Jill Soloway and Freeform to receive Outfest Legacy Awards

Jill Soloway

LOS ANGELES  – Outfest, the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organization promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBT stories on the screen, announced Friday that it will honor Golden Globe and two-time Emmy Award–winning writer-director Jill Soloway (“Transparent,” Afternoon Delight) and Freeform, the Disney|ABC Television Group network, at the 2016 Legacy Awards on Sunday, October 23rd. […]

San Diego Opera announces community partnerships for ‘Soldier Songs’

Soldier Songs

SAN DIEGO – San Diego Opera will be presenting David T. Little’s opera Soldier Songs in November (opens Nov. 11 on Veterans Day for three performances as part of the Shiley dētour Series). This important contemporary opera explores the cost of war on the psyche of the individual soldier and is the inaugural performance of […]

The City: Top to Bottom


thursday, sept. 22 Nick Thune Nick Thune, comedian / actor, hails from the Great Northwest (Seattle), where he spent his early years growing up. Thune’s absurdist view and deadpan wit have distinguished his unique style of storytelling mixed with one-liners. Thune has appeared on The Tonight Show 10 times, Conan 2 times, and Late Night […]

2016 Nicky Awards rescheduled for Nov. 13

Allan Spyere

SAN DIEGO — The Nicky Awards board of governors announced today that the 2016 Nicky Awards will be held Sunday, Nov. 13 at the Handlery Hotel in Mission Valley.  This year’s award show had to be rescheduled after problems arose with the previous hotel. “We are planning a fun and exciting 2016 Nicky Awards with […]

UC San Diego’s most diverse incoming class begins fall quarter

UC San Diego fall quarter class

Of the 5,750 incoming freshmen, 24 percent come from historically underrepresented groups; majority of new students are from California. The University of California San Diego welcomed its most diverse incoming class of freshmen and transfer students today, on Sept. 22 with additional resources that support diversity, inclusivity and student success. The new initiatives include identity-themed […]

HIV: The Long View Initiative launches

The Long View

NEW YORK, N.Y. and RED BANK, N.J. — A Coalition of leading HIV/AIDS advocacy groups and stakeholder organizations today announced the launch of HIV: The Long View with the release of an evidence-based report that examines the potential implications of future healthcare trends on HIV care and management in the United States. Members of the […]

Annenberg Space For Photography announces lectures and events to accompany new exhibition

Sep 24, 2016 - Feb 26, 2017

LOS ANGELES — The Annenberg Space for Photography announced its complementary programming for IDENTITY: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders The List Portraits, the new exhibit on view at the Photography Space through February 26, 2017. The upcoming Iris Nights lecture series and other special events also explore matters of identity and/or the art of photography. IDENTITY is comprised […]

Applications for San Diego Pride Youth Leadership Academy now open


SAN DIEGO – San Diego LGBT Pride has announced that applications for the Youth Leadership Academy are now open. The Youth Leadership Academy is a one-day workshop packed with outdoor activities, bonding exercises, and empowering educational discussions. Workshops will include an introduction to LGBT history, youth advocacy, higher education, and more. “Over the years, Pride […]

#AIDSWalkSD is this Saturday, Sept. 24!

AIDSWalk 4

This Saturday thousands of San Diegans will come together for AIDS Walk & Run San Diego. There are so many stories about why people participate. A niece honoring the memory of an uncle she never met. An individual having a hard time being newly diagnosed. The participant who has been battling HIV/AIDS for over 20 […]

Millions to ‘go purple’ in unified stand against bullying on Spirit Day

Spirit Day 2016

NEW YORK– Today, GLAAD  launched the countdown to Spirit Day, the largest and most visible campaign in the world working to advance acceptance of LGBTQ youth. Spirit Day inspires millions around the world to wear purple or ‘go purple’ online in a united stand against bullying and to show their support for LGBTQ youth. Each […]

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