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Gut-wrenching truths about gay relationships

Advice on finding love and making it work the way you both want it to.

Before I get your Andrew Christian undies in a bundle, I have to say: I don’t believe in irreparable mistakes.

They are tremendous lessons that allow us to find purpose in our lives. That being said, leave your Beyoncé egos at the door, for these are my truths to live a happier, healthier, and more vibrant gay life.

Let us begin…

The Club:

Longing for belonging

Gabriella van Rij

Why can’t I just be known by “me”? Instead of by my affiliations, country, company, or religion?

As an adoptee, perhaps I have felt the devastating effect of labels more strongly than others. Classmates labeled me orphan, Paki, peanut butter for my brown skin, and the list went on.

Aaron Hernandez’s Hail Mary pass with John 3:16

However, the big question mark Hernandez leaves many of us scratching our heads is the popular Christian Bible verse “John 3:16” scrawled in red ink on his forehand.  

Former Patriot tight-end Aaron Hernandez’s suicide leaves us with more questions than answers.

Many wonder what were Hernandez’s last dying words expressed in the three handwritten notes to loved ones left next to a Bible in his cell.

CBS Boston reports he conveyed “I love you and please don’t cry.”

That message anyone can wrapped their mind around.

Army Secretary nom Green said he opposes trans equality; he must "Crush evil"

President Trump's nominee for Secretary of the Army, Mark Green.

Today, the American Military Partner Association (AMPA), the nation's largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) military spouses and their families, strongly condemned remarks by President Trump's nominee for Secretary of the Army, Mark Green. In a radio interview last year, Green said he opposes transgender equality because he must "

Pepsi ad failed its multicultural audience

Kendall Jenner's generation protests injustice by drinking soda, according to Pepsi ad.

Pepsi ads aim to emphasize its youthful brand by championing it as “the choice of a new generation.” Not a bad marketing tool to turn its second-class status to Coca-Cola, its archrival, into an advantage.

However, Pepsi’s recent commercial starring Kendall Jenner (of the Kardashian clan) was a fiasco.

Boston’s racist past haunts its present

Boston is known for achieving many firsts.

Boston is a “city of champions.” That appellation is not only about its dominance in sports. It’s about Boston being one of the country’s leading medical and academic hubs, too.

Boston is known for achieving many firsts.

Boston Latin, established in 1635, was the first public school.

Message from HBA about frivolous ADA lawsuits in Hillcrest

Business owners can work with a special Certified Assess Specialist to discover and address their risks for these kind of suits.

The first thing you can do, as a business owner, is to get educated.  

Business owners can work with a special Certified Assess Specialist to discover and address their risks for these kind of suits.

A CASp report for your business can also minimize issues if you've already been served.

Emmett Till painting raises concerns of cultural appropriation

Onlookers examine the controversial Dana Schutz painting “Open Casket.”

When artist Dana Schutz presented “Open Casket,” an abstract painting of Emmett Till’s open casket-the Chicagoan 14 year old African American male teen lynched in the  Mississippi Delta in the summer of 1955- she could not have fathomed the conflagration that erupted. 

Lambda Archives announces Historian in Residence

"Dr. Faderman has inspired my own work as a steward of our community’s stories and I am thrilled to work with her to further the mission of collecting, preserving, and teaching LGBTQ history."

Lambda Archives of San Diego is pleased to announce the establishment of a “Historian-in-Residence” program.

This honorific title is bestowed upon a prominent or influential historian in the field of LGBTQ historic scholarship at the discretion of Lambda Archives.

We are honored to name Dr. Lillian Faderman as our inaugural Historian-in-Residence for the 2017-2019 term.

Hillcrest-wide new parking enforcement hours shift

The new Hillcrest enforcement hours will be from 10 am to 8 pm, Monday through Saturday, Sundays &Holidays excepted.

The Uptown Community Parking District, with support of the Hillcrest Business Association, is shifting parking meters and time-limited parking enforcement hours to best meet the needs of those in Hillcrest.

The current meter enforcement hours in Hillcrest, will shift forward by two hours with mornings now free up to 10 am.