The rich history of a gay café in Amman, Jordan and the social change it inspired in a complex metropolis
Amidst the empty pews and graying hair, she is proof that, while the story she tells may be hidden, it is still very much alive.
Forgiving and living after the Holocaust
Talking about the Nobel Laureate with Professor Sean Wilentz
Art, trauma, and the Holocaust
Childhood as linguistics lab.
The beach is at once a confusing and wonderful thing to behold. Like a sandbox for man children, the beach is full of all the earthly pleasures one would expect of such a place–one metric ton of white sand, an inflatable treasure chest cooler filled with Coronas, a leafy green palm tree and a...
Gemma Farrell is tall, blonde, and impossibly flexible—even at 52 years old, she can extend her leg at a 90+ degree angle. Her voice is soft and sweet, yet powerful and compelling. When you walk into Gratitude Yoga, her studio off of Witherspoon Street, she’ll greet you with a warm smile, a prolonged hug and...
I: For a neurotic weenie you sure seem to be a man of action. L: Yeah, well sometimes.
She looked at me and turned her thingie off. And said typical. And then turned over and kept vibrating.
“Punk culture is very atheistic in a certain way, and I never felt like there was really a place there for my Jewish identity. Maybe to some extent people would be into us, but there might be some difficulty in connecting with the traditional punk audience.”
For as long as women feel weird talking about their periods, The Vagina Monologues will still be relevant. I hope it won’t continue to be. For as long as there is violence against women, the Vagina Monologues will still be relevant.