Learn through photographs and interviews how New Orleans residents work to love themselves and stay body positive in this culture of self-deprecation. Photography by the talented Sarah Rochis of Neutral Sound Studio.
Directors claim that to remain competitive, the Morial Convention Center needs to build an adjoining hotel, which it currently lacks. However, the board also wants to finance the hotel using a combination of incentives and tax abatements from the city, and money from the Convention Center’s fund, which in turn comes from city taxes earmarked for its coffers.
As a progressive magazine, we want to ensure that every voter understands what it is they are voting for. With that in mind, here are the proposed amendments.
Breaking down the stigmas surrounding STD testing is another hugely important area in which there have been great strides within this city, but there are still more to be made.
The cultural impact of the New Orleans Saints NFL franchise transcends racial divides and illustrates the relationship between modern-day professional sports and the American city, unlike that of any other in the United States. How do I know this? That’s because besides being a sports writer, I’m also a 51-year-old New Orleans native; so essentially, […]
“I went to bed with five kids and woke up with four. That unexpected death hurts like hell. It’s a knot in your stomach and you want to throw up and can’t. You are out of space. You are not even here. You are walking but floating. You hear people but you don’t. You are […]
“I want a dyke for president. I want a person with aids for president and I want a fag for vice president and I want someone with no health insurance and I want someone who grew up in a place where the earth is so saturated with toxic waste that they didn’t have a […]
A Deeper Dumpster Dive Last month, while looking into waste and recycling in New Orleans, multiple friends and bedfellows alike told me the same thing – the city trashes its recycling. They each claimed, with high degrees of certainty, that they had seen city garbage trucks picking up residents’ recycling bins and throwing them into […]
Another day, another ordinance. It seems the laissez-faire attitude New Orleanians love to boast about is slowly chipped away daily, mainly by residents (new and old) who complain about one thing or another. The music is too loud. The parade grounds are too crowded. The bike lanes are a menace. The bar is too close […]
Women in the entertainment business are often dismissed as working on passion-filled projects instead of getting the same career validation as their male counterparts. The thing is, it takes passion for business to happen because motivation drives action. Especially when access to money is considered. The issues affecting sexism in the music industry are so […]
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