Alibi V.21 No.23 • June 7-13, 2012 ››
Live Smiling Girls!
Behind the photographs of Angeles City bar girls
The controversy over Commissioner Michael Wiener’s photo scandal died down. But Fields Avenue, the red-light district of Angeles City in the Philippines, remains a dark place.
“We’re Both Dad”
Health care’s LGBT blind spot
Considering all our nurse columnist has witnessed in her career—dramatic resuscitations and miraculous recoveries included—it’s a little funny that teaching a couple of dudes how to wipe a baby butt stands out as one of her proudest moments. But she met baby Melanie and her two dads years before "Modern Family" would air on prime time and the president would finally evolve enough to voice his support of gay marriage.
Walmart’s Fans and Foes
People turned up at the Monday, June 4 meeting to comment on the proposal to put a Walmart at Coors and Montaño. The Council deferred a vote on whether to give the big-box chain five years to create a development plan. Councilor Brad Winter was absent, and Councilor Rey Garduño said he had to recuse himself from the vote.
Lavender Distillation Demo
A fascinating demonstration as lavender oil is captured through steam distillation.
March For Our Lives
Students and supporters march to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and to bring awareness to end gun violence and mass shootings in schools.