The Center to host ‘Queer, LGB and Trans People of Color Mixer’ April 1


SAN DIEGO — Join The Center for the next Queer, LGB and Trans People of Color Mixer Saturday, April 1 from 6-9 p.m. For a $5 donation, guests will enjoy drinks, dancing and mingling. Partners are welcome and the event is open to those 21 years and older. For more information contact Carolina Ramos at […]

Cheli Mohamed returns to The San Diego LGBT Community Center to head volunteer services


SAN DIEGO — The San Diego LGBT Community Center has announced that Araceli (Cheli) Mohamed has returned to The Center as Director of Volunteer Services and Community Leadership Development. From 1995-2000, Mohamed served in various administrative and programmatic roles at The Center. Most recently, she was the chief operations officer of the United States Police […]

Lambda Legal announces 2017 National Liberty Awards honorees

Lambda Legal Awards

NEW YORK – Wednesday, Lambda Legal, the nation’s oldest and largest LGBT legal organization, announced Larry Kramer and Javier Muñoz as this year’s Liberty Award honorees. The Liberty Awards National Dinner honors advocates, activists and allies in the fight for LGBT equality. Larry Kramer will receive the Kevin Cathcart Community Legacy Award, an award named […]

Community-funded effort launched to re-design SF’s Harvey Milk Plaza as LGBT, civil rights memorial

Harvey Milk Plaza

SAN FRANCISCO — When San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk took his bullhorn and rallied crowds at the intersection of Market and Castro Streets in San Francisco, he inspired a generation and helped forge the LGBT civil rights movement, and now steps are underway to make this hallowed ground a fitting tribute to both Milk and the […]

Mumbai architect wins KASHISH 2017 poster contest

Poster 2

India’s top fashion designer Wendell Rodricks has picked the poster design submitted by Mumbai-based architect Benny Mathew as the winner of the KASHISH International Poster Contest 2017. The poster – that reflects the festival theme – ‘Diverse, One’ – will be the look of the KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival 2017. The 8th edition […]

Covered California’s special enrollment period underway

Covered Calif. special enrollment

Covered California’s annual open-enrollment period may be over, but if you are still uninsured, you may be able to get financial assistance to help you purchase health care coverage. And rest assured, Covered California health plans, financial assistance, and rates are locked in for 2017. Between now and Oct. 31, those who are eligible can […]

‘Meet & Greet’ celebrities from some of the hottest LGBT films and web series at The Dinah

Meet & Greet

Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend, in association with tellofilms, will be hosting a special Meet & Greet during the Dinah’s signature weekend pool party series at the Hilton Hotel in Palm Springs, Calif. The event will take place Saturday, April 1 from noon to 2pm in the lobby of the Hilton Hotel. Dinah goers will have a […]

Charles Busch to perform in San Diego for one night only

Charles Busch

Charles Busch has become quite the household name in the LGBTQ community over the years but he’s also well known in the theatrical community as well. Many remember his outrageous drag characters in films like Die Mommie Die, Psycho Beach Party, OZ and Addams Family Values, but he’s also garnered accolades for his non-drag role […]

An unwelcoming competition between black Brits and African Americans for movie roles

David Oyelowo in Selma

There are differences within diversity. This issue scratches below the superficial veneer of diversity and is an eerie reminder of how minority groups are often pitted against one another. This year’s Oscars were the most diverse in history. With six nominations for six African American themed films and at least 10 black actors and filmmakers, […]

Grindr launches Gaymojis


LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Grindr, the largest all-male social network, have expanded their chat experience with the launch of Gaymojis by Grindr – a text-friendly package featuring 500+ emojis that bring the Grindr lifestyle to life and speak to the mobile dating generation. Grindr’s 3 million daily active users, in every country in the world, […]

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