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Letters to the Editor: Jan. 5, 2018

Posted: January 5th, 2018 | Editorial, Featured, Letters to the editor | No Comments

More artistic support

[Ref: “Gay News Briefs: Art fundraiser makes nearly a grand,” Vol. 8, Issue 26, or online at bit.ly/2BTs5Ra.]

Additionally, Patrick Brown and myself also sent off at least 40 postcards to Visual AIDS to raise more funds for the 20th anniversary of Postcard From The Edge. At $85 each, this could help them to raise over $3,000. We are so happy to be a conduit for this important program.

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Letters to the Editor: Dec. 8 – 21, 2017

Posted: December 8th, 2017 | Editorial, Featured, Letters to the editor | 1 Comment

You helped to feed over 600 people

The 29th annual Scott Carlson Thanksgiving Community Dinner and Food Drive resulted in over 600 people receiving a tasty meal of turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls and pies at The San Diego LGBT Community Center; the City Heights Elderly Senior Housing Center; UC San Diego Hillcrest sixth floor; as well as the Hillcrest fire station.

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Letters to the editor – Sept. 29, 2017

Posted: September 29th, 2017 | Editorial, Featured, Letters to the editor | No Comments

Be smart about hepatitis A

The County of San Diego is experiencing a hepatitis A outbreak, which has significant ramifications for the gay male community in San Diego.

This outbreak is not food borne. The outbreak is currently centered in the homeless and injection and other drug-using communities through close person-to-person contact. However, the outbreak is already jumping to other populations and there are over 440 cases with 16 deaths.

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Letters to the editor – July 21, 2017

Posted: July 21st, 2017 | Editorial, Featured, Letters to the editor | No Comments

#NoJusticeNoPride [Ref: “Analysis: Status of a Pride Parade,” online only at bit.ly/2ukeYI6.] I am soo happy that the much needed dialog has begun … I would love to attend a function to learn more about #NoJusticeNoPride. After the rally
as an “elder” and fighter, I am very interested in empowering the voice of the unheard! —Tracie Jada O’Brien

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Letters to the editor – July 7, 2017

Posted: July 7th, 2017 | Editorial, Featured, Letters to the editor | No Comments

Response to ‘Pride, Inc.’ [Ref: “Guest editorial: Pride, Incorporated,” Vol. 8, Issue 13, or online at bit.ly/2sVyeua.] This “editorial” is misleading and ignores that many of these corporations are involved through their LGBT Employee Resource Groups who are bringing together their LGBT employees and their families through the Pride event like Sony and Qualcomm. Do they not get to celebrate Pride because of where they work? Can only LGBT people who work for nonprofits participate?

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Letters to the editor – May 26, 2017

Posted: May 26th, 2017 | Editorial, Featured, Letters to the editor | No Comments

Applause for ArtZine [Ref: “ArtZine,” Vol. 8, Issue 9 and Issue 10, or online at gay-sd.com/artzine and tinyurl.com/kvsf7m4.] Thank you for your new column, ArtZine. Given funding cuts for our arts, it is all the more crucial that we shine a strong light on our arts and the artists of our community. Bravo! —William “Bill” Kelly, via email

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Letters to the editor – April 28, 2017

Posted: April 28th, 2017 | Editorial, Featured, Letters to the editor | No Comments

Hillcrest woes Lately, we Hillcrest residents have been getting a pretty raw deal from the city and in general. Our rents climb ever higher as our neighborhood deteriorates into a filthy playground for ill-behaved street people. A simple walk to the store (which many will no longer do after dark) often involves dodging human feces and walking over the bodies of passed out homeless as we navigate through their fields of garbage.

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