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COLUMN: My Story Kicking Tobacco’s Butt

March 7, 2019

March 7, 2019

The very first time I picked up a cigarette, I was in 7th grade. It wasn’t due to peer pressure,...

Women’s March draws estimated 4 million worldwide…but does it matter?

January 22, 2017

January 22, 2017 777

BY KAREN OCAMB  |   The Women’s March in downtown Los Angeles swelled so significantly on Saturday, the jubilant crowd...

What could be worse than Donald Trump for LGBT people and the nation?

December 27, 2016

December 27, 2016 169

BY KRISTEN PRATA BROWDE | It’s time to get real about what’s facing us, and about who the real enemy...

Iran’s Treatment of Trans People: A Double Edged Sword

November 15, 2016

November 15, 2016 330

BY KEVIN SCHUMACHER  (aka Hossein Alizedah)  |  Iran – an Islamic theocracy that criminalizes consensual same-sex relations, forces women to...

Edith Windsor has something to say and we think you should listen

November 6, 2016

November 6, 2016 305

BY EDITH WINDSOR  |  In a recent interview with the Washington Blade, Hillary Clinton described me as a “role model”...

Farewell, Frontiers, Once LA’s Voice for LGBT Civil Rights

September 29, 2016

September 29, 2016 3,724

BY KAREN OCAMB  |   Wednesday, Sept. 28, will forever stick in my memory as the day a once proud LA...

Partner of San Bernardino gay hero asks America to look in the mirror after Orlando

June 14, 2016

June 14, 2016 146

COMMENTARY BY RYAN REYES  |  There is a major threat facing our country and I think anyone who lives in...

Putting the California Conversion Therapy Industry on Notice

March 15, 2016

March 15, 2016 83

BY SAMANTHA AMES, ESQ.  |  In February 2012, Congressman Ted Lieu, then a California State Senator, introduced the first bill...