Paul Gregoire

Travel

Even Those Trying to Save the Ganges From Sewage Insist on Bathing in it

India's Ganges River is one of the most heavily polluted bodies of water on the planet. Yet a myth endures that bathing in it, or drinking it, is completely safe.
Paul Gregoire
7.20.16
Music

Why Are People Still Dying at Music Festivals?

Some believe "drug checking" stations, which test drugs for harmful substances, set up outside festivals could help curb the deaths.
Paul Gregoire
12.16.15
News

What Will Happen to the Millions Displaced by Climate Change?

If your home sinks, so should your expectations of help.
Paul Gregoire
11.20.15
Stuff

Despite Battling Cancer, Warhol Superstar and Trans Pioneer Holly Woodlawn Remains Unstoppable

The Holly from Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side" is ill but in good spirits.
Paul Gregoire
11.12.15
Stuff

Meet the Burmese Punks Feeding Their Country's Homeless

Every Monday night, a group of black-clad, silver-studded punks meet under an overpass in downtown Yangon to distribute food to people living on the streets.
Paul Gregoire
7.14.15
News

Indigenous Groups are Calling for the 'Decolonisation' of Australia

"We're saying that the government is killing our people."
Paul Gregoire
2.19.15
News

A Look Back at the Australian Aboriginal Rights Movements of 2014

This year activists have worked to reclaim the first land handed back to indigenous Australians and form an Aboriginal-controlled body to represent all indigenous nations.
Paul Gregoire
1.1.15
News

Why Is Pot Illegal in Australia?

The land down under is lagging behind the US when it comes to cannabis reform.
Paul Gregoire
10.22.14
News

Facebook Could Become Drag-Queen-Free

The social network wants people to use their "real" names or else.
Paul Gregoire
10.1.14