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New Utah attorney general will ‘spend whatever it takes’ to fight equal marriage

Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes has told reporters that the state is ready to appeal US District Judge Robert Shelby’s landmark ruling by taking it to the US Supreme Court. Just minutes after being sworn in on Monday, Reyes said, “We’re willing to spend whatever it takes to protect the laws and the will of […]

A sister’s gift to her gay brother on his wedding (VIDEO)

In this year of  marriage equality, up pops a Facebook post of one sister’s gift to her gay brother on his wedding. This sister got an old Bert and Ernie pop-up book and reworked with pictures of her brother, husband and their entire wedding party. The post states: “My brother finally got the chance to marry the man […]

A new day in health care coverage

January 1 marks not only the beginning of a New Year, but an exciting new day in health care as millions of Americans will now be able to access care, thanks to the coverage they found at the Health Insurance Marketplace. For many of the newly insured – people like Molly from Charlottesville, VA or […]

RC Haus named interim artistic director for San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus

SAN DIEGO,– The San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus (SDGMC) announced today the selection of RC Haus as its interim artistic director.  Haus begins his role immediately and will conduct the chorus’s spring show Wow! The Chorus Sings the ‘90s. “I am thrilled to be rejoining the chorus in this role. With almost three decades of […]

Glenner Memory Care Centers beneficiary of SDGMC holiday concerts

The Glenner Memory Care Centers, a local nonprofit providing programs and resources for those living with dementia, was the lucky beneficiary for the very popular San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus (SDGMC) holiday concerts in mid-December. Representatives dropped off a check Dec. 23 for $2,128 from donations collected in a giant ruby red slipper in the […]

‘Good Morning America’ anchor Robin Roberts comes out

Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts has come out.  Celebrating 100 days since her bone marrow transplant in her battle with myelodysplastic syndrome she wrote in a Facebook post on Sunday, “At this moment I am at peace and filled with joy and gratitude. I am grateful to God, my doctors and nurses for my restored good […]

HRC on Utah’s same-sex marriage appeal: ‘Defending discrimination is indefensible’

WASHINGTON – The Utah Attorney General’s office has announced they would be continuing their appeal of a federal judge’s decision allowing marriage for lesbian and gay couples. With no other details, the AG’s office announced that they will bring in outside counsel at the expense of taxpayers.  HRC Vice President for Communications Fred Sainz issued the following […]

UN Human Rights Office urges Uganda to scrap anti-homosexuality bill

NEW YORK, – The United Nations Human Rights Office today called on the president of Uganda to refrain from signing the Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law, and urged the country to ensure the protection of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people from violence and discrimination. “LGBT individuals in Uganda are a vulnerable and marginalized minority, […]

Key Balboa Park pedestrian pathway open to four museums, theatres during bridge construction

SAN DIEGO –Balboa Park West End will continue to deliver exciting events, enriching activities and deep cultural experiences during the Cabrillo Bridge retrofit Jan. 2 through April 30, 2014. While Balboa Park’s 100-year-old Cabrillo Bridge (which connects Laurel Street to the Park) undergoes renovations, it will be closed to automobiles, but pedestrians may still easily […]

Same-sex couples break marriage records in Utah; state to appeal ruling to U.S. Supreme Court

The number of marriages in the state of Utah have broken all records since a federal judge overturned Utah’s ban on same-sex marriage a week ago. According to a report in  The Salt Lake Tribune, as of close of business Thursday, more than 1,225 marriage licenses had been issued in Utah since last Friday and […]

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