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Running your race well

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! Did you know that Nike in Greek translates to English as the word victory or success! […]

Navy to name ship after gay rights icon Harvey Milk

The Navy is set to name a ship after the gay rights icon and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, according to a report by USNI News. According to the report, the July 14 notification, signed by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, indicated he intended to name a planned Military Sealift Command fleet oiler USNS […]

The City: Top to Bottom

thursday, july 28 Jesus Christ Superstar It seems especially fitting that the first rock opera, created as a concept album at the end of the turbulent ‘60s, should have at its center a social and political rebel. Jesus’ meteoric-like rise in renown provides a parallel to contemporary celebrity worship. As his radical teachings are evermore […]

President Barack Obama delivers a blistering speech at the DNC (VIDEO)

President Barack Obama delivered an emotional and blistering speech yesterday at the Democratic National Convention which culminated in Hillary Clinton appearing at his side. Obama began with the achievements gained during his presidency :  “After the worst recession in 80 years, we fought our way back.  We’ve seen deficits come down, 401(k)s recover, an auto […]

Gay male photography exhibit to open at the Museum of Photographic Arts Aug. 11

A new exhibit opens at the Museum of Photographic Arts in Balboa Park with an opening wine reception Aug. 11th at 7 p.m. Redemption is a provocative photography exhibition that explores the complexity of self-definition for a gay man of color. Photographer David Quintanilla drew inspiration for Redemption after reading some of black gay novelist […]

12 states file brief supporting Obama administration’s guidance on transgender students

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Wednesday, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a brief on behalf of 12 states, and the District of Columbia, supporting the recent release by the Departments of Education and Justice of historic guidance advising schools on how to ensure dignity and equal treatment of transgender students in federally-funded schools. California, Connecticut, Delaware, […]

San Diego Marine veteran speaks at DNC: ‘I don’t trust Donald Trump to be Commander-in-Chief’

San Diegan Kristen Kavanaugh spoke yesterday at the Democratic National Convention. U.S. Marine veteran Kavanaugh , who served during the military’s era of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, now heads up the Military Acceptance Project, a San Diego-based nonprofit that helps improve inclusiveness in the military. Yesterday she spoke about why she trusts Hillary Clinton to […]

LGBTQ Task Force disappointed with acquittal of police officers charged with Freddie Gray’s murder

Baltimore prosecutors have dropped all remaining charges against the six police officers charged with the murder of Freddie Gray. Gray, 25, died after sustaining a neck injury while in police custody in April 2015. Gray’s death became a symbol of the black community’s mistrust of police and triggered days of protests and riots in Baltimore, […]

DNC LGBT photo highlights

During yesterday’s LGBT Caucus briefing, at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) it was announced that there are 516 delegates who’ve self-identified as LGBT which includes a record-breaking 28 transgender delegates. That’s 11.5 percent of all delegates. Check out some DNC LGBT photo highlights below:    

Commentary: Transgender servicemembers should ally with vet groups

Now is the time for all good transgender Americans to come to the aid of their country. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter recently announced the military would no longer discriminate against transgender troops. All LGBT troops can serve openly without concerns over expressions of their sexuality. “This is the right thing to do for our […]

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