Commentary

Report: San Diego violent crime rates lowest in decades

Overall crime in San Diego decreased by 2.3 percent in 2016 from 2015, with violent crime decreasing 4.5 percent.

In front of the San Diego Police Department Headquarters, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer, Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman and Councilmember and public safety committee chair Chris Cate discussed how the department’s community-focused approach has contributed to San Diego’s violent crime rate dropping to the lowest level in four decades.

The irony behind Trump’s travel ban and Holocaust Remembrance Day

Trump’s public statement commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day omitted any mention of Judaism, anti-Semitism or the Nazis’ systematic program exterminating European Jewry.

The omission was not only hurtful to remaining Holocaust survivors, their families, and friends, but it was dismissive of its six million victims during World War II. 

Mike Pence’s RFRA forever damaged my state

Ben Yoder is a public school music teacher in Indiana.

When Mike Pence was chosen to be Donald Trump’s running mate during last year’s presidential campaign, the moment was very bittersweet.

Lambda Legal says 'No' to Gorsuch nomination

Donald J. Trump’s nominates Neil M. Gorsuch as Supreme Court Justice.

Following President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch, Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, to the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday, Lambda Legal took the difficult step of formally opposing his nomination, citing his record of hostility towards LGBT people and other marginalized communities. 

The Log Cabin Republicans of San Diego announce Board of Directors for 2017

Meetings are held every fourth Monday, from 6 pm – 8 pm at Uptown Tavern in Hillcrest.

The Log Cabin Republicans of San Diego (LCRSD) are proud to announce their new Board of Directors for 2017:

President – Gina Roberts

Vice President – Raymond Bell

Secretary – Monica Fay

Treasurer – Christopher Service

Director-at-Large – Renèe Grand Pre

Bishop Eddie Long’s cautionary tale about homophobia

Bishop Eddie Long was rumored to be gay and enjoy sex with young men.

When news hit the airwaves that Bishop Eddie Long died from an unnamed aggressive cancer resulting in dramatic weight lost, many now throughout the Black Church community wonder if his death was due to HIVAIDS, and he was too embarrassed to admit it or seek medical care until it was too late.