Life Through the Lens of an Out Pastor
David Norse, the first openly gay Presbyterian pastor ordained in Philadelphia, opens up about integrating his LGBT identity with his Christian faith.
Valuing the Individual at the Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia
Hugh Taft-Morales explains the Ethical Humanist Society of Philadelphia’s position on religion.
U.S. ends 42-year Olympic cross-country medal drought with historic gold
Team USA ended a 42-year cross-country Olympic medal drought at the PyeongChang Games. Here’s how they did it.
Pope in Philly: One Faith’s Celebration is Another’s Inconvenience
Hugh Taft-Morales didn’t expect this. “I knew it was going to be big,” he said. “It’s well beyond what I thought it was going to be. Clearly, Philadelphia’s got a lot of Catholic tradition and heritage.” Taft-Morales is not Catholic, nor is he from Philadelphia. The leader of the Ethical … Continue Reading Pope in Philly: One Faith’s Celebration is Another’s Inconvenience
Emotionally right, technically wrong
Victoria Watts is sitting at a small, round table with an iced coffee alongside her blue sunglasses at J&K Euphoria in Northern Liberties. She’s telling a story, which isn’t uncommon. “It took me 25 years to figure everything out,” she said. “I’m 27 now. I came out when I was 25. … Continue Reading Emotionally right, technically wrong
Indie rock, sounds behind vinyl comeback
Marc Lancaster didn’t really start listening to music until he was 15. And even then, it only happened because a girl he was a friend with gave him a cassette tape of Nirvana’s first album, “Bleach.” He only began playing guitar since he wasn’t allowed a BB gun. “She’s like, … Continue Reading Indie rock, sounds behind vinyl comeback