Local visual artist pursues her dreams in LA
By Morgan M. Hurley | Editor
Visual artist and fervent photographer Cornelia “Connie” Kurtew lived in San Diego for nearly two decades before packing up and moving north to pursue the opportunities that Los Angeles might offer her.
Now, just two years later, Kurtew is about to put her works on display at a major exhibition during LA Fashion Week, called “Art Hearts Fashion,” Oct. 5 – 8. Read More
Scaring San Diegans for 23 years
By Alex Owens
It’s Halloween season and there’s more than a ghost of a chance you can get spooked in San Diego if that’s your desire. Read More
By David Dixon
For numerous years, San Diego Repertory Theatre has featured events and live discussions that appeal to all kinds of audiences.
Before the Oct. 2 performance of “My Manana Comes,” the second installment of the new Gay San Diego-sponsored LGBTQ series, “REP Your Pride,” will be open to the public. Read More
ByMax Disposti | North County Update
Every year, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) releases the Municipality Equality Index (MEI) scorecard, a nationwide evaluation of municipal law, rating 353 cities on the basis of their inclusivity of LGBT people that live and work there. Read More
By Romeo San Vicente
Cara has a lot of acting jobs now
It’s more likely that you know Cara Delevingne from seeing her modeling in the pages of “Vogue,” or from her appearance in Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” video, than from her starring role in the little-seen summer film “Paper Towns.” Read More
By Katrina Young | Out on the Page
Audre Lorde said, “It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences.” Read More
By Robin Tyler
Editor’s Note: This book review previously ran in The Advocate. It is being reprinted with permission.
How do I even begin to describe “The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle” — what I and everyone else who has read and reviewed think is the most well written, researched, and epic historical book about our movement? Read More
By Frank Sabatini Jr.
“There’s a new bear in the den at Waypoint Public,” noted Rich Sweeney of his recent appointment as executive chef at the popular beer-focused restaurant in North Park. Read More
By Michael Kimmel | Life Beyond Therapy
Well, summer is over and those lazy vacation days are probably a thing of the past. So, how can you have a nice, peaceful, mellow autumn? Read More
ByJeff Praught | Dugout Chatter
The Columbus Day holiday weekend promises to be an exciting and action-filled one in San Diego, as our city prepares to host a pair of huge sports tournaments. Read More
By Ian Morton | Profiles in Advocacy
In the United States, HIV/AIDS has been at the forefront of most LGBTQ community members’ minds for over 30 years. A disease that cut through a generation of gay men in the 1980s and 90s, HIV redefined our ideas of sex and personal responsibility. Read More
By Walter G. Meyer | Out of the Archives
Lambda Archives had a couple of events in August and has more planned for September.
Up next, a team from the Archives will be walking in AIDS Walk on Sept. 26. Archives’ board member and team captain David Ramos reports that we are already more than halfway to our goal of $5,000, but we need you to help! Read More
By Frank Sabatini Jr.
San Diego beer specialist Beau Schmitt has appointed Tom Miller as executive chef to his upcoming Brew Project in Hillcrest, which will open in mid-October in the space previously occupied by R Gang Eatery. Miller recently served as sous chef for Ballast Point in Miramar. Schmitt cites last-minute inspections and final cosmetic upgrades to the space as reasons for the delay in opening, which was originally set for July. Read More
By Benny Cartwright | Back Out With Benny
I hate going to the gym. I find it boring, somewhat intimidating, and I’ve always found it slightly odd that we as humans will go into a building to move our bodies without really moving anywhere. And of course, there is the awkwardness of “gay gyms” which are filled with a mix of cruising, overly dressed guys, and people trying to show off. Read More