Presidential Proclamation — Establishment of the Stonewall National Monument

Obama Stonewall

The White House today issued a proclamation by the president regarding the Establishment of the Stonewall National Monument. Christopher Park, a historic community park located immediately across the street from the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City (City), is a place for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community […]


Letters Thank you for “In Celebration of Gay Dads” Dear Editor, What a great way to celebrate Father’s Day; an article that provides useful information for underserved dads everywhere. My son and his partner have struggled bravely with issues addressed in your article and I am so excited to know there is a whole community […]

Do something

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What is there left to say about the tragedy in Orlando? The hope is that the senseless mass shooting will finally wake up America about gun control. I can tell you the answer, no. The American electorate who believes in sensible gun control are not those who are angry this year. It’s the people with […]

Her story is history

Hillary Clinton  Photo: State Department

Well Hillary has finally gotten her true “first.” Secretary Clinton is the first woman to ever be the presidential nominee of one of the two major political parties in America. While Clinton has had an accomplished career, she never had her true first. Sure Hillary was the first first lady to be elected to the […]

Todd Gloria should endorse Chris Ward

Todd Gloria and Chris Ward

As many of you know, LGBT Weekly does not endorse candidates because we believe that our readers are smart and when informed make the proper decision. Last week, many in the LGBT community were shocked by Mayor Faulconer’s endorsement of District 3 candidate Anthony Bernal, a Democrat, running against candidate Chris Ward, also a Democrat […]

Opioid misuse: America’s not so silent killer


As America and the world mourns the death of music icon Prince, there has been speculation that his death was the result of an opioid overdose. Yet, the music icon was known for his healthy lifestyle and his rejection of the drug culture that has become a cliché when talking about rock stars. The death […]

Political loose cannons


I have rejected the idea that Donald Trump and Sen. Bernie Sanders are similar in any way, but now I know that I have been wrong. Both Sanders and Trump are political loose cannons. Their respective campaigns have a common theme; I will harm my own party in my pursuit of the presidency. At first, […]


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When I started San Diego LGBT Weekly there were many in the community that offered their sage advice. One of those phrases of wisdom was “if you put anything other than a young white man on the cover, the number of people picking up your magazine will decrease.” I was horrified that people thought they […]

North Carolina and Georgia

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The LGBT community has finally crossed over into the mainstream. In the last 10 months with the Supreme Court decision supporting marriage equality in the United States, lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender Americans have seen a dramatic shift in how America views our community. That shift underscores the importance of the Supreme Court. The Supreme […]

HRC: Here We Go Again

U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., acknowledges applause from the crowd of supporters at the Illinois Democratic County Chairmen's Associations annual state fair Governor's Day brunch on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Springfield, Ill.  (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

This week, the Human Rights Campaign has endorsed Illinois Republican Senator Mark Kirk for reelection over Democratic candidate Tammy Duckworth. Many in the community are outraged, but we have been here before, and unfortunately I actively participated. In October of 1998, I, along with majority on the Board of Directors of HRC, decided to endorse […]

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