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Pink Floyd's "The Wall," a Modern Warning 35-years Later?

Pink Floyd's "The Wall" is maybe more pertinent than ever.

One of the scariest music videos of the 80’s was from the highly successful rock opera and personal double album from Pink Floyd called “The Wall.” Odd how that title is political even today. 

There are actually a few music videos on YouTube which showcase the 80’s tune, and motion picture of the same name, and each of them arguably a prediction of current times. 

Who was 'Detroit’s' intended movie audience?

It’s too simplistic to say that stories of people of color should only be the province of people of color.

Fifty years ago, this summer an urban rebellion took place. One hundred and fifty-nine riots erupted in African American cities across the country. The civil unrest took place in cities like New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Birmingham, and Boston, to name a few.  The worst riots that summer were in Newark, New Jersey and Detroit, Michigan.  

Sarahah app is just an excuse to bully someone

You may have heard of the latest social app that has dominated the number one spot in Apple’s app store, but what is it really? And why are people so eager to subscribe to its abuse?

It’s called Sarahah and it means “honesty” in Arabic. It was launched in November 2016 and later with a Snapchat update it grew into the little startup that could.

'The Breakfast Club' reverts back to 90's trash TV, they should apologize

"The Breakfast Club," even after having trans activist Janet Mock on the show feigns innocence at Lil Duval's remarks, won't apologize.

A lot of controversies have been surrounding the recent remarks by comedian Lil Duval on the radio show "The Breakfast Club" he was on last Friday, and they should apologize. 

The problem arose when he said if he slept with a woman and later found she was trans she would have to die.

DignityUSA is moving toward radical inclusion

Racism is always an issue predominately white LGBTQI organizations must grapple with.

With the Catholic Church being the largest Christian denomination in the world the fight for the dignity and inclusion of its LGBTQI parishioners is a fight for the church’s soul and moral integrity. 

DignityUSA since its inception has asserted that God loves the LGBTQI community equally.

Will Supreme Court allow businesses to not serve the LGBTQ community?

I am immensely thankful as a married lesbian that I reside in Massachusetts.

This week the U. S. Supreme Court announced that in the fall it will hear the case “Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.” 

The case - which will have many of us LGBTQ Americans on pins and needles - will argue the parameters of one’s right to practice their religion and their right to express themselves freely that’s enshrined in the First Amendment.

VIDEO: OC Dem co-chair verbally attacks then stalks petitioner to car

Co-chair of the Democratic Party of Orange County Jeff LeTourneau confronts DeMaio's team in Orange County, CA.

Hale Media CEO and publisher of San Diego Gay and Lesbian News, Johnathan Hale, has been volunteering his time in Orange County to help his husband Carl DeMaio (R) in a grassroots effort to recall CA Sen. Josh Newman (D) and ultimately the car and gas tax.

The enduring use of the n-word

"When the word slips from the mouths of race-conscious allies like Bill Maher... a lot of shock and hurt are felt."

In this political climate, hate speech is becoming common use. And there has been an uptick of the use of the n-word, even from the mouths of people one would not expect. 

LGBTQ pride events display disparities

Some are waving the cautionary finger that within our community not all are equal. And pride events can be public displays of those disparities.

While we all rev up each June for pride so, too, do the fault lines of race and class in our larger white LGBTQ community.

With advances such as hate crime laws, legalization of same-sex marriage across the country, and with homophobia viewed as a national concern, the LGBTQ movement has come a long way since the first pride march in 1969.

Open Letter: City Commissioner Dion Brown welcomes Eric Heinritz to San Diego

Open Letter: City Commissioner Dion Brown welcomes Eric Heinritz to San Diego Pride.

Hello Eric,

I wanted to extend a heartfelt congratulations to you regarding your new position.

Having had a front row seat as you transversed the vigorous interview process, I am confident in your ability to lead San Diego LGBT Pride.

I look forward to how your experience and talent will help Pride bridge the community divide and move the organization forward.