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A Dance of Protest

Hundreds of protestors gathered in San Francisco to protest against a scheduled hate rally in the city on the 25th of August 2017.

The so-called 'hate rally' was a ...

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A Tako for Berkeley

The annual Berkeley Kite Festival, took place in the eponymous city in California in July, featuring Japanese kites, and hosted workshops to teach the ancient craft of maki...

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India's Failing Healthcare System

India's failing healthcare system, with latest tragedies from Gorakhpur and Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh, makes one question the system and the options involved, especially...

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When Otis Redding Delivered The 20 Best Minutes Of Pop Ever

Late on the evening of June 17, 1967, as Saturday night turned to Sunday morning, the San Francisco–based rock group known as the Jefferson Airplane concluded their 4...

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Beyond Janis & Jimi: The Forgotten Jams From The Summer Of Love

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love, which saw as many as 100,000 flower children descend on San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury neighborhood to s...

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She Photographed Jimi Hendrix Without Knowing His Name

In 1967, Elaine Mayes was living in a Haight-Ashbury commune and piecing together work as a photojournalist. With national media swarming the neighborhood, she saw firsthan...

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Behind The Suicide Of An IIT Scholar In Delhi, A Struggle Between New Ambitions And Old Restraints

Her Facebook photos reveal a young woman who liked to travel, dress up, pose and smile. You see her patting her hair and sticking a hip out like the Marilyn Monroe wax stat...

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Dancer Ed Mocks 'Unstoppable Feat' Chronicled In New Documentary

“‘Pioneer’ — I have trouble with that word,” says Brontez Purnell, sitting in the sunny backyard of his West Oakland home and grasping for the...

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Designers On Acid: The Tripping Californians Who Paved Our Way To The Touchscreen Universe

Ever wondered why email, trash cans, Google Docs and desktops look the way they do? The answer lies in 1960s hippie culture and LSD-taking creatives  Next time you dra...

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A Feminist History Of Women's Tattoos

Since the election, Jess Koala, a tattoo artist at Black + Blue in San Francisco, has seen an uptick in the number of clients looking to get feminist tattoos. She’s i...

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