Home »

SDPL’s PAWS fundraiser concludes on a high note

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Pool League’s (SDPL) Broomstick Tournament concluded this past weekend at the Eagle with the team of Anthony Juarez and his team mate Kim McBride (sponsored by Twiggs Coffee House) finishing in first place. Finishing in second place were League President Russ Mortenson Boyd and Nancy Logerberg sponsored by the […]

Clintons welcome announcement from friend Jason Collins

(CNN) — NBA center Jason Collins’ Monday essay in Sports Illustrated revealing he’s gay was met with quick praise from his classmate at Stanford, Chelsea Clinton. “Very proud of my friend Jason Collins for having the strength & courage to be the first openly gay player in the NBA,” Clinton wrote on Twitter. Her father, […]

NBA’s Jason Collins comes out as gay

(CNN) — It’s the biggest move of his career and it’s off the court. Jason Collins, who played with the NBA’s Washington Wizards this season, has disclosed that he is gay, making him the first active openly homosexual athlete in the four major American pro team sports. Collins, who is now a free agent, made […]

SF Pride: ‘Bradley Manning will not be a grand marshal’

Further to the outrage expressed at the announcement of Bradley Manning being a grand marshal at San Francisco Pride, a few minutes ago Lisa L. Williams, SF Pride board president issued the following statement: 26 April 2013: Bradley Manning will not be a grand marshal in this year’s San Francisco Pride celebration. His nomination was a […]

If “Heterophobia” were real(VIDEO)

A short film from 2012 that illustrates what it would be like if homosexuality was the “norm” making heterosexuals outcasts. “Teen bulling and teen suicide based on someone’s sexual preference is ridiculous – and this film turns the tables on modern society. What IF the shoe was on the other foot?. ” –K.Rocco Shields (creator/director) […]

Historic transplant aimed at ridding boy of both leukemia and HIV

In what doctors are hoping will be the second time in recorded medical history that a patient is cured of both leukemia and HIV, specialists at the University of Minnesota’s Amplatz Children’s Hospital are using a highly experimental transplant to rid the young patient of his diseases. A similar procedure, which was tried once before […]

Obama: ‘Planned Parenthood is not going anywhere’

(CNN) — President Barack Obama on Friday chided recent state efforts to enact tougher abortion laws and became the first sitting president to address Planned Parenthood when he spoke at a gala for the group. “When you read about some of these laws, you want to check the calendar. You want to make sure you’re […]

Equality Forum calls on State Department to allow Mariela Castro to visit Philadelphia during U.S. visit

PHILADELPHIA,– Equality Forum, a national and international LGBT civil rights organization, calls on the U.S. State Department to allow Mariela Castro, a Cuban LGBT civil rights activist, to visit Philadelphia for Equality Forum 2013.  The State Department issued a visa to Ms. Castro to visit New York for U.N. meetings, but did not authorize Ms. Castro to travel to Philadelphia to […]

Imperial Court’s Cinco de Mayo charity fundraising event: May 4

SAN DIEGO — Selena Diamond, Carlos Silva and friends, along with the Imperial Court de San Diego’s 41st reign, present the 15th annual Cinco de Mayo charity fundraising event featuring the annual Mr., Ms and Miss Cinco de Mayo contest.   This event benefits The Tijuana Aids Fund and fundraising programs of the Imperial Court de […]

The San Diego LGBT Community Center: ‘Thank You, San Diego!’

SAN DIEGO — Yesterday, thousands of San Diegans dined out, volunteered and donated to Dining out for Life® to support The San Diego LGBT Community Center’s HIV services and prevention programs. In a message of appreciation The San Diego LGBT Community Center issues the following statement, “On behalf of the board of directors, staff, volunteers, and […]

Pride Card Deals


LGBT Weekly Digital Magazine

© 2018 LGBT Weekly. All Rights Reserved. Log in - Website by BluSkye Group