A Scientologist's Horrifying Memories of Child Abuse and Exploitation

The world has become increasingly aware in the last decade or so that Scientology isn't just part of a punchline about closeted homosexual celebrities, but an actual cult that believes that humans are reincarnated aliens and uses mind control, physical abuse, and indentured servitude to not only keep its members in… » 2/07/13 7:00pm 2/07/13 7:00pm

Why "Binders Full of Women" Was Such a Curious Thing for a Mormon to Say

"Binders full of women" struck such a chord with the Internet after Mitt Romney said it during last night's debate, because it's just a really weird thing to say. It conjures up the mental image of a man sifting through the pages of a homemade catalog of females, as though he's lady-shopping. It's kind of creepy,… » 10/17/12 6:30pm 10/17/12 6:30pm

Justice Department Putting the Kibosh on Intimidation in FLDS-Dominated…

The creepy saga of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints in Utah and Arizona may be rocketing toward a satisfying conclusion. The U.S. Justice Department has filed suit against two towns straddling the Utah-Arizona border, alleging that town officials have continued to take their cue from… » 6/21/12 11:55pm 6/21/12 11:55pm

Polygamist Cult Building Giant Warren Jeffs Statue

Though Warren Jeffs was sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting children earlier this week, his followers in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints remain loyal to him — so loyal that they're planning to erect a 38-foot statue of him at the FLDS compound on the Utah/Arizona… » 8/11/11 12:15pm 8/11/11 12:15pm

Warren Jeffs Sexual Assault Trial Starts Today

The trial of Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints leader Warren Jeffs starts today in San Angelo, TX. Jeffs is charged with sexual assault of a child and aggravated sexual assault of a child stemming from his "celestial marriages" to two underage girls. If convicted, he could be sentenced to up to 119 years in… » 7/25/11 12:40pm 7/25/11 12:40pm

Laura Ashley And Goths Are The Future Of Fashion

Far too rarely does fashion ask the question, 'What would happen if a bunch of FLDS children hung out with a bunch of goths in an old AOL chat room?' Luckily, for that we have a little magazine called Dis. » 8/12/10 5:27pm 8/12/10 5:27pm

The story was shot by Marco Roso and styled by Lauren Boyle. For some reason, this kid is my favorite. …