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Mitt Romney fuels NOM’s divisive racial tactics

WASHINGTON – The Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization,  released never-before-seen financial documents Friday from the National Organization for Marriage showing a $10,000 donation from Mitt Romney’s PAC in 2008.  HRC called on Mitt Romney to disavow the racially divisive tactics of the National Organization for […]

Rape charges against Kobulnicky dropped

Sexual assault and kidnapping charges held against Michael Kobulnicky, a former Tea Party spokesperson and Carl DeMaio mayoral campaign volunteer, were dropped Thursday after the alleged victim rescinded her story this week. Kobulnicky was charged ten days ago after the victim claimed she was kidnapped and raped on Fiesta Island after accepting a ride home […]

D.A. Dumanis cracks down on synthetic drugs in San Diego

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San Diego District Attorney and mayoral hopeful Bonnie Dumanis has taken action to remove synthetic drugs – commonly known as “bath salts” – off hundreds of retail shelves throughout San Diego County following a new state law that bans their sale. Nearly 100 letters were sent out from Dumanis and Sheriff Bill Gore warning businesses […]

Julian Bond: ‘Gay and lesbian marriage are universal rights’

In an interview with CNN‘s Anderson Cooper Thursday, Julian Bond, social activist and former chairman for the NAACP, reaffirmed his position that marriage is a civil right which all Americans should be entitled to regardless of sexual orientation. The interview follows news that the National Organization for Marriage may have had intent to create a […]

Women on a mission: An Interview with God-Des & She

God-Des & She may be best known for their debut on Showtime’s hit series, “The L Word”, but these ladies have come a long way since then. Since their appearance on the show, they’ve gone on to sell more than 40,000 albums, tour the nation, headline Pride festivals throughout the county, and give a voice […]

San Diego Zoo preps for ‘Play Days’ season opener

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Click to watch the video: Play Days Preview The San Diego Zoo Global’s national spokesperson, Rick Schwartz, and a group of animals practiced the opening ceremony for Play Days Wednesday.  In a session that included a few mis-squawks, laughter and a lot of fun, the team prepared for an opening ceremony scheduled for 9 a.m. […]

San Diego Hoops wrap up another successful season

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Big Mike’s Sports Rub finished off an undefeated season by beating Baja Betty’s in the title game. The Closing Party was held at Pecs and was very well attended. The following awards were announced during the party: Best Big Man: Tommy Miles Best 6th Man: Samantha Raymer GQ Award: Tommy Miles Million-Dollar Move, 10-Cent Finish […]

‘Olé! Olé! Olé!’ opens Gay Men’s Chorus season

The San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus (SDGMC) will kick off its 2012 season with a production called Olé! Olé! Olé!, Saturday, April 14 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 15 at 3 p.m. at the historic Balboa Theatre in downtown San Diego. Following sold-out performances by gay men’s choruses in Seattle, Houston and Minneapolis, the […]

San Diego civic leader chosen as Woman of the Year

State Assemblymember Toni Atkins has chosen Nikki Clay, chair of the San Diego Convention Center board of directors and partner in the government relations firm Carpi and Clay, as the Woman of the Year in the 76th Assembly District. Clay was honored in a presentation on the floor of the state Assembly. “Nikki Clay has […]

Fletcher quits GOP: ‘You deserve better’

Hours before a highly anticipated LGBT mayoral forum at The Center, sponsored by San Diego Democrats for Equality, Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher announced that he has decided to leave the Republican Party and will become an independent. Fletcher said that he has struggled with the decision but came to it in an effort to do “what […]

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