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The District Three City Council race: It’s about results, not orientation

In the race for the Third District seat on the San Diego City Council, there has been an outpouring of pervasive dialogue insinuating that the District Three Councilmember must be from the LGBT community. This insinuation has even gone so far as to suggest that every seat on the San Diego City Council is reserved […]

Can a gay man be a homophobe?

This week the LGBT community finally hit what I hope is rock bottom. Two prominent gay hoteliers met with Ted Cruz to reputedly have a “fireside chat.” Mati Weiderpass and Ian Reisner hosted Sen. Cruz, who is a vocal opponent of same-sex marriage and has said that the “gay” community is waging a “jihad” on […]

2015 Pride Health Challenge launches: Meet the contestants

pride prīd/ noun: A feeling of deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired verb: To be especially proud of a particular quality or skill The inaugural 2015 Pride Health Challenge is about transformation; helping […]

Frenchie Davis joins the San Diego Women’s Chorus for an exclusive performance in San Diego

“I want to live my life and create art that inspires people to be brave and courageous. To believe in themselves and never take no for an answer.” — Frenchie Davis There are a lot of people, and performers, who have looked in the face of adversity and said “Think what you wish, I’m going […]

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella

LGBT Weekly talks to Andy Huntington Jones who plays Prince Topher in this classic show Believe it or not the story of Cinderella, now made immortal both on screen and on stage, got its start in 1634 when Giambattista Basile wrote the Italian folk tale. Since then it has been rewritten a few times usually […]

Novartis Pharmaceuticals tops DiversityInc’s annual Top 50 list for second year

For the second year in a row, Novartis Pharmaceuticals has taken the top spot in DiversityInc’s annual ranking of some of world’s top corporations for its commitment to equality in hiring, promotion and a host of other metrics. The top five also include (by rank) Kaiser Permanente, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, EY (Ernest & Young) and Sodexo (French-based […]

Ninth annual ‘Dining Out for Life’ offers familiar favorites and new options

By dining out for breakfast, lunch, dinner or drinks today Thursday, April 30, San Diegans can make a difference in the fight against HIV/AIDS and enjoy some of San Diego’s finest and most generous restaurants. Now in its ninth year, Dining Out for Life San Diego “has become a wonderful San Diego tradition,” said Dr. […]

Alleged killer makes cryptic apology online before being arrested

“I want to apologize for anyone I have wronged,” wrote Ehren Lee Dragt, 35, on his Facebook account at 2:27 a.m. April 25. Five people responded, asking him what was wrong, but there was no response from him. Many hours later, Dragt was arrested on a murder charge after his partner, Michael Leon Campbell, 44, […]

‘OUT’ at the old ball game

The “Boys of Summer” on a well-groomed green field beneath a sun-drenched blue sky. The crack of a hard-swung bat, the slap of a speeding ball against leather glove and the roar of the crowd. The aromas of a steamy hot dog served with grilled onions, and a cold beer’s malty froth. Ahhh, baseball. What […]

Never ending mysteries

Alone at night and trying to sleep, we travel the road of memories often focusing on the mysteries and puzzles of long ago. Many of mine torment me even unto the present as my mind wanders to the deeper and more esoteric bugaboos of my early years. Will I never discover what a diddely squat […]

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