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Health and Human Services to collect LGBT health data

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has told reporters that her department “fully intends to collect LGBT data, through federal surveys.” In response to a question from the Washington Blade Sebelius said, “So it is definitely a commitment. We will be adding data questions to the national health surveys. And right […]

UN Human Rights Council passes first-ever resolution on sexual orientation and gender identity

SWITZERLAND – In a historic achievement for upholding the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has passed a resolution on human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity (L9/Rev1). The resolution, presented by South Africa along with Brazil and 39 additional co-sponsors from […]

Lesbianism ‘eradicated’ from Nigerian women’s soccer team

NIGERIA – The Nigerian women’s soccer team has announced that it has successfully eradicated homosexuality from the squad. In an astonishing statement to the New York Times, Coach Eucharia Uche claims that since she was hired in 2009 she had rid the team of lesbianism. Uche, who is married with two children, said lesbianism was […]

Born on the Fourth of July

Nobody deserves to be treated like that; nobody!

For me, it’s Governor Como for President in 2016. Let’s not forget it also took Republican senators votes for our successful Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and New York Marriage Equality victories. John Sanfilippo, his family and Brian deserved better This past Sunday, I believe God cried. He cried over how some of his shepherds hurt […]

‘Rock the Boulevard’ lineup announced

Live music returns with a bang this July to one of San Diego’s most iconic music venues, The Lafayette Hotel’s Mississippi ballroom, with Rock the Boulevard. The weekly event showcases some of the best of San Diego’s music scene every Friday night. The El Cajon Boulevard Business Improvement Association has announced the lineup for the […]

Summer in the Park 2011

Enjoy free entertainment at the Summer in the Park concerts at Trolley Barn Park. Bring a picnic or try the mobile vendors for ice cream and coffee treats, while you listen to the musical delights on offer. Concerts typically start at 6 p.m. and end at 8 p.m., every Friday from around the beginning of […]

Two new galleries, two new openings

I’ve said this before and I’ll probably say it again, San Diego is a large city with a promising but polarized art scene. On one end of the spectrum we have the large museums in La Jolla, downtown and Balboa Park. These are great places to see larger than life paintings and sculptures or impressive […]

Adults and kids alike will love ‘Shrek the Musical’

Combine everyone’s favorite ogre and donkey duo with an original musical score and you get the family fun-filled Shrek the Musical. The Broadway production brings its unique blend of humor to San Diego’s Civic Theatre from July 5-10. Similar to the 2001 film, the stage version tells the story of how Shrek meets Fiona and […]

Comic Relief: Finding the Funny

Comedian Paula Poundstone has made a career out of finding the funny in a plethora of situations, whether it’s raising her brood or expounding the virtues of cats, cats and more cats. And the comedy veteran will be bringing her three decades-long expertise and rapier wit to Anthology for two shows on July 2 at […]

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