Here is everything we covered this week in San Diego Gay and Lesbian News.
America honored the birth of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday which meant some people had a short work week.
There was big news from the Supreme Court as they voted to put Trump's trans military ban into effect even before pending cases in lower courts could determine if such a ban is unconstitutional.
In other news, a viral video and photo of Catholic high schoolers in Washingon seemingly facing off against a Native American elder on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial polarized the nation.
In lighter news, "Shipwrecked," sets sail this weekend, port of call: Rich's Nightclub. This theme party promises to be bigger than all seven seas combined.
Plus other stories both near and far in this edition of the Weekly Wrap.
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) allowed President Trump's policy in barring trans folks from enlisting and serving in the armed forces to go into effect. This decision overruled lower court decrees that put the ban on hold on the basis of constitutional rights.
It what might be the most polarizing event open to interpretation of 2019; a stand-off between a Catholic high schooler in a MAGA hat and a Native American man that took place on the Lincoln Memorial steps continues to divide opinions. But at least for the student, he got to tell his side on the Today show this past Wednesday.
San Diego appears to be the city in which to launch dockless transportation e-services. Another such company, Wheels, dropped off 100 of their bikes in the Gaslamp last month and that number has recently grown to 500 after a successful test run.
One lucky person who shopped locally for the holidays received some extra cheer in the form of a grand prize after she entered the annual Shop Hillcrest for the Holidays.
Peggy Wessex, a drag performer in the UK is coming under fire for the design of her promo poster that includes a unicorn vomiting up the colors black and brown, "taste THE rainbow," it reads.
Rev. Irene Monroe giver her thoughts on the SCOTUS ruling to allow a ban on trans folks from serving or enlisting into the military.
As news spread about the trans military ban, Executive Director of San Diego Pride Fernando Z. López reminds the community to stay strong and support the many LGBT causes in San Diego.
Just as the fourth season of RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars is in full swing, "Drag Race" proper has announced all the contestants for season 11.
One of Verdi's greatest creations, Rigoletto graces The San Diego Opera stage again after being absent for a decade.
Bohemian Rhapsody director and openly gay Hollywood producer Bryan Singer didn't take long to respond to a damning article about him in The Atlantic.
This is a great week to read "Out & About": We've neighborhood offerings from meetings to talk about Hillcrest's future to a party that will leave you wrecked; Shipwrecked that is.
HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND SPORTS
This past Sunday, both former Major League Soccer player Matt Pacifici, and his boyfriend publicly came out on social media.
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