Greg Louganis on finally having his own Wheaties box (VIDEO)

Greg Wheaties

Being on a Wheaties box has been an honor bestowed on dozens of Olympians through the years, yet despite winning gold and setting Olympic records diver Greg Louganis never made it onto the Wheaties box.  Speculation was that the reason he wasn’t considered was the fact that he is a gay man. Now following a petition […]

San Diego HIV/AIDS Annual Retreat to be held Sept. 12-16

Strength for the Journey

Strength for the Journey is a 5 day retreat providing a safe, caring, and healing community that fosters spiritual and emotional growth. In addition to providing the physical needs of a retreat, the program also offers various group workshops on health and wellness, medication adherence, nutrition, and diet and exercise. One of the main intentions […]

Marc Benioff to be honored at GLAAD Gala San Francisco

Marc Benioff | Photo: TechCrunch

SAN FRANCISCO – GLAAD today announced that it will honor Salesforce Chairman & CEO Marc Benioff at GLAAD Gala San Francisco at City View at Metreon Sept. 8. Benioff will receive the Ric Weiland Award, which honors innovators who advance LGBT equality and acceptance through tech and new media. The award is named after Ric […]

Aids Walk/Run San Diego: Team Leader workshop dates announced

Aids Walk San Diego

SAN DIEGO – Teams are forming – and fundraising – for the 27th annual AIDS Walk/Run San Diego. The event will take place  Saturday, Sept. 24. Teams play a crucial role in the success of AIDS Walk, and last year helped raise approximately 70 percent of the event’s total. “AIDS Walk teams not only make […]

Installation of the New York City AIDS Memorial begins

Installation has begun on the New York City AIDS Memorial, located at the intersection of West 12th Street and Greenwich Avenue in the West Village.

NEW YORK — Construction of the New York City AIDS Memorial is now underway at the recently named New York City AIDS Memorial Park at St. Vincent’s Triangle, located at the intersection of West 12th Street and Greenwich Avenue in the West Village.  The Memorial organization expects final completion by early November, in advance of a public […]

Documentary on San Francisco trans movement premieres online (VIDEO)

Screaming Queens

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, one of the first recorded transgender riots in United States history. In a recent NPR story, it was called “the transgender community’s debut on the stage of American political history” by Susan Stryker, one of the directors of the […]

SDHDF selects local architects to reinvent San Diego’s LGBT Arts Center

Park Arts 2

  SAN DIEGO – San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF) has announced that Safdie Rabines Architects has been selected to transform 4545 Park Blvd. into San Diego’s LGBT Cultural and Performing Arts Center. Currently home to Diversionary Theatre and Lambda Archives of San Diego, the building at 4545 Park Blvd. has been a center for […]

NCAA unveils LGBT climate survey


NEW YORK– Less than 24 hours after the NBA announced its decision to move the 2017 All-Star Game out of North Carolina due to the state’s anti-LGBT legislation, the NCAA announced all current and future NCAA events (from banquets to championship games) would be required to complete an LGBT climate survey. The survey is the […]

Full of GSD, ‘Danny The Manny’ is how modern entertainment looks

Danny the Manny

Gender and sexual diversity (GSD) is as much a part of real life as it’s portrayed in an endearing and funny new Web series titled Danny The Manny, directed by Mike Roma. I caught up with Roma via email recently and asked him to let us look under the hood of this pioneering and highly […]

#Expresslove campaign rolled out in San Diego


Dante Mastri, director of Brand Integration for American Express, addressed the crowd gathered at TRUST Restaurant Thursday (July 14) evening. “In these days of heated political rhetoric and national tragedy,” he said, “we think it’s more important than ever that people express love.” #ExpressLove is a nationwide campaign created and led by American Express’ employees […]

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