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Read U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin's statement on House passage of Equality Act

Read U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin's statement on House passage of Equality Act

Yesterday, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act – historic, comprehensive federal legislation to ban discrimination against LGBTQ Americans – with a bipartisan majority vote of 224-206.

County asks for patience as COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expands

County asks for patience as COVID-19 vaccine eligibility expands

As many as half a million additional people in San Diego County will become eligible on Saturday for the COVID-19 vaccine, but supplies remain limited, and it’s expected to take weeks before all those included in the next eligibility tier could get vaccinated.

Remembering Larry Baza

Remembering Larry Baza

Larry Baza, a beloved and longtime San Diego LGBTQ activist, died on Saturday due to complications from COVID-19. He was 76-years old. 

The San Diego Union-Tribune obituary is here.

Director selected for new County Office of Equity and Racial Justice

Director selected for new County Office of Equity and Racial Justice

A new director of the Office of Equity and Racial Justice has been named after a thorough national recruitment and selection process.

Andrew Strong will head the office and brings 15 years of experience in local government leadership and community engagement.

City of San Diego Public Library celebrates Black History Month

City of San Diego Public Library celebrates Black History Month

The City of San Diego Public Library has a full schedule of events this February to celebrate the rich and diverse history of Black Americans. The library’s Black History Month programming includes storytimes for children, book discussions, author talks and take-home craft kits. 

Los Angeles LGBT Center selects new Chief Executive Officer

Los Angeles LGBT Center selects new Chief Executive Officer

The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Board of Directors announced Joe Hollendoner, CEO of San Francisco AIDS Foundation, will become the Center’s next leader. Hollendoner will assume the role of executive director on July 6 and work with Center CEO Lorri L. Jean prior to succeeding her as CEO upon Jean’s retirement in July 2022.

Tom Blair, well-known San Diego columnist, dies at 74

Tom Blair, well-known San Diego columnist, dies at 74

The recent passing of award winning journalist/writer Tom Blair is a great loss.

Tom's column in the San Diego Union-Tribune was the must read for every San Diegan who wanted to be in the know. He is also the former Editor of San Diego Magazine and a well known writer.

Remembering Brenda Watson

Brenda Watson, a well known trans and LGBTQ activist throughout the San Diego community, passed away earlier this week from complications due to COVID-19. The news of her passing was shared by the North County LGBTQ Resource Center who called Watson one of "North San Diego's historic LGBTQ volunteers & trans sisters. An icon."