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Marching with Pride

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FilmOut announces awards for 2017

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Let’s #BeTheGeneration

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Opinion & News

Guest Editorial: Pride Incorporated

Posted: June 23rd, 2017 | Guest Editorial, Opinion & News | 1 Comment

By Rick Braatz

It’s Pride season and I have mixed emotions. I feel pride for my sexual identity and the successes the community has achieved, but I also feel a deep disgust, if not alienation, by the many ways Pride, or rather Pride Inc., has become commodified or co-opted by the market. Read More

Calendar: June 23 – July 6, 2017

Posted: June 23rd, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

Friday, June 23

Fringe Festival (LGBT): “Twelve Nights with Viola & Olivia,” a take on Shakespeare’s classic, “Twelfth Night,” is one of two LGBT-themed entries into this year’s San Diego International Fringe Festival. This girl-meets-boy — or did she? — tale is told through Elizabethan-style verse and brings the unique voice and viewpoint of an intersexed woman to the stage. Artist: A Stage of Our Own Theater Collective. 7:30–8:30 p.m. Tickets, $10 online or at door. Rosewood Five, 1150 Seventh Ave., Downtown. Visit bit.ly/2rAm32R. Read More

Guest Editorial: The damage of religious abuse

Posted: June 23rd, 2017 | Guest Editorial, Opinion & News | No Comments

By the Rev. Mark Martinhauk

(Editor’s note: This ran in one of St. Paul’s newsletters in advance of the conversion therapy conference held June 15 in San Diego. We felt the reverend’s words were important for our community to hear.)

I last wrote for Integrity USA [the movement within the Episcopal Church working for full inclusion of LGBT parishioners] nearly a decade ago when I was on the board. We were coming out of a church-wide conversation about how we were going to treat LGBT people, and those of us in Integrity were both excited and curious — excited about the Church growing more fully into the love of Christ as and curious what the future of Integrity would be. Read More

Gay News Briefs — June 23, 2017

Posted: June 23rd, 2017 | Gay News Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

FILM ON LOCAL GAY BARS SEEKS COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Local filmmakers Paul Dewiler and Chris Cashman have been working on a documentary about the history of San Diego’s gay bars and they are seeking the local LGBT community’s help to complete it.

Those interested in offering their support are invited to a free fundraising mixer Wednesday, June 28 from 6–8 p.m. at The Rail, located at 3796 Fifth Ave. in Hillcrest. Read More

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