To say I held my bated breath until it was clear that "Uncle Joe" had won would be the understatement of a century. Or two. Add in "Auntie" Kamala and my gay self has been in an election coma ever since.
Thousands of Trump supporters swarmed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, January 6, to commit seditious acts that were motivated by ignorance and white supremacy, which obviously go hand in hand.
It is no secret that many hospital emergency departments are struggling.
From 2010 to 2020, the world fêted San Francisco. New startups, new graduates, new immigrants — all wanted to share in its glittering promise.
This is a good year for Christmas. We need the joy, the light, hope, the gifts, the promise, the peace. All of it.
In 2015, my first year in the Legislature, working alongside Equality California, I introduced Assembly Bill 959, the LGBT Disparities Reduction Act.
As we observe another World AIDS Day December 1, I wish I could believe a cure was in sight but unfortunately I cannot.
For the first World AIDS Day on December 1, 1988 the World Health Organization gave a small grant to the fledgling Names Project (its AIDS Memorial Quilt being then a little more than a year old).
Marilyn Monroe Cazares was a 22-year-old transgender Latina who "courageously lived her truth" in Brawley, California.
For at least the past 15 years, the U.S. Supreme Court has had a 5-4 conservative majority.
After realizing I was gay in the waning years of the Obama era, it always seemed as if there were two dueling factions in the fight to ensure equality for people like me.
"Shayne, Phyllis Lyon is on line 2."
I first encountered the Invisible Histories Project through its director of research and development Maigen Sullivan.