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  • Two gay heroes thwart assassinations -- what a difference 35 years make

     
    A 20-year-old congressional college intern with only five days on the job saved Gabrielle Giffords’ life. Daniel Hernandez ran toward the sound of gunshots. He pressed Safeway workers’ aprons against the congresswoman’s head wound to stanch the...
  • Steamworks’ real purpose: sexual health advocacy

     
    For many, Steamworks is more than just a gay bathhouse, it’s a long-standing champion of sexual health advocacy with a long history of community outreach. We find out why....
  • Top 5 reasons I haven’t seen “The Tree of Life”

     
    1. Unless he is playing Harvey Milk, Sean Penn is not the best part of any movie. 2. The Alexandre Desplat score. If I'm deafened by a two-minute preview, that doesn't bode well for a two-hour film. 3. Creation began with a white Southern family in the...
  • Activists tell Boystown why marriage equality is still a fight

     
    While protesting equal marriage rights, activist Andrea Craine said she heard someone say, “They have civil unions, what are they still mad about?” She and other activists tell Boystown why they’re still angry at a repeal-DOMA rally....
  • Who would be your dream grand marshal for the Pride Parade?

     
    Fernanda Rocha, who is known for being the first lesbian cast member on the Real Housewives of Orange County, is serving as grand marshal of this year's Pride Parade. Rocha isn't exactly the most well-known member of the LGBTQ community, so we asked...
  • Congratulations

    'Land and Sea' title of group art show The Burbank Art Assn., in conjunction with former Mayor Marsha Ramos, will hold an interim gallery group exhibition, informally titled "Land and Sea," in the lobby of the new GeoSystems Architectural Building at...
  • Review: Howl

    Of all the essential writings of the beat poets, Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” may be the purest and most easily digestible expression of the movement’s staccato complexity. It runs just 17 pages, but within this lunch-break read is an...
  • Actor Sean Penn Worked to Free American Hikers from Iran

    Actor Sean Penn Worked to Free American Hikers from Iran
    CARACAS (Reuters) - U.S. actor Sean Penn engaged in attempts to secure the release of two Americans freed by Iran this week, flying to Venezuela to ask President Hugo Chavez to intervene with Iran's leader, a source close to the release process said on...
  • Navy asked to name ship for gay activist

    Navy asked to name ship for gay activist
    SAN DIEGO - Rep. Bob Filner has called on the Navy to name a ship after slain gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk, who served as a Navy officer in the early 1950s. In a letter to Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Filner said...
  • Council may rename street for gay activist

    Council may rename street for gay activist
    SAN DIEGO -- A proposal to rename a two-block street in Hillcrest in honor of slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk is scheduled to go before the San Diego City Council today. City officials believe Blaine Avenue, which contains a handful of houses and...
  • Council approves 'Harvey Milk Street'

    Council approves 'Harvey Milk Street'
    SAN DIEGO - A measure to rename a Hillcrest street after civil rights leader Harvey Milk was officially approved by city council Tuesday, making San Diego the first city in the country to honor him in this manner. LGBT leaders proposed changing the...