Rev. Troy Perry and Phill Wilson to be honored at Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast


Longtime community leaders will receive lifetime achievement awards. The planning committee for San Diego’s seventh annual Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast may have a disagreement with one of their honorees. Phill Wilson, the president and chief executive officer of the Black AIDS Institute who is being honored with the Harvey Milk Lifetime Achievement Award, doesn’t believe […]

2015 Pride Health Challenge launches: Meet the contestants

Pride Health Care Challenge

pride prīd/ noun: A feeling of deep pleasure or satisfaction derived from one’s own achievements, the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated, or from qualities or possessions that are widely admired verb: To be especially proud of a particular quality or skill The inaugural 2015 Pride Health Challenge is about transformation; helping […]

Medical marijuana in San Diego

LGBT Weekly reviews the impact of the City’s new ordinances Nineteen years after California voters approved Prop. 215, which made medical marijuana legal in the state, San Diego’s first permitted medical marijuana dispensary opened March 18, 2015. While both the City and County fought against medical marijuana dispensaries for years, they finally came to an […]

Xeriscaping is here to stay

It’s no secret that San Diego and the rest of California are in the midst of a drought. Turn on the television or read the newspaper and you will see a reminder of the worsening drought conditions on a regular basis. For the fourth consecutive year, California has experienced lower than average rainfall and the […]

A decade of changing lives: The Center’s Latin@ Services hits its stride

  When The San Diego LGBT Community Center launched its Latin@ Services program in the fall of 2004, it was the first such program at an LGBT community center anywhere in the county. Since then, the program has continued to make history, serving thousands of LGBT Latino/as, as well as their families, through a diverse […]

Steve Snyder-Hill: Changing hearts and minds through people’s stories

Steve Snyder-Hill

Steve Snyder-Hill joined the military in 1988 and served nearly three years on active duty in Germany and fought in the first Gulf War in Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Kuwait before receiving an honorable discharge in 1996. He re-enlisted in 2001 and was deployed to Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn in 2010. Snyder-Hill […]

Time to get away

While we’re lucky enough to live in such a beautiful tourist destination as San Diego, sometimes a slight change of pace is needed. Thankfully, there are multiple hot spots that are perfect for a three-day weekend getaway within a short drive or flight from San Diego. If big cities top your list of must-sees, check […]

Driving Rose Trellis

“We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.” — Robert Louis Stevenson Rose Trellis is one of the most creative, talented and outrageously funny people I know; imagine if Jim Henson and Phyllis Diller’s love child ran off and joined […]

The truth about Truvada


The use of Truvada as a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has become the topic of conversation for sexually active people in the LGBT community and beyond. The drug when taken appropriately can prevent the contraction of HIV even when a person may have been exposed to the virus. San Diego LGBT Weekly wanted to get accurate […]

Bayard Rustin Civil Rights Honors will recognize three for lifetime achievement

“This isn’t about ‘they’ or ‘them,’” Dr. Delores A. Jacobs said. “This is ‘us.’” “Us” is the essence of the Bayard Rustin Civil Rights Honors, which will recognize Assemblywoman Dr. Shirley Weber, Stan Lewis and Phyllis Jackson with Lifetime Achievement Awards. The event will take place Friday, Feb. 27 from 6-8 p.m. at The San […]

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