Cleveland Pride was just canceled. And it hurts

We LGBTQ and ally Clevelanders need Pride to not only celebrate but also to just plain be together.

I have never felt like I needed a Pride parade. I’m one of those gents who has led a life of extreme privilege with regard to my sexual orientation.

My daily routine post-high-school has always included being out. I have always been out in the work place. I was elected to public office as an out gay male.

I freakin host a nationally syndicated gay radio show.

Two police officers shot in the area of Acacia and 37th Street

Reports are coming in that two officers have been shot in Acacia Grove.

Reports are coming in that two police officers have been shot in the area of Acacia Grove Way and 37th Street.

About 11 pm on Thursday night, two suspects were reported to have engaged in a shootout with police officers.

The shooter is still on the loose and both officers have been taken to the hospital.

It is still unclear if there is more than one suspect. 

Hillary Clinton names Tim Kaine as her running mate

Hillary Clinton with Senator Tim Kaine

WASHINGTON ― Hillary Clinton has picked Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) to be her vice presidential running mate, tapping the popular former governor of a swing state over several more liberal picks on her short list.

Trump says he will 'protect' LGBTQ Americans if elected

Donald Trump gets applause at the NRC for promising to protect the LGBTQ

In a history making moment Donald Trump uttered the the acronym LGBTQ in his Republican nomination acceptance speech on Thursday night.

"I will do everything in my power to protect our LGBTQ citizens from the violence and oppression of a hateful foreign ideology," Trump said, "Believe me."