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Wedding of the year

Morgan M. Hurley | Editor… [more]

Wedding of the year Wedding of the year

Keeping their eyes on Apprize

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Keeping their eyes on Apprize Keeping their eyes on Apprize

Effort to rename Florence Elementary meets resistance

Hutton Marshall | Contributing Editor… [more]

Effort to rename Florence Elementary meets resistance Effort to rename Florence Elementary meets resistance

The ghost whisperers

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The ghost whisperers The ghost whisperers

A fight like no other

By Charlene Baldridge… [more]

A fight like no other A fight like no other

Opinion & News

Opinion & Letters – October 17 – 30, 2014

Editorial: Is National Coming Out day still necessary?

Editor’s Note: In advance of this year’s National Coming Out Day on Oct. 11, social media app Jack’d ran a poll among its 5 million users, 80 percent of whom are between the ages of 18 and 25 in the United States, to weigh the attitudes toward coming out in 2014. We felt the results of their poll had some interesting results and are being shared here.

This year marked the 26th anniversary of National Coming Out Day. Despite its impressive tenure, 31 percent of survey respondents had never even heard of the holiday before, while 59 percent felt that the date was important. Read More

Calendar – October 17 – 30, 2014

Posted: October 17th, 2014 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

FRIDAY, OCT. 17

Breakfast at Tiffany’s: Cinema Under the Stars presents Audrey Hepburn’s most memorable role as Holly Golightly. 8 p.m. $15. 4040 Goldfinch St., Mission Hills. Movie shows all weekend long. Visit topspresents.com or call 619-295-4221.  Read More

Briefs – October 17 – 30, 2014

Posted: October 17th, 2014 | Gay News Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

HOLDER RECOGNIZES JUSTICE DEPT’S ‘WINDSOR TEAM’

Attorney General Eric Holder recognized 278 members of his department’s staff with its highest award for performance on Wednesday, Oct. 15. During the Attorney General’s annual awards ceremony, the Attorney General’s Award for Exceptional Service was given to the selected personnel specifically for implementation of U.S. v. Windsor, the landmark decision that struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Read More