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Virtual memorial for Richard "Omar" Lowry to be held Friday morning

Virtual memorial for Richard "Omar" Lowry to be held Friday morning

A virtual memorial will be held this Friday, May 8 at 10 am to honor the life of Richard "Omar" Lowry, who passed away Monday morning after a long battle with an illness. The virtual event will include the lowering of the Hillcrest Pride Flag to half staff in Lowry's honor.

Imperial Court System to honor mask sewers

The International Imperial Court System has launched the International Betsy Ross Citation to honor individuals and organizations who have given of their time to sew masks and other personal protective equipment for use by the public and medical professionals.

Imperial Court distributes grocery store gift cards to workers affected by COVID-19

The Imperial Court de San Diego has established an emergency fund to assist local community members whose livelihoods have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Over $5,000 worth of grocery store and food gift cards have been purchased or donated for distribution to those in need.

Out & About: The "Gay As F--k" Edition

Here is everything there is to do in the community this week!

Get ready San Diego, there's a party this weekend that's going to blow your socks off. SDPIX presents "Gay as F--k" at Rich's and if you have never been to one of these outrageous events, there is no better time to see what all fuss is about. Reverence has no place here so show up in your most outrageous costume.

Nicole Murray-Ramirez: "Let us never ever forget"

Let us never ever forget that 20 years ago on this day, Matthew Shepard, A young student at the University of Wyoming was beaten, tortured, and left to die

This week marked the 20th commemoration of the torture, lynching and ultimate death of Matthew Shepard. The 21-year-old was tied to a barbed wire fence and left to die on a cold Wyoming night. 

Nicole Murray-Ramirez, Queen Mother I of the Americas, has released a special message on this day of remembrance.

Kids in need get supply-filled backpacks just in time for school

Backpacks filled with supplies are handed out to kids before school starts.

For over 30 years San Diego kids heading back to school have been given backpacks by the Imperial Court de San Diego. Over 500 backpacks were loaded with school supplies such as pens, notebooks, pencils, crayons, erasers, and other necessities were donated this year. 

Imperial Court de San Diego's holiday charity drives were a huge success

This past weekend was the "Three Kings" holiday in Mexico where children were given gifts.

Since 1975 the Imperial Court de San Diego has held an Annual Toy Drive for Children called "Toys for Kids."

It was started because the officials at the "Toys for Tots" Drive refused to receive toys from the "homosexual community." (Its policy has since changed).

This past weekend was the "Three Kings" holiday in Mexico where children were given gifts.