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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: Sept 30 - Oct, 6 2017

NEWS 

The big news this week was the tragedy in Las Vegas when a gunman opened fire on a crowd of concert goers in Las Vegas killing 59 and injuring over 500 making this the deadliest mass shooting in U.S.history. 

A San Diego man helped saved lives during that shooting by helping the injured into the back of a truck and driving them to safety. 

A Utah gay couple were also at the concert, one was killed the other injured

Cox cable is going to increase their rates for customers who go over their 1 Terabyte of allocated monthly data.

COMMENTARY

Televangelist Pat Robertson says that the killings in Las Vegas are directly related to "profound disrespect" for the president of the United States. 

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and City Councilmembers Scott Sherman and Lorie Zapf today joined City crews to clear the San Diego River of debris and to relocate homeless last Friday. 

Reverand Irene Monroe discusses LGBT History Month and its newly emerging canon.

GLAAD responds to States Attorney General Jeff Sessions after he reversed a federal policy which was aimed to protect transgender workers from workplace discrimination.

CAUSES

October 3 was "Mean Girls" day and the cast asked everybody to make a contribution to help the victims of the Las Vegas attacks. 

ENTERTAINMENT

Jinx Mirage goes "Out & About" this week with plenty of things to do in the community. 

Jason Aldean who was playing at the concert in Las Vegas at the time of the shootings canceled his remaining tour dates in Southern California. 

A gay couple who were featured in an ad for McCain's potatoes was edited out of the shorter commercial. 

Caroline "Tula" Cossey, a former Bond girl who is also trans, was a Playboy model. She remembers the late Hugh Hefner saying he gave her chance when nobody else would. 

The Shirtless Violinist uses a mountain valley landscape to pay tribute to Judy Garland. 

Out theater critic Jean Lowerison reviews "Roz and Ray" and "Homos or Everyone in America."

Drag Race star Violet Chachki says she was thrown out of a Paris sex club because she was too femme, the club says differently. 

Pop star Pink announces her new tour Beautiful Trauma World Tour 2018 and will be coming to San Diego on May 28, 2018.

A fake news article went viral about two hunky men who were reportedly dating, then after a DNA test discovered they were twins

SOCIAL

Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel is having a great costume contest on Friday, October 27, for their Heroes vs. Villains Halloween Party, and you could win some terrific treats.

Debbie is a cute kitten rescued from Hurricane Irma and currently at the San Diego Humane Society, and she's looking for a new home. 

HEALTH, WELLNESS AND SPORTS

Despite fines and citations soccer fans continue to chant homophobic slurs at games. 

UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? See our list of featured events below, and click HERE for a complete list of events.

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

Gay For Good San Diego Volunteers at Pacific Beachfest 2017

Stepping Stone's Living Out Loud Gala at Swiss Park

HEAT End of Season Pool Party at The Lafayette Hotel

County of San Diego National Coming Out Day Resource Fair

Miss Richfield 1981 in 2020 Vision at Martinis Above Fourth

RuPaul's Drag Race Werq The World 2017 Tour at The Spreckels

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

Divas at Rich's Featuring Trinity Taylor

Pride By The Beach

Rich's 26th Anniversary Party

Simply Barbra starring Steven Brinberg at Martinis Above Fourth

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

The Center's 45th Anniversary Gala

Annual Nicky Awards Nomination Party at Flicks

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