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Cannabis Reform Isn’t the Only Issue: Utah Advocates Un-endorse Jason Christensen, Candidate for House District 64

Cannabis Reform Isn’t the Only Issue: Utah Advocates Un-endorse Jason Christensen, Candidate for House District 64

When a political candidate takes a stand against prohibition, especially in a conservative state like Utah, cannabis activists often offer support and endorsement. However, sometimes a candidate’s position on other important issues can overshadow their support of drug reform. Jason Christensen, candidate for Utah’s House District 64 in Utah County, was officially endorsed earlier this […]

Eri Is Ready: A Mormon Woman On Being Transgendered And Getting A Sex Change

Eri Is Ready: A Mormon Woman On Being Transgendered And Getting A Sex Change

Eri Hayward (pronounced “Eddy”) is transgendered. She lives in the conservative Utah Valley where she is a regular guest speaker at both Brigham Young University (BYU) and Utah Valley University (UVU) about being a transgendered Mormon woman, how to reconcile religion and personal beliefs and experiences. On July 10th, she will fly to Thailand to […]

Mona Wilder: Utah’s Fiercest Drag Queen

Mona Wilder: Utah’s Fiercest Drag Queen

PHOTO: Mona Wilder by Kami Christiansen The Season 5 Finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race was a ratings bonanza, it is becoming more apparent that drag queens are mainstreaming, in part because the audience has moved beyond gay men and straight women, even straight men have learned to appreciate the art form that is drag. In […]

Transgendered Danielle, the Library Girl Who Needs Love Too

Transgendered Danielle, the Library Girl Who Needs Love Too

PHOTO: Anna Ristuccia It was 10 or 11, and I had already been up since 3:30 a.m. in order to be at work at 4. Why is somebody like me in this position, I kept asking myself? Is it because I fucked around in college and didn’t become a nurse, have no direction, and am […]

LADY BUSINESS: Saint Harridan

LADY BUSINESS: Saint Harridan

I first met Mary Going while studying Business at Mills College. Mills is the first women’s college west of the Rocky Mountains. It was founded around the same time California became a state and has garnered a reputation for liberal progressivism; it produces intelligent women in many areas, particularly social justice and civil rights activism. […]

[NSFW] You Made Me Gay

[NSFW] You Made Me Gay

Living in San Francisco, it seems antiquated to think so many homosexual men and women are still in the closet. Our city prides itself in street festivals full of wrinkly old men walking around with their balls strangled in cock rings for all to see, admire and stare at in awkward confusion. We live in an amazing city, but […]