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Israeli Supreme Court rejects family petition to bury trans woman as a man

Israel’s Supreme Court has rejected a suit from the family of a transgender activist that was challenging instructions in her will that she be cremated. May Peleg, who was chair of the Jerusalem LGBT organization Open House, committed suicide earlier this month. She had been concerned that her ultra-orthodox parents, whose beliefs forbid cremation, would […]

Trump mocks reporter with disability, then demands an apology (VIDEO)

Donald Trump is under fire again, this time for mocking a New York Times reporter that suffers from a disability. The reporter, Serge Kovaleski, suffers from a chronic condition that impairs movement of his arms. Watch the video above. Thursday, Trump denied that he had done so and accused the reporter of “using his disability […]

Gwen Stefani performs ‘Used to Love You’ at the 2015 American Music Awards (VIDEO)

In case you missed it …. Gwen Stefani performs “Used to Love You” at the 2015 American Music Awards.

Thanksgiving: For a foodie there is no better day of the year!

It started about 46 years ago. I began to eat…and I liked it. And when you like food; there is no better day of the year than Thanksgiving. Watch as I gobble down everything in the cornucopia. I’ll even let you know how I do it and stay high school skinny. I will eat pretzels […]

Happy Thanksgiving

A happy and peaceful Thanksgiving to all from San Diego LGBT Weekly.

National LGBTQ Task Force calls for federal probe into murder of Laquan McDonald

MINNEAPOLIS — Last night, authorities in Chicago released a videotape showing Laquan McDonald being shot sixteen times by police. A white police officer has been charged with first-degree murder in the death of McDonald. On Monday, five activists calling for racial justice were shot while taking part in a demonstration near a Minneapolis police station—where protests […]

Danny Pintauro: Rethinking HIV

The last twelve months have seen some of the most public and progressive steps in the now decades-long battle against AIDS and the virus which causes it, HIV. This includes the mainstream and open discussion of PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) in culture with television programs like How to Get Away with Murder (ABC), a call to […]

Rent or buy, part 2: Doing the numbers

Let’s make up a hypothetical choice for this experiment. Let us compare the purchase of a home for $500,000 with an annual real estate tax of $3,000 and insurance bill of $1,500, to the rental of a luxury apartment for $2,500 a month. Let us say you live in the home for a period of […]

Caitlyn Jenner plans to vote for oppression

In the past, a transgender voter interested in ordinary equality and civil rights for transgender people could have found reasons to vote against a Democrat and for a Republican. Such as in 2002, when then Assemblymember Judy Chu introduced AB 2651, the Nondiscrimination in Foster Care bill, in the California State Assembly. AB 2651 would’ve […]

Reap the benefits of gratitude

As a progressive Christian, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to a loving God; this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! What do you think of when you think of Thanksgiving? Family and friends. Macy’s Day Parade. […]

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