News and Opinion

Savage Love: Quickies

In some cases, cheating is the least worst option for all involved (the cheater, the cheated, their dependents)

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Resident Survey: City Hall wants to know what you think…

City Hall is partnering with Temple University and BeHeardPhilly to conduct a comprehensive survey of residents’ attitudes toward a wide range of municipal services.

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Mount Airy Learning Tree celebrates 35 years of teaching Philly

One of MALT’s attractions is that it gives area residents—even those without advanced degrees—an opportunity to share their personal expertise and passion with others.

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Savage Love: No on 60

A woman I follow on Instagram—whose account is open for all to follow—shares highly sexualized images of herself daily

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Savage Love: Milk Money

My husband left the picture recently, and I’m now a single mom supporting an infant in Toronto. I work a retail job and am drowning financially. I hooked up with a guy I met on Tinder, and I didn’t warn him that I’m still nursing because I didn’t even think of it. Luckily, he really got off on it—so I was spared the awkwardness of “Eww, what is coming out of your tits?!” Afterward, he joked about there being a market for lactating women in the kink world. My questions: If I find someone who will pay me to suckle my milk, is that prostitution? And if I advertise that I’m willing to be paid, can I get into trouble for that? The possibility of making some money this way is more appealing every day.

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Shoring Up the Shore

Today, Lardner’s Point is a trailhead park along the North Delaware Riverfront Greenway, which traverses the Delaware waterfront for 11 miles from Port Richmond to the Poquessing Creek.

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Savage Love: Client Tell

I have been seeing sex workers for 30 years, and I shudder to think how shitty my life would have been without them. Some have become friends, but I’ve appreciated all of them. Negative stereotypes about guys like me are not fair, but sex work does have its problems. Some clients (including females) are difficult—difficult clients aren’t typically violent; more often they’re inconsiderate and demanding. Clients need to understand that all people have limits and feelings, and money doesn’t change that. But what can we clients do to fight stupid, regressive, repressive laws that harm sex workers?

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Can improving Animal Control help Philly humans?

ACCT is the only shelter in the city that cannot turn away an animal, whether it’s found on the street or surrendered by a resident. That means a lot more animals coming through its doors, leading to overcrowding, especially during the warmer peak breeding months. 

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Savage Love: Had to get away

The girlfriend you’ve got sounds super selfish, and finding a new girl isn’t going to be that difficult of a task.

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Elevating the Edibles

Inside one pastry chef’s altruistic marijuana baking business.

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