$200,000 gift boosts scholarships for LGBT and Critical Gender Studies students at UC San Diego

David Gubser with his partner, Richard Lieboff.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — It was time to give back, he decided. As David Gubser started to revise his will, he began to think of the causes that meant most to him. In the wake of the hate-based shootings that occurred last year at an Orlando, Fla., nightclub with a largely gay clientele, Gubser resolved […]

HRC to honor Jazz Jennings and Ruby Corado at Time to THRIVE Conference

Jazz Jennings and Ruby Corado

WASHINGTON – Today, the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) announced that it will honor transgender advocates Jazz Jennings, star of TLC’s I Am Jazz, and Ruby Corado, founder of the renowned LGBTQ center Casa Ruby, at the organization’s annual Time to THRIVE Conference. They are being recognized for their tireless efforts to advance the visibility, […]

Dodgers to host fifth annual LGBT Night June 9 at Dodger Stadium

LA Dodgers

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced that they will play host to their fifth annual LGBT Night at Dodger Stadium on Friday, June 9 (vs. CIN, 7:10 p.m.). A special event ticket package that includes a game ticket for the Dodgers’ June 9 game and an exclusive Dodger LGBT t-shirt (image attached) […]

San Diego Opera announces 2017-2018 season

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Bold productions, timeless classics, and topical and relevant operas comprise San Diego Opera’s diverse 2017-2018 season. The Company will continue to present three main stage operas at the San Diego Civic Theatre and will expand the theaters it performs in for the dētour Series which premiered last year and is dedicated […]

YouTube updates Restricted Mode; more LGBTQ inclusive

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Today, YouTube updated their settings on Restricted Mode, an optional feature that helps filter out more mature content from view for institutions like schools and libraries who want a more limited experience on YouTube. YouTube states that filters will not be based on attributes like gender, gender identity, political viewpoints, race, religion, or sexual orientation. […]

San Diego Hunger Coalition launches 2017 CalFresh Challenge

CalFresh 2017

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Can you live on a food budget of $4.18 a day? That’s the average amount that hundreds of thousands of San Diego County residents receive in the form of CalFresh to help put food on their tables. CalFresh is California’s version of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), one of our […]

RuPaul and Gavin Grimm named to the ‘Time 100’

Rupaul and Gavin Grimm | Photos: Miles Aldridge for TIME

NEW YORK — Time has named RuPaul and Gavin Grimm among its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The 2017 Time 100 full list and related items appear in the May 1, 2017 issue of Time, available on newsstands Friday, April 21, and now at time.com/time100. RuPaul is the Emmy Award-winning host and executive producer of RuPaul’s Drag Race […]

Nicole Murray Ramirez elected as a national co-chair for upcoming National March for Equality

Nicole Murray Ramirez

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – San Diego City Commissioner Nicole Murray Ramirez has been elected as a national co-chair of the upcoming National March for Equality set for June 11 in Washington, D.C. Commissioner Ramirez, who has been a Latino gay activist now for almost half a century, holds the distinction of being the only gay activist […]

New gay TV series ‘I’m Fine’ debuts today

Im Fine

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Dekkoo.com’s third original series, “I’m Fine” debuts today on Dekkoo. Watch the trailer above. Set in West Hollywood, “I’m Fine” tells the story of Nate, who just broke up with his boyfriend – BUT IS TOTALLY FINE! – and in doing so takes a fresh, honest, and humorous look at gay […]

GLAAD presents some of Bill O’Reilly’s most anti-LGBTQ remarks


Today, Fox News let go of their long-time host Bill O’Reilly. According to media reports a slew of sexual-harassment claims scared off “O’Reilly Factor” advertisers in droves. For most of his career, O’Reilly was staunchly against LGBT rights. After the Supreme Court ruled against DOMA and Prop 8, he insisted “I don’t buy into the […]

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