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It’s probably worse than we think

Casting Aspersions Watching CNN over morning coffee and shaking my head in disbelief has become a daily ritual. Every day brings fresh examples of...

Bishop Eddie Long’s cautionary tale about homophobia

When news hit the airwaves that Bishop Eddie Long died from an unnamed aggressive cancer resulting in dramatic weight lost, many now throughout the...

Revolting Reverend Franklin Graham

Creep of the Week Wonder Woman made me gay. At least, that’s what I like to tell people. Since I am old I’m, of...

Trump’s comment about “s-hole countries” impacts LGBT asylum seekers

President Trump’s proclivity for racist remarks comes as no surprise to me. His now- infamous comment stating a preference for immigrants coming from a...

Billy Graham’s ministry of LGBT intolerance 

The Rev. William (Billy) Franklin Graham Jr. (1918- 2018) has died at the age of 99. Too often, hagiographies are painted when people die,...

The Women’s March on Washington highlights old and new tensions

The number of people who took to the streets for Women’s March on Washington in D.C. and its sister marches across the country, and...

Random reflections on life in New Jersey

Casting Aspersions  We’ve arrived at yet another Pride Month, secure in the gay-friendly bubble of New Jersey. Yes, we have the highest taxes in the...

Why can’t puppets Bert and Ernie be gay?

Bert and Ernie as gay couple was inconceivable in 1969 Sesame Street’s most famous duo Bert and Ernie first appeared in 1969. That is...

Editors IN Box – Pride is Visibility

Out In Jersey magazine Editor Sam MartinoJune is the month when our visibility is most prevalent and pride is celebrated all over the world, we come out in droves to show that we are proud of who we are. We stand together. New Jersey has been showing its pride for 23 years with their spectacular celebration in Asbury Park, but June is not the only month that we are visible.

Positive Thoughts: A sense of community

Community is a word I often hear bandied about at various HIV meetings, conferences and gatherings, but it’s sometimes a loaded word that often...