We have one more week to plan out the most important day of our lives….MOTHER’S DAY!  Now I don’t know about you, but my mom is my #1 woman in my life.  My mom has supported me through everything and anything that Life has brought me.  Coming out to my mom about 10 years ago (wow, I just realized it’s been 10 years) was one of the best feelings I felt throughout my entire life!  I feel like since I came out to her one Summer evening, our relationship has brought us a lot closer.  I can share and talk to her, pretty much, about everything!  I also thank her for a lot of my successes as she has been my prime supporter (both morally and financially).  Without my mom, I don’t know where I would be today. Read the rest of this entry »

Ever wonder why you are the only one out of your group of gay friends who does not have a boyfriend?  Or, is it possible that you came across the idea that you are not THAT bad in the market, and wonder why others have the hottest guys, leaving you alone on a Friday night?  Luckily for me, I met Mi Amor at the time when we used to work for the same company.  It’s actually a story that we enjoy reminding each other about and love telling others.  But for your favor, I’m here to help you out!  So, here’s a few GREAT ideas on HOW TO FIND YOU A MAN! Read the rest of this entry »

The Avengers break new records at the box-office this weekend!  For those of you who had the opportunity to catch this movie over the weekend, I’m sure you were not upset about this Marvel flick!  Read the rest of this entry »

Ever thought about creating your own Gay & Lesbian Center?  I have!  I came across a blog today that gave me a sense of inspiration.  The following article was published from the Hanford Sentinel and  looks into the development of the Hanford Gay and Lesbian Center. Read the rest of this entry »

Aside  —  Posted: May 5, 2012 in Art + Culture, LGBT News, Music, Social Work
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In Houston, ballet folklorico dancers will ring in Cinco de Mayo by stomping to traditional Mexican music in a city park. New York City will close parts of Spanish Harlem and Queens for street fairs as Mexican flags flap from apartment fire escapes and car antennas. Albuquerque honors the day with a Mariachi concert and free cab rides for those who show their love for Mexico with a little too much Dos Equis XX or tequila.

Even West Des Moines, Iowa, has an all-day festival with Mexican food, artwork and live music. Read the rest of this entry »

AURORA, Colo. — A 6-year-old boy was suspended from his suburban Denver school for three days after school officials said he told a girl “I’m sexy and I know it,” a line from a popular song. Read the rest of this entry »

Aside  —  Posted: May 4, 2012 in Art + Culture, Celebrities, Education, Music, Social Work, Video Reaction
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EXPOSITION PARK, Calif. (KTLA) — A gas main break caused a small fire to erupt on the USC campus in Exposition Park Friday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Aside  —  Posted: May 4, 2012 in Colleges & Universities, Education, Personal, USC
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Members of the band fun., which is currently enjoying an inescapable hit with their single “We Are Young, next have their eyes set on creating a marriage equality non-profit, according to a profile in The Washington Post. Read the rest of this entry »

Aside  —  Posted: May 4, 2012 in Art + Culture, Celebrities, LGBT News, Music, Video Reaction
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The USC School of Social Work has announced the launch of Military Behavioral Health: An International Journal of Research and Community Study, the first academic journal dedicated to the biopsychosocial health and well-being of service members, veterans and families impacted by military service.

The bi-annual journal, which will be housed at the school’s USC Center for Innovation and Research on Veterans and Military Families (CIR) and published by Routledge and the Taylor & Francis Group, will address resiliency and transition challenges among military personnel and their families through peer-reviewed behavioral health research. Read the rest of this entry »

Moving at the glacial pace typical of Catholic institutions, the University of Notre Dame has said it will wait until the fall to make a decision about whether or not to official recognize—and give student fees to—a gay-straight alliance.A school spokesperson was lightning-quick, however, in announcing that Notre Dame would not add sexual orientation to the school’s non-discrimination policy. Read the rest of this entry »