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‘The journey continues’ for Michael Sam

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, has been cut by the St Louis Rams. The 24-year-old University of Missouri standout, who had announced he was gay in February, was one of 22 players waived in the final cuts by the Rams to reach the roster limit before […]

Campaign burglary probe focuses on former DeMaio staffers

SAN DIEGO — (UT San Diego report by Mark Walker) Two former staffers may be the ones responsible for a burglary at GOP congressional candidate Carl DeMaio’s Mira Mesa campaign headquarters on the eve of the June 3 primary election, a San Diego Police Department spokesman said Friday. Lt. Kevin Mayer said police have concluded that […]

San Diego Pride announces 2015-2017 executive team

SAN DIEGO — San Diego LGBT Pride announced today its new executive team for the 2015-2017 term.  First term co-chairs, Romer De Los Santos and Tiffany Gonzalez, have won re-election.  Jaime Carrillo will continue as board secretary.  Newcomer and current chair of board development, Steven Kilgore, was elected as Pride’s new treasurer. Romer De Los […]

Diversionary’s new production ‘Regrets Only’ opens Saturday, Aug. 30

SAN DIEGO — Diversionary Theatre will open its all-star uproarious new production: Paul Rudnick’s Regrets Only this Saturday night at 8pm to a sold-out audience.  The production features the Diversionary Theatre’s directorial debut of savvy local favorite Jessica John.  The piece is a marvelous political satire based right smack in the middle of the tumultuous […]

Watch: Irish marriage equality video

More than 8,000 people took to the streets this past weekend to stand in solidarity with the LGBT community during Ireland’s sixth annual March for Marriage. Marchers flooded the streets of Dublin and walked from city hall to the Department of Justice in support of marriage equality. A substantial number of allies marched alongside LGBT […]

Historic announcements made to tackle homophobia at World Cup of Gay Rugby (VIDEO)

SYDNEY — As the Bingham Cup kicked off today in Sydney, two Rugby World Cup winning Wallabies’ captains joined senior federal politicians for every major Australian party, as the International Rugby Board (IRB) and the Australian Rugby Union made history. The IRB is believed to be the first major international sporting federation to publicly endorse […]

Gay man charged with misdemeanor of spreading HIV

SAN DIEGO — A 29-year-old gay man has been charged with a misdemeanor case of spreading HIV to his former boyfriend in a case filed by the San Diego City Attorney’s office after the case was rejected by District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis. Attorney James Fitzpatrick appeared Aug. 28 for Thomas Miguel Guerra, who is free […]

Book review: ‘Sally Ride: America’s First Woman in Space’

And the cow jumped over the moon. You spent many years wondering if that were possible, although countless nursery rhyme books said it was so. Yes, a human could surely go there, but a bovine? Eventually, you learned the truth: men and women can overcome gravity, but cows stay grounded. And in the new book […]

Bishop James R. Mathes honored at 39th Nicky Awards

Thirty nine years ago, the first Nicky Awards were held in downtown San Diego at the then Ball Express Disco (a former large warehouse). This past Sunday, the “gay academy awards of San Diego” returned downtown, this time to our new beautiful library. It was another sold out crowd of our GLBT community family, friends […]

Shower arguments: the silliness is almost over

Sometime Saturday Michael Sam will find out if he is part of the St. Louis Rams’ 53-man roster, their practice squad, or cut. As the first openly gay player on an NFL team, his fate will be news. His shower habits are not news. Nor is the opinion of an unidentified teammate on said shower […]

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