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‘Enjoy Me’

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! At the hospital we are to wash our hands when we arrive and before we leave. […]

TDOE’s heartbreaking protest

Hearing a transgender police officer being called “pig” by a protesting group plugged into the Trans Youth Project (TYP) at the recent Transgender Day of Empowerment (TDOE) struck me as heartbreaking. “We want The Center to be a space that is safe. This means no cops,” read an April 14 statement from the TYP’s Facebook […]

Horseshoes, hand grenades and special elections

Congressional candidates in recent special elections have outpaced the Democratic Party’s recent electoral history and still lost. In the Kansas 4th District (KS-4), James Thompson took nearly 46 percent in a place where Democrats hadn’t cracked 40 percent in over 15 years. In Georgia’s 6th District (GA-6), not won by a Democrat since 1976, Jon […]

Presenting the emotional realism of adolescence

It is likely that if you are reading this, you were either bullied in high school for not conforming to conservative gender roles or you consciously conformed to such roles so that you wouldn’t be bullied in high school. You may have gone the extra mile and bullied other kids to show how much you […]

‘Jersey Boys’ returns home

LGBT Weekly talks to Barry Anderson who plays legendary record producer Bob Crewe The San Diego born Broadway smash Jersey Boys is set to play at the Civic Theatre from May 9-14. The show, written in 2005, tells the story of four guys who make their way in the music business to become one of […]

Booty and the Beach: Summer swimwear to accentuate your assets

Step onto any gay beach – from Miami’s Haulover to Asbury Park’s 5th Ave. to Will Rogers Beach in Los Angeles – and you’ll bear witness to a veritable catwalk of loosey-goosey board shorts, fitted trunks, and skintight Speedo-like swimwear. While anything goes on the summer’s sandy shores – especially if the area is clothing […]

Fresh seafood prepared simply

Oscar’s Mexican Seafood is tucked away in the corner of an unremarkable strip mall. If you didn’t know it was there you would drive right past. But then you’d miss out on exceptional fresh seafood. Oscar’s has been on my radar for years because there is usually a line of people inside which indicates good […]

San Diego Police are not ‘pigs’

The anti-police and chanting of “pigs” demonstrations at our LGBT Center against trans San Diego Police Officer Christine Garcia sadly did not stop there. We are in the age of social media and there has continued to be anti-police and Officer Garcia posting for all to see. Postings like “Abolish the police” and “F_ _ […]

Privacy, please

You seldom find me in an LGBT bar since, with a few exceptions, the atmosphere is less than welcoming to senior men and women. These places were once our secret/special areas where we could be ourselves, find friends and lovers, dance together (if the police had been paid off) and escape the hate-filled outsiders. Now, […]

Jury deliberates in federal gay murder trial

Jury deliberations continued this week in the federal murder trial of David Enrique Meza who is accused of killing his wealthy boyfriend Jake Clyde Merendino in Mexico in 2015 so he could inherit his estate. The eight woman four man jury began deliberations Monday at 2:26 p.m. after hearing closing arguments. They had a legal […]

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