A ‘Perfect’ way to celebrate Marriage Equality Day


It’s been a year since marriage equality became the law of the land as the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the last of the anti-same-sex marriage laws. I watched all of this up close, chronicling the fight for eight and a half years as the author of the Marriage Equality Watch blog. I started in […]

Meet Jeffrey Marsh


Meet the Vine star, author and youth advocate who has lit up social media with more than a quarter billion views In an age of often vapid social media, where our likes, dislikes, beliefs and values are funneled through an echo chamber of our own choosing, it is no surprise that both the metrics and […]

Billy Bean: ‘MLB has spoken loudly and clearly in support of the LGBT community’


MLB’s first ambassador for inclusion opens up on the Padres/SDGMC national anthem incident Just over two weeks ago alleged homophobia in sport hit San Diego. This well-documented incident started as a night of celebration at the annual Out at the Park, May 21 at Petco Park. The evening, as the Padres were about to take […]

In celebration of gay dads

Gay Dads

Meet the founders of the Web site that helps gay dads navigate fatherhood With Father’s Day rapidly approaching, children across the country are planning ways to celebrate their dad. From making hand print artwork to selecting a new tie, kids have many options when it comes to showing their dad how much they care. While […]

Will Walters: ‘I just want my life back.’

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In a remarkable legal whipsaw for the City of San Diego, a three-judge panel for the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has denied a motion for an en banc review from the entire court to appeal their decision allowing Will Walters to have his day in court, said a spokesperson for the plaintiff, Will […]

Keepers of the flame: Annise Parker and Michael Connolly to be honored at San Diego’s Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast


Former Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Alberta Assemblymember Michael Connolly to be honored at San Diego’s Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast Nearly four decades after his assassination, the legacy of former San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk continues to be felt. “When I lost my first two elections to Council, I re-watched the documentary on him and […]

Fight AIDS! Dine out!


Dining Out For Life® San Diego celebrates 10-year milestone April 28 There was a time when fighting AIDS meant claiming the streets in civil disobedience and getting arrested. The heady turbulent winds blowing through the ’80s were filled with enraged voices chanting “Fight AIDS! ACT UP!” People were battling for their lives and believe me, […]

Rediscovering Robert Mapplethorpe


Directors Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato on their definitive documentary of the artist Last month, both the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art mounted their respective installations on famed photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Titled Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium, both retrospectives attempt to narrate the complex arc of an artist […]

‘Poz Link’ membership continues to grow, attract new members


It has recently been reported that over 20,000 individuals in San Diego County are affected by HIV/AIDS – this is a third of HIV/AIDS cases in the state of California. Often, those newly diagnosed are unsure where to turn for emotional and community support. Now, a new site – Poz Link (www.pozlinksd.com) – provides a […]

San Diego sunshine delivers solar energy value


Driving through the neighborhoods of San Diego, it becomes nearly impossible not to take notice of the increasing number of solar panels adorning the rooftops of homes up and down the sunny streets. Solar panels, known as photovoltaic (PV) systems, provide the technology used to convert the sun’s energy into usable electrical power as well […]

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