A self-made author shares his inner journey

A self-made author shares his inner journey

Since he released his first book, “Look Black Boy,” this spring, Caleb “The Negro Artist” Rainey has been the subject of many articles and interviews. Here, he shares some of his inner-most thoughts and feelings about putting himself out there....
When volunteering hurts so bad

When volunteering hurts so bad

  This is a really painful column to write.     Painful, and difficult, as well as potentially embarrassing and highly vulnerable to misinterpretation. It’s also one of those things that will likely make things better, but not before it makes things worse.  In...
The anti-woman vibe of witch hunts

The anti-woman vibe of witch hunts

Cheryl Weatherford Being a practitioner of witchcraft has been a part of my life since I was a young girl. I always found comfort in the earth, singing in the rain, soaking up the sun, and  cleansing my spirit with warmth and light. Today, I continue to educate...
Communication, honesty are key to healthy polyamory

Communication, honesty are key to healthy polyamory

Polyamory, open relationships, and non-monogamy are popular fads — and terrifying concepts. Not many people want their partner to interact romantically, intimately, or sexually with another person. Ox Fotheringham     In fact, the thought of that might generate...
CBD oil and cannabis in Iowa: the basics

CBD oil and cannabis in Iowa: the basics

With laws about cannabis and CBD changing fast in Iowa, in nearby states and at the federal level, it can be overwhelming trying to keep up with what’s legal and what’s not, truth and fiction surrounding CBD and cannabis, and what to expect coming up. We’ve researched...