Volunteer details Pride official’s alleged inappropriate behavior

Pride 2016--

Thom Senzee, author of this article, is a West Coast-based freelance journalist, and a regular contributor to San Diego LGBT Weekly. The big moment was at hand. Butterflies in her stomach, spine stiffened and her mind trained on listening for the cue that would prompt her to stride with purpose alongside her guide dog, Camille, […]

The invisible man


First let me state that I think Equality California does great work. However, I have been stunned by the recent Go Vote or Why Vote ads the organization has been running over recent weeks. While the ads show diversity including transgender, deaf, Latino, lesbian and gay people of most ethnicities, I have not seen one […]

Advocacy groups applaud USAID for LGBT nondiscrimination protections

Susan E. Rice

Advocacy groups have applauded the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Administrator Gayle Smith for ensuring that LGBT people will have equal access to services and aid delivered by contractors and sub-contractors of USAID that work internationally. This policy, announced Wednesday in a speech by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice at American […]

GLAAD: Time to use LGBTQ not LGBT

GLAAD Guide 4

NEW YORK, NY – GLAAD has released the tenth edition of its Media Reference Guide, the industry standard style guide for reporting on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people and the issues that affect their lives. The newly released tenth edition of the guide includes an updated terminology section and, for the first […]

PSEG partners with The Tyler Clementi Center at Rutgers University


NEWARK, N.J., — Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG), a publicly traded diversified energy company, and The Tyler Clementi Center at Rutgers University have partnered to help provide incentives to New Jersey public high schools interested in offering the LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Initiative to their LGBTQ student population and allies. Through a $10,000 grant from the […]

San Diego County Library hosts The Human Library

Human Library

The La Mesa Library Branch (8074 Allison Ave.) of the San Diego County Library will host the Human Library Nov. 5 from 12:00-3:00 p.m. Visitors to the La Mesa Library will be able to ‘check out’ a living book. The event will host several volunteers who visitors can interact with, ask questions to, and engage […]

HRC launches new ad featuring mother of Pulse Nightclub victim (VIDEO)

Mother of Pulse Nightclub Victim

WASHINGTON — Today, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) released a new digital ad featuring Christine Leinonen, the mother of Christopher “Drew” Leinonen — a young man shot and killed along with his boyfriend, Juan Guerrero, and 47 others at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. In the ad, Christine speaks directly to American voters, saying, “We have to continue moving forward […]

U.S. attorney assures voters about election

Voter Registration Application for presidential election 2016

U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy announced Tuesday she has appointed a veteran prosecutor to oversee the handling of complaints of election fraud and voting rights abuses for the upcoming Nov. 8 election. Duffy named Assistant U.S. Attorney Christopher P. Tenorio to serve as District Elections Officer for the Southern District of California, a position Tenorio has […]

LGBT Weekly wins 10 awards at San Diego Press Club Excellence in Journalism gala night

Press Club 2016

San Diego LGBT Weekly won 10 awards at the San Diego Press Club 43rd Annual Excellence in Journalism Awards Tuesday night. With the new awards, LGBT Weekly has now won a total of 57 awards for journalism excellence since it was founded in 2010. The 43rd Annual Awards dinner, held at the Jacobs Center at […]

More jobs lost in N.C. due to HB 2

Charlotte city center

North Carolina’s controversial House Bill 2 has cost the city of Charlotte 730 new jobs and an approximately $8.2 million in initial investment by CoStar Group Inc. after the company selected Richmond for a new research operations headquarters. The Charlotte Business Journal quoted David Dorsch, senior vice president at Cushman & Wakefield’s Charlotte office as saying, […]

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