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Carl DeMaio lands a new gig in San Diego

News Radio 600 KOGO announced today that one of San Diego’s highest profile political leaders, Carl DeMaio, will join the station. DeMaio will along with Bob “Sully” Sullivan will host the DeMaio-Sullivan Report every weekday from 1-4:00 p.m. beginning Thursday, April 2, 2015.

Irene Monroe: Easter is about seeing those at the margins

When suffering is understood as an ongoing cycle of abuse that goes on unexamined and unaccounted for, we can then begin to see its manifestation in systems of racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, and religion-based bigotry not only in our everyday lives but also in the world.

Discrimination is never a religious value

As the number of corporate , governmental, and sports officials calling for the boycott of Indiana and the repeal of Indiana's expanded so-called Religious Freedom Restoration Act grows daily, we are witnessing in real time the sea change that has occurred in America's acceptance of gay and lesbian people (but not bisexual and transgender people) and marriage equality.

Irene Monroe: The love that dare not speak its name

With “The Year We Thought About Love,” Cantabrigian filmmaker Ellen Brodsky has made what some might call a dangerous documentary about youth in love, and what others would call a welcoming one.

Anarchy arrives in Indiana as America's 21st century religious war heats up

Indiana's law is a version of a state Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), but one which undermines the rule of law and encourages religious vigilantism. I believe this is a not a bad thing for the LGBT community, and an even more momentous event for America.

Anthony Bernal: Why I deserve your vote in District 3

I want to represent you, not as a Latino or a straight man, but as a public servant who has worked hard over the past six years alongside Todd Gloria to better our neighborhoods.

HRC: Senator Inhofe throws red meat at anti-LGBT base

Using misleading language, the amendment attempts to turn the table on non-discrimination provisions by specifically requiring that “...federal agencies do not discriminate against an individual, business, or organization with sincerely held religious beliefs against abortion or that marriage is the union between one man and one woman…”

Americans would rather vote for a President who supports gay marriage

Support for gay marriage has become the majority opinion, and voters now also say they're more likely to reject a presidential candidate opposed to gay marriage than one who backs it -- something gay marriage advocates hope marks a political tipping point for 2016.