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Benjamin F. Dillingham III has died at the age of 72

Benjamin F. Dillingham III (May 23, 1945 - November 17, 2017)

When we look at LGBT history and the people who blazed the trail for all of us starting from Stonewall to Marriage Equality, we often forget those who made it possible for us to have these freedoms by having to sacrifice their own, not only legally but personally. 

People who live in their RVs say they are suing City

People who live in their RVs in San Diego say they have filed a class-action lawsuit against the city On Thursday, because of its Oversized Vehicle Ordinance.

The law says an RV cannot be parked on a city street between 2 am and 6 am unless they have a permit.

The ordinance was put in place to deter RVs from becoming neighborhood eyesores.

Empress Nicole in SF for plaque dedication

The Queen Mother of the Americas, Empress Nicole honors founder Jose Julio Sarria, Empress I of San Francisco..

City Commissioner Nicole Murray Ramirez was in San Francisco for three days for a dedication ceremony at the San Francisco Rainbow Honor Walk in the Castro district. 

The Queen Mother of the Americas, Empress Nicole was asked to speak at the unveiling of the plaque in honor of founder Julio Sarria, Empress I of San Francisco.

People say 'yes' to marriage equality in Australia

The people have spoken overwhelmingly to approve same-sex marriage in Australia.

Today the Australian Statistics Bureau revealed the results of their public vote on marriage equality and the people have said yes!

It was a 61.6% to 38.4% margin with a reported 12.7 million Australians turning in ballots before the November 7 deadline.

White trans person identifies as Filipino, say they are "transracial"

Ja Du is a white trans person who identifies as "transracial."

Editor's note: since the subject of this story did not specify which pronoun to use in the original article, we have opted to use they, them and their in an effort to avoid misgendering. 

Ja Du lives in Florida and has become part of a growing group of people who are white but identify as “transracial.” Ja Du is also transgender.  

Model David Byers faces prison sentence after string of robberies

David Byers was arrested in North Park last May and will face sentencing in January for armed robbery.

David Byers of Solana Beach who was arrested in San Diego this past May has pleaded guilty to a Connecticut.judge for a series of robberies he committed on the east coast. 

Byers, 34, was previously most famous for gracing the covers of romance novels and modeling for an editorial in Michael Stokes’ “Exhibition,” a hardcover book detailing the male form.

Man Kim Davis refused marriage license to may run against her for Clerk

 David Ermold confronting Kim Davis for his right to marry.

Just when we thought Kim Davis was gone from the media forever, she has popped up not once, but twice in the news this week.

First the Kentucky Clerk infamous for denying same-sex marriage licenses after the SCOTUS ruling said she is running for re-election to keep her post, but now the same gay man she refused to serve, David Ermold, wants to campaign for the same job.