their birthdays: the three children, like thousands of other Romanians, don't have birth certificates, leaving them in an administrative black hole. "It's very hard. Without birth certificates...Show More Summary

Looking at the Invisible Children Growing Up as Refugees

last yearArts : Hyperallergic

While many photographers focus on either aesthetics or rigorous documentation, Rania Matar fuses them — and adds a generous dose of humanity for good measure. The post Looking at the Invisible Children Growing Up as Refugees appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Lack of data on sexual rights leaves millions of girls 'invisible': report

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Millions of girls are left "invisible" because of a lack of data, a children's charity said on Monday, and the absence of accurate statistics on issues such as sexual violence means policymakers cannot draw up effective plans to help them.

The Quirky Castmembers of Miss Peregrine’s Reveal Their Own Secret Peculiarities

In the world of Tim Burton's Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, the titular unusual kids are blessed (or cursed) with abilities like invisibility, floatation, or having a mouth at the back of their heads. But in the real world, those of us who don't quite fit in aren't lucky enough ... More »

American Horror Story: Roanoke: Invisible Children, Evil Nurses, and a Whole Lot of Bad Decisions

It's been two weeks of American Horror Story: Roanoke, and our biggest question is still what the heck are these people still doing in this house? We get the "life savings"...

California bill to extend school choice law faces allegations of inequity

Each day Suzanne White drives her daughters to school, she crosses an invisible border between the L.A. Unified School District in which she lives and Oak Park Unified, the higher-performing, much smaller district that her children attend. It’s a trip that many parents frustrated by their local...

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