The Share

My Heart Is In My Recovery In recognition of Valentine’s Day, we asked a few local sober folks with various lengths of continuous recovery time what they love most about being clean and sober.  BY PAULO MURILLO BEING MYSELF “What I love most about sobriety is just me being alive. Being present. And I love being…

The State

License To Discriminate Equality California condemns health department’s new “moral exemption” rule. The Trump Administration’s Health and Human Services Department announced last month a new rule that would broaden current exemptions for health providers who do not want to provide services or treat people if they have a religious or moral objection to doing so.…

The Talk

Somebody Like Me “I won’t go [to the White House] because I don’t think somebody like me would be welcome there.” —Gay figure skater Adam Rippon, heading to Pyeongchang, South Korea for the Winter Olympics this month. Traditionally athletes representing the United States at the Olympics visit the White House and president before the event. The…

The Transaction

Daniela Vega, “A Fantastic Woman” Trans Breakthrough Oscars make transgender history. BY ORLY LYONNE Oscar nods for women and minorities drew many of the headlines in last month’s nominations, but this year’s Academy Awards also mark a breakthrough for transgender filmmakers, reports ABC News. Yance Ford, the director of the documentary Strong Island and a trans…