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Race for Third District City Council seat closer than expected

SAN DIEGO – Campaign finance reports due today show the 2016 race for the San Diego Third District City Council seat is off to a competitive start with both major candidates reporting similar war chests. Today, Anthony Bernal announced that his campaign has raised $53,000 in the first reporting period of the election cycle (June […]

Golden Crown Literary Awards brings together lesbian fiction pioneers Rita Mae Brown, Lee Lynch and Dorothy Allison

Founded in 2004, The Golden Crown Literary Society is dedicated to education, promotion, and recognition of lesbian literature. The group holds an annual conference, offers writing scholarships and mentorships, and gives out awards in more than a dozen literary categories including erotica, romantic suspense, young adult, poetry, paranormal, and creative nonfiction. Saturday nights Golden Crown Literary […]

Public invited to open house at Scripps Proton Therapy Center Aug. 25

SAN DIEGO – San Diego County residents can get an up-close look at the region’s only proton treatment facility for cancer care, as Scripps Health will host a special open house Tuesday, Aug 25, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Scripps Proton Therapy Center. The free event will include tours of the facility, […]

New amfAR report highlights priority actions to help states achieve national HIV/AIDS strategy goals

NEW YORK – Major achievements have been made in the domestic HIV/AIDS response as a result of increased realignment and coordination of efforts at the federal level. However, that level of consistent coordination and alignment has yet to take place in most states. In an effort to identify what needs to be done, amfAR, The Foundation […]

Multiple Stabbing at Jerusalem Pride Parade

Late on Thursday six people were stabbed while participating in an LGBT Pride Parade in Jerusalem. The perpetrator, Yishai Schlissel, is an ultra-Orthodox Jewish man who also stabbed victims at the same event in 2005. Schlissel was just released for that crime last month after serving ten years in prison. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promptly […]

CIA to be a Sponsor of Natl LGBT Chamber Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C.—LGBT-certified business owners from around the world will meet in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., next month to reflect on an unprecedented year of advancement. The milestones include Apple CEO Tim Cook announcing he is gay and the U.S. Supreme Court decision affirming marriage equality in all 50 states. For the first time at NGLCC, the […]

Executive Order — Implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States for 2015-2020

Today, President Obama signed an Executive Order on Implementing the National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States for 2015-2020. The Ececutive Order is reproduced below: By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to ensure improved health outcomes for Americans […]

Black gay lives matter

Statistics have consistently shown that gay and bisexual men– particularly young, Black men– bear the burden of the HIV epidemic nationally. This is similarly reflected in the state of Florida where 63% of new adolescent HIV infections are among Black men. Saturday, Aug. 1, Equality Florida, the NAACP, Florida A&M University Center for Health Equity, and […]

San Diego County Hotel-Motel Association joins White House meeting on immigrant integration

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The San Diego County Hotel-Motel Association (HMA) joined New American Workforce and 20 other businesses from across the country for a meeting at the White House on immigrant integration efforts. The meeting on Thursday, July 23 brought together businesses who provide citizenship services to their employees with the White House, the […]

The City: Top to Bottom

thursday, july 30 Ben Folds Live Between a successful solo career as singer/songwriter and his star turns leading Ben Folds Five, the man himself has become an alternative pop/rock legend. Just as exciting as his live concerts has been his thoughtful engagement with evolving technology and online media. A classy, cutting edge night at the […]

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