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Red Cross declares first ever blood shortage; can men who have sex with men donate?

The American Red Cross is facing a national blood crisis – its worst blood shortage in over a decade, posing a concerning risk to patient care. Amid this crisis, doctors have been forced to make difficult decisions about who receives blood transfusions and who will need to wait until more products become available.

Oldest continuous drag club in U.S. gains recognition in the National Register of Historic Places

Oldest continuous drag club in U.S. gains recognition in the National Register of Historic Places

PORTLAND, Ore. — Walter Cole was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. Except for his two years in the military for the Korean War, he’s never lived anywhere else. However, in his 91 years of life, he’s seen a lot.

“I'm a female impersonator, and my stage name is Darcelle XV,” Cole said.

He’s always loved theatre. In 1969, Cole discovered his “alter ego.”

It's Transgender Awareness Week

It's Transgender Awareness Week

Each year between November 13 – 19, people and organizations around the country participate in Transgender Awareness Week to help raise the visibility about transgender people and address issues members of the community face.

Happy Veterans Day!

Happy Veterans Day!

San Diego LGBT News salutes all of our armed forces veterans today, Veterans Day, and everyday!

We especially salute those LGBTQ+ veterans who served in silence under the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy and earlier.

Happy Veterans Day and THANK YOU to all veterans!