Issues

Post-Roe Resource Guide

📜 The decision: On June 24, six weeks after someone leaked a draft of the decision to POLITICO, six of the Supreme Court’s nine justices struck down Roe v. Wade in their ruling in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The case had challenged Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban. Though Chief Justice John […]

/ June 30, 2022


🗣 Your View: The Pandemic, the Recession, and Hunger: What We’ve Learned

Editor’s note: This post was written by Dave Krepcho, president and CEO of Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida. Your View is a recurring series of opinion pieces from members of the Pulptown community. To share your ideas, goals, and work about Orlando with the community in a Your View piece, please submit it […]

/ July 22, 2021


100 Orlando-based Black-owned businesses, creatives, entrepreneurs, restaurants, and nonprofits

A list of 100+ Orlando-based Black-owned businesses – nonprofit and for-profit You should know Any time is a good time to support Black-owned businesses. Right now, the Black community is disproportionately affected by COVID-19, and so many Black people and allies are working to dismantle systemic racism. Our local Black community could use support more […]

/ June 11, 2021


Spotlight on Orlando Permaculture

The Orlando Permaculture team on an annual field trip to Oakland Nature Preserve to remove several hundred pounds of invasive yams. The yams were still edible and delicious! (📸: Orlando Permaculture) I recently got an email from Eliot Kersgaard regarding an upcoming event that he thought would be of interest to Pulptown readers. Well, it […]

/ March 10, 2021


Living a sex-positive life in Orlando

Angelique Luna, local blogger turned sex advocate and educator, is one-half of the local podcast, ‘Living a Sex Positive Life’, where she and her husband, John, talk about how to embrace sexuality and why it’s important. Angelique is also a certified kink therapy professional, meaning she talks to folks about their alternative sexual lifestyles, sometimes […]

/ February 28, 2021


Florida Win for the LGBTQ+ Community

February was a big month for Florida’s LGBTQ+ community. Why? The state agency that enforces civil rights protections announced its intent to fully implement the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Bostock v. Clayton County. For context, that landmark case decided that discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity is unconstitutional. Outcome Any LGBTQ person […]

/ February 3, 2021


Your guide to voter guides

We’re five days away from Election Day. Have you made your voting plan yet? If not, we’re here to help with a list of voter guides for you to reference.

/ October 29, 2020


Looking for ways to support the Orlando community during the coronavirus pandemic? We got you

Local photographer Steven Madow captured this shot of an empty Orlando shortly after the stay-at-home order went into effect. | Thanks for the tag, @stevenmadow! Want to see your photo here? Tag #pulptown to be featured in our Instagram of the day. We welcome some internet cheer! (📸: @stevenmadow) Looking for ways to give back, […]

/ April 9, 2020


Could strip malls be a solution to Orlando’s housing crisis?

(📸: Image by Clker-Free-Vector-Images from Pixabay) Mark Brewer, CEO and President of Central Florida Foundation says turning old strip malls into housing could be one of many solutions needed to address our lack of affordable housing in Central Florida, but the practice comes with a lot of challenges. It’s a question our reader M. Adkins […]

/ November 20, 2019


7 Ways to Support Good Causes in Orlando Right Now

(📸: @giphy) It’s the start of the giving season (which in our opinions should run year-round) and our readers often ask us where they should volunteer or contribute to a good cause. Like Josh Calcinis for example, he’s the reader who actually inspired this post.  So we rounded up a few local charities and nonprofits […]

/ November 18, 2019