"My dad and dad are gay. They love me just as much as my friends' moms and dads love them. I'm happy to be in a gay family."
So reads a caption in Being Gay Is Okay, the latest children's novel from St. Louis publisher Really Big Coloring Books, a company that is no stranger to controversy.
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The day is here. Voters will effectively choose the next mayor of the City of St. Louis in today's Democratic primary race, where incumbent Francis Slay, vying for an unprecedented fourth term, will face off against challenger Lewis Reed, president of the Board of Aldermen, and Jimmie Matthews, the ... More >>
The anonymous opponent of Francis Slay who uploaded a video of the mayor, which compared him to Hitler and implied that he is gay, has taken the footage off of YouTube. We noticed it was down yesterday, one day after Slay's opponent Lewis Reed, president of the Board of Aldermen, sent Daily RFT a s ... More >>
Editor: Tef Poe is an artist from St. Louis City. Through powerful imagery and complicated honesty, he has earned a reputation as one of the best rappers telling the story of St. Louis, which is about much more than one place. Poe has been featured in music publications such as XXL and Urb Magazine. ... More >>
Missouri History MuseumService Cross of the German Eagle. Presented to Charles A. Lindbergh by Hermann Goering, 1938. Charles A. Lindbergh received dozens of medals and accolades for his 1927 transatlantic flight, and immediately upon landing became one of the first international celebrities. The ... More >>
Dash, a local Vizsla, opposes the new bill from St. Louis Alderwoman Lyda Krewson mandating that dogs be spayed/neutered and microchipped.
As Daily RFT's Chad Garrison reported yesterday, Alderwoman Lyda Krewson is pushing a bill that would require St. Louis residents to spay/neuter their pets and ... More >>
Ken Murphy/venice centralRoger Waters with the band Venice. Kipp Lennon is second from the leftIn this week's paper, Matt Wardlaw spoke to Kipp Lennon of the band Venice. Lennon and two of his bandmates are part of the backing band for Roger Waters' The Wall tour, which is stopping by the Sco ... More >>
hmhbooks.comBissinger and La Russa in happier times.So, you think you have strong feelings about Albert Pujols and Tony La Russa attending a Glenn Beck rally this past weekend at the Lincoln Memorial? You've got nothing on Friday Night Lights author Buzz Bissinger. Trust me. Bissinger and La Russ ... More >>
One couldn't blame a band of fortysomething veteran punks for feeling a little jaded or exhausted, especially two-plus decades into its career. And it's not a stretch to say that pissed-off punk rock anthems lose some of their sincerity and vitriol over time. But in the case of California punk pione ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergRussia from Hetalia, embodied by Elise Z. See? Yaoi's totally harmless!You've read this week's feature on Bishie Con and now you want to read some yaoi. Where to begin?Sarah and Anna, custodians of the Bishie Con manga library, recommend you start by searching the Internet. The ... More >>
If you haven't logged into the Post-Dispatch's website this afternoon, you're missing a colorful game of cat-and-mouse between the site's moderators and its online commenters. The latter are having a field day with a photo and caption of Cortez King, the five-month-old baby kidnapped (and returned) ... More >>