DG took me to my first gay bar. I'd known him since our freshman year of college. One afternoon, he'd walked across the quad wearing white sunglasses and I had hollered at him, "Where did you get those and why aren't we friends yet?" more

Jun 27, 2016 12:00 AM At the Intersection


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I’ve been told, ‘Don’t talk to anyone at CityBeat.’” Derrick Roach smiles when he says this, giving his glass of Diet Coke a quick jiggle. “But if you talk,” he continued, “at least you develop a relationship, and you might have something t... more

Jan 6, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

Dear Mr. Peter ["Letters," Aug. 14]: You seem to have no idea that you are living in a secular democratic republic where your unalienable rights are assumed at birth (not conferred by law). more

Sep 25, 2013 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor

The LGBT community is celebrating monumental victories this year. The U.S. Supreme Court rulings on Prop. 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) are landmark wins for civil rights and cause for major celebration. more

Jul 10, 2013 12:00 AM Short List Event Picks

I am disappointed that  CityBeat  could not write a story about transgender people without messing up a person's preferred gender pronoun.  CityBeat  owes Lyn Gwizdak an apology. more

May 1, 2013 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor more

Apr 23, 2013 12:00 AM Features

Homophobes in the 76th state Assembly District won't have many choices at the ballot box. The Democratic nominee is former San Diego City Councilmember Toni Atkins, a lesbian. The Republican nominee is Ralph Denney, a gay accountant. more

Jun 30, 2010 12:00 AM News & Opinion

Photographer Andrew Printer's exhibition challenges the gay community to fight for the right not to marry more

Sep 1, 2009 12:00 AM Culture

Ronny Green knows all about taking risks early on in a relationship. On the way home from his first date with Brian Terczynski at the 1998 LGBT Pride Parade, Green confessed that he was an HIV-positive patient who'd lost his kidneys. more

Apr 12, 2006 12:00 AM Seen Local

Nicole Ramirez has it down. He (yes, he) will put on the hair and makeup, don one of those fabulous gowns and throw a fundraising bash that no rational local politico would pass up. He, in fact, organized the only drag ball in the history o... more

Nov 13, 2002 12:00 AM News

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