I first started writing (semi-) professionally in July 2016. Since then, my work has been published in Filter, AlterNet, Salon, High Times, Leafly, Marijuana Moment, EstroHaze, and Psychedelic Times.
MDMA in the Womb Room: My Witches Tea Party Experience
On Halloween night, I was invited to attend a costumed “Witches Tea Party” in New York City with my band. How could I resist? It was hosted by an old friend, Prometheus–an artist, activist and educator who specializes in Jungian psychology and psychedelics.
Published September 25, 2022 by FILTER
Why Is California Failing Thousands of People With Cannabis Records?
Nearly five years after California voters legalized marijuana, potentially hundreds of thousands of residents still have publicly available cannabis-related criminal records that the law requires to be sealed—even though the state passed a bill to address this three years ago.
Published October 14, 2021 by FILTER
The lack of people of color and other minorities in psychedelic advocacy and research spaces can often create a sense of loneliness. “When I became involved in the psychedelic community years ago, I didn’t see people that were black like me, that act or think like me,” Soma Phoenix says. “Until I met other people of color and I realized, we’re out here, we’re doing this like everyone else.”
Published January 24, 2019 by HIGH TIMES
Prometheus checked into a hotel in midtown Manhattan in 2018 with just a backpack, orange juice, and a bag of psilocybin mushrooms. Upstairs, he met Arlen for only his second time.
“They had a tough decision to make in their life at that time,” Prometheus told me. “But I can’t get into their personal business.”