Coming Out


The first thing I did after finishing Alden Peters’ documentary Coming Out was to Google the term ‘coming out.’ It wasn’t that I couldn’t define it for myself but that I couldn’t define it for others. And that was when it occurred to me: the question was also a significant part of the answer. It’s […]

Turing Decodes Turing


LGBT History Month Special Feature Q&A with Sir Dermot Turing, biographer and nephew of WWII codebreaker Alan Turing BY THOM SENZEE Everyone called him Professor. But Alan Turing, the almost universally recognized father of artificial intelligence and modern computer science, was never actually a professor. Yet who would begrudge Turing’s esteemed nephew, Sir Dermot Turing, […]

Jason Stuart: The birth of an actor

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An exclusive insight into Jason Stuart’s unlikely journey to play a slave owner in 2016’s most anticipated film, The Birth of a Nation   If Woody Allen gets credit for coining the aphorism which says that 90 percent of success is just showing up, then lets agree that an ethos of similar import and clarity […]

Madison Paige and the age of the three dimensional artist


The young New York City-based singer, songwriter, model and Instagram ‘It’ Girl proves in this day and age, having it all means doing it all   Madison Paige belongs to that category of personality best known as impish. She’s smart, and clever, and knows just when to dangle the air of personal boredom before roping […]

Pop Tarts and Rhonda and Poundstone. Oh my!


For those of you not lucky enough to catch Paula Poundstone last year at Humphreys by the Bay, you’re getting a second chance Friday, Sept. 30. Last years show was a crowd-pleasing bonanza and this year promises to be even better. Poundstone, who was born in Alabama and then raised in Massachusetts, has a way […]

AIDS Walk & Run San Diego: Time to end the stigma


For the past three years, Mykel Resino has participated in AIDS Walk & Run San Diego. She’s walked to support local HIV services, to fight the stigma associated with HIV and in memory of her brother, Shawn. For Resino, fighting the stigma of HIV is especially poignant. She believes stigma prevented her brother from getting […]

car2go Confessionals


How an upstart ridesharing company turned a small two-seater into something much, much bigger If a story about a carsharing service that started small, appeared seemingly out of nowhere and caused a major disruption to a business model which had long been established as the accepted norm resonates in the gay community, it should. After […]



From the makers of ’The Golden Girls’, ‘Roseanne’ and ‘Gilmore Girls’ comes a new web series … Saturday, Aug. 1, 1981, a day of no particular import, a music television station was launched called MTV that played music videos around the clock. The show was hosted my music video jockeys, or VJs, and in the […]

Special Interview: Kathy Griffin is ready to tromp on Trump!

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The Emmy and Grammy Award-winning comedian is ready to tromp on Trump as she brings her tour to Escondido for one night only! It is probably safe to say that most people in the gay community have a special place in their hearts for Ms. Kathy Griffin. You have undoubtedly either seen her on her […]

Windwalker: Medicine woman, musician, LGBTQ youth advocate


Her charisma was irresistible. I wanted to know her the moment I saw her. We met at last year’s historic North Island Naval Air Station LGBTQ Pride event; I was there to cover the news and she was there to sing the National Anthem. She wore a fringed doe skin dress embellished with sea shells […]

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