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Giving Tuesday report: 2017’s most charitable states

On Black Friday and Cyber Monday we shop. On #GivingTuesday we give! #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving, when millions of people support nonprofit organizations. With a third of all annual giving taking place in December and the U.S. ranking No. 5 overall in the 2017 World Giving Index, the personal-finance website WalletHub today […]

Canadian Government LGBT Purge Class Action Settlement reached

TORONTO – Koskie Minsky LLP in Toronto has announced that survivors of the Canadian government’s LGBT purge have entered into a pan-Canadian settlement with the Government of Canada. The term “LGBT Purge” refers to a prolonged and widespread campaign by the Government of Canada to identify and expel thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender […]

UC San Diego to honor World AIDS Day Dec. 1 with Memorial Quilt display

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The University of California San Diego will recognize World AIDS Day on Friday, Dec. 1 to draw attention to the impact of HIV/AIDS on the San Diego community, the nation and the globe.  In honor of the international event, which was established in 1988, the campus will sponsor a number of free activities […]

Updated international human rights principles for the treatment of LGBTI people released

LOS ANGELES – International human rights experts today released a supplement to the groundbreaking Yogyakarta Principles, a universal guide to human rights related to sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and sex characteristics which applies to all United Nations member states. The original Yogyakarta Principles were drafted by human rights experts in 2006 in Yogyakarta, […]

Gay Latino Arts Initiative announces new exhibit: ‘Imagine the Angels of Bread Part 1’

The Gay Latino Arts Initiative has announced that the opening reception for the exhibit Imagine the Angels of Bread Part 1 by Leo Herrera will take place Dec. 12 at the Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado in San Diego starting a 6:30 p.m. Imagine the Angels of Bread Part 1 is a visual exploration […]

Study reveals 2017’s most sinful cities

The holidays are here. And one thing they’re known for is encouraging indulgence, such as overeating and overspending, which can lead to unfortunate economic consequences. Americans are the fattest people in the world and every year sustain nearly $325 billion in losses as a result. Plus, we’re on course to end 2017 with another $60 […]

Remembering Harvey Milk, assassinated 39 years ago

Today, we honor LGBTQ civil rights hero Harvey Milk. Milk made history when he was elected to serve as San Francisco City Supervisor in 1977, becoming one of the first openly LGBTQ elected officials in the country, writes Brian McBride on the HRC Blog. Less than a year into his term, Nov. 27, 1978, he was […]

Join Lambda Archives for their last walking tour of 2017

Join Lambda Archives of San Diego, Sunday, Dec. 10 at 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for their last walking tour of 2017. And this one is special because they will have a video crew along to record it with a Google 360 Street View camera. It will be fun and you will become part of […]

San Diego Scott Carlson Thanksgiving Community Dinner feeds over 600 people

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The 29th Annual Scott Carlson Thanksgiving Community Dinner and Food Drive resulted in over 600 people receiving a tasty meal of turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, green beans, cranberry sauce, rolls and pies at The San Diego LGBT Community Center, the City Heights Elderly Senior Housing Center, UCSD Hillcrest […]

Bookwatch: This unique novel will get you hooked

Your someday-dream job is not for wimps. That’s truth: it’ll be real work, and you’re prepared. You know it’ll take training, which will take time. You’ll have to learn to think differently, and that’s okay. You might get discouraged, and you’ll handle it. But – as in the new novel Mask of Shadows by Linsey […]

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