Benjamin Medrano Mexico’s first openly gay mayor


Benjamin Medrano, a 47-year-old singer and gay bar-owner became  the first openly gay mayor in Mexico. Fresnillo       is 1600 miles from Sacramento, in the state of Zacatecas, a mostly rural state known for embossed belts, cowboy boots , an macho men with serious swag . The city of 230,000 is also one of Mexico’s mainContinue reading “Benjamin Medrano Mexico’s first openly gay mayor”

FIRST: Jason Collins


A few weeks ago my daughter and I saw 42, the movie about Jackie Robinson .   It was a very moving  as I know the loneliness and the ongoing emotional line one walks when he is the first. The first person stands straight, he or she measures their words because we know the expectations, we knowContinue reading “FIRST: Jason Collins”