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The U.S. Census has released data from its first ever survey of LGBTQ people

The U.S. Census has released data from its first ever survey of LGBTQ people

The U.S. Census Bureau’s first-ever survey on LGBTQ Americans has revealed that they’ve been hit especially hard by economic troubles during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. However, experts have warned against drawing too many conclusions from the survey’s early results.

San Diego LGBT pioneer Robert Lynn passes away at 82

San Diego LGBT pioneer Robert Lynn passes away at 82

Robert Lynn, a civil rights attorney who founded key business and political organizations in support of San Diego’s LGBTQ communities, died Sept. 14. He was 82.

Starting in the 1970s, Lynn forged relationships with organizations representing minorities and women, helping establish the LGBTQ community as a political force in the city, his colleagues and family members said.

Cassandra Peterson - known as Elvira - comes out

Cassandra Peterson - known as Elvira - comes out

Cassandra Peterson — best known to the world as Elvira, Mistress of the Dark — released her new memoir Yours Cruelly, Elvira today and, in the process, came out by revealing her 19-year relationship with another woman, Teresa “T” Wierson.

LA LGBT Center secures a decade's worth of rental assistance for 22 youth

LA LGBT Center secures a decade's worth of rental assistance for 22 youth

In what Los Angeles LGBT Center Director of Youth Services Lisa Phillips describes as “a once in a lifetime opportunity,” 22 youth members experiencing homelessness have been selected to receive 10 years of rental housing assistance from the federal government.

USNS Harvey Milk launching Nov. 6

USNS Harvey Milk launching Nov. 6

LGBTQ national leaders and government officials from all over the United States will be descending upon San Diego on Nov. 6for the official launching ceremony of the USNS Harvey Milk at the NASSCO Shipyard.

Alphonso David is out as President of Human Rights Campaign

Alphonso David is out as President of Human Rights Campaign

Last week, the Boards of Directors of the Human Rights Campaign and HRC Foundation terminted Alphonso David as the organization's President. 

The termination resulted from a board-led investigation which ultimately concluded that David "acted counter to HRC’s values, mission, and policies." The board stated that David's involvement was a violation of his employment contract.

San Diego Pride's volunteers of the year

San Diego Pride's volunteers of the year

At the annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic held last month, San Diego Pride bestowed their annual Volunteer of the Year honors on 11 hardworking volunteers.