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Trump appoints ultra-conservative as as HHS Secretary

Donald Trump’s transition team announced today that ultra-conservative surgeon, Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), has been selected to run the Department of Health and Human Services. Price is well known for his right wing views, first as chairman of the House Republican Study Committee, a group of conservative lawmakers, and then as a founding member of […]

Calling all Sues! Meet Sue the T. rex for free

The San Diego Natural History Museum is  calling all Sues to meet Sue the T. rex at the museum for free. If you’re a Sue (or a variation of it), you’ll receive FREE admission into Animals: Machines in Motion from Monday, Dec. 5 through Sunday, Dec. 11. One of the compelling and awe-inspiring features of […]

Tanzania bans HIV/AIDS outreach programs that serve LGBT people

Tanzania has banned HIV/AIDS outreach programs in the latest in the country’s discriminatory laws against the LGBT community. Out reports that this ban comes just months after Justice Minister Harrison Mwakyembe announced a plan to end pro-LGBT charities. Health Minister Ummy Mwalimu also announced a ban on personal lubricants because it “encourages homosexuality.” The Washington […]

UC San Diego commemorates World AIDS Day Dec. 1 with Memorial Quilt display and events

The University of California San Diego will honor World AIDS Day on Thursday, Dec. 1 to raise awareness of the impact that HIV/AIDS has had and continues to have on the San Diego community, the nation and world.  In recognition of the international event day, which was established in 1988, the campus will sponsor a […]

Dave Roberts concedes race for County Supervisor

San Diego Supervisor Dave Roberts has conceded the closely fought race for County Supervisor. Roberts led on Election Night with close to 2,300 votes.  With more than 226,000 ballots counted in the District 3 race, Kristin Gaspar has gained enough votes over the past 20 days to now lead by 1,242 votes. 50.27% Gaspar 49.73% […]

San Diego Log Cabin Republicans to the LGBT community: ‘Stop acting as we accuse others of being’

Following the barring of transgender San Diego Police Officer Christine Garcia from attending the recent Transgender Day of Remembrance event at The Center because she was in uniform, the president of The Log Cabin Republicans of San Diego, Gina Roberts has issued a statement describing the LGBT community as exclusionary, and that the community should, […]

NASTAD launches accredited education program to elevate the standard of care for black gay men

WASHINGTON, D.C. – NASTAD (National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors), has announced the launch of a new online training platform, HisHealth.org, to help doctors, nurses, and medical professionals unlearn racial biases that create barriers to good care and elevate the quality of healthcare for black gay men and black men who have sex […]

Common, Patti LaBelle to headline free ‘Keep the Promise’ concert and march in LA for World AIDS Day

LOS ANGELES — AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), recently announced their Around the Globe in a Day initiative, a series of events across the world to commemorate World AIDS Day and continue to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS. The activities will include free concerts in Cambodia, Mexico City and the United States as well as […]

Columbia Business School celebrates diversity with annual ‘LGBT Ally Week’

NEW YORK— To celebrate all the “allies” who support the LGBT community, Columbia Business School held its annual Ally Week Nov. 14–18. Ally Week provided an opportunity for all students to appreciate the richness and benefits of being such a diverse community, and to share what everyone has in common rather than focus on what […]

HuffPost’s ‘The Zainab Salbi Project’ explores India’s transgender community (VIDEO)

Recently, The Huffington Post launched “The Zainab Salbi Project,” an original video series covering global issues from a woman’s perspective. The six-part series follows Zainab Salbi, an Iraqi-American women’s rights activist, as she travels the world shedding light on those issues through personal stories of people who are struggling, surviving and thriving in conflict regions. […]

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