Cher joins Felipe Diniz and Jean Paul Gaultier as honorees at AmfAR’s 5th Inspiration Gala São Paulo, April 10

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NEW YORK, N.Y.— amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research will return to Brazil for its fifth annual Inspiration Gala São Paulo presented by Harry Winston. The gala will again be held at the home of Dinho Diniz, hosted by Naomi Campbell and will feature tributes to Felipe Diniz and Jean Paul Gaultier. Diniz, who will receive the amfAR Inspiration Award, has been vital to the success of amfAR’s [...]

New dating Web site offers LGBT singles who love sports to connect

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According to the USA Sports Fan Association, 3.8% of the U.S. population are part of the LGBT community and 56% of this community are avid sports fans – that’s 5.4 million people. LGBT involvement in sports is huge – and yet, no platform existed to bring members of this community together – until now. LGBTSportZdate.com, [...]

Gogobot issues warning notice for those travelling to Indiana

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Following the governor of Indiana’s signing into law of a piece of legislation which may legalize discrimination against travelers due to their sexual orientation., Gogobot, the travel research and planning site has updated both its Indiana state destination page, and also all 400 plus of its city destination pages in Indiana including Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and Evansville with the [...]

Pride in Our Youth: New marching band program kicks off

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – One of the amazing new features of this year’s San Diego Pride Parade, scheduled for Saturday, July 18, will be the first ever Pride Youth Marching Band. Youth who are enrolled in a marching band are encouraged to sign-up to participate in the band, with the opportunity to perform in front [...]

Gay panic: The motion picture

People laughed during the preview screening of Get Hard. This is what bothered me most about the comedy featuring Will Ferrell as a clueless finance executive who hires a much more clueful Kevin Hart to prepare him for 10 years in prison. More than how terribly made it is, how pathetic and offensive its humor [...]

Discover the Chinese American Museum in L.A.

While in Los Angeles looking for a public bathroom I came across a sign for free admission to the Chinese American Museum. How could I not go in and explore? It’s located in the Garnier Building, the last surviving structure from the city’s original Chinatown. It opened in 2003 and features exhibits, special collections, lectures, [...]

Insurgent

Also playing The second in the Divergent series, a sub-Hunger Games dystopian trilogy about a young woman who is the key to her oppressed society’s freedom, Insurgent is disappointingly worse than its predecessor. Considering the cast – the remarkable Shailene Woodley as our heroine Tris, studly Theo James as her boyfriend Four, Kate Winslet as [...]

Book review: ‘A History of Loneliness’

Throughout your life, the faith you’ve held has sustained you. In times of fear, you’ve prayed for courage. On troubled days, you’ve asked for favors. You’ve thrown gratitude heavenward, and you’ve demanded condemnation from the Higher Power you know. Some prayers are answered, some are not. But what if your religion failed you or, as [...]

Wild

dvd of the week Reese Witherspoon is spectacular (and Oscar nominated) as Cheryl Strayed, whose memoir Wild is based on. The book is partly autobiography and partly the story of her six month trek of the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert to Oregon. That she walked the trail isn’t as impressive – it’s [...]

The City: Top to Bottom

thursday, march 26 San Diego AIDS Memorial Benefit Concert Hosted by AIDS Memorial Task Force co-chairs, Katherine Stuart Faulconer and Nicole Murray-Ramirez the concert will feature comedian Suzanne Westenhoefer, the first openly lesbian comedian with an HBO special and first openly lesbian comedian on Late Night with David Letterman. This special evening will also feature [...]

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