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Why Religious Tolerance Is Not Enough

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 03.02.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I think that just as I want other Christians to work toward understanding and accept that Mormon worship is valid, I need to do more work to understand how other religious observance is different and equally valid.

Drag Race Winner Sharon Needles Stars in Peaches Christ's Silence of the Trans at Castro Theatre July 28

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 09.26.2012 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Silence of the Trans, a scary-yet-hilarious production, followed by a screening of the Academy Award-winning favorite upon which it's based, hits San Francisco's historic Castro Theatre on Saturday, July 28.

The Christmas Welcome Mat

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 02.23.2012 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

The Mass is special, a statement of the community drawn together by something and Someone larger than itself. The pageantry of Christmas reminds us that Mass is not a routine event, that it holds special meaning.

Peaches Christ Promises an Absolutely Insane Christmas

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.06.2012 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

With her merry band of miscreants, Peaches Christ is showcasing the Jack Nicholson horror classic, The Shining, complete with highly-scripted and entirely-original pre-show dragstravaganza.

The Last Bastions Of Midnight Mass In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Chicago is still holding on, if tenuously, to one of the truly lovely Christmas traditions that has all but fallen by the wayside in recent years: mid...

The War On Christmas Is Over ... And Christmas Lost

Rev. James Martin, S.J. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. James Martin, S.J.

You've seen the endless TV commercials and web ads that wink at Christmas without daring to mention "He Who Must Not Be Named." Christ may be the new Voldemort. Face it: The war on Christmas is lost.