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Man ordered to stand trial for murder of ‘Cowboy’

A judge has ordered a North Park man to stand trial for the murder of Jason “Cowboy” Huggins and felony assault of his boyfriend, both of whom were hit in the head with rocks in a canyon. Joshua James Larson, 37, will get a trial date set Oct. 27 when he appears before a San […]

San Diego’s still No. 5 in same-sex households – for now

Offering no revised numbers for cities, and cutting by approximately 30 percent its 2010 count of same-sex couples living in the country, the U.S. Census Bureau recently adjusted its inaugural collection of data about gay and lesbian couples. In recent days, some San Diego news outlets have reported as fact that San Diego has almost […]

‘Nightmare’ returns to Normal St.

The Center’s Nightmare on Normal Street, Hillcrest’s Halloween block party, returns Saturday, Oct. 29 7-10 p.m. on Normal Street, just north of University Avenue. Once again, the outrageous Nicole is emcee for the fabulous costume contest. Registration for the costume contest is limited to the first 66 entries and will close promptly at 8:30 p.m. […]

Sober Halloween at Alano Club

The Live and Let Live Alano Club in University Heights (1730 Monroe Ave.) will celebrate Halloween with an LGBT sober dance and prize-awarding costume contest at its clubroom Oct. 29. The event is $5 for Alano Club members or $8 for non-members. The event will begin at 10 p.m. and wrap up at 12:30 a.m. […]

Obama ordered chaplains to break law: Santorum

WASHINGTON – Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum continued his crusade against the LGBT community as he pledged to battle marriage equality on a state-by-state basis. Santorum said he promises to “fight in every state to make sure that marriage remains between one man and one woman.” Speaking at the Value Voters Summit 2011 in Washington, […]

Judiciary Committee to act on repeal of DOMA

WASHINGTON – The chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has announced Nov. 3 as the date to begin debate on legislation to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Leahy announced earlier this month his intention to schedule committee consideration of the Respect for Marriage Act, a bill that would repeal DOMA. […]

HRC calls on Tennessee School District to stop obstructing formation of GSAs

WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has called on school leaders in Tennessee’s Monroe County to stop subverting the formation of a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) at Sequoyah High School in Madisonville. This follows the latest incident in Monroe County, Tenn. where, not only did Principal Maurice Moser deny his school the right to have […]

ICE to tear married gay couple apart

PHILADELPHIA – Anton Tanumihardja and his husband, Brian Andersen – a U.S. citizen – were legally married in a ceremony in Washington, D.C. Recently, Anton, a gay man originally from Indonesia who has resided in Philadelphia for the past nine years, was denied a reprieve from deportation by Philadelphia’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) office. […]

Former minister arrested for gay sex

NICOSIA, North Cyprus – Former Greek Cypriot finance minister Michalis Sarris and two other men have been arrested in North Cyprus in connection with alleged sexual offenses. The Cyprus Mail reported that Turkish Cypriot authorities raided a house in north Nicosia, arresting three males: Sarris and two Turkish Cypriots, believed to be 17 and 30-something. […]

Nightclub ejects gay couple for kissing

SWANSEA, Wales – A Welsh nightclub has been accused of ejecting a gay couple for allegedly sharing a quick kiss. Two men were enjoying a night out at Reflex nightclub in Swansea when they were ejected by club security for “a quick peck on the lips.” Club security gave the reason for the ejection as […]

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