First ever national – international LGBTTIQA2S Human Rights Conference to be held in Canada at Canada Pride 2017

MONTRÉAL – Over the course of three days, from Aug. 15-17, Fierté Montréal Pride will be hosting a National LGBTTIQA2S Human Rights Conference as part of the inaugural Canada Pride Montréal 2017. The conference will examine complex issues from Queer Representation in the Media, to Rape Culture + Sexual Violence in the Gay Community, to […]

James Corden sends 297 copies of ‘Philadelphia’ to President Trump (VIDEO)

Last night, James Corden (host of The Late Late Show with James Corden) addressed on his show the recent news of six people resigning from the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV and AIDS. After explaining how upsetting this news was to him, and the fact it was reported that President Trump “doesn’t care” about HIV […]

Veteran of the Year was deported from the country he served

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) announced today she is honoring deported U.S. Army veteran Hector Barajas Varela of Tijuana as Assembly District 80’s Veteran of the Year. Barajas, who could not attend the annual ceremony at the State Capitol because of his deportation, is the Director and Founder of […]

San Diego FRCSW to host LGBTQ+A Pride event

NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif. – Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW), located at Naval Air Station North Island San Diego (NASNI), and Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), located in Patuxent River Maryland, are hosting an LGBTQ+A Pride event. The NASNI celebration will take place on 22 June 2017 from 10:00-12:00 in the Commander Naval […]

Pride flag-raising and Lt. Governor celebrate goal of LGBT health care equality

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — UC San Diego Health is honoring LGBT Pride month and the goal of health care access and equality in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community with a flag-raising and lighting ceremony at UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest, Wednesday, June 21, 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Front Lawn, 200 West […]

Meet San Diego Pride’s new executive director, June 22

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — San Diego Pride are inviting the community to meet their new executive director, Eric Heinritz. San Diego Pride invites anyone and everyone in the community to join them for free appetizers this Thursday, June 22 at the 7th Ave Pub inside the Hillcrest Whole Foods, 711 University Ave, San Diego, California […]

‘Ready to Run’ political training in San Diego, June 24

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – The National Women’s Political Caucus of San Diego is holding its “Ready to Run” training event this Saturday, June 24, at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. It is free to attend and food is provided. Congresswoman Susan Davis and other elected officials and campaign staff […]

Canada announces new strategy to prevent and address gender-based violence

TORONTO – Many Canadians still face violence every day simply because of their gender expression, gender identity or perceived gender. It’s time for that to change. The Government of Canada is taking action to prevent and address gender-based violence (GBV). Today, the Honorable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Status of Women, announced It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy […]

‘Resistance’ activists to take lead in NYC LGBTQ Pride March

NEW YORK — Inspired by the defiant spirit from which NYC Pride was born, 18 diverse LGBT community organizations will march together at the front of this year’s NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 25. The allied “Resistance” was formed in response to the attacks on the LGBTQ community by the Trump Administration, a complicit […]

Path2Parenthood to host LGBT family-building tents at Pride festivals nationwide

NEW YORK — National nonprofit, Path2Parenthood (P2P) (formerly known as The American Fertility Association), will host LGBT Family-Building Tents at Pride festivals nationwide, throughout June, and September. Locations are slated to include New York, Minnesota, and California. Each Path2Parenthood tent will house free materials produced by the organization, including handbooks for gay men, gay women, […]

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