Addicted

Addiction and drug abuse can be many things: a coping tool, a trauma response, an unfortunate genetic predisposition. But common misconceptions of addiction tout it a symptom of weakness, a lack of willpower or a fault of individual character. Because addicted people tend to only talk about their experiences to other addicted people, and quietly,…

Women and performance enhancing drugs, a survey.

Emma Jarman11.30.20 PED’s, gear, gym candy, ‘roids, juice, skittles, pumpers, stackers; there are a million words for steroids and other performance enhancing drugs in the strength sport community (and others) and their use is an accepted part of powerlifting and bodybuilding in untested competition (and tested, but that’s neither here nor there) … for men.…

Got a Link?

Powerlifting women do OnlyFans Through the past years and months, OnlyFans–piggybacking on preexisting sex-positive social media trends such as #freethenipple and #getontop, and pockets of adult content on other social media platforms including Instagram and TikTok–has mainstreamed sex work in a way the industry before has been wholly unable. No longer is “Girl Next Door”…

There’s something about OnlyFans

I’m writing an article about muscular women on OnlyFans. This is not that article–that article isn’t even close to completion. I’ve started the research, though, and this post is my confused rant on why the biggest, most fast-rising popular sex work platform in the world, hosting thousands of women earning anywhere from pocket change to…

Rust Belt Sensibility

Stumbling out of the Beachland Ballroom a few weeks ago, after a failed attempt at brunch, arriving too early for the record sale and rubbing elbows with a t-shirt saleswoman in the bathroom frantically scrubbing her sweater sleeve, distraught at having spilled her Kahlua and coffee on herself at 9:30 a.m., I grabbed a postcard…

(Re)emergence

The holidays may be officially over (barring the impending celebration of the new year) but there is no rest for the weary. Especially weary artists and gallery owners. John Farina and Adam Tully of the Maria Neil Art Project are back at it again, with the next exhibition in queue set to open January 3. Highlighting…

Cleveland Holiday Meal Site Locations

Originally posted on Straight from City Hall:
Cleveland holiday meal site locations. Program hours below may be subject to change. Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Honorary Co-Chair of Greater Cleveland’s annual “Harvest for Hunger” Food Drive, has asked the Cleveland Foodbank and its local member agencies to prepare a list of meal site locations . This effort…

Don’t give boring … give ART!

That’s the motto of the Maria Neil Art Project, host of the the Winterloo Art Mix showcase, which is running for one more weekend before hibernating until next holiday season. Run by John Farina and his partner Adam Tully, owners of the Maria Neil Art Project gallery (15813 Waterloo Rd), which opened in September, the…