The goal is not to promote a political issue, but rather to befriend an individual who may not on a daily basis, interact with an LGBT person, while also providing a worthwhile service to the community at large.
The demonstrators, who did not represent any particular organization, were brought together to protest the intended purpose of the training session: to teach pastors, ministers, educators and counselors how to deal with "unwanted homosexuality."
SDGLN last week obtained a list of 39 businesses that sponsored the parade and festival in 2009, many of whom had been sponsors for a number of years. All were contacted to discuss whether Pridegate would impact financial contributions for 2010.
SDGLN has obtained a list of nine suggested interim appointees presented by Senator Christine Kehoe, Councilman Carl De Maio, Councilman Todd Gloria, and former Councilwoman Toni Atkins. The four are requesting the named individuals be appointed the Board until a permanent Board can be put in place.