Up and coming singer songwriter Sofia releases new single ‘Friendly Little Ghost;’ raises awareness on Crohn’s disease

Sofia

London based singer/songwriter Sofia’s voice enters the scene with her sense of lyrical sensibility and pureness of tone. Comparable to the music of ‘Tegan and Sara’ and ‘John Mayer,’ Sofia’s sound also matches her diverse background of Venezuelan and Lebanese parents. Tristan Higgins interviewed Sofia for Huff Post Gay Voices earlier in the month and [...]

Linda Harvey has the perfect Christmas gift for those ‘who claim to be gay’ (LISTEN)

Linda Harvey

Mission: America’s Linda Harvey knows just the thing to get that gay or lesbian friend this year: her new book, Maybe He’s Not Gay. The homophobic pundit’s book  urges people to “leave” the homosexual lifestyle. Right Wing Watch reported Harvey as saying, “If you were wondering what to get your teen or college student for [...]

Ferguson protests spread coast to coast (VIDEO)

Ferguson_CNN_Los Angeles

The outrage over the grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer that shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, has ignited a firestorm of protests across the country. CNN reports that the national furor isn’t just about one grand jury’s decision on one shooting case. To many protesters, the death of unarmed [...]

New report underlines success of City’s ‘Clean Needle Exchange Program’

The city’s medical services director, Dr. James Dunford told a City Council committee Nov. 13 that more than 2.5 million dirty needles were properly disposed of since the start of the city’s Clean Syringe Exchange Program. Presenting the Safe Point San Diego Clean Syringe Exchange Program Annual Report for fiscal year 2014 Dunford then asked [...]

‘Peep Bandit’ gets eight years for robbery spree

The “Peep Bandit” who robbed adult bookstores and other businesses was sentenced Nov. 18 to eight years in prison and ordered to pay $1,914.14 to the adult businesses. Additionally, Oscar Augustin Smith Jr., 29, was ordered to pay $544.72 to two sandwich shops and 7-Eleven by San Diego Superior Court Judge Timothy Walsh, who said [...]

LGBT and civil rights groups react angrily to Grand Jury’s failure to indict Ferguson police officer

Ferguson

As Missouri’s governor ordered National Guard reinforcements into the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson following overnight violence ignited by the St. Louis County grand jury’s failure to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the killing of Michael Brown, LGBT and civil rights groups today reacted angrily to the decision. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), [...]

Billboard and newly released ad feature gay Iraq Army war veteran in LGBT public education campaign

Justin Kelley

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), has released the third ad in its LGBT public education campaign, All God’s Children. Sgt. Justin Kelly is an openly gay Iraq War veteran from Mississippi’s Delta region and speaks about serving his country with dignity and respect. Kelly was born in Greenville and is a fourth-generation Army soldier and [...]

Gay ad too sexy for City of Miami

Squirt

Toronto, ON, Canada –  Local10 News reported Nov 18 that Squirt.org’s “Non-Stop Hookups” bus advertisement campaign had stirred up the local community in Miami, Fla. The ad, a promotion for the Squirt gay dating site, shows two shirtless men embracing along with the site’s tagline, “Hot ’n horny hookups,” and the campaign slogan, “Non-Stop Hookups.” [...]

Winnie-the-Pooh’s questionable sexuality at center of Polish playground kerfuffle

Winnie The Pooh

Winnie-the-Pooh, one of the most popular and beloved children’s characters, whose stories have been translated into over 60 languages and, who for some twenty years was made into some of Walt Disney’s biggest theatrical releases from the mid-sixties to the present, has come under assault by a group of conservative councilor members in the Central-West [...]

Marquette University student silenced over anti same-sex marriage views

Cheryl Abbate

A student, 20, at Marquette University has initiated formal complaints against a teacher and others he feels have silenced the debate on same-sex marriage and his free speech right to disagree with its moral and ethical validity. The incident and the ensuing contretemps began when the student, who has chosen to remain anonymous, approached his [...]

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