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Miley Cyrus’ latest tattoo spells big support for marriage equality

San Diego LGBT newspaper

Teen singer and former Disney star Miley Cyrus has taken a strong stand in favor of marriage equality in recent months, vocalizing her frustration with discriminatory business and practices via Twitter. Now, the 18-year-old has taken her advocacy to another level – and selected a new a tattoo designed in part to promote the validity […]

Lesbian woman sues Sizzler Steakhouse after violent attack

Leading LGBT civil rights organization Lamda Legal recently filed a lawsuit against a Queens, New York Sizzler Steakhouse after an employee allegedly attacked a lesbian woman for being gay. The suit was filed on behalf of Liza Friedlander, who was eating lunch at Forest Hills restaurant when the manager began shouting slurs and obscenities and […]

Rachel Maddow hit with defamation lawsuit by anti-gay ministry leader

San Diego LGBT newspaper

MSNBC host Rachel Maddow is facing a $50 million lawsuit for allegedly making defamatory statements during a segment about conservative preacher and radio host Bradlee Dean. The lawsuit claims that Maddow intentionally misconstrued comments that Dean made last year regarding his beliefs on gay rights with the intent of damaging both his reputation and that […]

California courts set date to resume Prop. 8 hearings

The California Supreme Court announced Thursday that it will hold a hearing in September to resolve arguments surrounding the state’s current ban on same-sex marriage under Proposition 8. On September 6, 2011, the court will take on the question of whether or not ballot initiative sponsors are justified in their attempts to fight court rulings […]

Comic-Con International

After Dark, July 28, 2011

Reflecting on life after Pride

Hello, my dear friends. Yes, there is life after Pride. Well, there is life after Pride for some of us; others are still trying to find things here and there or just trying to resuscitate their bodies (like me!). We all have to survive, so we can make it to Halloween and wear that fabulous […]

City Council votes 6-2 to repeal medical marijuana ordinance

The San Diego City Council voted 6-2 Monday to repeal its own medical marijuana dispensary ordinance rather than put the measure on the ballot that might have cost the city almost $1 million in election and printing costs. Council President Tony Young and Councilwoman Marti Emerald both said since a successful petition drive brought in […]

DADT repeal impacts San Diego

With more than 110,000 active duty military service members stationed in San Diego – the largest concentration in the U.S. – the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) could have a drastic impact here. “It’s going to have a huge impact,” said Kristen Kavanaugh, co-founder and executive director of Military Acceptance Project (MAP), a […]

SDGMC publishes calendar

San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus has published its first-ever 18-month calendar, aptly named Men of San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus! The calendar features the chorus members in various famous San Diego locations and local sponsoring businesses. This calendar is good from July 2011 to December 2012. “Each month is sponsored by a local business with […]

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