It’s not elective surgery

Norsworthy

Last week a Northern Federal Court Judge ruled that an inmate should be granted sexual reassignment surgery. Judge Jon S. Tigar said Michelle-Lael Norsworthy, 51, should be entitled to gender reassignment surgery because it was the “only adequate” treatment for her condition. Let the silly politicization of the issue begin. Failed Congressional candidate Carl DeMaio [...]

Jacquie Atkinson: Let the backpedaling begin

Jacquie Atkinson Ted Cruz retweet

Marine Jacquie Atkinson will formally announce her candidacy for the 52nd District Congressional seat tonight at Heat on Park Boulevard. What has she been doing to prepare; busily trying to sanitize her personal Facebook and Twitter accounts and accusing Congressman Scott Peters Campaign with generating fake tweets in her name. A little bird tweeted and [...]

Mayor, City Council to name April 7 San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus Day

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SAN DIEGO – San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and City Councilmember Todd Gloria will name April 7, 2015 “San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus Day” in recognition of the organization’s 30 years of singing, social outreach and changing lives one voice at a time. The official proclamation will be presented Tuesday, April 7 at 10 a.m. [...]

Logo TV to air marathon of UK version of ‘Queer as Folk’ (VIDEO)

Queer as Folk

Get ready … the British are coming! To kick off the premiere of the new series Cucumber and Banana (April 13), Logo TV will air a marathon of UK version of Queer as Folk April 4 and April 11. Logo will air the full series of the UK Queer as Folk, which ran for 10 [...]

You see me, I see you

SDPOA

A leader in implementing new technology the San Diego Police Department (SDPD) has issued over 600 body cameras to uniformed police officers to enhance how the force protects and serves you. But what is most interesting is how the leaders of the San Diego police have taken to heart the need to actively involve the [...]

The truth about Hillcrest Mardi Gras and scholarships

Reynoso FB Post

Recently Eddie Reynoso, former Hillcrest Business Association board member, took to his Facebook page to accuse me of mismanagement of the scholarship money from Hillcrest Mardi Gras. In the ultimate act of cowardice, Reynoso made accusations that he hoped I would not see since he did not tag me in his post. Reynoso asks, “When [...]

Civil Rights Act 2015

Civil Rights

This post first appeared on The Huffington Post Blog. What the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) controversies have underscored is the need to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Civil Rights Act established classes that are protected from discrimination: race, color, religion, sex and national origin. For [...]

Indiana restaurant denies service to same-sex couples (VIDEO)

Memories

ABC57 News – See the Difference Michiana A pizza restaurant in Walkerton, Ind. is saying they will not provide pizzas to a same-sex couple on their wedding and that they agree with Gov. Mike Pence’s signing of the controversial Religious Freedom Restoration Act. ABC 57 reported that the O’Connor family, who owns Memories Pizza, says [...]

Jeb Bush embraces Indiana anti-LGBT legislation

Jeb Bush | Photo: Gage Skidmore

In a radio interview with Hugh Hewitt Monday, former Florida Governor Jeb Bush embraced the widely-denounced and discriminatory anti-LGBT legislation that Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed into law last Thursday.  While the national backlash against the harmful measure has been swift and brutal–and as Pence and Indiana lawmakers who supported the law have said they’re [...]

The new coarseness of media and Germanwings Flight 9525

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The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 has underscored the new sensationalism of the media in pursuit of ratings and to provide non-probative horrific details. I have watched the coverage of the air tragedy over the last several days and like many, was horrified by the discovery that the event appeared to be intentional. While it [...]

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