The dynamic nature of queerness

Being silent is the furthest impulse from my nature. When I came out, I didn’t open the closet door; I blew it off the hinges. I threw my own personal Pride parade, painting the town red, then orange, yellow, green, blue and purple. Validating my identity by speaking it out loud was the first step; […]

The race for County sheriff is potentially significant

San Diego County races have recently dominated local election chatter. On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors selected Deputy District Attorney (DA) Summer Stephan to succeed current DA Bonnie Dumanis when she steps down in July. Before Stephan was selected, her 2018 campaign was up and going and speculation about her potential opponents was a political […]

A historic day for the LGBT civil rights movement as equality marches and rallies are held in over 115 cities

This past Sunday, June 11, was indeed a historic day for the LGBT civil rights movement, as not only did thousands march on our nation’s capital Washington, D.C., but in over 116 cities across the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Australia, Switzerland, Spain and others. There have now been six LGBT marches on Washington with […]

Naughty emojis come to ‘Steam Room Stories’ (VIDEO)

For a while now, Mr Smiley has been ensuring that the Steam Room Stories guys don’t show off too much. In the latest episode the guys – Evan Ayers, Ray Tezanos and Ryan Larson – decide to try cover their manhood with a variety of different emojis but their fun soon upsets Mr Smiley. Refusing […]

Fourteen years ago and now

I remember coming out in early 2003 as a transsexual – that’s what we called ourselves back then. When those of us who called ourselves transsexual also called ourselves transgender, it was actually kind of political – we were also identifying ourselves as falling under a transgender umbrella of gender nonconforming people. Within the first […]

‘The Bodyguard, The Musical’

Based on the smash hit film, the award-winning musical lands in San Diego June 13 The Bodyguard the musical will be arriving here in San Diego June 13-18 at the Civic Theatre downtown. The musical, based on the film of the same name, got its start in 2012 and went through many starts, stops and […]

In Washington, D.C. for a week

This coming Sunday, June 11, thousands of LGBT Americans will be marching on Washington, D.C. Over 100 cities across our nation and foreign countries will be holding marches and rallies in solidarity. I have the honor of being an elected national co-chair of this march and will be in our nation’s capital for over a […]

Rev. Caedmon Grace returns to MCC

Rev. Caedmon Grace returned Sunday to the Metropolitan Community Church for the first time since his March 20 motorcycle accident in which he was seriously injured. Grace, 38, said he was “absolutely thrilled” to return to MCC after having undergone six surgeries, numerous blood transfusions, and a stay at a rehab facility. Grace was in […]

Look good, do good and make a statement with Bows 4 Pride

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Look good, do good, and make a statement! #Bows4Pride is a fundraising campaign that was created in collaboration with the SF LGBT Center, SAGE, Free2Luv, and Bows-N-Ties. 100 percent of the sales from these bow ties will support LGBTQ rights. With your help we aim to sell 10,000 of these pride themed bow […]

An angel with attitude

As a progressive Christian, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to a loving God; this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! I like the angel in the Gospel of Matthew – it reminds me of the FedEx […]

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