Lambda Literary enters partnership with San Diego Unified School District

LGBT Writers in Schools

Lambda Literary, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender literature, is proud to announce an historic partnership with the San Diego Unified School District to make its LGBT Writers in Schools Program available to the city’s high school students. Approved by the San Diego Board of Education last week, Lambda Literary [...]

Carl DeMaio’s outreach strategy to women?


The story about the offensive email from Carl DeMaio that targeted a Scott Peters’ campaign staffer, first reported by the San Diego CityBeat has received national press coverage. The email contained a photo of an overweight woman wearing only a bra and eating a snack with the subject line “Kate Lyon.” Subsequent press coverage includes: [...]

DA’s Office: No criminal charges to be filed in DeMaio office break-in or sexual misconduct investigations; announcement raises more questions

Carl DeMaio

Today, the San Diego District Attorney’s Office announced that it had concluded its review of two investigations involving candidate Carl DeMaio’s congressional campaign. The two investigations surrounded burglary and vandalism to DeMaio’s campaign headquarters in May, as well as subsequent allegations of sexual harassment by former DeMaio staffer Todd Bosnich. The DA’s Office stated in [...]

Lesbian’s mother-in-law tells of learning her daughter was dead

San Diego Superior Court

A mother testified she learned her lesbian daughter was dead in a startling phone call from “my daughter’s wife” when the woman confessed “I lost it” and killed her. Heidi Alexander tearfully told a judge Oct. 16 Tiffany LaToya Nowden, 39, phoned her June 6 and told her Alexander’s daughter, Russina “Rusti” Vale, 38, was [...]

Rep. Joe Kennedy to campaign for Scott Peters Saturday

Joe Kennedy

SAN DIEGO — Rep. Scott Peters’ re-election campaign is receiving a boost, with Rep. Joe Kennedy of Massachusetts becoming the latest prominent Democrat to help with voter outreach in the CA-52 district. Rep. Kennedy will come to San Diego this weekend to campaign for Peters, joining with other volunteers to walk neighborhoods and talk to [...]

DeMaio campaign manager on identifying trackers: young, black = red flag

Carl DeMaio ---

Hard on the heels of the alleged sexual harassment scandals surrounding Carl DeMaio, yet another revelation has come to light about the DeMaio campaign, reports Now, a set of internal emails obtained by The Washington Examiner have revealed how campaign manager, Tommy Knepper, offered advice on how to spot trackers – opposition staffers who [...]

Obituary: In memory of Gerald ‘Gerry’ Reeves | Oct. 3, 1937 – Aug. 27, 2014

Gerald 'Gerry' Reeves

A military memorial ceremony will be held Friday, Oct. 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in Point Loma for Gerald “Gerry” Reeves, 76, who died from complications of pancreatic cancer at the Veteran’s Hospital in La Jolla. Gerry gave it a gallant fight and passed away Aug. 27, 2014. He will be [...]

Harvey Milk’s American Diner releases statement on closure

Harvey Milk's American Diner

Following the sudden closure of Harvey Milk’s American Diner last Thursday, information about the future of the restaurant has been confined to speculation on Facebook. Originally the owners of the Diner had indicated that the restaurant would be closed for three days. Today the owners released a statement on the changes that are occurring at [...]

LISTEN: Republican House candidate Carl DeMaio hasn’t won fans in LGBT community (NPR)

Carl DeMaio

Gay Republican House candidate, Carl DeMaio, hasn’t won fans in the LGBT community(NPR). Claire Trageser of KPBS San Diego reports for NPR’s All Things Considered.

Scott Peters endorsed by 11 former Chamber chairs, 60-plus Republican and Independent business leaders

Scott Peters

SAN DIEGO — Eleven former chairs of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce have endorsed Rep. Scott Peters’ re-election, the latest evidence of Peters’ bipartisan appeal and widespread support within the local business community. In addition, more than 60 other local high-profile Republican and independent business leaders are supporting Peters, according to a list [...]

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