Radical Saints

A devotional calendar of saints, festivals and memorials for Radicals


September 2017

September 22nd – Folsom Street Fair

Folsom Street Fair

22nd September

Folsom Street Fair is an annual event celebrating leather, BDSM and fetish culture held in San Francisco. It began in 1984 and is now the third largest outdoor single day event held in the city.

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September 13th – Attica Prison Rebellion

The Attica Prison Rebellion

13th September 1971

The Attica Prison Rebellion was an uprising following the killing of a prisoner who had been campaigning for better living conditions. It ended with a disproportionally violent repression from the State and Prison officers resulting in the deaths of 33 people. Continue reading “September 13th – Attica Prison Rebellion”

September 9th – Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy


9th September 1828 – 20th November 1910

“We do not acknowledge allegiance to any human government. We recognize but one King and Lawgiver, one Judge and Ruler of mankind. Our country is the world, our countrymen are all mankind. We love the land of our nativity only as we love all other lands. The interests and rights of American citizens are not dearer to us than those of the whole human race. Hence we can allow no appeal to patriotism to revenge any national insult or injury”

–  The Kingdom of God is Within You, Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy was a Russian author and spiritual leader. After a successful career as literature author Tolstoy experienced a spiritual awakening which lead him to become a dedicated follower of the teachings of Christ as an Anarchist and pacifist. Continue reading “September 9th – Leo Tolstoy”

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