10 Things to Consider When Speaking to Your Kids About 9/11

A student from Trimmier Elementary School waves his flag during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony, Sept. 10. The children all had a flag which they waved throughout the mornings events. After multiple presentations and performances by the schools choir, soldiers from 4th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, walked around school with the students and faculty during their annual Freedom Walk.

By Alex Temblador Today is September 11th and for many of you, this day is significant. Whether you were in New York City when it happened or you were living in Hawaii at the time, the events that occurred on 9/11 impacted us all. Every one of us has a personal story about how we […]

Interracial & Same-Sex Marriage Equality Photo History

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By Alex Temblador History seems to have a way of repeating itself. Almost half a century ago, interracial marriage was legalized. Recently, the fight for same-sex marriage ended with a SCOTUS victory decision. It took two movements separated by almost fifty years for the United States to welcome in a true era of marriage equality. A quick […]

New York Chosen As National LGBT Museum Site


The Board of Directors of the National LGBT Museum has voted to base the museum in New York City. Longtime LGBT activist Kevin Jennings has been elected as co-chair. Founded in 2008 by Board Co-Chair Tim Gold, the National LGBT Museum engaged in an extensive visioning process (details of which can be found at nationallgbtmuseum.org), examined […]

Twenty Years

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By: Tanya Ward Goodman On the day the riots broke out in Los Angeles, I was eating lunch at a Thai restaurant on Larchmont Boulevard just down the street from the television production company where I worked. We didn’t usually all eat together. Mindful of my tiny paycheck, I usually scrounged left over bagels in […]