Letters

Recalling the first Pride parade Dear Editor, Reading about Pride always reminds me of this wondrous episode: Many years ago I went to work at the brand new SD AIDS Project as the director of volunteer and chaplain services and made strong connections with the clients as well as the volunteers; for many I was […]

The after glow

Now that everyone is experiencing the post-Pride after glow, we should reflect on what has happened in the last year. In 2014, I was so happy about the gains that the LGBT community had made that I wrote a message about what 2024 might look like for our community. I was giddy with the possibilities […]

Letters: About San Diego’s Nicole Murray Ramirez

San Diego LGBT community member and activist, Big Mike wrote this Letter to the Editor in response to criticism about Nicole Murray Ramirez’s recent commentaries on San Diego Pride: There is a saying, “You can truly tell our gay pioneers by the arrows in their backs.” Well, Nicole Murray Ramirez has been subjected to those […]

Letters: Reclaiming Pride — A response from FTW+ Liberation

FTW+ Liberation, wrote this Letter to the Editor in direct response to Nicole Murray Ramirez’s recent commentaries on San Diego Pride: Reclaiming Pride: A response from FTW+ Liberation Anyone who grew up under the tyranny of sodomy laws should remember the fear the police could instill in queers and gays.  So when the San Diego […]

Letters: #NoJusticeNoPride protest San Diego Pride 2017

Eric Hufford aka Sister Iona Dubble-Wyde, founder of San Diego Remembers, Blue Dog Democrats of San Diego and Turn Your Back on Demaio, wrote this Letter to the Editor in response to Nicole Murray Ramirez’s July 6 commentary: “Will LGBT radicals shut down Pride parade?” Dear Sirs, Ma’ams or whatever you identify as, I am […]

Letters: In response to Nicole Murray Ramirez — ‘This aggression against protesters is problematic’

Will Rodriguez-Kennedy, president of San Diego Democrats for Equality, wrote this Letter to the Editor in response to Nicole Murray Ramirez’s July 6 commentary: “Will LGBT radicals shut down Pride parade?” Dear Editor, I am writing today in response to the commentary by City Commissioner Nicole Murray Ramirez, a person who has been an ally […]

No more ABCs

As we approach Pride weekend, I am reminded of what Pride is all about: togetherness. No matter what your sexual orientation, Pride gives you the opportunity to celebrate with those who have experienced the oppression of the majority because of their sexual orientation. The togetherness that we experience is constantly being diluted by the way […]

Grab a weiner in the ‘Steam Room’ this Fourth of July (VIDEO)

Fourth of July is right around the corner and the Steam Room Stories guys are getting into the spirit early. After revealing a surprise from underneath his towel, Evan Bonifant and Ray Tezanos discuss the true meaning on the annual Independence Day festivities. As they look forward to ‘brews, bros and BBQs’ the homoerotic undertones […]

Activists from across the US arrested at key senate offices to protest Republican efforts to destroy health care

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wednesday, people from across the country converged on the offices of Sens. Toomey, (PA – Russell 248), Cotton (AR – Russell 124), Portman (OH – Russell 448), Murkowski (AK – Hart 522), and Gardner (CO – Russell 354) in a desperate attempt to convince them to vote no on the “Better Care […]

Nepotism hastens the decline of American democracy

Nepotism, a word that is associated with so much that happens in America. The concept is that as a son, daughter, brother, sister or relative of an accomplished person, their abilities are then associated to you based upon favoritism. Your father was a great detective, then you are going to be one too. A good […]

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