Here is everything we covered this week in San Diego Gay and Lesbian News.
San Diego Gay and Lesbian News learned that the new executive director of San Diego Pride, Eric Heinritz resigned and current Director of Operations, Fernando Lopez Jr. would take over. That news was confirmed by Pride on Thursday.
A disturbing report came through many mainstream and LGBT publication sites today concerning Indonesian trans women in Aceh province who were subject to a raid in which they were forced to shave their heads and wear men’s clothing over the weekend.
We wouldn’t normally like to give this homophobic Arizona pastor any press time, but this latest news may speak to the powers of the LGBT community.
The 12 transgender women who were arrested in Aceh Indonesia this past weekend have been released from jail, but they have been ordered to keep their hair short and act like men.
The group “Patriotic Picnic” is headed back to Chicano Park this weekend despite last year’s controversial visit which was motivated by their desire to “topple” the Latino historical space in retaliation to the removal of a Confederate marker in Horton Plaza last September.
"Frederick Douglas is dead. This February during Black History Month Americans across the country will commemorate the bicentennial of his birthday. Last year this time, however, President Donald J. Trump didn’t appear to know this fact." Read the full commentary HERE.
Mr. Eagle San Diego hosts a two-day fundraiser to benefit PAWS San Diego. Donation items in need: Dog food, cat food, kitty litter, pet toys, etc.
It's another great week to get out into the neighborhood and see what's going on. Jinx Mirage is taking you step-by-step through all the events, entertainment and happenings taking place this week in "Out & About."
Peter Yates, director of “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald,” says Dumbledore's sexuality will not be explored, “not explicitly,” anyway in new film.
Reba McEntire got into drag to portray the most famous Colonel in fried chicken.
On Sunday millions of football fans will get a glimpse of a lesbian couple and a non-binary person in this new spot.
The White Party is an annual gay event that contains so much fun and surprises some ticket options sell out quickly, and this year it’s going to be more fun, and more over-the-top than ever before.
In case you haven't heard, downtown San Diego has canceled their Mardi Gras event which means Fabulous Hillcrest is going to be the place to celebrate this year. And from the looks of it, they have pulled out all the stops to make this Fat Tuesday one to remember.
Angel is a Domestic Short Hair/Mix who is currently at the San Diego Humane Society, she is looking for a forever family.
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Pro boxer, former rugby player, and recent Australian reality star Anthony Mundine has some strong opinions about gay people, calling them “wrong” and "confusing to society” according to Queerty.
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