Kit Friday -Mild in the Streets
Sex work is the world’s oldest profession, and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Often shrouded in a haze of stigma, judgement, and misunderstanding, it’s history and present is often sensationalized, marginalized, or completely silent. However, in the age of FOSTA-SESTA, silence is no longer an option we can accept.
In a climate where words like ‘displacement’, ‘gentrification’, ‘homelessness’, and ‘addiction’ populate our daily conversations, Punks with Lunch is a bright light in the dark night of Oakland’s current housing epidemic. In its third year, Punks with Lunch continues to operate on the simple mission of providing Oakland’s homeless community
You’d think that writing this piece on Tom Petty would be easy. An homage to a man who created so many years of fantastic music. An impossible dreamer who refused to subscribe himself to the conventional narratives of giving up on what he wanted to do. A voice conveyed
We need to intelligently prepare ourselves by knowing our rights and restrictions as counter-protesters. The behavior of others is not under your control, but these tips will help you be as safe as you can be at a volatile protest
Seeing the city through the colorful and chaotic lenses of famous dreamers like Jack Kerouac, Neal Cassady, and Allen Ginsburg.
Summer is not in August in the Bay Area. But when summer DOES come, and it’s hot out, there are lots of awesome places to stay cool.
We know you beautiful, broke folks love free shit — and who doesn’t? So we’ve decided to put together our first ever Broke-Ass Instagram Contest to help unite you with that good shit! Is it easy? Duh! Will there be rad prizes? You better believe it! Don’t believe us? Read on
Meet the punks in Oakland who make lunch for the homeless, do needle pick-ups, & gather harm reduction data. We sat down with Alejandra, founder of Punks With Lunch, to discuss what they are up to, how to start your own Punks With Lunch, and how the City is not practicing what it preaches in its new program to address homelessness.