Moe Gram has seen the country become increasingly more divided in the wake of the 2016 election. Now she’s setting out to teach the world empathy.
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“The IRS doesn’t really care what you’re doing. They just want your money.” How should sex workers file their taxes?
Kirsty York eschewed industry norms to open her tattoo studio—now she’s dominating with her unique style
Kirsty York had only three years of tattooing behind her before opening Blackbird Ink. Now she runs an all-female shop offering unique styles.
The Denver Community Fridges project has gained significant traction since they opened their first free food fridge in December.
Despite several challenges, Rose Kalasz and Tory Johnson have provided a safe haven for sex-positivity in Denver with Awakening Boutique.
We’re staring down the barrel of a second quarantine. Here’s your survival guide with activities, food and movies for round two.
Thanksgiving for most Americans is a time to eat food and enjoy the company of family. For most Natives, it’s a day of mourning.
Last week I spent two days fly fishing on the Madison River in Montana. The valley area is one of my favorite places in the contiguous United States and the trip was a much-needed reprieve from the mental exhaustion of the last few months.
We launched Ms. Mayhem in May, shortly after my mother passed away. Covering the pandemic and protests have been scary and emotionally taxing. A few days before we left, I got the news alert that Ruth Bader Ginsberg died. During our 14-hour drive up to Montana, I saw that Breonna Taylor’s killers would not be charged for her death.
This year has thrown everything it has at me, and I know many others that feel the same. It’s a never-ending circle of shit.
But standing thigh-deep in the river I share a name with, my brain stopped working at 1,000 miles an hour.
SlutWalk Denver once again graced the streets with femmes in pleaser high heels and pasties this year, despite pandemic hurdles and the increased presence of right-wing militia in the city.
The march and rally began in 2011 in Toronto, Canada after a police officer suggested women “should avoid dressing like sluts” to prevent sexual assault. Since then, the movement has grown globally with thousands of participants each year calling for an end to rape culture and slut-shaming.
“SlutWalk was an international movement where every SlutWalk happened in 2011 in July, simultaneously,” said Becky Taha’Blu, a Denver organizer since 2016. “It debunked the fact that women can’t organize.”
The conversation around policing in America has changed since Elijah McClain’s death last year. However, some activists question the sincerity of that progress.