Integrity matters most to voters in CA-52

Scott Peters

SAN DIEGO – In a recent SurveyUSA poll, voters in California’s 52nd Congressional District ranked “integrity” as the characteristic they most wanted in their Congressman, and on that issue, the poll revealed,  Rep. Scott Peters leads Carl DeMaio by a margin of 19 points, 56% to 37%. “Character counts and people want a Congressman they can [...]

YouTube sensation Steve Grand to headline ‘Orange Is Best With Black’ Halloween Eve Party in North Park

Steve Grand

SAN DIEGO – Thursday, Oct. 30, gay viral sensation and overnight YouTube celebrity, Steve Grand, returns to San Diego to headline the Orange Is Best With Black Halloween Party at Queen Bee’s, 3925 Ohio St. in North Park. This will be Grand’s first appearance in San Diego since October 2013. He will be promoting his upcoming new single, due [...]

Watch: Cazwell’s new video released today


Cazwell’s next video, Dance Like You Got Good Credit, releases today! In it, Cazwell tackles the U.S. debt crisis and how “we go broke trying to make ourselves look rich”. The video features Cherie Lily (Andrew W.K.’s wife) who is really pregnant in the video. Check it out above! Cazwell also announced his highly-anticipated sophomore [...]

Susan Davis moves to force House vote on ENDA, emphasizes importance of transgender protections

Susan Davis

WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Susan Davis (D-San Diego) pushed for a vote in the House on the bipartisan Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) to prohibit job discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. The House majority has blocked a vote on the ENDA bill passed by the Senate last year. Davis and her colleagues signed a [...]

Detroit jeweler adds LGBT designer Rony Tennenbaum’s new wedding jewelry collection

Rony Tennenbaum

DETROIT - Tapper’s Diamonds and Fine Jewelry stamp its mark in its 37th anniversary with the arrival of a new wedding jewelry collection from LGBT designer Rony Tennenbaum. Tapper’s, Michigan’s most trusted jeweler since 1977, is expanding its demographic reach and marketing to include the LGBT community by adding a new wedding & engagement jewelry collection created to [...]

Neon Hitch, Ryan Skyy and Steve Grand to perform at 2014 InterPride Conference (VIDEO)

Ryan Skyy Neon Hitch

From Oct. 22-26, over 350 LGBT Pride organizers from cities around the world will come together in Pittsburgh, Pa. for the 2014 InterPride Conference featuring guest speaker Hillary Clinton. Musical guests DJ/Producer Ryan Skyy and music artists Neon Hitch and Steve Grand will perform for the conference on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. on an [...]

‘Larry King Now’ with Mel B on AGT finale, Spice Girls reunion and breakup details (VIDEO)

Larry King

Former Spice Girl Mel B gets detailed with Larry King on a recent episode of his Emmy nominated series Larry King Now about the season finale of NBC’s hit show America’s Got Talent, (AGT) what ended her band’s reign of global girl power, her path to success post-Scary Spice and life as a workaholic mother. [...]

New York Blood Center receives $2 million in NIDA funding to develop HIV self-testing intervention

Lindsley F Kimball Research Institute

NEW YORK – New York Blood Center’s Lindsley F. Kimball Research Institute (LFKRI) Laboratory of Social and Behavioral Sciences has received a three-year, $2 million grant from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) to develop and test an HIV self-testing intervention for young, Black, gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men.   This [...]

Bangladesh set to veto UN rights for gay and lesbian people

Abdul Momen

BANGLADESH — Bangladesh says it will veto the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) proposal to provide rights for gay and lesbian people, reports “It goes against our values. Like many other countries including those Muslim and Christian, we opposed it,” Bangladesh Permanent Representative to the UN Abdul Momen told the Dhaka Tribune. [...]

Committee on LGBT History releases groundbreaking report proposing revisions to California’s K-12 history framework

Making the Framework Fair-

SAN FRANCISCO – As the California Department of Education goes into its public process to update the state’s K-12 History-Social Science Framework, the Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History has released Making the Framework FAIR: California History-Social Science Framework Proposed LGBT Revisions Related to the FAIR Education Act. In 2011, the FAIR [...]

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