Changing advertising in America

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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

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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!

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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 […]

‘Out at the Archives’ series continues with ‘Coming Out to Play’

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Lambda Archives of San Diego is hosting “Coming Out to Play,” on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at The Center as the second in its Out at the Archives series. “Coming Out to Play” will feature a brief history of some of the LGBT sports organizations, a panel discussion featuring past and current league […]

The ‘Trump’ card

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  Donald Trump made comments about Sen. John McCain that created a firestorm this week. Trump’s comments questioning McCain’s “hero” status made the Republican candidates rush to castigate Trump, who is the leading Republican presidential contender. Yet each one of the Republican candidates have at some point said inappropriate and hateful comments about the LGBT […]

Portraits of AIDS research pioneer Mathilde Krim join the National Portrait Gallery’s collection

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The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery added two portraits of AIDS research pioneer Dr. Mathilde Krim to its collection. The Portrait Gallery’s collection represents the story and identity of America through the art of portraiture, and these new acquisitions enable the museum to represent a leading figure in the effort to treat and prevent the spread […]

Checks and balances

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No my message this week is not about your bank account. The “checks and balances” we should all be celebrating this 2015 Pride are in the U.S. Constitution. When you were taught the concept in civics or social studies class, you were probably bored to tears. How would you know that checks and balances would […]

New infographic details the reality of being transgender in America

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DENVER — Although recent polling indicates that only 11-22% of Americans personally know someone who is transgender, the public transitions of Caitlyn Jenner and, previously, Laverne Cox, mean more people are becoming familiar with transgender people. Few people, however, understand the myriad issues facing transgender people, including legal discrimination; limited job opportunities; high rates of […]

Remarks by the president on the Supreme Court decision on marriage equality

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ROSE GARDEN, June 26 — Good morning. Our nation was founded on a bedrock principle that we are all created equal. The project of each generation is to bridge the meaning of those founding words with the realities of changing times — a never-ending quest to ensure those words ring true for every single American. […]

Letters

Letters You helped me make up my mind Dear Editor, I had long been a proponent of marriage equality on general grounds but had been somewhat ambivalent on the matter of civil partnerships. Was a civil partnership “close enough” to actual marriage? Should same-sex couples be satisfied with that? A quote attributed to Stampp Corbin […]

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