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Snapshot: Amazing High Heel Race photos coming in

Posted: June 19th, 2012 | The Gay Blog | No Comments

It was only a matter of time before photos starting surfacing from this weekend’s Amazing High Heel Race. I say surfacing because it became clear that after the three-hour scavenger hunt through Hillcrest – from Urban Mo’s to Gossip Grill – these girls were getting beaten down, from the feet up. Hell, I was tired and I was in flats.

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News roundup for the day

Posted: June 19th, 2012 | The Gay Blog | No Comments

Nuclear Regulatory Commission “asleep at the regulatory wheel” of the San Onofre Nuke Plant.

Human Rights Commission Youth Report released: 92 percent of LGBT youth say they hear negative messages about being LGBT.

San Francisco, Boston remain largest concentration of same-sex couples. Single gays, however, live everywhere.

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but I know you can ‘Rent’ it

Posted: June 18th, 2012 | The Gay Blog | No Comments

It’s a crazy week with theater this week; crazy gay for sure. “Wicked” starts at Broadway SD this week (you know it’s based on the book by Gregory Maguire, right?). Besides the countless references to being friends of Dorothy, Maguire is pretty gay. And it’s about Oz.

But beyond that this week also sees the opening of “Rent,” a San Diego Musical Theatre production. It’s playing at the Birch in North Park, and opens on the 22nd. It’s one of those you have to go see to really experience. Do it, you can get tickets super cheap.

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Testing for Tickets

Posted: June 18th, 2012 | The Gay Blog | No Comments

The UCSD Antiviral Research Center is partnering up with SD Pride for a check-your-status-get-a-ticket giveaway. Mention Tickets for Testing when you make an appointment at the AVRC (220 Dickinson St.), The LGBT Center (3909 Centre St.), Walgreens North Park (3222 University Ave.) or Lead the Way Storefront (3890 Park Blvd.).

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FilmOut San Diego announces 2012 Award winners

Posted: June 18th, 2012 | The Gay Blog | No Comments

The FilmOut San Diego peeps released the award winners list for this year’s festival, which ended June 3. Opening night film “Cloudburst” collected three awards, including best narration, best acting (for Olympia Dukakis) and best direction. The film starred Dukakis and Brenda Fricker as a lesbian couple fighting for their rights as said couple, even though the United States is too stupid to recognize marriage equality. See the full list at SDGLN, from Editor-in-Chief Ken Williams.

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