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COMMENTARY | Women, too: An HIV allegory

Kit-Bacon Gressitt's commentary this week is an allegory about how half of the world's HIV-positive people are daughters -- our daughters -- and how they are often shunned or forgotten in the war on AIDS.

COMMENTARY: Boy Scouts, just … do the right thing

After spending nearly a decade in service with Scouting, to say that I’m disappointed in the ruling would be quite the understatement. I’m furious, in fact. I knew it was going to happen that way, but still, I spent most of my Tuesday thinking deep about what Scouting brought to my life, and all the positive experiences that surrounded my tenure.

COMMENTARY: Is awareness of HIV enough?

The North County LGBTQ Resource Center, which opened in Oceanside last December, is partnering with North County Connection to provide an HIV testing site that complements the center’s social and support activities.

COMMENTARY: R&B star Frank Ocean comes out without coming out

Frank Ocean, as a rising star in R&B and hip-hop, hasn't stated whether he is "bisexual" or "gay," frustrating many in the LGBTQ community, but it might speak to his need to stay afloat professional.

COMMENTARY: "What is wrong with people?"

“You know, this conversation would make a terrible short story. There’s no arc. No beginning, no middle, no end. No one changes! It’s the same old crappola. Can’t we fix anything?”