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

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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)

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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. [...]

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

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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 [...]

MCRD ‘Bootcamp Challenge’ returns Sept. 27 (VIDEO)

MCRD Bootcamp Challenge

Sept. 27, nearly 4,000 civilians will accept the Bootcamp Challenge 2014 at San Diego’s Marine Corps Recruit Depot during Fleet Week.  Move over, Tough Mudder. Step aside Spartans, this is one race that allows entrants to compete on the same obstacle course that tests our U.S. Marine recruits. This is the thirteenth year for Bootcamp [...]

SDSU ranks high for diversity


San Diego State University (SDSU) was selected for the second consecutive year as a recipient of the INSIGHT Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. As a recipient of the annual HEED Award — a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion — SDSU [...]

New study shows minority populations in US optimistic for financial future


MILWAUKEE – Despite differences among various minority populations in the U.S., the majority of respondents in an online Harris Interactive survey commissioned by Northwestern Mutual believe financial success is within reach. In the company’s “Elements of Success Study”, 80 percent of respondents in four population segments — Asian American, Hispanic American, African American and LGBT — [...]

Unique black tie boxing event to benefit anti-bullying and youth development non-profits, Sept. 20

Rancho Santa Fe Motor Club & Storage hosts Black Tie Boxing fundraising event.

SAN DIEGO – Charles C. Butler, owner of Rancho Santa Fe Motor Club & Storage (RSFMC&S), will host the Black Tie Brawl fundraising event Saturday, Sept. 20, from 6:30-10 p.m. at the private social club located at 3270 Corporate View Drive in Vista, to benefit the My Life My Power Foundation and the Dear Jack [...]

Diversionary Theatre announces appointment of new executive artistic director

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The Board of Trustees of San Diego’s Diversionary Theatre’s today announced that they have selected Mr. Matt Morrow to join the Diversionary team as their new executive artistic director.  Morrow accepted the Board’s offer and will take his place at the helm of Diversionary in mid-November, bringing to the job extensive experience in directing, financial [...]

PepsiCo launches ‘Purple On!’ anti-bullying campaign in support of GLAAD’s annual Spirit Day

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PURCHASE, N.Y. – PepsiCo today announced a “Purple On!” campaign against bullying. The campaign supports GLAAD’s annual Spirit Day on October 16, which inspires millions of Americans to wear purple to take a united stand against bullying and show support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth. PepsiCo is the official food and beverage sponsor [...]

San Diego couple takes home $50,000 prize on season finale of ‘Rowhouse Showdown’ on Fyi/A&E

Josh Altman and Geoffrey Taft | Photo: Jorandy Chavez Photography

NEW YORK — Geoffrey Taft and Joshua Altman, owners of Apprize Realty in San Diego, Calif., are the first winners of A&E/FYI channel’s new hit competition series Rowhouse Showdown. The design duo, featured in the current issue of San Diego LGBT Weekly (issue 155) bested three other teams as they battled it out to transform [...]

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