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Letter: San Diego’s new ADU law will destroy our queer neighborhoods

Letter: San Diego’s new ADU law will destroy our queer neighborhoods

Where we live and our quality of life is important to all of us. The diverse communities of San Diego offer something for everyone. And our diverse LGBTQ community is no different. We’re not monolithic in where and how we choose to live. Some of us want to live in the middle of the action in Hillcrest while others prefer a quiet street in Azalea Park or near Morley Field. 

GLAAD responds to DaBaby’s remarks, calling them homophobic and inaccurate

Last week, GLAAD and 10 HIV organizations released an open letter to rapper DaBaby requesting a private meeting to discuss the facts about HIV and how it is a preventable and treatable condition, and to discuss a long-term opportunity for him to share the education to his fanbase.

Equality California: Sign our petition to end healthcare discrimination against LGBTQ+ people

Equality California: Sign our petition to end healthcare discrimination against LGBTQ+ people

Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act made it illegal for healthcare providers to discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.

“Sex” here includes sexual orientation, gender identity and pregnancy. That means doctors would not be allowed to turn away LGBTQ+ patients or deny them healthcare simply because of who they are.

Advocacy Update from The Center

Advocacy Update from The Center

Last Tuesday, former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty in a court of law for the murder of George Floyd; guilty of all three charges: second degree murder, third degree murder, and second degree manslaughter.

The San Diego LGBT Community Center's advocacy and the City of San Diego's budget

The San Diego LGBT Community Center's advocacy and the City of San Diego's budget

As we continue to witness inequities in healthcare and law enforcement across the country, The Center’s Advocacy team is focused on one significant opportunity to create greater equity in San Diego – through a more equitable City of San Diego budget, to better our San Diego region.

County of San Diego to consider creation of Department of Homelessness Solutions

County of San Diego to consider creation of Department of Homelessness Solutions
People who experience homelessness need resources and services that put them on a better path, one that leads to safe, secure housing. To address this, creating a Department of Homeless Solutions and Equitable Communities at the County will make us a better regional partner, more coordinated internally and support serving more unsheltered people.