Religious Freedom

04 Apr 2019

RY X Graces an Intimate Crowd with Heavenly Harmonies at Grace Cathedral

What did you do Saturday night? I spent mine at church. With a tall bearded Australian who sang sweet melodies that filled the highest rafters and played heavy bass that shook every pew. I’m talking about RY X, the critically acclaimed singer/guitarist/synth player who’s style of music I would describe

Laina Petrinec 0
25 Oct 2018

A Gay, Jewish-Palestinian Married Couple, Made a Hilarious Cartoon Series

The gay, Jewish-Palestinian married standup duo brought to life their endless real-life comedic content through a new cartoon series illustrated by Jesse Brown.  I have to say the couple’s cartoons are simply delightful, and they nearly made me shoot coffee out of my nose while reading them one morning.  Equally

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
19 Feb 2018

Pagan Matchmaking Takes East Bay by Storm in Happy Forever

Spy Emerson: performance artist, salacious sex goddess and owner/purveyor of the infamous Hook-Up Truck, adorned the stage of Albany’s historic Ivy Room Monday, for an iterative performance of Happy Forever, her vaudevillian, burlesque-esque variety-and-game show of sin, surrealism and surprise. Happy Forever has taken numerous shapes and forms over its 20-year

0
11 Jul 2017

Growing Up Without a God. Diary of a Religious Tourist

By Hannah Harkness I had an unusual situation when it came to religion growing up. Both my maternal and paternal grandparents were in interfaith marriages. I had met kids in elementary school with one Christian parent and one Jewish parent before, but I still to this day haven’t met someone

Guest Writer 1
11 May 2017

A Feminist Visits the Islamic Center of Detroit

A western feminist talks with Muslim women in Hamtramck, home of the largest Muslim immigrant population America

Guest Writer 0
02 Feb 2017

After The Women’s March, Now What?

The Women’s March in NYC the day after the Inauguration was monumental. By now you’ve heard about the unity, solidarity, and strength felt by many as they participated in the march with hundreds of thousands of other similarly-outraged people–250,000 people, approximately–and millions more in cities across the country and the

Lana A. 0
05 Jan 2017

Send Your Pussy(hat) to Washington!

If you can’t make it to the Women’s March on Washington on January 21st you can at least send your pussy…hat. The aptly named Pussyhat Project wants to collect over one million pink cat ear hats to keep marchers’ heads warm and their unapologetic support for all things feminine front and

Allyson Wolff, Future Multi-Thousandaire 0
22 Nov 2016

The Satanic Temple of NYC is Fighting For Your Liberty and Your Uterus

That’s right. Satan has come to Gotham, and I’m not talking about a comic book premise. Contrary to common misconceptions, The Satanic Temple doesn’t actually worship the devil, (or any deity for that matter), or even believe in Satan. So why put such a theologically controversial figure in the title

Lauryn Petrie - NYC Editor 12