Michael Nava: an author with pride

“Books enrich us, they help make us more human and they help diminish the fear that we might have of each other.” — MICHAEL NAVA Michael Nava published his first book in 1986. That novel, The Little Death, was published by Alyson Publications, a small gay press that accepted the book after 13 other publishers [...]

The San Diego LGBT Community Center: San Diego’s ‘gay city hall’ is busier than ever

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and Prop. 8 are relegated to their rightful places in the dustbin of history; it seems like pretty much everyone who wants to be open about their sexual orientation is; and it appears to many that HIV is a minor concern. So what’s there left for an LGBT Center to do? [...]

Jude Law gives his best performance in 10 years

Dom Hemingway The first two minutes of Dom Hemingway is perhaps the most thrilling film scene I’ve seen in several months. As the titular character, Jude Law – beefed up, with mutton chops and his natural receding hairline – stands naked and sweaty, only his head and torso visible for those two minutes while he [...]


dvd of the week As Gloria in Gloria, Paulina García has such a gravitational effect on your eyes, ears and empathy that it’s nearly impossible not to be enrapt with her, as an actress and as a middle-aged Chilean divorcée coping with both loneliness and with falling in love again. Unfortunately, Gloria was not nominated [...]

Orphan Black

dvr this Amazon Instant Video for the first season BBC America, Friday, April 25, 8 p.m. BBC America, Saturday, April 26, 6 p.m. The second season of last year’s breakout sci-fi series premiered April 19, and the first season is finally available to stream. Get on it. This Canadian series is about a collection of [...]

MCASD’s ’25 and Under Art Contest’ is back!

It’s no secret that I bemoan the lack of LGBT, or queer art in San Diego. Yes, the community has a theater that prioritizes gay productions and yes, there is the Art of Pride exhibition space that shows the work of a different LGBT artist each month. But, beyond this there is very little. Yet [...]

The City: Top to Bottom

thursday, april 24 Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure The world’s greatest detective is back in a classic adventure that will keep you on the edge of your seat. As Sherlock Holmes seeks to wind down his career through the arrest of Professor Moriarty, he and Dr. Watson are drawn into a blackmail case that involves [...]

Jason Collins makes TIME’s “100 Most Influential People in the World”

Jason Collins - Photo Time Magazine

Today, TIME Magazine unveiled its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. Among the notable inclusions was Jason Collins for his brave step decision to come out while still active in a major U.S. sports league. Chelsea Clinton, a friend of Collins’ since their days at Stanford University, wrote the article about [...]

Jodie Foster marries Alexandra Hedison

Jodie Foster

Actress and filmmaker, Jodie Foster  tied the knot with her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison over the weekend, a rep for Foster confirmed to CNN. According to E! Online, which first reported the news, Foster and Hedison had been dating for almost a year. The entertainment site took note of the relationship last September after photos surfaced [...]

Side by Side International LGBT Film Festival marks third year for Moscow hosts (VIDEO)

Side by Side

Despite an increase in violence and a spike in Russian distaste for all things LGBT, Side by Side, the Russian-based international LGBT film festival is moving ahead with plans to run gay-themed screenings in Moscow for the third time in as many years. The festival, which has already played to appreciative crowds in St. Petersburg [...]

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