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Poem on Alan Turing following royal pardon

Writer Dean Atta expresses his thoughts on the recent royal pardon given to Alan Turing, the World War II British code-breaker who was subjected to chemical castration for homosexual activity, in a poem for Pink News. I beg your pardon? Alan Turing’s pardon comes sixty years too late Our country showed him no love then, just […]

‘Chick-Phil-A’ Day launched to support Phil Robertson (VIDEO)

CBS 5 – KPHO Believe it or not, there is a new movement that has been set up to support Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson. HuffPost Gay Voices reports that the latest development to stem from Robertson’s homophobic and racist comments in a recent GQ profile and subsequent suspension from A&E, an unnamed group has […]

Horror/thriller ‘Sanitarium’ released on DVD and digital download Dec. 31

For movie horror/thriller aficionados comes  Image Entertainment’s latest release on DVD and  digital download – Sanitarium. Horror Legend Robert Englund (Freddy vs. Jason, A Nightmare on Elm Street), John Glover (“Smallville”), Lacey Chabert (Mean Girls) and Lou Diamond Phillips team up  in three chilling tales of unspeakable terror that will “drive you over the edge […]

Colorado State defensive line coach suspended for anti-gay slur

Colorado State defensive line coach Greg Lupfer has been suspended for two weeks without pay after being caught by ESPN’s cameras using an anti-gay slur during the New Mexico Bowl. According to a report by CBS Sports, Lupfer and  Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday were caught in a verbal exchange after Halliday threw a touchdown pass […]

Hillcrest man victim of possible hate crime

A Hillcrest man was attacked on Christmas Eve by a group of men wielding baseball bats and  shouting anti-gay slurs. The attack happened in the early hours of Christmas Eve, on First Avenue near Robinson, leaving Dwayne Wynn with a broken eye socket and three cracked ribs. Wynn, who believes he was targeted because he […]

Ugandan president won’t sign Anti-Homosexuality Bill if it’s ‘not right’

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has said he will not just sign the new Anti-Homosexuality Bill without checking it carefully, reports Gay Star News. The bill, passed by parliament in a shock move last week, no longer has the death penalty for gays, but does offer life in prison for repeat homosexuals. It also requires people […]

The City: Top to Bottom

Come experience the all-new holiday themed animal presentations and a nightly tree lighting ceremony. Take a ride on the Twinkle Light Trolley or explore the nightly holiday-themed entertainment in the Koalafornia Boardwalk area. Special wintery treats will be available at the Zoo’s restaurants like holiday cookies, gingerbread men and hot chocolate. North Coast Repertory Theatre, […]

Commentary: people of color were 20th century’s conscience; will LGBTs be that of 21st?

Massive global interest in the passing and memorializing of Nelson Mandela last week illustrated again that people of color were humanity’s conscience during the 20th century. My question is will LGBT people be the conscience of the 21st century? If the systematic oppression, torture and denial of the basic human rights of a minority class […]

‘My Brother My Sister’ book review: an enlightening journey of discovery

Mom always said you were two of a kind. You and your favorite sibling: yin and yang, two halves of a whole. A lot of film was spent documenting your lives. A lot of memories are shared when you get together. Once upon a time, you knew exactly what your sib was thinking – or […]

A community Christmas story

Until 1976 I knew many homosexual men and women who were sent to state mental hospitals by a judge or the signature of one of their parents. Many received electric shock treatment and never came out of these hospitals the same person they were. It is in this environment, this hostile and hating society that […]

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