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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: Jan. 14 - 20, 2017

NEWS

Donald J. Trump is now the 45th President of the United States. Check out our coverage from today's Inauguration: President Trump gave a radical acceptance speech, reports SDGLN Community Editor Timothy Rawles; a Hillcrest resident gave SDGLN updates from the U.S. Capitol; mild protests broke out on what was otherwise a relatively quiet Inauguration Day; and LGBT rights, policies removed from official White House website.

Pre-Inauguration Day news coverage: African-American college band will still go to inauguration despite critcism; Sen. Al Franken slams Betsy DeVos over conversion therapy; 

In other national news: Orlando shooter's wife arrested by FBI; animal rights group closes Ringling Bros. Circus for good; non-accepting Brazilian mother stabs, kills gay son then burns remains; Obama commutes Chelsea Manning's prison sentence; thugs record themselves attacking trans women with a gun; City of Orlando makes public photos of Pulse aftermath; Ashley Broadway-Mack receives AMPA honor; 

At home in San Diego, six days of heavy rain was predicted that could break local records (and it sure is pouring!). Find out where to get sandbags.

Other local news: Man arrested in brutal North Park hammer attack; and Sen. Toni Atkins and local politicians to join in San Diego Women's March.

COMMENTARY

From The Rev. Irene Monroe: Bishop Eddie Long's cautionary tale about homophobia.

CAUSES

Music program helps San Diego's homeless youth.

ENTERTAINMENT

Jim Winsor's Out & About: Lots going on around town during this rainy weekend!

January birthday? Celebrate on Saturday night at Babycakes!

New 'House Nation' event comes to Rich's San Diego on Mondays.

This week, SDGLN Theater Critic Jean Lowerison reviews; "My Fair Lady;" "Les Liaisons Dangereuses;" and "Beau Jest."

A moving documentary reunites Madonna's 'Truth or Dare' dancers.

Other entertainment news: Los Angeles drag king does Bowie to perfection; Southwest Airlines adds non-stop flight to Los Cabos; NBC confirms 'Will & Grace' returning to TV; and a terrified German Shepherd star of 'A Dog's Purpose' forced into water. 

SOCIAL

Paris Sukomi Max to host 'Speed Dating' at Urban Mo's.

You could be one of SDPIX's future cover models.

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.

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

Saturday Brunch at Uptown Tavern

Spotlight featuring Brook Lynn Hytes at Gossip Grill

Baby's BIrthday Bash at Babycakes

Havana Nights at #1 Fifth Avenue

OVERDRIVE with DJ Hector Fonseca

F-Monday, It's Sunday! at Uptown Tavern

House Nation at Rich's

Michael Griffiths in 'IN Vogue: Songs by Madonna' at Martinis Above Fourth

Ole! A Night of Flamenco at #1 Fifth Avenue

DIVAS at Rich's

Terreance McNally's Mothers and Sons Opening Night at PowPAC

The Recovery Ride at Swiss Park

Big Mike's 60th Birthday Fundraiser at Rich's