This week's stories from San Diego Gay and Lesbian News.
On Sunday, April 30, the upscale community of La Jolla was reeling with shock as a resident from an apartment complex opened fire on party goers celebrating a birthday party. Six people were injured, one died and police shot and killed suspect Peter Selis who appeared "relaxed" as he went on the shooting spree. Mother of three Monique Clark was killed by the shooter; prayer vigils were held for her on Wednesday.
San Diego Pride announced that 90's girl group En Vogue would be the headline entertainment for Pride 2017.
Internationally, eight men were arrested in Indonesia after law enforcement raided a "Gay Party," while in Chechnya young gay people take refuge and give reports of torture by their government, including claiming that Chechen authorities instruct parents to kill their gay kids.
Also on Wednesday people were warned of a dangerous phishing virus which used Google docs as a Trojan Horse to gain access to users entire contacts list.
Big news from the White House Rode garden on Thursday as President Trump signed an executive order to allow religious institutions to become more political which concerned the LGBT community, fearing the proclamation would soon infringe upon their rights.
University Avenue Pipeline project pushes forward next week. Some areas around Hillcrest will have no water throughout the night.
It was announced that San Diego police officers Daniel Meyer and Christine Garcia will be honored at Harvey Milk Diversity breakfast on May 19, and nationally men donned tutus in response to a Wyoming Senator's comments implying gay men deserve to be beaten up based on what clothes they wear.
It was announced that TV sitcom "Roseanne" will return for eight episodes after producers decide on a venue, and stand-up comedian Sampson McCormick gets called out off-stage by a trans man who gives gives him notes about his "offensive" jokes.
Ja Rule's very high-end exclusive and luxurious music festival turns out to be a disaster.
Our theater critic Jean Lowerison gives her feedback about "Silent Sky" playing at the Lamb’s Players Theatre through May 28.
Locally summer has officially started as "Heat Sunday Pool Party" kicks off the season at the Lafayette Hotel on Sunday, May 7, and in Nevada, organizers for Matinee Las Vegas are expecting record-breaking attendance,
As summer starts, LGBT seniors at SDSU are ending their time there with a special graduation ceremony.
Activist and local socialite Benny Cartwright celebrates his birthday at Babycakes while San Diego Pride and the Hillcrest Business Association work together on the Pride Block Party and the Spirit of Stonewall Rally. On another note, early bird VIP tickets to San Diego Pride have sold out, but there are other options available.
HEALTH, WELLNESS & SPORTS
Out and proud former rugby star, Sam Stanley, anonced over social media that he is now engaged to his partner of seven years Laurence Hicks.
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