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Guest Editorial: The impossible missions of the TSA

Posted: April 28th, 2017 | Guest Editorial, Opinion & News | No Comments

By Kristin Beck I spent 20 years in the Navy SEALs and we carried out a lot of missions. Some of the missions were seemingly impossible, but we did those missions and we succeeded. Other impossible missions are: Making everyone happy; maximizing both freedom and public safety; rhyming something with orange. So, where is this going? The impossible missions of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

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Calendar: April 28 – May 11, 2017

Posted: April 28th, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

Friday, April 28 ‘r’flect’ Dialogue Series: Watch a screening of “r’flect” that spotlights William “Bill” Kelly and his efforts to help LGBT seniors. A discussion from director Heidi Rataj will follow. 3:30­–5 p.m. 2-1-1 Connections Center, 3860 Calle Fortunada. Visit bit.ly/2qbyVLD.

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Gay News Briefs — April 28, 2017

Posted: April 28th, 2017 | Gay News Briefs, Opinion & News | No Comments

RAMIREZ TAPPED TO CO-CHAIR NATIONAL MARCH ON D.C. The 2017 National LGBT Equality March on Washington is set for Sunday, June 11. The march will be organized similar to January’s “Women’s March,” with other equality marches being held the same day in various cities across the country and even internationally. 

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Guest Editorial: It’s up to us

Posted: April 14th, 2017 | Guest Editorial, Opinion & News | No Comments

How immigration status affects children By Dr. Trish Hatch Studies show there are more than 11 million people currently residing in the United States that do not have legal status or authorization from the government to be here. Of that 11 million, approximately 3.9 of them are children. Children, at no fault of their own, are at great risk regarding the impacts of deportation, with the total numbers of “undocumented” parents — one or both — […]

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Gay SD Calendar: April 14 – 27, 2017

Posted: April 14th, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

FRIDAY, APRIL 14 Project Trans Resource Fair: Learn about the resources for the trans/gender non-conforming communities to prep for the Day of Empowerment. Free admission and kid friendly. 3-5 p.m. The Center, 3909 Centre St. Visit bit.ly/2p1Uh1r or contact cmaddocks@thecentersd.org.

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Gay News Briefs — April 14, 2017

Posted: April 14th, 2017 | Gay News Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

LOCAL THERAPIST TO RELEASE BOOK FOR GAY MEN SDCNN is proud to announce that Michael Kimmel, our resident psychotherapist, is about to release his first published book. Titled “The Gay Man’s Guide to Open and Monogamous Marriage,” the 298-page book is expected to hit bookstores on June 8. Kimmel has written a popular column, called “Life Beyond Therapy,” for Gay San Diego since November 2010.

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Gay SD Calendar: March 31 – April 13, 2017

Posted: March 31st, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

Friday, March 31 Meet the Artists Night: Join Creative Crossroads and San Diego LGBT Visitors Center to celebrate over 40 talented artists with a creative mixer. The meet and greet is a free event with complimentary drinks, a raffle for a $100 gift card and more fun activities. 6–9 p.m. 502 University Ave. Visit bit.ly/2o8ai5F.

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Gay News Briefs — March 17, 2017

Posted: March 17th, 2017 | Gay News Briefs, Opinion & News | 2 Comments

HOCKEY FANS SOUGHT FOR “OUT ON THE ICE” PROMOTION Join the San Diego LGBT Visitors Center for an exclusive sneak peak of “OUT on the Ice” event. The San Diego LGBT Visitors Center is planning a promotional night with the San Diego Gulls during the 2017-18 season, and invites you to be part of the marketing.

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Guest Editorial: How I am tackling my top priorities in Sacramento

Posted: March 3rd, 2017 | Editorial, Opinion & News | 1 Comment

By Toni G. Atkins The 2017 legislative session is well underway, and I am pursuing several of my top priorities while at the same time joining my colleagues in making sure that California remains a national leader in environmental protection and access to quality health care, and serves as a beacon of compassion and inclusiveness when it comes to human rights.

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Gay News Briefs — March 3, 2017

Posted: March 3rd, 2017 | Gay News Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

BE AN EXHIBITOR AT OUT AT THE FAIR Producers of seventh annual Out at the Fair (OATF) — our very own “LGBT day” at the annual San Diego County Fair — are seeking applications for “community partners,” which include nonprofit vendor/exhibitors, artists, sponsors and divas for their “diva drop.” Note – the performer application deadline was Feb. 28.

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