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Trail for Humanity

The final leg of the 350+ mile march from the San Francisco Bay area to the U.S. Mexico Border culminated Aug. 16. We joined in welcoming the mothers and their children at Larsen Field in San Ysidro. They started the pilgrimage in Merced, Calif. for those buried alive in the Sonora desert, the children crossing […]

Love matters

I’ve been reminded this past week about what I love and what I find discomforting living out in my community. This past week I went to FilmOut’s screening of Lady Valor, a CNN documentary on Kristin Beck’s life since coming out. I noticed relationships. I saw some of her experiences with her family of origin […]

A prayer for peace — Ferguson, Mo.

As a progressive, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to God. This article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! At our church on 30th Street, someone generously donated a “Peace Pole.” It was a marker – with a […]

Joan Rivers rushed to the hospital

Gay icon, Joan Rivers was rushed to the hospital today after she stopped breathing, a source confirmed to CNN. According to CNN the comedienne stopped breathing during throat surgery. Rivers, 81, was then rushed in critical condition to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. In 2013, Rivers allowed cameras to record a health scare […]

Watch this! Ukrainian band releases new video

Not much good news coming out of Ukraine these days.  However that hasn’t stopped Ukrainian band, Kazaky’s creative talent from flowing. Their new  music video “Pulse” includes all the recognizable symbols of the Ukrainian band: boys in high heels, choreography, minimalistic beat and fetish images and is released ahead of their new tour which starts […]

Sophia Bush designs T-shirt exclusively for HRC (VIDEO)

Actress and activist Sophia Bush has designed a limited-edition T-shirt for retailer Joe Fresh to raise awareness for LGBT equality. Sophia Bush has been a longtime advocate for equal rights and is a proud past recipient of the Human Rights Campaign’s Ally for Equality award. The HRC blog stated:  As an organization that believes that […]

Allyson Robinson ordained at Baptist Church

The former executive director of OutServe-SLDN, Allyson Robinson has been ordained as a minister in the Baptist Church. According to HRC longtime LGBT advocate  Robinson, who attended George W. Truett Theological Seminary and previously was a pastor at a church in Central Texas, was ordained at Calvary Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. Robinson became one of the […]

The City: Top to Bottom

thursday, aug. 28 Remix Nights : Lisa Campbell The last of MOPA’sSummer Remix nights features Songstress, Lisa Campbell, who performs acoustic folk and pop tunes, accompanied by mandolinist Paul Yancey, aka Paulo. Museum of Photographic Arts (MOPA), 1649 El Prado in Balboa Park, 5 p.m., gallery adult admission $8, 619-238-7559, mopa.org friday, aug. 29 Festival […]

Scott Peters campaign launches new TV ad, ‘Divisive’ (VIDEO)

SAN DIEGO — The Scott Peters for Congress Campaign launched its second TV ad today, called “Divisive.” The spot uses clips from DeMaio’s now-infamous speech kowtowing to a San Diego Tea Party group to make the point that DeMaio is too extreme for the CA-52 district. “Carl Demaio is hiding something, his allegiance to the Tea Party, […]

Seattle rolls out the rainbow carpet for Zachary and Samuel

SEATTLE — When Zac Baker and Sam Busch, of St. Paul, MN, got engaged last December, they didn’t expect their marriage ceremony to be hosted by a city they’d never visited, or that its openly gay mayor would officiate and its citizens would welcome them with rainbow lights, flags on buildings and decals in shop windows. […]

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