Purple Clover: Still Pretty in Pink

As an awkward, religious adolescent with no chance of ever going to a school prom (forbidden by our ultra-orthodox rabbis), I was captivated by the life led by “normal” American teenagers. These exotic beings drove cars and went on dates and attended dances actually organized by their schools. This idea seemed wild—that an institution supervised […]

The Frisky: Occupy Modern Love

Dozens of protesters gathered outside The New York Times building on Eighth Avenue last night to protest the no-comment policy of the newspaper’s weekly Modern Love column. “The Times is suppressing free speech,” said Jax123, who, like many of the protesters, prefers to be called by his screen name. “And since we aren’t allowed to […]