A Pride reflection: Do a street and a stamp erase the Twinkie defense?

Looking at the carefree young faces celebrating Pride, I couldn’t help remembering the world we faced at that age. My thoughts drifted to Harvey and the killings. The above phrase came to mind and I was sadly aware many young LGBTers have no idea it refers to Harvey Milk whom I hope they know was [...]

Pride … Did You Know?

San Diego Pride

The city was enveloped with rainbows in celebration of San Diego Pride’s 40th anniversary. The three-day celebration kicked off with a wonderful speech by keynote speaker Laverne Cox. The critically acclaimed actress currently appears in the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black, playing Sophia Burset, an incarcerated African American transgender woman. Laverne is [...]

Be proud of your spiritual self

As a progressive, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to God – this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! What a wonderful Pride weekend we had! We had much to celebrate! We are living in an incredible [...]

Here comes Pride!

Can it be that time again? Yes, it can. Pride is here. I mean our outward expression and celebration of LGBTism. We seniors have clear and unhappy memories of our years of secrets, embarrassment, shame and fear for our jobs, safety and even lives for being ourselves. The situation has changed for many of us, [...]

Share pride in God and God’s pride in us

As a progressive, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to God – this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! This weekend we celebrate Pride! The Met Church (MCC San Diego) has been in every single parade for [...]

San Francisco Pride 2014 … unforgettable

There were amazing vibes throughout Pride weekend in San Francisco this year. The amount of support and attendance for all of the events that occurred starting with the 11th annual Trans March June 27, and ending with The San Francisco Pride Festival, was inspirational. The Trans March began with a youth and elder brunch at [...]

The fruit of the Spirit — kindness

As a progressive, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to God; this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! There’s a list called the Fruit of the Spirit in Galatians 5 – as we stay connected to God [...]

Godfrey, Sullivan, Burnett, Gleason: Variety memories

The talent and variety shows currently monopolizing the TV screens are justifiably enjoyable and engaging to be sure, but have you noticed how many of the acts of our youth are missing? When was the last time you heard a marimba solo? Don’t you miss the accordionist’s anthem “Lady of Spain” or the “The Bell [...]

Marriage equality anniversary

As a progressive, I believe there are many names for God and many ways to God – this article reflects one of those ways. Take from here what works for you. Celebrate life with joy and peace! One year ago, history was made when, on the same day, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down California’s [...]

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