This week's top stories include an honor given to San Diego Pride's Fernando Lopez; a 'haunted house' was set to depict Pulse massacre; and it's Palm Springs Pride weekend!
San Diego Pride was in our news coverage again this week, but this time for something different: Fernando Lopez, the organization's Director of Operations, will be honored by the City of San Diego's Human Relations Commission.
We also learned that Lazy Acres Natural Market will open an outlet in Hillcrest next summer.
With Election Day fast approaching, a reminder that California's ban on selfies at the polls remains in place. In other election related news, Donald Trump holds up an inverted Pride flag on Sunday at a rally in Colorado.
Other stories include: Christian 'haunted house' at an elementary school was to depict Pulse massacre; a teenager's shirt warns that he'll kill gays if they approach him; and tamperer won't see jail time after acid in lube attempt.
From The Rev. Irene Monroe: Laughing to keep from crying in 'The Scottsboro Boys.'
From Alexandra Bolles of GLAAD: A queer mom of two reflects on family, identity, and Mississippi.
At SDSU, a new program supports LGBTQ commuter students.
Babette Schwartz announces return to Urban Mo's for Christmas show.
Also: Eight-year-old dresses as Hillary, Twitter feed goes wild; this beautiful children's book is exploring queer South Asian themes; OUT Magazine reveals annual 'Out 100' portfolio; West Hollywood's Rhea Litre releases "Lovergirl" cover; Innocent Yelp reviewer ventures into extreme Berlin fetish club for the first time; and Australian 'Bachelor' got a lesbian twist this year.
HAPPY PRIDE! Here's what to do during Greater Palm Springs Pride this week.
Free bike lights will be given out by San Diego County Bicycle Coalition.
UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? See our list of featured events below, and click HERE for a complete list of events