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City of Escondido proclaims June 2020 to be Pride Month

City of Escondido proclaims June 2020 to be Pride Month

The City of Escondido proclaimed June 2020 to be Pride Month in the inland North County city on June 3. The proclamation, which was presented to the North County LGBTQ Resource Center, was a first for Escondido.

City of La Mesa to fly rainbow flag over city hall

City of La Mesa to fly rainbow flag over city hall

The City of La Mesa updated its city hall flag raising policy at the Tuesday, June 9 city council meeting to allow for the rainbow flag to be flown.

City leaders plan to host a pride flag raising ceremony on Monday, June 22 at 1 pm at La Mesa City Hall. This will be a first for the City of La Mesa, located just east of San Diego.

Local community groups to host virtual Decision Day Rally & Town Hall

Local community groups to host virtual Decision Day Rally & Town Hall

Today, in a landmark 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States held that employment discrimination against transgender and gay people violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, giving federal employment protections to transgender and gay people.  

City of Encinitas raises Pride flag over city hall for second year in a row

City of Encinitas raises Pride flag over city hall for second year in a row

For the second year in a row, the City of Encinitas raised a rainbow flag above their city hall on Tuesday to honor LGBTQ Pride Month. Encinitas, located in the northern coastal section of San Diego County, was the first city in the county to raise a rainbow flag over their city hall in 2019.

George Floyd, Black Lives Matter, and Anti-Racism

George Floyd, Black Lives Matter, and Anti-Racism

San Diego Pride declares our opposition to the state-sanctioned violence, murder, and terror being perpetrated by law enforcement agencies across the country.

Peaceful protest march planned for Saturday to conclude at Hillcrest Pride Flag

Peaceful protest march planned for Saturday to conclude at Hillcrest Pride Flag
A peaceful, prideful protest and march for equality is being held this Saturday, June 6 starting at 10 am. Participants will gather at at the County of San Diego Administration Building at 10 am for a program and then march into Hillcrest, ending at the Hillcrest Pride Flag.
 

San Diego Pride's Spirit of Stonewall 2020 honorees

San Diego Pride's Spirit of Stonewall 2020 honorees
The first time I went to the Spirit of Stonewall Rally was in 2000. It was only a few weeks before that I had been homeless and living in my car. Local community activist Benny Cartwright and his mother saved my life by taking me into their home.