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Life Beyond Therapy: Who do you love?

(Editor's note: This post originally appeared HERE on SDGLN media partner Gay San Diego.)

Do you ever read those little magazines that tell you all about porn stars and their latest movies? I do. I read just about everything in front of me: You never know what you might learn.

I found an interesting article in one of them. The basic premise of the article was don’t get fat, or your lover will leave you.

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THEATER REVIEW: “Broken Glass” at North Coast Rep

Arthur Miller wrote his greatest plays (American classics “All My Sons,” “Death of a Salesman,” “An Enemy of the People,” “The Crucible” and “A View from the Bridge”) between the late 1940s and mid-1950s.

Later in his career, Miller began exploring his own Jewishness and what it means to be a Jew. “Broken Glass,” written in 1994, falls into that category.

North Coast Repertory Theatre presents “Broken Glass” through Nov. 10. Rosina Reynolds directs.

San Diego Democrats for Equality to hear recommendations on club's future

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Democrats for Equality at an Oct. 24 meeting will hear a report from its Transformation Task Force on recommendations for restructuring the club.

The task force has been working since June to formulate recommendations for a restructure of the nearly 40 year old club. The group has had several conversations with membership and community members to best gauge the club's future direction.

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COMMENTARY: Questioning the wisdom of Boy Scouts' limitations on Scout leaders | VIDEO

Dear Boy Scouts of America,

I just want to be clear on who it is you want to lead your young Boy Scout troops.

It is my understanding that you will not allow the following men to lead a Boy Scout troop because they are gay:

• Barney Frank, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1980-2013.

• Neil Patrick Harris, award-winning actor

• Thomas Roberts, MSNBC anchor

• Elton John, megastar entertainer

I also understand that you are more than happy to have as one of your troop leaders someone named Glenn Taylor.

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Meet LGBT History Month icon Simon Nkoli | VIDEO

(Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month, celebrated annually to recognize the notable achievements of LGBT people throughout time. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDGLN will publish the story here in the Causes section. View previous LGBT History Month icons HERE.)

ADOPT ME! Take Dragon home!

Dragon is a black cat weighing 10.4 pounds. He is 2 years old and has been neutered.

Why I'd make a great companion

San Diego Interim Mayor Todd Gloria to address North Park Community Association

SAN DIEGO -- Interim Mayor Todd Gloria will speak at the next meeting of the North Park Community Association (NPCA) scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 6-8 pm.

Gloria, who also represents the third council district, will speak about city and community issues and also take questions from the crowd as time permits.

Watch LIVE the March on Springfield to support marriage equality

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The March on Springfield for Marriage Equality will take today, Oct. 22, on the scheduled first day of the fall veto session of the Illinois Legislature.

The event will be broadcast live on Livestream and in high definition.

The march is part of a broad grassroots strategy to secure final passage of Senate Bill 10, the "Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act," already approved by the Illinois Senate.

City of West Hollywood to host annual Halloween Carnaval

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Nearly 500,000 are expected to descend upon West Hollywood's Santa Monica Boulevard on Halloween for the annual Carnaval - one of the biggest such events in the world.

This year's event is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 31 from 6-11 pm between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard.

Visitors will be treated to a spectacle of creative and eclectic costumes at the free event that attracts Los Angeles residents and Halloween revelers from around the world.

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New Mexico Supreme Court to hear marriage case on Wednesday

SANTA FE, N.M. -- With New Jersey now in the fold as the 14th state to embrace marriage equality, the nation’s attention is swiftly shifting to New Mexico where the state Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear oral arguments on same-gender marriage.

New Mexico is the only U.S. state that has not taken a legal stance on marriage equality. The state Constitution doesn’t address the issue, and Legislature has failed in several attempts since 2008 to pass legislation involving civil unions, domestic partnerships and marriage equality.

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