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Why I Chose My LGBTQ Daughter Over the Evangelical Church: Susan Cottrell (Transcript)

Susan Cottrell is the prominent voice for faith parents of LGBTQ children, as a national speaker, teacher and theologian. Here is the full text of Susan’s talk titled “Why I Chose My LGBTQ Daughter Over the Evangelical Church” at TEDxMileHigh. Susan Cottrell – TEDx Talk TRANSCRIPT I come from a large, wounded family. By the …

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My Failed Mission to Find God – And What I Found Instead: Anjali Kumar (Transcript)

Anjali Kumar – Author A few years ago, I set out on a mission to find God. Now, I’m going to tell you right upfront that I failed, which, as a lawyer, is a really hard thing for me to admit. But on that failed journey, a lot of what I found was enlightening. And one …

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I Don’t Want Children – Stop Telling Me I’ll Change My Mind: Christen Reighter (Transcript)

Christen Reighter – TRANSCRIPT I recognized the roles that were placed on me very early. One persistent concept that I observed — existing in our language, in our media — was that women are not only supposed to have children, they are supposed to want to. This existed everywhere. It existed in the ways that …

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How I Gamed Online Data to Meet My Match: Amy Webb at TEDxMidAtlantic (Transcript)

Amy Webb – American futurist So, my name is Amy Webb and my story starts six years ago. I was in not the best relationship although it started really well and I thought that the person I was with was the person I would wind up marrying and our relationship came to a somewhat abrupt end. …

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My Story, and “We the animals”: Justin Torres at TEDxStanford (Full Transcript)

Justin Torres – TRANSCRIPT The story I’m going to share shares a lot with the story we just heard. When I was 17, I was at the mall with some friends. I was stoned; I was in a head shop, and I saw my father. And I haven’t seen him in years – my parents …

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Negotiation Expert: Lessons from My Horse by Margaret Neale at TEDxStanford (Transcript)

Margaret Neale – TRANSCRIPT I teach negotiation. I do research in negotiation. I write books in negotiation. And I work with students and executives to help them get more of what they want from their negotiations. And one of the biggest challenges that we face in negotiations is that we view negotiations as a battle. …

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The Corpses That Changed My Life: Caitlin Doughty at TEDxVienna (Full Transcript)

Caitlin Doughty – TRANSCRIPT Do you remember meeting your first corpse? I do. I was 23 years old and had just taken a job at a crematory. My position there was going to be not only cremating the dead but also preparing the bodies so the grieving families could see them one last time. I …

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My Courtroom Battle With a Holocaust Denier: Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt at TEDxSkoll (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Dr. Deborah E. Lipstadt’s TEDx Talk: My Courtroom Battle With a Holocaust Denier at TEDxSkoll conference. TRANSCRIPT:  I come to you today to speak of liars, lawsuits and laughter. The first time I heard about Holocaust denial, I laughed. Holocaust denial? The Holocaust which has the dubious distinction of …

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My Stop-Motion Life: Jordan Tseng at TEDxYouth@Taipei (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Jordan Tseng’s TEDx Talk: My Stop-Motion Life at TEDxYouth@Taipei conference. TRANSCRIPT:  When I was a child, my grades were pretty good. Though I’m pretty sure everybody’s were, because the work was pretty simple then. In those days, we were all mostly good and well-behaved little kids. So, there were …

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Jade Hameister: My Journey to the North Pole and Beyond at TEDxMelbourne (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Jade Hameister’s TEDx Talk: My Journey to the North Pole and Beyond at TEDxMelbourne conference. Jade Hameister – Teen adventurer What if young women around the world were encouraged to be more rather than less? What if the focus shifted from how we appear to the possibilities of what …

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My Son was a Columbine Shooter. This is my Story by Sue Klebold (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Sue Klebold’s Talk on My Son was a Columbine Shooter. This is my Story at TED conference. Sue Klebold – School counselor The last time I heard my son’s voice was when he walked out the front door on his way to school. He called out one word in …

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Leezia Dhalla: Hiding in Plain Sight – My Life as an Undocumented American (Transcript)

Here is the full transcript of Leezia Dhalla’s TEDx Talk: Hiding in Plain Sight – My Life as an Undocumented American at TEDxSanAntonio conference.  TRANSCRIPT:  Four years ago, I almost got deported. It was a couple of days before my 21st birthday and I had just come home from a ski trip in the mountains …

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