Positional leadership


The Holy See of the Catholic Church, known simply as the Pope, dominated the airwaves in America last week. Pope Francis was able to take Donald Trump out of the relevant news cycle for a week. Now that is something. Something that should concern all Americans. The media and our government has allowed religion, the […]

San Diego LGBT history and art on display


SAN DIEGO, California – San Diego-based LGBT artist RD Riccoboni will host a retrospective of his LGBT-themed works entitled “RAINBOW RIVER: An LGBT Artist’s Retrospective” at his newly opened gallery in Bankers Hill this Sunday, September 27th from 2:00pm to 5:00pm in support of San Diego Pride. Known for his vibrant landscapes and city-scenes, RD […]

ABA names recipients of Stonewall Award honoring LGBT advancements in the legal profession


CHICAGO — Three longstanding LGBT legal activists will be honored by the American Bar Association Commission on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity with its third annual Stonewall Award during a ceremony on Feb. 6, 2016, at the ABA Midyear Meeting in San Diego. Named after the New York City Stonewall Inn police raid and riot […]


Carly Fiorina

I am really enjoying the side show that is the Republican Presidential Primary. Now I don’t like all of the anti-LGBT rhetoric and hate speech, but I do enjoy the ridiculous hypocrisy of many of the candidates. Donald Trump said the following about Carly Fiorina, “Look at that face!? Would anyone vote for that? Can you imagine […]

God told me not to


The last several weeks have been monumental with respect to the implementation of marriage equality in the United States. As gays and lesbians have celebrated the Supreme Court decision giving us equal marriage rights across the nation, there are those committed to ensuring that it is not universally applied. That is one reason why you […]


Letters Thanks for having my back Dear Editor, Thanks for your publisher’s editorial on diversity at San Diego Pride (issue 179, Aug. 6). I can be impressed by shirtless 30-year-olds partying but to have only a +55 shade place for seniors is beyond insulting and is noticed. I supported LGBT Pride with contributions and attended […]

New survey shows U.S. Catholics open to non-traditional families

Pope Francis

When Pope Francis arrives in the U.S. for the World Meeting of Families later this month, he will find a Catholic public that is remarkably accepting of a variety of non-traditional families, according to a new Pew Research Center survey that provides an in-depth look at American Catholics’ views on family life, sexuality and Catholic […]

Changing advertising in America


I just returned from Las Vegas after attending the inaugural conference of the National Equality Publishers Association (NEPA). A group of publishers serving the LGBT community across the nation began the process of creating the organization almost a year ago. NEPA is an advocacy group for LGBT print publishers and associated Web sites. Why should […]

NYPD arrest man in connection with hate crime attack against West Point gay couple

Larry and Daniel Lennox-Choate | Photo: Facebook

A man who allegedly attacked the first gay couple to be married at West Point has been arrested by police in New York. According to the Advocate, Thomas Clabough, 57, of Queens was to face a judge Wednesday, on charges of assault and attempted assault as a hate crime. Aug. 2 Clabough entered a deli […]

Diversity at Pride should mean more than a 55+ cooling zone!


As Pride season ended, I had several conversations with those of a certain age about the events around the country. Many of those that are 40 years old and older are beginning to feel left out of the festivities. Pride seems to be all about youth. Is it time for Pride to grow up and […]

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