The State | 08.2015

ADAM UMHOEFER, AFER AFER CLOSES DOWN Group formed to take down California’s Proposition 8 is shutting its doors. Formed nearly six years ago to fight for marriage equality by such Hollywood heavy-hitters as Rob Reiner and Dustin Lance Black, American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) Executive Director Adam Umhoefer announced this month that the organization…

The Talk | 08.2015

YOUR SILENCE “If you have a gay friend who is being bullied for that fact and you say nothing, your silence is as loud as their violence, is the best way to put it. It’s basically an education to people to stand up and speak up, and the worst sickness that we live with in…

The Transaction | 08.2015

BAMBY SALCEDO, PRESIDENT OF THE TRANSLATIN@ COALITION TRANS PROTEST IN LOS ANGELES  The Los Angeles Trans community took the streets of Mid-town L.A. on July 24, to protest the recent brutal murders of two trans women during the course of one week. The victims are 66 year-old, KC Haggard of Fresno, Calif. and 25 year-old,…