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The Case for Giving Psychedelics to Kids
For cultures around the world, plant medicine is a way of life from birth
This Saudi Woman is Creating Psychedelic Community in the Arab World
In the Arab world, psychedelics are considered “haram,” or forbidden. Haya Al-Hejailan is working to reframe them as medicines.
DoubleBlind’s Guide to Instagram Censorship on Psychedelics
Tips and tricks for avoiding censorship—and what to do if your account gets flagged
White Supremacist Violence is on the Rise. Can Psychedelics Help?
It’s time we reconsider racially-motivated, violent extremism as a disease that requires a holistic public health response
President Biden Wants to Spend $886 Billion on the Military. Here’s Why It Should Go to Psychedelics Instead.
If we want the psychedelic revolution to be ethical and equitable, we must consider the context in which these medicines are being industrialized—and what our priorities are
Author Liara Roux Talks Sex, Psychedelics, and Her Spiritual Journey
A provocative conversation on using plant medicines to come into our sexuality, learning to listen to ourselves, and whether psychedelics really need to be regulated
Pro Fighter Ian McCall Opens Up About Psychedelics for Traumatic Brain Injury
Testimonies from professional athletes are opening doors to new realms of psychedelic potential
Should All Drugs Be Legalized?
Journalist Mattha Busby explores a world without prohibition in his new book
Psychedelic Legend Amanda Feilding is Turning 80—And Her Retreats are Open for Business
After 57 Years, psilocybin retreats are finally a reality for the most influential woman in psychedelic science.
Meet Rhoney Stanley, Underground LSD Chemist behind the 60s Psychedelic Revolution
Countless women from the first psychedelic revolution never got their due—Rhoney Stanley is one of them.
How to Talk to Loved Ones About Psychedelics
Do you think it's time for mom to trip? Here's how to start the conversation.
Why San Francisco Didn’t (Really) Decriminalize Psychedelics: Opinion ￼
Despite recent headlines that the Golden City decriminalized psychedelics, it’s not that simple
How Psychedelics Might Fuel a Paradigm Shift: Opinion
We're living in dire times—and we're in dire need of change.
From Jay-Z to Iboga: How this Celebrity Painter Found his (True) Calling
Chor Boogie’s path from high-profile portraits to Gabon.
The Advantages of Psychedelic Prohibition
As a legal psychedelic industry nears, facilitators fight for their right to remain underground.
Stop the Games: Get Out of the Drug-use Closet
At least 70 percent of people who use even the most maligned drugs, like alcohol and cocaine, don’t become addicts. It’s time for a more honest public narrative about all drugs.
Laganja Estranja’s Psychedelic Life
The international drag queen sensation doesn't trip much these days, but her work embodies what it means to be psychedelic.
How MDMA Made Me a Better Parent
MDMA helped me reparent myself. And in doing that, I was better able to parent my sons.
How Dock Ellis Made Baseball History on LSD
The science, the theory, and the complicated unknowns of Dock Ellis’ acid- and amphetamine-fueled baseball achievement.
9 Celebrities on Their Life-Changing Psychedelic Experiences
"It was the most pleasurable sensation I had ever known, like an orgasm. It was the secret of life, the alchemist’s secret of life.” —Anaïs Nin
Religious Access to Psychedelics is No Substitute for Decriminalization
While some groups pursue religious exemption to incorporate psychedelics into their spiritual practice, this activist argues that decriminalization is the best strategy to achieve normalization of psychedelics for all and topple the Drug War.
Psychedelics Aren’t Just Medicine, but Tools for “Human Enhancement”
Psychedelics for the “betterment of well people” isn’t a new notion, but recent legislation is giving the idea new life.
When Acid Makes You Feel Like Jesus
Experts weigh in on the connection between the spiritual and the psychedelic and why some trippers feel like religious figures.
