First Person Arts Podcast: Proud Mom

Mary tells the story of her experience as a teenage mom and her journey to break free of shame, judgement and feelings of being unqualified.

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Posted Apr. 23, 2014 | Comments: 0

Savage Love

Webcamming—aka camwhoring—is widely regarded as the safest form of sex work. Webcammers aren’t in the same room with their clients, and cammers have the ability to instantly block creepy, rude or abusive viewers.

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Posted Apr. 23, 2014 | Comments: 0

NEWS AND OPINION > COVER STORY

By Josh Kruger & Kennedy Allen

Scientists know what we care about most: food, faith & fermentation

The Philadelphia Science Festival kicks off Friday—so PW chatted up some of the brainiest researchers in town.

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Posted Apr. 23, 2014 | Comments: 0

There’s Nothing Crazy About Being Crazy

America is a nation full of mental health problems. So why do we have such a problem with them?

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Posted Apr. 23, 2014 | Comments: 0

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In ‘exile’ after sentencing, marijuana activist Goldstein continues fight
By Randy LoBasso

Politicians are endorsing it. President Obama says it’s not so dangerous. If a Democrat wins the Pennsylvania’s governor’s race this November, it’ll be decriminalized. But for the time being, in Philadelphia, its advocates and users are still getting arrested, and receiving, in one case, two years probation and harsh fines. Chris Goldstein, a member of Philly’s [...]

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KKK affiliate starts neighborhood watch–what could possibly go wrong?
By Josh Kruger

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, 41 hate groups actively operate in Pennsylvania. In York County, an affiliate of the KKK and longtime nemesis of the SPLC has decided to “give back” to its community: by starting a neighborhood watch group. “A local chapter of the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan launched a [...]