Dispatches from the Moth

Explore interviews, storytelling tips, playlists and other Mothy fun curated by our staff and community.

Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jun 17, 2020

The Moth and lululemon Present — Proud & Present: Stories of Pride

by The Moth x lululemon

The Moth and lululemon are coming together to celebrate Pride. This year, Pride looks different than it has in past years. We have replaced in-person celebrations with phone calls and Zoom parties to protect loved ones and strangers from Covid-19. We have replaced parades with protests to demand social justice that is long overdue. This year we have demonstrated our Pride by raising our voices. To help inspire a sense of community, togetherness and empowerment, we present Proud & Present:...

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jun 16, 2020

Storytelling School with The Moth: Weekly Storytelling Activity #18

by The Moth Staff

Here’s another Storytelling School with The Moth! We are in the midst of a difficult time that can feel hard to process, both for ourselves and for our young people. For this week’s blog, we’re taking a look at a story about the impact of our teachers.

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jun 12, 2020

Moth Playlist: Pride!

by The Moth Staff

While big parades and festivities may be put on hold this month, it is important to remember that Pride is much more than a celebration of queer culture. It also commemorates the Stonewall Riots, where hundreds stood up against injustice and police brutality for the right to be themselves; it’s a moment to honor the work of pioneering activists like Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, and others. It is also a time for a good playlist! Here are some of our favorite stories from the LGBTQ community.

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jun 09, 2020

Storytelling School with The Moth: Weekly Storytelling Activity #17

by The Moth Staff

Welcome back to Storytelling School with The Moth! We are in the midst of a difficult time that can feel hard to process, both for ourselves and for our young people. For this week’s blog, we’re taking a look at a story about a young person making a difference in her community.

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Dispatches from the Moth · Posted On: Jun 05, 2020

Moth Playlist: Taking a Stand

by The Moth Staff

As people all over the world take to the streets to demand justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery, we are reminded of the words of Frederick Douglas: “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” This week’s playlist, with stories from people from all walks of life, celebrates fighting for what’s right, speaking up and speaking out, and challenging the societal and cultural constraints that can hold us back. Here’s to fighting the power.

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