Guest post by Arjanna van der Plas What did you experience the last time you encountered a homeless person? I often ask this question to my friends, and to be fair, it’s not their favorite conversation topic. Most of them report experiencing a mix of sadness, anger, guilt and fear. Rather
By: Jonas Barnes If you’re surprised I’m writing an article about where to take the best free shits in NYC, we need to get to know one another better. If you know me, writing about taking a good free shit makes as much sense as me writing about being fat.
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By Mar-Li Pitcher You know the saying that every cloud has a silver lining? I mean, unless Trump is president, in which case we’re all fucked? Since Republicans were somehow hypnotized by Trump’s rhetoric and allowed Trump to be their candidate, it’s been nothing but an onslaught and a descent
By: Zoë Bernard Donald Trump’s wall is being designed right now. The President smugly promised this last week from a podium in Washington, further solidifying the surreal realities of a new era in American consciousness. Of course, we’ve become all too uncomfortably familiar with Donald Trump’s wall and the unending litany
By Jonas Barnes Okay, I have to get a couple of things out of the way before we can really get into this. First: I’m a guy writing about fat shaming. Calm down and breathe. Catch your breath yet? Good. Second: I’ve been fat literally since birth. I was a fat
I will no longer refer to the current president by his last name and I encourage you to do the same. His beefed up bravado is a sham, a con, and his strength is all about image and brand. His last name is a big part of the scam. It was well crafted over decades of marketing campaigns and brand placement.
By: Jay Rooney In the new year, Californians will face a very real existential challenge to our way of being. This challenge will come in the form of an unprecedented, unchecked conservative attack on California values. The social safety net that has protected us for decades, the efforts to mitigate the
Article By: Joen Madonna Executive Director of Artspan.org The night of the election, I didn’t cry. I was in shock. But I knew that I had to buck-the-fuck up. As the director of a non-profit that helps local artists living and working in San Francisco, I had to be strong for