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Staying High in These Days of Going Low

When we see hate speech and injustice, we must hold tight to Michelle Obama’s words.   First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech on the opening night of...

White LGBTQ community, I need your help against police harassment!

I am always worried to the point of nail-biting when my spouse leaves in the morning for Boston Medical Center if she’ll return home...

NBA Stars need to push for referendum on racism in San...

National Basketball Association stars Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James opened up ESPN’s 2016 Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly (ESPY) Awards...

Trump Likely To Roll Back LGBT Rights

Despite Thiel Appearance At RNC   During last night's celebratory session in which Manhattan real-estate mogul Donald Trump accepted the nomination of the Republican Party as...

Darkness In The American Soul

By Nathan James In every epoch of human history, there come times of upheaval and turbulence, when the fabric of civilized societies begins to tear...

Op Ed: View from San Francisco

People of color under attack in Orlando As we begin our celebration of Pride in San Francisco, I remain effected by the tragedy of the...

The Volunteer Champ, Muhammad Ali

  From 1983 to 1993, I taught Bible to teen felons housed at the San Francisco juvenile hall. Until then, I never knew a sixteen-year-old...

United Methodist Church’s inhospitality toward its LGBTQs

The United Methodist Church is in the need of prayer. And, one that emphasizes full inclusion of all its parishioners. At General Conference this month...

Simple Choice for new San Francisco Police Chief

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is using deception in an attempt to claim he is on top of the demand for police reform and...

Looking back on the anniversaries of May 17th through the years

  When you reside at the intersections of multiple identities anniversaries of your civil rights struggles can be both bitter and sweet. And this May...