LGBT families in the military

How the military is embracing LGBT families into the broader military family community Over the past few years, the United States military has taken steps to become more friendly to the LGBT community. It crossed another major milestone in August when military bases in Germany, which host about 43,000 U.S. military personnel, were added to […]

‘Raven’s Touch:’ LGBT Weekly talks to director Marina Rice Bader and actress Traci Dinwiddie about Soul Kiss Films’ fourth lesbian feature-length movie


Probably the most remarkable thing about Raven’s Touch is how unremarkable their road to victory was. The idea that a picture could get made simply by donations from hundreds of people is less a tectonic shift in the marketing of movies – it was being done long before this picture – than a clear affirmation […]

Floating in Neptune’s nirvana


I haven’t had sushi since Christmas (issue #163) and my youthful assistant Lestat, fresh from a visit to the barber shop and sporting a sharp clean fade, quickly agreed to plumb the depths of oceanic delicacies. We reserved a table at Hane Sushi one sultry summer night and were quickly seated in the medium-sized room. […]

Drag divas step into the shoes of the ‘Golden Girls’ for ’30 Isn’t a Drag’ marathon

30 Isn't A Drag | Photo: Brittany Travis

Just when you thought The Golden Girls couldn’t get any gayer… get ready to see Sophia, Dorothy, Rose and Blanche as you’ve never seen them before when stars of Logo’s hit RuPaul’s Drag Race don Golden Girls drag to host 30 hours of Golden Girls episodes.  Logo’s ’30 Isn’t a Drag’ marathon celebrates 30 years […]

dvds of the week


Mad Max: Fury Road This third sequel to the post-apocalyptic classic Mad Max is the best action film in years: jaw-dropping, bold, ambitious and thrilling. At the beginning of the new film, Max (now played by Tom Hardy, replacing Mel Gibson) is again a loner on the run in the barren wasteland left by a […]

An epic performance by Lily Tomlin


Lily Tomlin is having a very good year. That’s not saying too much. The 76-year-old actress and comedian has been considered one of the funniest people in America for more than 50 years, and she’s had some great years. She became a regular on Laugh In in 1970, was nominated for an Oscar for being […]

The City: Top to Bottom


thursday, sept. 3 The Damned The Damned formed in 1976, and played their first gig supporting The Sex Pistols at the 100 Club. They were the first of the London punk bands to release a single, “New Rose”, on the independent record label Stiff Records. The Damned reformed for a tour in 1991. In 1995, […]

‘The Horrible History of Ex-Gay Cures’ by Matt Baume (VIDEO)

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Watch Matt Baume as he explores the sordid history of pseudoscientific efforts to cure homosexuality through “conversion therapy.” Baume takes us on a disturbing tour of the last hundred years of insane ex-gay cures, some of which are still being practiced by quacks to this day.

Bisexuality and beyond: A TEDx talk by Tania Israel (VIDEO)

Tania Israel

In this TED Talk on bisexuality, Dr. Tania Israel uses humor, research, and her personal story to correct misconceptions about bisexuality. She goes on to challenge notions of binary gender and introduce novel ways of thinking about gender and sexual orientation. This talk may change the way you think about yourself and others. “Bisexuality and […]

Steve Garvey to greet fans at free prostate cancer screening event at Sept. 3 Padres game

Steve Garvey

SAN DIEGO – San Diego Padres legend and prostate cancer survivor Steve Garvey will greet fans at a free prostate cancer screening event hosted by Scripps Health and Ed Randall’s Fans for the Cure (ERFFTC) at the Padres game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Petco Park on Sept. 3. The screenings will be open […]

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