These little stone statues resembling plump-cheeked children belie a mournful purpose.
May 13, 2018 |
It is because of my grave gardener mom that I’ve grown to become a death-positive woman. I’m a woman who considers death a part of life.
April 18, 2018 |
We hope you enjoy our new series, Cabinet of Curiosities, that looks at the objects that have helped us prepare for dying, ritualize death, and mourn the dead.
March 25, 2018 |
“Sonny was a very ordinary man and his life passed unnoticed by a wider world. But Sonny did have one advantage over most of us; he knew how to die. And he knew how to do that because his fathers and mothers on the island, wake after wake, had shown him how.”
March 17, 2018 |
Writer and cemetery tour guide, Allison Meier spoke to Anthony Pisciotta, a man who frequently passed by a deteriorating cemetery in his community and decided to take action.
March 1, 2018 |
Baltimore’s Mount Auburn Cemetery proudly stands as a living memorial of Black history
February 26, 2018 |
Gift-giving in the shadow of death.
February 17, 2018 |
The Year of Action is here, deathlings.
February 10, 2018 |
In this preview of Ivan Cenzi’s upcoming book, The Petrifier, we meet Paolo Gorini, a scientist and engineer, devoted to the destiny of the dead.
February 3, 2018 |
Movements are defined by the change they create– what they are. But our founder Caitlin Doughty wants to dispel myths about the term death positive, further defining the movement by what it is not.
January 25, 2018 |
There’s so much potential inside what we know as death positive people, but there is a chasm there, between the ways we talk about death in the abstract, and the ways we live inside actual death and grief.
We’ve got to start talking about grief in the face of deaths that are not beautiful.
January 18, 2018 |
Below is an excerpt from The Supernatural Cats of Japan, by award winning translator, writer, and scholar of Japanese folklore and ghosts, Zack Davisson.
January 13, 2018 |