“I will tell my story of moving from an organizer and activist in the LGBT community, to running for political office to fight for the rights of all people,” says Georgia state Rep. Simone Bell, the history-making lawmaker who will be the keynote speaker at the San Diego Women's Pride Brunch.
You can catch Vicki Barbolak, along with Jackie Monahan, Justin Martindale and Shawn Pelofsky, at the Laugh Out Loud Comic’s Benefit for FilmOut San Diego at the Birch North Park Theater on Saturday, July 9.
Pelofsky and her Lady HaHa alter ego will be performing at the "Laugh Out Loud: A Comics’ Benefit for FilmOut San Diego" at the Birch North Park Theater on July 9. Joining her will be comedians Vicki Barbolak, Justin Martindale and Jackie Monahan.
“We’re hoping to be able to go to high schools and just give some perspective in terms of; you can be gay and be successful in the sciences, you can be nerdy and there’s a community waiting for you when you get there.”
The annual breakfast is designed to honor an American hero, a gay American hero, and to reflect on the sacrifices he made for our nation, our state and for all of us as individuals. The event serves as a building block to new partnerships that bridge the gap to equality in the community.