Dallas J. Moore

Dallas J. Moore an Introduction

I heard the term straight edge when I was in college. In high school, I had invested a lot of time and energy listening to and learning about punk music. I loved everything about their anti-establishm...

Sex & The Straight Edge

Firstly, I'd like to point out how damn difficult it is to talk about this subject without mentioning Mr MacKaye or THAT song but I'm going to give it a bash anyway.

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Drunk Words/ Sober Thoughts

One of the biggest adjustments I had to make when I chose to become sober was to my personality. I was forced to actually have one

Vegan Biscuits and Gravy

Vegan Biscuits and Gravy

Being from the southern United States, biscuits and gravy is a staple breakfast food in many households and restaurants. But the dish is full of dairy and meat by products-certainly not vegan or veget...

What kind of show is it?

Everyone who regularly goes to see live bands is familiar with waiting in line. That buzz of anticipation that comes from getting there too early because you were nervous about parking but it’s cool c...

Turning Straightedge – A Personal Choice

This year, I turn 38, making it 20 years since I chose to be drug & alcohol-free. So that means I was only 18 when I made this choice – at this young age I wasn’t exactly a seasoned drinker, but 2 yea...

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Is This Really Me? – Understanding Your Own Mental Health

I have always been a massive advocate for saying what you think or feel. The problem is I will give everyone the advice but never take it myself. For the last two years I have been an emergency call ...

PMA during a crisis – how to stay posi & not lose your mind

Trigger Warning: This article mentions grief and loss. We’re all locked in, we’re all at home. How are you dealing with it? Some of us are becoming incredibly productive, some are discovering skills h...

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How I Found Activism Through Claiming Edge

My sobriety has been like getting to know a friend of a friend. You know the one, you go out with a close friend, and they bring someone who's name you've seen on Facebook. You know their face and som...