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Trump administration set to rescind trans student protections

Transgender Flag 1

Today, the Trump administration is set to rescind Obama-era guidance to schools barring discrimination against transgender students and ensuring they have access to the restroom consistent with their gender identity, reports The Washington Blade. “This is the first day of the president’s second month in office and he is now fully coming after LGBT people,” […]

New sponsors join 2017 LA Leather Pride

LA Leather Pride 2017

Exciting new sponsors for 2017 Los Angeles Leather Pride! CLAW (Silver Level), TEAM EAGLE (NYC)(Partner Level) and G2 Leather (Partner Level) join the Sponsors Roll for the first time, bringing increased national and international visibility to the LA Leather Scene. CLAW (Cleveland Leather Annual Weekend) is a large annual hot as hell conference held each […]

2017 Oscars fun facts

The Oscars 2017

With the 89th Academy Awards just five days away, WalletHub today released its 2017 Oscars Fun Facts Report, which includes an infographic (below) filled with fun facts about the event as well as a Q&A with a panel of leading entertainment experts. Below, you can find a handful of highlights from the report: 1st: Year […]

Vote now for San Francisco Pride 2017 Community Grand Marshals

SF Pride 2017

It is time to cast your vote for the San Francisco Pride 2017 Community Grand Marshals! Annually, the general public votes for both an individual and an organization to be honored at the parade and celebration, which is held on the last weekend in June. Voting is live and will continue until 12:00 Noon on […]

San Diego small business owners to attend crowdfunded Town Hall on health care; Rep. Issa refuses to attend

Darrell Issa

Today, San Diego small business owners will attend the crowdfunded and community organized Emergency Town Hall on Healthcare for the 49th Congressional District to express their deep concerns about Congressman Darrell Issa’s proposed replacement to the Affordable Care Act. Rep. Issa has refused to attend the event, so a cardboard cutout of the congressman will […]

Virginia legislature sends anti-LGBTQ ‘License to Discriminate’ bill to governor

Richmond_Virginia_Capitol

RICHMOND, Va. — Tuesday, the Virginia House of Representatives voted 54 to 38 to pass House Bill (HB) 2025 —  legislation seeking to give taxpayer-funded agencies and service providers a license to discriminate against LGBTQ people under the guise of religion. The dangerous anti-LGBTQ proposal now heads to Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who has promised to veto the […]

EQCA condemns backdoor effort to strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding

Planned Parenthood EQCA

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — In response to last week’s vote by the U.S. House of Representatives to overturn an Obama-era rule prohibiting states from denying federal family planning funding to Planned Parenthood or other organizations because they also offer abortion care, Equality California is asking all members of the LGBT community and allies to sign […]

World surf champion and international DJ Keala Kennelly to bring her turntables to The Dinah

Keala Kennelly

World surf champion now turned cutting edge DJ Keala Kennelly is about to pack the Dinah dance floor with high voltage vibes taking the epic all-girl party to a whole new zenith. Kennelly not only made a big splash playing herself in the 90s cult movie Blue Crush but also made history for female surfing winning the first women’s […]

Lambda Archives to resume Hillcrest LGBT History Walking Tours, March 19

Brass Rail Lambda Archives

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Lambda Archives has announced that they will be resuming the Hillcrest LGBT history walking tours next month. The next walking tour is set for Sunday March 19 at 11 am. The starting point has moved to the corner of 5th and Robinson, the corner of the Rite-Aid parking lot right across […]

HRC Foundation announces 2017 Class of HRC Youth Ambassadors

HRC Youth Ambassadors

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Youth Well-Being Project has announced the 2017 class of HRC Youth Ambassadors: Weston Alexander, Roddy Biggs, Daniella Carter, Javier Cifuentes Monzón, Alex Cooper, Tyler Eilts, Adriana Ibanez, Jazz Jennings, Justin Jones, Brendan Jordan, Zachary Mallory, Lucas Segal, Paolo Veloso, Val Weisler and Tyler Yun. As youth ambassadors, these LGBTQ advocates […]

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