Category Archives: LGBT

June 12

The Price of Hate

Given the ongoing coverage of the shooting in Orlando, it is going to be hard to come up with a new angle. So I can just share a personal one. I am disheartened, but what has happened. I look back on my history, the gay history, and see massacres stretching back. So today we find […]

June 30

A Weekend of Pride

June 29

My attitude towards Pride has changed from dismissal to respect

Originally posted on The Alteran Blog:
I used to think privilege was a nonsense concept, and I used to think that Pride was unnecessary. These two misconceptions are related. Privilege, loosely defined, is what some people have when they enjoy social advantages by virtue of belonging to a certain group. Privilege (as well as being…

June 28

The Power of Pride

In early June my best friend and I had a lengthy discussion around the role of Gay Pride in today’s society. He proposed that Pride still had a every important position in gay culture. I thought the celebration had its day and was grasping on to relevancy. Then the Supreme Court ruling happened. As you grow […]

June 27

Puerto Rican Orlando Cruz is First Openly Gay Boxer

Originally posted on Stephanie Nolasco:
Credit: FOX News Latino Puerto Rican featherweight boxer Orlando Cruz is the first openly gay man in the sport’s history. “I’ve been fighting for more than 24 years and as I continue my ascendant career, I want to be true to myself,” said the 31 year old to USA Today.…

June 26

#LoveWins

Originally posted on Gay Travel America:
courtesy of google June 26, 2015, USA became the 21st country to legalize same sex marriage.  Hoorah! to LGBT community and to the world. All US states and US territories can legally issue marriage license to our beloved brothers and sisters of the same gender. Finally, Love wins. After the…

May 31

AIDS LifeCycle 2015

Today is the first day of AIDS LifeCycle (ALC). This is my first time, in several years, that I haven’t participated in the ride. ALC participants make a bold statement that there is much work to be done in the fight against HIV/AIDS. AIDS LifeCycle is a fully supported, 7-day bike ride from San Francisco to Los […]