This week's top stories include a gay conversion therapy conference coming to San Diego; a report by The Task Force shares some devastating data about the transgender community; and our sister site SDPIX has a new, more user-friendly look!
Todd Gloria, who was elected to the San Diego City Council in 2008, has moved on to bigger things. He was sworn in as California State Assemblymember earlier this week. Chris Ward will take over Gloria's city council seat on Monday.
Some in San Diego's LGBT community are concerned about a couple of things: Another conservative Christian billboard has appeared over Hillcrest; and a large gay conversion therapy conference is coming to San Diego. By the way, loopholes in California's conversion therapy law are sizable.
Some good local news: San Diego Pride will give $80,000 to LGBT serving non-profit organizations.
Three trans women identified as victims of Oakland fire.
In other news: Walmart settles class action suit over same-sex married employees; Governor Pat McCrory concedes to Roy Cooper in North Carolina; religious business owners sue- they don't want to film gay weddings; an Arkansas judge rules birth certificates can only name biological parents; and The National LGBTQ Task Force releases a report on the transgender community that has some devastating data.
The San Diego Pride Board of Directors has released a statement.
From The Rev. Irene Monroe: A congresswoman's public forum on how to survive a Trump presidency.
Check out Jim Winsor's most recent "Out & About" column for all the fun around town this weekend!
SDGLN Community Editor Timothy Rawles interviews Yvette Cason of 'Dreamgirls,' who discusses kids, career, and doing Panto theater in San Diego.
Picture perfect: SDPIX has new way to share San Diego's LGBT life.
A GoFundMe page has been set up for displaced resident Jason Blair after Hillcrest fire.
HEALTH, WELLNESS & SPORTS
Grant Foreman Fitness: Enabling lessons from 'My 600-lb Life.'
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