Editor’s Desk


The Rainbow Times 2016 Endorsements Released

The endorsements are based on research of candidates’ pro-equality stances across the board By: TRT Editorial Staff— Presidential Candidates: Hillary Clinton for President It’s Hillary…




#OneSalem unites after explosion, an introspection 

The Rainbow Times’ editor shares introspective thoughts following the Salem Mass. explosion of the publication’s newspaper box. By: Nicole Lashomb, Editor-in-Chief  SALEM, Mass.—On the morning of…





My Woman Card: “Deal Me In” Too

By: Nicole Lashomb*/Editor-in-Chief— “Frankly, if Hillary Clinton were a man, I don’t think she’d get 5 percent of the vote,” said Republican Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump in…


Bernie or Bust: A Disturbing Reality

By: Nicole Lashomb*/Editor-in-Chief— Bernie or Bust. A movement widely known as “Bernie or Bust” has been circulating for some time now on the web. Simply…



A Democratic Conundrum: Clinton or Sanders

By: Nicole Lashomb/Editor-in-Chief— There’s no doubt that the political landscape has shifted dramatically since Pres. Obama’s first run for the oval office in 2008. Like…



Happy Holidays from Our Family to Yours

By: Nicole Lashomb/TRT Editor-in-Chief— Happy Holidays (whistling well-known caroling songs)! Like many people, undeniably, this is my favorite time of the year. However, this past…




Warning: Genital Inspection, 50 Feet Ahead

By: Nicole Lashomb, Editor-in-Chief— Maybe you’ve heard of him. The Congressman from South Dakota who thinks its perfectly fine to “inspect” the genitals of transgender…