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Chris Christie endorses Donald Trump

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie today endorsed his former rival, Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination. The Advocate reported that Christie pointed to his family’s long friendship with Trump’s family, saying that he finalized his endorsement the day before, concluding that Trump was the best candidate to ensure that “Hillary Clinton doesn’t get within […]

How Fox News celebrates Black History Month (VIDEO)

As Black History Month is winding down, Media Matters for America (MMA) looked at Fox News coverage for the past few weeks. It’s pretty grim as MMA reports, “… Fox News has spent February peddling racist tropes about the black community. Fox personalities and guests repeated racist canards about black-on-black crime, out-of-wedlock births, and “black behavior,” mocked a […]

Coalition of Latino organizations releases LGBTQ-inclusive policy recommendations to presidential candidates and federal policymakers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda (NHLA), a coalition of 40 of the nation’s preeminent Latino advocacy organizations, released its quadrennial Hispanic Public Policy Agenda yesterday, a comprehensive outline of the policy concerns and priorities of the nation’s Latino community. The coalition urged the candidates for president, along with Congress and the current […]

New poll shows little support for ‘religious refusal’ bills that allow businesses to discriminate

New polling released by the nonpartisan Public Religion Research Institute last week involving more than 42,000 interviews in all 50 states found little support for so-called “religious refusal” bills that would allow a small business owner to deny service to LGBT people for religious reasons. Only 35 percent supported such a bill while 59 percent […]

Trans Day of Empowerment to honor youth

SAN DIEGO – San Diegans will come together to honor and celebrate the accomplishments of the transgender community at the 13th Annual Transgender Day of Empowerment  Friday, April 8th at The San Diego LGBT Community Center from 6 to 9 p.m. located at 3909 Centre Street in Hillcrest. The San Diego Transgender Day of Empowerment […]

Edie Windsor and Jim Obergefell to be honored at the nation’s biggest LGBT military event of the year

WASHINGTON — Today, the American Military Partner Association (AMPA) announced that Edie Windsor, the lead plaintiff in United States v. Windsor, and Jim Obergefell, the named plaintiff in Obergefell v. Hodges, will be honored at the 3rd Annual AMPA National Gala, presented by USAA — the nation’s biggest LGBT military event of the year. Both […]

Baptism: A symbol that God’s light is within us

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! Recalling our baptism is very meaningful for many of us. I remember, way back in 1969, […]

The City: Top to Bottom

thursday, feb. 25 Small Scale with a 12” Rule Think big and work small. This small images exhibition will feature 90 works of art no bigger than 12 inches by over 40 San Diego artists! Escondido Arts Partnership Municipal Gallery, 262 E. Grand Ave. in Escondido, 11 a.m-4 p.m., 760-480-4101, escondidoarts.org friday, feb. 26 Symphonie […]

Founders put San Diego IndieFest on hold; future uncertain

SAN DIEGO – For over a decade, Danielle LoPresti has not only been one of San Diego’s most notable musicians, she is the co-founder and producing partner of one of the city’s signature music events and the nation’s first exclusively independent music and arts festival; San Diego IndieFest. During that time, the event had attracted some of […]

Reality TV show addresses controversial ‘Gay for Pay’ porn industry

DENVER — BluMedia announced Wednesday that the 8-episode reality show BrokeStraightBoys.TV will be made available for free online for the first time this weekend. The blockbuster reality series was previously aired nationally on cable and AT&T U-verse to subscribers of Here TV as a pay-per-view product.  After enjoying a successful run in the PPV market, BluMedia […]

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