Hundreds of LGBT military families to gather in Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the American Military Partner Association (AMPA) announced that industry giants and military family champions Comcast NBCUniversal and USAA will be joint presenting sponsors of the 5th Annual AMPA National Gala — the nation’s largest LGBT military event of the year — held on Saturday, May 12, 2018, at the Washington Hilton. Attended by […]

Gay men are rooting for the Eagles

Proving that the LGBTQ community really does follow sports, gay social network Hornet surveyed its users to gather their thoughts and expectations for one of the biggest sporting events of the year, the Super Bowl. In addition to the typical questions, Hornet had a bit of fun with the survey by polling users with questions […]

Trump’s comment about ‘shithole countries’ gravely impacts its LGBTQ asylum seekers

President Trump’s proclivity for racist remarks comes as no surprise to me. His now- infamous comment stating a preference for immigrants coming from a Scandinavian country like Norway than from Africa and Haiti which he depicts as “shithole” countries  with nothing to offer the U.S is based solely on his ignorance (Also, Mr. President, Africa is […]

Fifth Annual Artie Awards celebrates local arts and culture influencers

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Thursday night at the fifth annual Artie Awards presented by Mission Federal ArtWalk at The Westgate Hotel, three leaders in the San Diego art community were honored for their dedication and passion for the arts. The Mission Federal Art Walk team also revealed the 2018 Mission Federal ArtWalk featured artists. The […]

UC San Diego’s Sexual Assault Resource Center turns 30

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The subject of sexual violence and sexual assault prevention is a matter of national importance, and it has been at the core of the work of UC San Diego’s sexual assault resource center, CARE at SARC, for decades. This year, the program is recognizing its 30th anniversary with events and campaigns […]

New report reveals how Americans differ on participation of male, female transgender students in team sports

WASHINGTON — Despite concerns over player safety, player protests, and declining ratings, PRRI’s annual survey of sports and society finds that football remains Americans’ favorite sport to watch. The survey also examines Americans’ attitudes towards athletics issues from youth sports to professional leagues, including participation of transgender athletes in high school sports. Nearly four in […]

San Diego Pride and Habitat for Humanity team up to build homes

SAN DIEGO, Calif. —San Diego Pride and Habitat for Humanity have announced a new partnership around shared values that will bring together LGBTQ community members from across the San Diego region to build homes. Saturday, Jan. 27, a total of 70 Pride volunteers will set out to 4 different locations throughout San Diego County to […]

GLAAD unveils study with The Harris Poll showing alarming erosion of LGBTQ acceptance

DAVOS, Switzerland – GLAAD today announced the findings of its fourth annual Accelerating Acceptance report, a national survey among more than 2,100 U.S. adults conducted on GLAAD’s behalf by The Harris Poll. The results were announced during a panel discussion hosted by GLAAD and The Ariadne Getty Foundation at the World Economic Forum in Davos, […]

Filming begins for ‘Relish,’ an authentic motion picture exploring transgender teen struggles

LOS ANGELES, Calif. —Filming began Jan. 18 on Relish, a ground-breaking motion picture backed by veteran producers, directors and authentic actors that will spotlight the struggles of today’s transgender teens. Relish is written and directed by the acclaimed Justin Ward, whose motion picture The Meanest Man in Texas garnered 13 official film festival selections, 30 […]

Covered California’s open enrollment deadline nears

The calendar has turned to 2018, and Covered California is in the homestretch of its drive to sign people up for health insurance by Jan. 31, the final day to enroll. As an incentive, the agency, which administers the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the state, is touting lower prices and financial assistance […]

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