Looking for an LGBT roomie? There’s an app for that!


Finding a good roommate can be difficult for anyone but finding a roommate who is part of the LGBT community, or is an ally, can be an even bigger hurdle. Wei Fan, a recent graduate of the Rady School of Management at the University of California, San Diego, witnessed this common struggle for LGBT people […]

OUSTED: Hillcrest Business Association’s restraining orders target homeless


In an effort to reduce the impact of homelessness on local businesses, Hillcrest Business Association (HBA) now uses temporary restraining orders to ferret out people who are simply homeless from those who are homeless and pose a threat to their own safety and that of others because of severe mental illness or criminality. (hillcrestbia.org/clean-safe/homeless-outreach-program/) According […]

Driving is a Drag


Ridesharing superstar Erika Simone on celebrity, shock value and staying safe during the holidays As we slowly approach the end of not only the holiday season but the year itself, our thoughts naturally turn to that most diminished of celebrations: New Year’s Eve. I mean, there was a time when you could ride seatbelt-less from […]

2015 Year in Review: At Last

2015 Review

As the song says “At last my love has come along.” Like most LGBT people, my love affair with same-sex marriage has finally been consummated. I am sure you will agree that the issue that defined 2015 was marriage. June 26, same-sex marriage became the law of the land, at last. While the year and […]

Danny Pintauro: Rethinking HIV


The last twelve months have seen some of the most public and progressive steps in the now decades-long battle against AIDS and the virus which causes it, HIV. This includes the mainstream and open discussion of PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) in culture with television programs like How to Get Away with Murder (ABC), a call to […]

San Diego Human Dignity Foundation honors three LGBT advocates


Rev. Carl Bean, Kurt Cunningham and Wilson Cruz Lincoln Aston did not go quietly into the night. He did not fall asleep one night never to awake. He was not surrounded by loved ones in his final hours. And his sudden death actually did come as a surprise. Lincoln, 61, was also tragically one of […]

Shopping for labels of love with jewelry this holiday season


Now that the holidays are just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about gifts for those we love. In the spirit of making the holidays as blissful as possible, a gift guide is in order. What’s one gift that symbolizes emotion and love? Jewelry. In many different forms, the possibilities are endless when […]

The Dragon Boat Girls


Meet Lezbhonest: The first Laotian lesbian boat racing team debuts this Halloween Exactly three things come to my mind when the topic of rowing comes up in a conversation, the chances of being swallowed up by a black hole by the end of this article being greater. One is Merchant Ivory Productions with their assortment […]

Recognizing the role of LGBT people in our history


October is LGBT History Month and Equality Forum, an LGBT civil rights organization, is celebrating by highlighting 31 icons that have made a difference in the lives of the LGBT community. Each day during the month a new icon will be featured in the spotlight, ranging from rock star Mick Jagger to transgender actress Laverne […]

Gay Bowl XV


Can the San Diego Bolts win their fourth national championship? Gay Bowl is the national LGBT flag football tournament, put on every Columbus Day weekend by the National Gay Flag Football League (NGFFL). It’s been a decade since San Diego hosted Gay Bowl, but NGFFL teams will make their way to America’s Finest City for […]

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