Something ‘Wicked’ this way comes

Many might say that if you haven’t heard of the Tony Award winning musical Wicked, that you must have been living under a rock for the last 11 years. But if for some reason a house has unexpectedly dropped on you and you don’t know about Wicked the musical, here’s a brief rundown of the [...]

The Haunting of Miss Jean Brodie

Jack-o-lanterns leering from the porch. Arch-backed black cats hissing in the shadows. Goblins and ghouls trick-or-treating door to door scurried along by the scuttle of dry leaves. Overhead, a beat-up quarter-moon bandaged by ragged clouds. Halloween. The time of year when the shiver running down your spine might be attributed to something other than the [...]

Marina Rice Bader releases exclusive music video for ‘Anatomy Of A Love Seen’ (VIDEO)

Sarah Smith

LOS ANGELES – Out filmmaker Marina Rice Bader, recently profiled in LGBT Weekly, has released the exclusive music video for her hugely popular directorial debut Anatomy of a Love Seen. The title song “Runaway” written by Sarah Smith, Pete Ash and Jenniffer Kae and performed by Sarah Smith, can be viewed above. With distribution powerhouse Gravitas [...]

Elton John AIDS Foundation’s 13th Annual An Enduring Vision raises over $3.7 million

(L-R) David Furnish, Andrew M. Cuomo and Elton John attend the Elton John AIDS Foundation's 13th Annual An Enduring Vision Benefit at Cipriani Wall Street Oct. 28 in New York City.  PHOTO:  JAMIE MCCARTHY/WIREIMAGE

NEW YORK — Sir Elton John continued his humanitarian efforts to raise money for HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment, and awareness programs across the United States, the Americas, and the Caribbean at the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF)’s 13th annual benefit An Enduring Vision held at Cipriani Wall Street, Oct. 28. American Airlines, Goldman Sachs Gives, Robert [...]

LGBT Weekly wins nine awards at the San Diego Press Club Gala

Award

LGBT Weekly was honored with nine awards at the 41st Excellence in Journalism event hosted by the San Diego Press Club, Oct. 28.  With the new awards, LGBT Weekly has won a total of 35 awards for journalism excellence since it was founded in 2010. The event celebrates the talent of the San Diego media [...]

‘Together We Are Stronger’ (VIDEO)

Moovz

People from all around the world took part in a gay selfie project released by the global gay social network Moovz. This project was meant to show the faces of the global gay community, with people from different cultures. From South to North America and from Europe to as far as Asia – people uploaded [...]

Get hungry for a great cause at the GLSEN San Diego County Lasagna Dinner fundraiser

GLSEN

The Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN) San Diego County chapter invites you to get hungry for a great cause. Wednesday, Nov. 5 GLSEN San Diego County will host its annual lasagna dinner fundraiser from 6 -8 p.m. at the Big Kitchen, 3003 Grape Street. Let GLSEN San Diego County Steering Committee members and volunteers serve [...]

Sir Elton John and David Furnish visit Washington, DC, for talks with Secretary of State John Kerry and Human Rights Campaign event

Sir Elton John, John Kerry and David Furnish

NEW YORK — Sir Elton John and David Furnish, the founder and chairman, respectively, of the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF), were in Washington, D.C., last Friday for a meeting with Secretary of State John Kerry.  Discussions with Secretary Kerry centered on EJAF’s new collaborative arrangement with the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) [...]

An ‘evolved’ Bill Clinton addresses gay rights groups in emotional, impassioned speech

Bill and Hillary Clinton

It’s been over 20 years since Bill Clinton was elected president. But the man who codified the military ban on openly gay members (DADT) and the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) was nowhere to be found on Saturday night as the celebrated, and in some corners venerated, 42nd ex-president spoke to an influential gathering [...]

Crowdfunding campaign launched for 2017 World OutGames Miami

World Out Games

MIAMI BEACH, Fla.– World OutGames Miami has launched a global crowdfunding campaign in anticipation of the sports, human rights and cultural event taking place in Miami and Miami Beach May 26 to June 4, 2017. “The goal of the crowdfunding campaign is $200,000,” said Bruce Townsend, chair of the World OutGames host committee, the Miami Beach-Miami [...]

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