Letter to Editor | An Open Letter to Mayor Dean Trantalis and Pastor Rob Pacienza

Dear Mayor Trantalis and Pastor Pacienza: I welcome the spirit of your...

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Jesse’s Journal | Coronavirus Journal VIII: The Quest for a COVID Vaccine

The last time I wrote my Coronavirus Journal it was still 2020, an “awful year” that I...

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Shop with Pride | Rowenclia Has a Ring for Every Occasion!

Bisexual Elliemay Rowena Davies is only 16 years old and owns a small business with over 1,000...

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Jesse’s Journal | In Praise of Thrift Stores

I love thrift stores. The price is mostly right, the quality is surprisingly good, and my money...

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Two Guys and a Dog | Did We Lose ‘Community’ with Assimilation?

A Canadian gay man my age wrote to ask if I felt we had lost something special because of...

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Guest Column | Goodbye Alcee, You Were My Personal Hero

Back in 2011, Democratic Congressman Alcee Hastings stood at the podium to deliver the keynote...

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OP-ED | The Life and Legacy of Congressman Alcee Hastings

In a year of incalculable losses, our community has now suffered an immeasurable one.

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Shop with Pride | From Wallets to Leather Harness Sets - Junkmaille Can Do It All!

Becky Schmader’s leather goods business is uniquely tied to the LGBT community because of the...

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Opinion | Targeting Trans Students Hurts Everyone

(SS) I am the proud mom of a female scholar-athlete. She loves the camaraderie, the...

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Mark my Words | ‘Religious Freedom’ is Not About Religion. It’s About Money

Here’s a secret that has stopped the Equality Act in its tracks in the U.S. Senate. The...

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Mombian | A Sporting Chance

When the Equality Act, a sweeping piece of LGBT civil rights legislation, had a Senate hearing...

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Letter to Editor | Let’s Finish the Flag Debate: We Have Real Work to Do

In the midst of a polarizing disagreement around the colors of the Pride flag, several members...

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Shop with Pride | ‘Wash This Way’ With Soap Inspired by Black Musicians

Entrepreneurship runs in the Hicks family, so it was no surprise when Dennis Hicks took up soap...

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Guest Column | Pontiff is Wrong on Same-Sex Marriage, Church Leader Says

Pope Francis’ statement that the Catholic Church cannot bless “sinful same-sex unions” is...

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Tax Talk | What to do if You Get an IRS Audit Letter in the Mail

As a former IRS agent, I get called all the time from prospective clients that say that they...

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Jesse’s Journal | Good News from Vitambi Springs

In a previous column I wrote about the financial troubles of Vitambi Springs Florida...

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