Month: May 2007

Vegan Outreach Interview

Written by Jerry On a Sunday afternoon, my bandmate Anthony got me to run down to Edge of the Woods, a small vegan/veggie friendly store in New Haven on Whalley Avenue, for a vegetarian meeting. There...

A Conversation with Joel Bull

Written by: Melody Joel Bull, writer, musician, and supporter of the xsisterhoodx and what it stands for, talks to me about growing up in Huntington Beach, Ca during the explosion of the punk scene, w...

Christopher Gutierrez

Living Deliberate: Talking straight edge with spoken word artist and writer Christopher Gutierrez

Christopher Gutierrez is not just your average writer and spoken word artist. He’s a “dirt poet”. He “lives deliberately”. He’s “unbreakable”, he’s the hardcore and punk rock “kid’ moshing and air-dru...

Drunk BMX

Extra Edge, Hold the Hardcore

When I was a kid I thought it was the coolest thing in the world to be straight edge. Ten years ago I was running around with all my friends with sharpie X’s on my hands, saying witty things like “if ...

Flint Michigan

Staying Straight Edge in a not so sXe Scene

Flint, Michigan isn’t exactly a hotbed for music. We’ve had one band come out of here in the last five years, Chiodos. Yay for music, right? Yeah, not so much. Don’t get me wrong, they’re some cool gu...

The Dark Side of Girl Power

Written by Adrianne Franscini Some where a rumor was started that females are the weaker sex. This was probably due to our physical bodies generally being smaller than our male counterparts. But I hap...

Straight edge religion

Straight Edge Religion?

I’ve been asked so many times is straight edge a religion. Although I can see how someone can see straight edge as being a religion, it‘s really not. Religion is having a belief in a supernatural powe...

Being Free

Not Just What You Don’t Do

People say a lot of stupid things when questioning why you would want to be straight edge. Most times I just blow them off because I am not trying to convert them and I know they will not convert me. ...

Dudes

True or False

The philosophy was an enigma to me, but it was how I was already living my life, and after recovering from a severe alcohol addiction induced from a young age, it was wonderful to feel the warmth and ...

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