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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: June 17 - June, 23 2017

Here's everything we covered in SDGLN this week.
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NEWS

Local Hillcrest business owner approaches a homeless man and gets chased with a machete

The 2017 Teacher of the Year got the internet's attention after his photograph of him in the Oval Office next to President Trump goes viral.

A Hillcrest man fell 200-feet down a ravine, rescuers had to rappel down to get him. 

The problems with parking flow into North Park, and some think a permit system like the one in Hillcrest might be the solution.

Queen Elizabeth II vows to protect LGBT rights in that country. 

Cailyn Jenner makes an off-the-cuff remark in bad taste after the shooting of Rep. Scalise, saying that, "Liberals can't even shoot straight."

During last week's heat wave, a dog needed to be rescued from Cowels Mountain. 

The City of Cincinnati honors marriage equality groundbreaking couple with a street name.

COMMENTARY

The Chairman of the Republican Party Fred M. Whitaker denounces Orange County Vice-Chair Jeff LeTourneau for verbally attacking LGBT volunteers recently in Southern California. 

CAUSES

Rikke Ellis-Bahena is painting the town with Pride and photographing the occasion with local community members and you can get in on the fun this Saturday at #1 on Fifth.

ENTERTAINMENT

Jinx Mirage goes "Out & About" with everything you can do this week and recaps what he did last week. And tickets go on sale for "War on the Catwalk" coming to San Diego in August starring RuPaul's Drag Race season 9 contestants. 

Emile Welman and Maya come to Martinis Above Fourth next week to give you a new kind of jazz experience. 

Our theater critic Jean Lowerison was busy this week. She reviews "Aida," "Blacktop Sky," "Withering Heights," and "King Richard II."

One Christian Facebook page says they will ban you if you use the rainbow flag emoji. And they mean it. 

In the UK, these gay dads get a whole new home thanks to a TV show. They adopted special needs children and now they have a home that can accommodate them. 

Dancefloor icon and LGBT inspiration Deborah Cox talks to SDGLN about her career and what it means to be an LGBT ally. 

Barbie's boyfriend Ken progresses into the modern zeitgeist with new hairstyles, skin tones, and body types. 

A UK office worker was sent home for wearing shorts and comes back in a dress

SOCIAL

SDPIX is having their annual PBP VIP Experience contest, here is how to enter

San Diego's own male marriage equality first couple, Bob Lehman and Tom Felkner celebrate their nine-year wedding anniversary

Nationally, premiums for homes in predominantly LGBT districts are higher, but Hillcrest's seems to be dropping according to this informal study. 

Gay Hillcrest man goes on social media app Nextdoor to advertise his services to father a child, some think he should try a service that specializes in such things. 

Pride is less than a few weeks away and Lafayette Hotel is offering poolside parties and special events all weekend long. 

Our classified section has a one bedroom, two full bath for sale in heart of Hillcrest.

HEALTH, WELLNESS & SPORTS

Restarting your health regimen can be as difficult as starting from scratch. Our fitness expert Grant Foreman gives advice on how not to beat yourself up over it. 

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? See our list of featured events below, and click HERE for a complete list of events.

UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

Divas at Rich's Featuring Cynthia Lee Fountaine & Ongina

The Second Annual Miss Ruck 'n Tuck at Rich's

 Marriage Equality Act Anniversary at Uptown Tavern

#BeTheGeneration Sunday Funday Bar Crawl at Babycakes

Jonathan Karrant in 100 Years Ella, Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald's Centennial at Martinis Above Fourth

Emile Welman & Friends with opener Maya at Martinis Above Fourth

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

SDPIX Presents WTF? at Rich's

Heat Freedom Day & Pool Party at The Lafayette Hotel

House Nation 4th of July Celebration with Richard Vission at Rich's

The Comedians Officially Unofficial Pride Kick Off Comedy Show at #1 Fifth Avenue

Gay Pride Contest at Numbers

Chipotle: Cause An Effect benefiting San Diego Pride

FilmOut San Diego and San Diego Pride present The Women at Land

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