San Diego Human Dignity Foundation’s Reunion Party fundraiser was ‘biggest one yet’

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SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF) and the San Diego LGBT Community Center (The Center) hosted the “Reunion on the Bay” fundraiser Saturday, Aug. 8 on the Bay View Lawn at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina at 1380 Harbor Island Drive in San Diego. Organizers say the fundraiser was […]

Gender Odyssey Family 2015: A conversation with trans activist Kate Bornstein

A family in attendance at this year's conference. Photo: Gender Odyssey Family

This article originally appeared on Seattle’s Child and is reproduced by permission. This year’s Gender Odyssey Family conference, held at the Washington State Convention Center, tackled an enormous range of issues around gender and the family: How to support a trans child; the unique concerns of trans folks who are parents; how to create support […]

Book review: ‘The Right Side of History: 100 Years of LGBTQI Activism’

Right Side of History

Somebody got you started. That’s the hard part and, oftentimes, that’s all you need: a forward-thinking person to lay the framework so you can roll with a project, adding, subtracting, shaping, refining. Somebody just needed to get you started; you can take it from there, as you’ll see in The Right Side of History by […]

Telling Trans Stories: Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst of ‘Transparent’ (VIDEO)

Telling Trans Stories

Today, the Emmy-nominated co-creators and producers of This Is Me (Outstanding Short-Format Nonfiction Programming) Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst sat down with YouTube content creator Raymond Braun.  Zackary and Rhys talk with Raymond about how working as consultants and producers on the Emmy nominated show Transparent  inspired this documentary series that explores lives of several […]

New children’s book highlights experience of transgender youth

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Publishing company Scholastic has just released one of the first children’s books to deal with transgender issues. Aimed at Grades 3-7, the book is authored by Alex Gino who who identifies as genderqueer and uses they/them/their pronouns. On its Web site, Scholastic describes the book as: BE WHO YOU ARE. When people look at George, […]

Free POZ Life Weekend Seminar in San Diego, Sept. 19-20

POZ Life

The POZ Life Weekend Seminar, Sept. 19-20 in San Diego is a free healing and transformational workshop for people with HIV/AIDS and their loved ones. The POZ Life Weekend Seminar is a place where compassion, education,community and love is offered unconditionally. It’s a place HIV+ men, women, youths and family members can come be themselves, […]

The City: Top to Bottom

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thursday, aug. 27 Faithfully – A Symphonic Tribute to the Music of Journey From “the city by the Bay” to international rock stardom, Journey truly was one of the powerhouse arena rock acts of the 1980s. They created the anthems of a generation. Relive the 1980s with Journey’s hit songs “Open Arms,” “Who’s Crying Now” […]

First look at the ‘Stonewall’ movie poster

Stonewall poster

Out revealed the first look at the official movie poster for Stonewall, describing it as a riotously colorful tribute to the past. With Danny (Jeremy Irvine), Ray/Ramona (Jonny Beauchamp), Marsha P. Johnson (Otoja Abit), and others caught in a joyous embrace, director Roland Emmerich told Out the design deliberately hearkens back to the time of […]

New documentary brings attention to bullying in schools (VIDEO)

Hear Me Now

Halangarde Pictures in association with Skydive Films, knapptimecreative, and Casting Life Films have released the first trailer for the upcoming school bullying documentary Hear Me Now. Written,directed and shot by Bill Cornelius, Hear Me Now is a candid examination of school bullying and how it can be dealt with, told by those who experienced it […]

Duran Duran set to release new album (VIDEO)

Duran Duran

Multi-platinum superstars Duran Duran will release their 14th studio album, Paper Gods, Sept. 11 via Warner Bros. Records. A Deluxe version of Paper Gods is currently available for pre-order at all participating retailers. Singer Simon Le Bon, keyboardist Nick Rhodes, bassist John Taylor, and drummer Roger Taylor recorded Paper Gods in London with producers Nile […]

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