Stories about Activism

Party Radar: Sapphic pleasures, Lynchian delights, an indie Hotline …

... Juana, Nickodemus, KlangKeuntsler, J.Phlip, Rave Against the Machine, Daddy Issues, and more hot parties this week.

Sharen Hewitt, force of nature and grandmother to hundreds of activists, is dead

She took care of so many, for so long, and fought for so much. She will be sorely missed

‘The Third Muslim’ highlights queer faith, art, resilience

New show at SOMArts focuses on artists whose identities have 'pushed them to the margins of the margins.'

Sunday’s Howard Zinn Book Fair envisions “The World We Want”

Inspired by the great peoples' historian, the fourth HZBF presents an astonishing array of social justice-oriented speakers, workshops, and exhibitors.

Unlikely coalition demands better cannabis law

Both sides of the progressive/moderate political divide were in agreement that the current cannabis legislation is a mess

SFist network shut down by anti-union billionaire owner

Retaliation for union vote shuts down entire Gothamist and DNAinfo networks: 115 writers and editors out of jobs

Screen Grabs: A French feast of film noir

Fourth annual "The French Had a Name for It" floods the Roxie screen with famous stars, troubling plots, and breakout roles.

The Agenda: Tasers, cannabis, and homeless deaths…

We look at the key events of the week ahead

Arts Forecast: Dia de los Muertos, Open Studios, Circus Veritas …

... Infinite Wrench, Multiverse, The Bad Plus, Born In Flames, and more fantastic upcoming arts events.

Examined Life: The subtle power of ‘me too’

Why empathy is a key ingredient to activism in the world of sexual assault