Southern Pride – A history lesson

As statues of Confederate leaders fall one after another, in an atmosphere of bitter disunity and even hatred, it is useful to consider the...

Haters are going To hate – Reflections on Charlottesville

Do not for even one moment suppose that what happened in Charlottesville last weekend doesn’t affect us in New Jersey. Our so-called blue state...

Who was “Detroit’s” intended movie audience?

Fifty years ago this summer, an urban rebellion took place. One hundred and fifty-nine riots erupted in African American cities across the country. The...

The President’s war on transgender service members

This week LGBT Americans received a one-two punch from the Presidents administration. The first punch was the President’s ban against transgender service members. In...

The disconnect between the President and me

Editor's Letter Things got off to a rocky start, people implored me to please give the president a chance. “He might surprise you,” they...

Will the Supreme Court allow businesses to refuse service to the...

This past week the Supreme Court announced that it would hear the case Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The case will have...

The enduring use of the N-word

Commentary In this political climate hate speech is becoming common use. And there has been an up tick of the use of the n-word, even...

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...

LGBT Pride events display disparities

June is Pride Month for LGBT communities across the country — and parades abound. While we all rev up each June for pride so,...

Caitlyn Jenner’s painful growing pains

Commentary When June approaches, I always like to reflect on the pantheon in our LGBT community. However, when it comes to Caitlyn Jenner, it is...