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Free HIV testing at Walgreens on World AIDS Day, Dec. 1

Come to Walgreens in Hillcrest for free, confidential HIV testing from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on World AIDS Day. Monday, Dec. 1. It’s Walgreens’ way of commemorating World AIDS Day and helping the community stay healthy. Walgreens Hillcrest, 301 University Ave. in San Diego.

World AIDS Day 2014: Presidential proclamation

Today, the White House issued the following proclamation signed by the president regarding World AIDS Day, 2014: In communities across our Nation and around the world, we have made extraordinary progress in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. Just over three decades ago, when we knew only the devastation HIV inflicted, those living with it had […]

‘True Trans’ episode eight premieres on AOL (VIDEO)

True Trans is the story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media. In this eighth episode Laura Jane Grace talks to a number of transgender and gender-variant […]

Marriage equality coming to Finland

The government of Finland has passed legislation that will make it the 20th nation to grant full marriage rights to all of its citizens. “Finland should strive to become a society where discrimination does not exist, human rights are respected and two adults can marry regardless of their sexual orientation,” the centre-right prime minister, Alexander […]

For the Chinese LGBT community, a unique set of challenges (VIDEO)

As part of CNN’s ongoing series On China, reporter Kristie Lu Stout takes a look at the challenges – some familiar, some remote – that members of the LGBT community face on mainland China. While the report does note that consensual sex between members of the same gender was decriminalized in 1997, followed subsequently by […]

SDWC presents an eclectic winter concert event, ‘Home Is Where The Heart Is,’ Dec. 6-7

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Women’s Chorus (SDWC), the premier non-audition women’s chorus, presents its annual winter concert, Home Is Where the Heart Is Saturday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and again on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 4 p.m. SDWC’s new musical leadership team, Artistic Director Kathleen Hansen and Assistant Artistic […]

Dodgeball Tournament this Saturday, Morley Field — register now!

PrideFIT, a new organization that seeks to improve the health and wellness of the LGBT community by organizing fun social events has returned to host their second annual Dodgeball Tournament this Saturday, Nov. 29 at Morley Field Park, 2221 Morley Field Dr in San Diego. The reigning champions, The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence and second […]

Atlanta Fire Chief given one-month suspension over religious, anti-gay treatise

Atlanta Fire Rescue Department Chief Kelvin Cochran has been suspended for one month without pay after some employees complained about a religious manifesto they were given by the fire chief, reports The Washington Post’s Abby Ohlheiser.  The screed, entitled Who Told You That You Were Naked?, makes specific – and to some, deeply offensive – […]

Thanksgiving 2014

Each year we celebrate Thanksgiving to take stock of what’s important and how we have been blessed in the last year. The LGBT community has so much to celebrate in 2014, but none is more important than our march to marriage equality. Who could have predicted, in just one short year, our community would reach […]

Up and coming singer songwriter Sofia releases new single ‘Friendly Little Ghost;’ raises awareness on Crohn’s disease

London based singer/songwriter Sofia’s voice enters the scene with her sense of lyrical sensibility and pureness of tone. Comparable to the music of ‘Tegan and Sara’ and ‘John Mayer,’ Sofia’s sound also matches her diverse background of Venezuelan and Lebanese parents. Tristan Higgins interviewed Sofia for Huff Post Gay Voices earlier in the month and […]

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