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South Bay Pride is here: Sept. 10

Posted: September 2nd, 2016 | Columns, Featured, South Bay Alliance | No Comments

By Dae Elliott | South Bay Alliance This year has been an amazing year with many highs and many lows. The presidential election is just around the corner and our nation is grappling with how we are to move forward on many fronts. South Bay Pride was founded to give a voice to the many LGBTQ here in South San Diego County and claim safe space for all of us and our allies celebrating diversity, equality […]

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Announcing SB Pride’s featured LGBTQ artist

By Dae Elliott | South Bay Alliance We celebrated the one year anniversary of marriage equality recently in stark contrast to the feelings we have experienced surrounding the Orlando Pulse tragedy and the ongoing increases of both hate speech as well as hate crimes such as the murders of our trans* siblings. As much as we wanted to breathe that moment of victory surrounding marriage equality, many of us recognize that it was one battle in […]

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South Bay — show your colors!

Posted: May 13th, 2016 | Columns, Featured, South Bay Alliance | No Comments

By Dae Elliott | South Bay Alliance In an effort to increase support and visibility, South Bay Alliance (SBA) has recently revamped the signature Rainbow Palm Trees logo. For over eight years, the logo has symbolized our commitment to our community at-large, and presently, the logo is also a sticker. Clever, charming and classy, the sticker can be requested from South Bay Alliance at no charge. Just email us with your address and request at SouthBayAlliance@gmail.com.

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South Bay Pride update

Posted: March 4th, 2016 | Columns, Featured, South Bay Alliance | No Comments

By Dae Elliott | South Bay Alliance Mark your calendars; show your support and Dine Out with Pride on March 28, from 7 – 9 p.m. at the SEA180 Coastal Tavern Restaurant. A portion of the proceeds will go towards helping us make this year’s South Bay Pride Art and Music Festival the best yet, while you enjoy this new Cohn Group restaurant located in the Pier South Resort, Imperial Beach, with amazing views and delicious […]

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Welcome to 2016

Posted: January 8th, 2016 | Columns, Featured, South Bay Alliance | No Comments

By Dae Elliott | South Bay Alliance South Bay Alliance is looking forward to yet another exciting year. Mark your calendars for South Bay Pride, Sept. 10 this year at the Bayside Park. I can’t believe how much we have grown since South Bay Alliance was organized in 2006. In nine years we have gone from an informal gathering of 200 or so people to over 15,000 attendees and plan to do so again this year. […]

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Welcome news

Posted: May 1st, 2015 | Columns, Featured, South Bay Alliance | No Comments

By Dae Elliott | South Bay Alliance South Bay Pride Art & Music Festival has a new entertainment coordinator; everyone welcome William Felix to the team. William holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and hopes to pursue a juris doctor degree in the near future.

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We still have a long way to go

Posted: March 6th, 2015 | Columns, Featured, South Bay Alliance | No Comments

Dae Elliott | South Bay Alliance The incident Feb. 26 at Morse High School — where a student brutally attacked another student because he was gay — highlights the need that we as a community move forward in the fight for inclusiveness. Our youth still face enormous challenges — even in our area — surrounding issues of orientation and gender identity.

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Getting to that fourth quarter

Posted: February 6th, 2015 | Columns, Featured, South Bay Alliance | No Comments

Dae Elliott | South Bay Alliance Super Bowl is over and what a day — neck and neck with all sorts of exciting moments.  After the game, I could not help but reflect on how we cannot let up until the game is over and that goes for changing our world around TLGB issues. As far as we have come, we still have not made it to the end of the fourth quarter and of course, […]

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Happy New Year from South Bay

Posted: January 9th, 2015 | Columns, Featured, South Bay Alliance | No Comments

Dae Elliott | South Bay Alliance Last year was an eventful year for the entire community. First, we saw tremendous headway on the marriage equality front with the expectation that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear and perhaps settle this issue nationally in 2015. At the same time, the trans* community has broken through in media and awareness around these issues have been expanded. Cisgender and transgender alike are questioning issues of inclusiveness that surround traditional […]

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Plans for 2015

Posted: November 14th, 2014 | Columns, Featured, South Bay Alliance | No Comments

Dae Elliott | South Bay Alliance South Bay Pride Art & Music Festival 2015 will be held Sept. 12. Due to the growth from this year and the expected attendance next year, we are moving the location to the Bayside Park immediately north of its current location.

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It’s almost here

Posted: September 5th, 2014 | Columns, Featured, South Bay Alliance | No Comments

Dae Elliott | South Bay Alliance Just over a week away to South Bay Pride Art & Music Festival, Sept. 13! We are so excited about all that is happening this year. This free event is open to all LGBT and their allies in celebration of diversity, love and equality for all.

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