Meet the Psychedelic Rapper Running for New York City Mayor
The New York rapper and mayor hopeful Paperboy Prince is challenging mainstream politics with a trippy message of love.
Today, DoubleBlind Makes these 5 Promises to You
A candid letter from DoubleBlind's Editor-in-Chief
Why All Drugs Should be Legal
Neuroscientist Dr. Carl talks drug addiction, legalization, the opioid crisis, and more in a discussion about his new book "Drug Use for Grown-Ups"
Remembering the Late Michael Alig, King of the Club Kids, Ex-Con Killer… And Unconventional Psychedelic Pioneer
The 54-year-old nightclub fixture pioneered NYC rave culture, but struggled with his own demons—drug addiction and the murder of drug dealer Angel Melendez, among them.
Why We All Need to Be Spanked and Trip Right Now
The deep therapy of psychedelics and kink.
How Tripping Can Help Us Reimagine Capitalism Ahead of Psychedelic Commercialization
Here's what the success and failures of cannabis industry can teach those in the psychedelic space about a healthy relationship to profit.
Psychedelics Won the Election—Except the Psychedelic that is Donald Trump
Donald Trump and the Drug War are on the way out—what does this mean for our culture, for our future?
Inside the ‘Psychedelic Exceptionalism’ Debate: Should All Drugs be Legal, or Just Pot and Psychedelics?
Social justice advocates critique the psychedelic community for leaving behind those most impacted by the War on Drugs.
This Dot-Com Guru is Asking Trump to Legalize Psychedelics
Michael "Zappy" Zapolin, who made an ayahuasca documentary with Michelle Rodriguez, is recruiting Lamar Odom to his psychedelic legalization "Mind Army."
Why Humans Believe in God
Cognitive scientist Justin Lane on the evolutionary imperative for having a spiritual practice
Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out: A Previously Unpublished Interview with Timothy Leary
Roger Steffens and Timothy Leary talk Buddhism, Leary's first trip, and why partisan politics make no sense.
Conscious Capitalism is an Alibi and an Apology for Our Existing Paradigm
The philosophy is a paradox—and it doesn't work.
Birds Playing Tiny Violins; Diving Deeper with Psilocybin in the Pandemic
During a pre-pandemic mushroom trip, she had a vision of the corona virus; now she's returning to the medicine.
COVID-19 Isn’t Just a Medical Crisis—It’s an Existential One
As we self-quarantine for Coronavirus, we're going to have a lot of time to contemplate our world today and our roles in it.
The Strange Joy of Climate Change
When we move beyond denial, we might just transform.
If You Could Relive the Same Exact Life You’re Living Now, Would You?
German philosopher Thomas K. Metzinger's theory of "consciousness culture" asks us to evaluate whether we're living our best lives in the most ethical way.
What Does It Mean to “Be Here Now?”
One man tackles an age-old question—and comes upon insights, beneficial to us all.
Futurist Jason Silva on Psychedelics and the Paradigm Shift That’s Changing Everything
Silva's new podcast Flow Sessions takes listeners on a deep dive inside his mind.
Goodbye, Ram Dass. We Love You.
Ram Dass was ready to die. Here's how we can honor his legacy.
The Meaning of Life—According to Neuroscience
A modern spin on an old argument.
How the Psychedelic Community Can (Actually) Create a Better World
It's time to move beyond the personal healing narrative
Rick Strassman on DMT and the Mystical State
Before we claim that spiritual experiences heal, we must agree on what a spiritual experience is.
The Function of Awe
About sixty percent of Americans say they’re worried about climate change—so why aren’t they doing anything about it?
On Being’s Krista Tippett on Her Own Spiritual Journey
The radio host answers the questions she's spent her career asking others
Alex Grey on His Journey to Finding God
"We need to quickly understand that this is a sacred world. That is the message of psychedelics."
Is Most Science News Bullshit?
Our reverence for science has led to a culture of “new findings” and sensationalistic headlines
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