Three transgender bills pass in New Jersey Senate with bipartisan support

Transgender advocates are ecstatic today after the New Jersey State Senate passed the Birth Certificate Bill in Trenton. A similar bill was vetoed multiple...

Jussie Smollett’s “Empire” state of mind

Actor-activist on defying Hollywood limitations & using his voice for good Really, aside from a fame-catapulting role on Empire and a dreamy croon so...

The dark early days of AIDS

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Watching "The Dallas Buyers Club" on the big screen this past week, the new film about the early days of the HIV/ AIDS epidemic, had me recalling those dark days when we as a community were literally fighting for our very lives, and appreciating the real heroes of the era. For those with delicate sensibilities, you might not want to read my following memories of those early days.

Pentagon must allow qualified transgender Americans to enter the military

The American Military Partner Association responded to a federal judge's ruling that the military must move forward with previous plans to allow transgender individuals to...

Decades of dance defined with Cher

Cher’s top 10 dance remixes   Every one of us has had a moment on the dance floor with a Cher remix track. Whether you...

Election 2016: What is the effect on marriage equality?

For couples worried about the status of marriage equality as a result of the recent election, the National Center for Lesbian Rights said there...

Horizon Foundation for NJ approves $25,000 grant to Garden State Equality

Horizon Foundation for New Jersey approved $721,500 in grants to community organizations, including at $25,000 grant to Garden State Equality. 18 other non-profit organizations...

My Stars: February/March 2017

Aquarius (Jan 20-Feb 18): February brings you  respect and affection, which inspires you to do more for others, too much, in fact. March finds...

It isn’t over – It will never be over

Casting Aspersions We all breathed a deep sigh of relief when we woke up on December 13 to the news that the loathsome Roy...

Bella Sky says Beacon Light crown gives her “purpose”

Bella Sky 2014Bella Sky is one of the newest gals to hit the New Jersey drag scene and is making a splash. She had a show stopping performance at the Den - winning the Miss Den crown for 2014 and a scorching turn on the Miss New Jersey pageant. She has taken the title of Miss Gay New Jersey At-Large and made it her own.