French police officer killed was a part of LGBT community

Paris police identified the officer killed in last Thursday's terror attack on the Champs Elysee as 37-year-old Xavier Jugele. He was a member of Flag,...

Fake vs. real: News or storytime?

One of the biggest stories of 2016, if it could be believed, was the emergence of a frightening trend in the news: the propagation...

John Water’s new book “Make Trouble”

John Waters, filmmaker, comedian, director, author, and hailed by critics as the Prince of Puke, which he wears proudly, was recently at the Clinton...

Obama pardons Manning as his presidency comes to an end

In a questionable move objected to by the Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of former Army soldier Chelsea...

Rose’s challenge — becoming Reverend Peter Beeson

Roses are tough, and roses rise  The person you were born, that is God’s design. Then, you grow older. From child, to tween, to teen...

NJ Legislator introduces package to insure Transgender civil rights

North Jersey Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle hailed the decision by the Boy Scouts of America to include transgender scouts. The BSA move came just hours after...

Love and adoption

This is a story about one couple’s quest to adopt and provide a loving home for two children. Did you know in 2016, there...

Newark school board candidate among those supported by the Victory Fund

This week the Victory Fund endorsed eight candidates in state and local races. In New Jersey, they endorsed Reginald Bledsoe who ran as a...

LGBT students may apply for scholarships from the Point Foundation

Nearly half of the nation’s undergraduate students are enrolled at community colleges, which are an increasingly important springboard for advancing to a bachelor’s degree....

Civil-rights icon Congressman John Lewis on LGBT equality, social justice

LGBT History Month When President Barack Obama linked Selma, Seneca Falls and Stonewall in his second Inaugural Address, it was a connection that hit...