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The Democratic primary field: And now there are five

The first Republican primary debate is next Thursday. The winners are already clear: Fox News and pollsters. With Fox News limiting the debate to the top ten candidates in an average of national surveys, every release of data will generate clicks for the network and the number crunchers. If Fox News is smart, they’ll roll […]

This is REAL Christian persecution: Augusta church hit with anti-LGBT hate

This week I want to devote my column to an article written by David R. Henson about the MCC church in Augusta, Ga. that was hit by a hate crime following the SCOTUS ruling showing how there is so much work yet to be done. The article first appeared at patheos.com and is reproduced with […]

Microsoft supports the Equality Act

This morning, Microsoft announced its support for The Equality Act, a comprehensive federal LGBT non-discrimination legislation. “To create technology that empowers the world, we need to reflect the diversity of the world,” Microsoft said in a statement. “Supporting diversity, inclusiveness and equal treatment is not just good for business, it is also the right thing […]

San Diego Unified rolls out strategic plans for Youth Advocacy Office

The San Diego Unified School District’s Office of Youth Advocacy today outlined an innovative long-term strategic plan for closing the achievement gap with improved student supports and awareness, including specific steps to provide greater supports and training to address needs of an increasingly diverse student body and to assure equitable outcomes for all students. The […]

Meet the first openly trans man in the U.S. military (VIDEO)

Today, YouTube content creator Raymond Braun shared his latest video featuring Sergeant Shane Ortega, the first trans man to serve in the U.S. military. Raymond talks with Sergeant Ortega about his military career, some common misconceptions about the trans community and how to be a trans ally. Watch above as Sergeant Ortega talks with Raymond […]

New report reinforces need for more affordable housing in San Diego

SAN DIEGO – San Diego Housing Federation says the report released today, Linking Innovation with Inclusion: Demography, Equity, and the Future of San Diego, shows “linking people and place” through affordable housing policies moves all of San Diego forward equitably and sustainably. Conducted by University of Southern California Program for Environmental and Regional Equity, the […]

Tourism chiefs seek ideas from LGBT community for measuring tourist behavior

In a competition with prizes worth 22,000€ ($24,000), the Gay European Tourism Association has teamed up with the Lisbon MBA and the Portuguese Tourism Board to find new ideas and technologies for measuring the behavior of holiday makers when they visit countries and cities. The competition is seeking to create new tools that allow measurement […]

Gay ex-teacher gets 125 years for molesting former student

A former teacher who is gay has been sentenced to 125 years to life in prison for molesting one boy in person and three boys he only met on the Internet while posing as a 13-year-old girl. Consecutive terms were handed down July 24 to John Raymond Kinloch, 43, by Chula Vista Superior Court Judge […]

Listen: ‘I Am Cait’ promo song – ‘Love Always Wins’ – Mikey Wax (Feat. Prophecy)

Inspired by marriage equality and the words of hope and happiness from his close gay friend upon the legalization of gay marriage., on-the-verge pop artist Mikey Wax has released his tribute single “Love Always Wins (#LoveWins)” featuring Prophecy. E! Entertainment featured the song in their promo commercial for Caitlyn Jenner’s new TV series I Am Cait. […]

Summertime reading! Here are some great ideas

There’s too much stuff in your house. Too much stuff leads to frustration. Frustration leads to cleaning. Cleaning leads to finding (more) stuff you forgot you had… like the bookstore gift certificate you got seven months ago. Uh oh. So now what? You’ve read all the Buzz Books – so what get with that new-found […]

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