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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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Gay News Briefs — Feb. 17, 2017

Posted: February 17th, 2017 | Gay News Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

SAN DIEGO JOINS AMICUS BRIEF CHALLENGING PRESIDENTIAL EO On Tuesday, Feb. 14, the San Diego City Council voted almost unanimously to join the amicus brief along with other cities across the nation, which will challenge the executive order brought forward by the President of the United States restricting non-citizen travel to the U.S.

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Gay News Briefs — Jan. 20, 2017

Posted: January 20th, 2017 | Gay News Briefs, Opinion & News | No Comments

OBAMA COMMUTES MANNING’S SENTENCE President Obama commuted the sentence of former Army soldier Chelsea Manning this week. Known as Bradley when she joined the Army, Manning was serving a 35-year sentence for stealing and leaking thousands of pages of documents revealing U.S. military and diplomatic secrets through WikiLeaks in 2010.

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Gay News Briefs — Jan. 6, 2017

Posted: January 6th, 2017 | Gay News Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

CORONATION SET FOR IMPERIAL COURT Coronation 45 for the Imperial Court de San Diego will take place Feb. 4 at the Handlery Hotel, located at 950 Hotel Circle North in Mission Valley. A complimentary hospitality welcome to guests will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the hotel and the coronation ceremony will be from 5:30-10 p.m. Tickets are $75 and include light hors d’oeuvres. 

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Briefs — Dec. 23, 2016 – Jan. 5, 2017

Posted: December 23rd, 2016 | Gay News Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

UPTOWN NEWS WILL NOT PUBLISH DEC. 30 Our sister publication, San Diego Uptown News, will not publish Dec. 30, so that our employees may enjoy an extended vacation between the holidays. This is the first time in the paper’s history that it has not been published on a scheduled date. Please look for it again on Jan. 13 or pick up the last issue, dated Dec. 16, which is currently in distribution around the neighborhood or […]

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Posted: October 14th, 2016 | Featured, Gay News Briefs, News | No Comments

AIDS MEMORIAL UPDATE A presentation by the San Diego AIDS Memorial Task Force was made at a recent meeting of the Metro San Diego Community Development Corporation (Metro SD CDC). The task force — co-chaired by San Diego’s first lady Katherine Stuart Faulconer and longtime activist and San Diego City Commissioner Nicole Murray Ramirez — has led the charge with raising awareness, fundraising and finding a permanent home for the memorial, which would honor thousands […]

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Briefs – Aug. 19 – Sept. 1, 2016

Posted: August 19th, 2016 | Gay News Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

WHITTINGTON TO SPEAK AT METHODIST CHURCH Hillary Whittington, author of “Raising Ryland: Our Story of Parenting a Transgender Child With No Strings Attached,” will discuss the dynamics of her family, participate in a Q&A, and sign copies of her book Sunday, Aug. 21 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., at Foothills United Methodist Church’s King Hall

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Briefs – July 8 – 21, 2016

Posted: July 8th, 2016 | Gay News Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

‘PEACOCK’ WINS HONORS The LGBT-themed children’s book, “A Peacock Among Pidgeons,” written by Austin-based HIV activist Tyler Curry and illustrated by local artist and San Diego native Clarione Gutierrez — known professionally simply as Clarione — has won several honors in the recent International Book Awards presented by Literary Classics.

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