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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: Jan. 13 - Jan.19, 2018

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DJ Dirty Kurty

NEWS

The murderer of a gay couple in Ft. Lauderdale raised his middle finger to their family in the courtroom after the jury came back and suggested the death penalty.

One-time heartthrob Antonio Sabato Jr. has put his hat in the race in the run for Congress to represent part of Southern California, but some of his fellow GOP members aren't being supportive. 

new bill has passed the Alabama Senate in which couples, gay or straight, won’t need to hand a marriage license to probate judges or have an official ceremony in order to make the union legal.

Controversial transgender activist and former Army Intelligence Analyst Chelsea Manning has announced she will be running for US Senate as a Democrat in Maryland.

Blaze Bernstein, an Orange County Calif., native and University of Pennsylvania pre-med student, was found dead this month while visiting his parents over the winter break.

A gay couple planning their wedding thought they had one thing checked off their list; the programs, that is until they got them back from an online printer with a warning that they were being led by the Devil's influence.

COMMENTARY

Last week the Think Red Project (presenters of Red Dress Party San Diego) officially made its $30,000 donation to its primary beneficiary, the San Diego HIV Funding Collaborative (SDHFC).

CAUSES

A historic figure in LGBT history Ben Dillingham III will be remembered in a Celebration of Life on January 20, 2018.

ENTERTAINMENT

This week Jinx Mirage has all of the details on what's going on in the neighborhood, and it looks like it's going to be another big week with plenty to do.  

Don’t let Overdrive CEO, creator, owner and producer Kaleb Nicola hear you call it a “circuit” party, that won’t do. It’s much more than that and with DJ Dirty Kurty coming on board as the new resident DJ, it’s about to become even more special.

Jean Lowerison was busy at the theater this week, she reviews "The Color of Light," "Around the World in 80 Days," "I Am My Own Wife," and "As Bees in Honey Drown."

The trailer for the reboot of style makeover showQueer Eye for the Straight Guy is finally here.

SOCIAL

Betsy is a very cute Chihuahua that is currently at the San Diego Humane Society, she has bonded with Mocha. This means that we need to go home together. Our combined adoption fee is $100! We hope to find our new home soon!

HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND SPORTS

Trans athlete Fallon Fox who was featured in the documentary “Game Face” about the struggle of professional gay sports people coming out in their field, has been challenged by an MMA fighter Paulo Henrique Costa.

UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

Hillcrest Classic Car Show

Diversity Night at the Valley View Casino Center

Overdrive at Spin Nightclub

Back to the 90's at Flicks

SDPIX presents Shipwrecked at Rich's

Dina Martina: Fine Avec Me at Martinis Above Fourth

Joe Posa as Joan Rivers in "The Bitch is Back" at Martinis Above Fourth

Superbowl LII at Flicks

Hillcrest Mardi Gras Party Bus Bar Hop

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