religion

18 Feb 2022

What it’s like Dealing with White Jesus in the South

This is part of our Blue Woman in a Red State column One of the first things that people ask you when you first move to Chatanooga is, “What church do you belong to?” Have you found one yet? They assume, you’re a “God-Fearing American,” not like that mackerel-snapping Catholic President

M Keith 5
15 Feb 2022

Cast Away: A Story Of Homelessness In The Bay Area

Written By: J.E. Vigil Perhaps I ended up homeless due to my own negligence. Maybe it was my parents or the rise in gentrification or  the inflated price of apartments that I couldn’t quite understand. Why was it that a small studio apartment cost nearly $2,000? Frankly, I really didn’t

Guest Writer 1
17 Jun 2022

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 37 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 37 of the finest locally owned bars,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
25 Jan 2022

What Alcoholics Anonymous Taught Me About God

Alcoholics Anonymous taught me that there is inherent vulnerability in honesty and I’ve only seen my life improve as a result. Being real feels good because I’m confident in what I say is my truth and I think that’s very honorable. I don’t want to be thought of as a

Valeria Castaneda 0
17 May 2019

Jesus Never Said Anything About Abortion

Abortion was common during Jesus’s life, and he had nothing to say about it.
Abortion was common when the U.S. Constitution was written, and the founders had nothing to say about it, except for the adoption of British common law, which allowed it up to the sixth month of pregnancy, and abortions after that were considered a misdemeanor, though rarely enforced.

Guest Writer 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
14 Jan 2015

Win Tickets To Sunday Mass @ Public Works SF!

At MASS, they believe in the sanctity of dance, giving you a reason to come out and cleanse your soul with FRESH electronic beats every week. They consider themselves a group of passionate artists and musicians with one common goal: to overcome SF’s nightlife redundancy. They want to fill the

illyannam 0
26 Apr 2013

Full Disclosure: Christianity Ruined My Sex Life

When I tell people who I used to be, they don’t believe me. And not just because I used to be black. It’s because I was withdrawn, lacking in all things self-esteem, clad in Matrix gear (complete with trenchcoat), and emphatically Christian. People who knew me then hardly recognize me

Eric Barry - Starving Fartist 2
23 Apr 2011

Celebrate Alternative Easter Ideas

Easter always seems like a weird holiday to me. I mean, the rest of the Christian world gets a week off of work for Semana Santa in Latin countries or Paaske in Scandanavian countries. Here in America, we don’t even get one day off of work! But many Americans do

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