San Diego Latino Film Festival announces 11th Cine Gay Showcase selections


SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Latino Film Festival (SDLFF), presented by Fashion Valley, has announced the selections for the 11th Cine Gay Showcase during its 23rd edition, set to take place March 10-20 at AMC Fashion Valley 18. “LGBTQ cinema is transcendent by nature, oftentimes forcing spectators to look beyond their own experiences and […]

How to stay calm when you know you’ll be stressed (Infographic)


We are all guilty of succumbing stress. Whether it’s work, home or life it’s effects can be debilitating, but there are ways to keep stress at bay. Here are seven techniques to implement when you find yourself in a stressful situation. Infographic credit PoundPlace

Pete Nowalk to receive prestigious LGBTQ Community Award at Point Foundation New York Gala

Pete Norwalk

LOS ANGELES — Point Foundation (Point) will honor producer, showrunner, and writer Pete Nowalk with the Point Leadership Award at the organization’s annual Point Honors gala in New York City, April 11. Point presents its Leadership Award to an individual who has achieved prominence in their professional career and unequivocally supports the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender […]

Out Leadership announces OutWOMEN initiative for senior LGBT women in business

Beth Brooke-Marciniak and Martine Rothblatt

NEW YORK — Out Leadership, a global business advisory organization, today announced the launch of OutWOMEN, an initiative that champions the success of senior LGBT women in business. Beth Brooke-Marciniak, global vice chair of public policy, EY and a member of Out Leadership’s Global Advisory Board, and Martine Rothblatt, CEO of United Therapeutics, will co-chair the […]

Valentines among the vines


Wine country is closer than you think! “Happy Valentine’s Day. You’re being kidnapped,” I said. “Where are you taking me?” he asked. “Lestat” looked good in tight jeans, flannel shirt and down vest. Beard trimmed short, neat. Cap cocked, all attitude. “Just get in the car,” I insisted, and he did. I had a surprise […]

Meet Jackson Evans: Host of The Realish Housewives of San Diego


The Realish Housewives of San Diego is a parody of the many versions of The Real Housewives that has inundated Bravo TV since 2005. The show is the brainchild of two Chicago Second City alums Kate James and Tim Sniffen. The San Diego version of the show is at the Balboa Theatre this week for […]

Groundbreaking Tax Guide launched to help LGBTQ taxpayers


WASHINGTON, DC —The National LGBTQ Task Force has launched a groundbreaking income tax preparation guide for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people. The new taxpayer resource is intended to guide LGBTQ people with questions they might want to ask when sitting in front of their tax preparer or program. The first-of-its-kind guide translates […]

San Diego County Citizens’ Scholarship Foundation seeks need-based scholarship applicants


SAN DIEGO, Calif. – San Diego County Citizens’ Scholarship Foundation is seeking need based scholarship applicants for the 2016-2017 academic year. High school seniors who have a financial need and who will be attending a college or university in San Diego County full-time in the 2016-17 school year are encouraged to apply. The application is […]

St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral presents ‘The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later’


St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral Presents The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later Saturday, Feb. 6 at 7 p.m. in the cathedral chancel, 2728 6th Ave. in San Diego. With over 50 actors in the cast the presentation is based on interviews with the people of Laramie, Wyo. 10 years after the brutal murder of gay University […]

SD Human Dignity Foundation disburses more than $215K to local HIV/AIDS agencies


SAN DIEGO – The San Diego HIV Funding Collaborative (HFC), a grant program of San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF), held a luncheon Friday, Jan. 29 in the Deborah Hoffman Community Room at The San Diego Foundation in Liberty Station where representatives from 11 local nonprofits and the community at large assembled to celebrate the […]

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