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Demi Lovato reveals that they are non-binary

Demi Lovato reveals that they are non-binary

Popular singer and actress Demi Lovato let followers know earlier today via Twitter that they identify as nonbinary and will use 'they/them/theirs' pronouns from here on out.

Lovato, who released their first album "Don't Forget" in 2008, is well-known for their music and acting roles, but for also speaking out about mental health and addiction topics. 

San Diego City Council approves extension of Temporary Outdoor Business Operations

San Diego City Council approves extension of Temporary Outdoor Business Operations
In an effort to continue supporting businesses as they recover from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the San Diego City Council has unanimously approved an extension of interim urgency ordinances to allow the City’s Temporary Outdoor Business Operation (TOBO) permit program to continue. 
 

Hillcrest CityFest is back for 2021!

Hillcrest CityFest is back for 2021!

The Hillcrest Business Association (HBA) shared last week that they will bring Hillcrest CityFest this year, scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 8 from 12 noon to 11 pm. 

GLAAD releases Social Media Safety Index

GLAAD releases Social Media Safety Index

This week, GLAAD released the findings of its inaugural Social Media Safety Index (SMSI), an analysis of LGBTQ user safety across five major social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and TikTok, and the first-ever tech-industry baseline of LGBTQ user safety. Results from the Index debuted during a special segment on Axios on HB

LGBT Center in Palm Springs on its re-opening date

As the news of ambitious re-opening plans are being laid across the state of California, we are doing our best to follow guidelines and refine our path towards re-opening The Center at the McDonald/Wright building in Palm Springs. Oh, how we miss you all!

San Diego Police Department kicks off LGBTQ Safe Place Program

San Diego Police Department kicks off LGBTQ Safe Place Program
Continuing efforts to create safer communities for all, San Diego Police Chief David Nisleit and Mayor Todd Gloria were joined today by Council President Jennifer Campbell, Council President Pro Tem Stephen Whitburn and LGBTQ business and community leaders to launch the San Diego Police Department’s new Safe Place Program.

Community members encouraged to help clean-up litter in Hillcrest on Saturday

Community members encouraged to help clean-up litter in Hillcrest on Saturday
As part of I Love A Clean San Diego's Creek to Bay Cleanup, Friends of Hillcrest will host a litter cleanup in the neighborhood.
 
Everyone who loves Hillcrest is welcome to participate by cleaning up litter on their block or any part of Hillcrest at any time throughout the day.
 

City of San Diego expands free WiFi to over 300 new locations

City of San Diego expands free WiFi to over 300 new locations

On Tuesday, Mayor Todd Gloria launched a major expansion of the “SD Access 4 All” program with free Wi-Fi at over 300 new locations. According to Mayor Gloria's office, this expansion follows through on his promise to take action to close the digital divide that leaves 53,000 San Diego households with no internet access.