Exhuming the life of a man shunned for his sexuality (VIDEO)

Like many gay men in the 1980s, Miguel moved to New York City in search of a life out of the closet; he found a career in theater and a rewarding relationship. Yet in the midst of the AIDS crisis, his devout Catholic mother pressured him to repent for his homosexuality on his deathbed. Twenty-five […]

GLSEN San Diego announces fourth annual Comedy ‘Fun’draiser

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Turn off the 24-hour news cycle and take a break from Twitter to come laugh and raise money for a great cause! Join the Gay Lesbian Straight Education Network (GLSEN) San Diego County Chapter for a night of fun and laughter at its fourth annual Comedy “Fun”draiser. Proceeds go to support […]

Rep. Susan Davis: ‘Why I’m proud to display the Pride Flag’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, four Democratic lawmakers – including Rep. Susan Davis of California – were sued by Chris Sevier, a lawyer opposed to same-sex marriage, for displaying the rainbow flag symbolizing gay pride outside of their Capitol Hill offices. Davis has responded with a new op-ed on Cosmopolitan.com defending the flag and her […]

New gay films ‘Adamantine’ and ‘Nobody’s Child’ debut on Amazon (VIDEO)

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – LGBT+ Studio Together Magic Films has debuted their award-winning films “Adamantine” and “Nobody’s Child” on Amazon Video US/UK/DE/JP. Written and directed by Art Arutyunyan, “Adamantine” is a stop-motion fairytale set in Uzbekistan. The official synopsis reads: “In this gay fairytale set in rural Uzbekistan, a young shepherd longs to find his […]

The Center seeks nominations for this year’s LGBT Veterans Wall of Honor

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Benjamin F. Dillingham and Bridget Wilson LGBT Veterans Wall of Honor recognizes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender veterans with ties to San Diego who have taken the oath to serve our country and have done so honorably, and with distinction, acting as role models in advancing equality. The Center is […]

LGBTQ+ America: The hidden power in an increasingly visible segment

On the heels of Pride Month this past June, a new survey published in Time magazine finds LGBTQ+ Americans feel increasingly vulnerable and at risk of losing hard-fought social and legal gains. The community’s growing fear seems discouraging. But if members of the LGBTQ+ community believe their interests aren’t being protected by politicians and the […]

Jason Stuart to perform in San Diego as part of a new West Coast tour

Coming off a major film role as Joseph Randall in The Birth of a Nation (HBO) Jason Stuart has embarked on a major West Coast tour which includes San Diego, as well as appearances in Las Vegas and Portland together with two Eastern Caribbean cruises scheduled for early 2018. Stuart recently had  guest-star appearances as […]

The Amazon Trail: You know you’re not a femme

You know you’re not a femme when all you do before you leave the house is change your shoes, grab your vest and give the dog a treat.  Okay, maybe you put on your baseball cap, but you already know whether it’s an Ace Hardware or Yankees or Xena hat day. What with the Butch […]

TV’s first transgender sitcom comes to the US via VOD and digital platforms (VIDEO)

Canada’s popular comedy, The Switch, is coming to the U.S. via VOD and digital platforms Aug. 15.  The world’s first transgender half-hour  sitcom, this fun and heart-warming series features a predominantly transgender cast (with all trans roles played by trans actors) as they try to solve whatever crises they encounter – or create.  On their […]

2017 San Diego Pride weekend ‘propelled local economy to record-breaking high levels’

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Last weekend’s San Diego Pride parade and festival had a huge beneficial impact on the city’s economy according to one of its many sponsors, local Southern California law firm Claery and Hammond, LLP. According to the law firm, San Diego Pride, created the largest several-day philanthropic economic event in the city’s history. […]

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