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UC San Diego unveils Mesa Nueva: One of the nation’s largest graduate housing communities

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The University of California San Diego’s newest housing project, Mesa Nueva, was recently completed and graduate and professional students have begun moving in for the start of fall quarter, Sept. 28. With the addition of 1,350 new beds, the residential community is one of the largest graduate and professional student housing […]

Gay for Good announces upcoming partners; relaunches website

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Gay for Good, the leading LGBT+ volunteer organization, has announced new community partners in Los Angeles for remainder of 2017. In a press release issued Friday the organization gave details on upcoming service projects: SEPTEMBER: The service project in September (Saturday, 9/23) is with Operation Gratitude, which sends care packages to U.S. […]

Erasure release new remix of ‘Just A Little Love’ by Barry Harris

Erasure have shared the new remix from Thunderpuss’s Barry Harris for their forthcoming single, “Just A Little Love,” out digitally now along with a digital EP. “Just A Little Love,” an upbeat highlight from the band’s recent album World Be Gone is a joyful synth-pop track that captures Andy Bell and Vince Clarke’s optimism following […]

‘Top Docs’ raise the bar at UC San Diego Health

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — More than 100 physicians from UC San Diego Health were named “Top Docs” in the annual San Diego Magazine “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey. These physicians represent 45 diverse specialties, from infectious disease, surgery and oncology to obstetrics, cardiology and emergency medicine. “As the only academic medical center in the […]

Lesbian filmmaker earns two IAWTV award nominations

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Lesbian-owned filmed production company, tello Films recently received news that two of their projects have been nominated for International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV) Awards. Maybelle received a nomination for Best Writing (Bridget McManus) for a drama and Best Original Song (Karman Kregloe). After the death of her mother, 35-year old Maybelle Garris […]

McCain announces that he will not vote for the latest Obamacare repeal bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Friday that he doesn’t support the latest Obamacare repeal bill, the Huffington Post reports. “I cannot in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal,” McCain said in a statement. “I believe we could do better working together, Republicans and Democrats, and have not yet really tried,” he […]

Remembering Tyler Clementi on the anniversary of his death

Tyler Clementi was an LGBTQ freshman at Rutgers University. After being harassed for his sexuality, Clementi tragically ended his life Sept. 22, 2010. After his death, Clementi’s parents founded the Tyler Clementi Foundation to combat bullying and harassment and promote safe and inclusive environments for LGBTQ youth. In April, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and Sens. […]

Air Force top enlisted leader pledges support and respect for trans troops

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — At the Air Force Association’s Air Space Cyber Conference on Wednesday, Chief Master Sergeant Kaleth Wright affirmed that trans troops in the US Air Force will be treated with dignity and respect, invoking the end of racial segregation in the military, the Air Force Times reports. “Right now, our transgender airmen […]

Betsy DeVos rescinds sexual assault protections

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos followed through on her promise to rescind Obama-era Title IX guidelines that protected sexual assault survivors on college and university campuses across the nation, replacing it with new interim instructions allowing universities to decide which standard of evidence to use when handling complaints. “This interim guidance will help […]

UNAIDS calls to quicken the pace of action to end AIDS

GENEVA/NEW YORK —The President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni, in collaboration with UNAIDS, brought together six heads of state or government to accelerate action and get countries on the Fast-Track to end AIDS. World leaders joined around 500 partners from government, the private sector and civil society on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly […]

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