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National LGBTQ Wall of Honor 2021 inductees announced

National LGBTQ Wall of Honor 2021 inductees announced

The International Imperial Courts of the U.S.A., Canada & Mexico & the National LGBTQ Task Force will again come together to honor LGBTQ pioneers, trailblazers & heroes at the National LGBTQ Wall of Honor at the historic Stonewall Inn on June 24.

Mayor Todd Gloria makes appointments to LGBTQ Advisory Group

Mayor Todd Gloria makes appointments to LGBTQ Advisory Group

Mayor Todd Gloria today announced the appointments to his first LGBTQ Advisory Group. While Gloria is not the first City of San Diego mayor to have an LGBTQ Advisory Board, he is the City's first openly-gay Mayor.

Twelve LGBTQ San Diegans were appointed to the board:

San Diego Police Department kicks off LGBTQ Safe Place Program

San Diego Police Department kicks off LGBTQ Safe Place Program
Continuing efforts to create safer communities for all, San Diego Police Chief David Nisleit and Mayor Todd Gloria were joined today by Council President Jennifer Campbell, Council President Pro Tem Stephen Whitburn and LGBTQ business and community leaders to launch the San Diego Police Department’s new Safe Place Program.

National LGBTQ organizations propose stamps honoring LGBTQ trailblazers

National LGBTQ organizations propose stamps honoring LGBTQ trailblazers
The United States' oldest LGBTQ organization, the International Imperial Court System (IICS) of the United States, Canada, and Mexico (founded in 1965); and the oldest LGBTQ civil rights organization, the National LGBTQ Task Force (founded in 1973), have launched a national campaign asking the US Post Office Department to issue stamps honoring LGBTQ icons and trailblazers Bayard Rustin, Marsh

Imperial Court de San Diego seeking donations for annual community Thanksgiving dinner

Imperial Court de San Diego seeking donations for annual community Thanksgiving dinner

For over three decades, the Imperial Court de San Diego, community supporters, and the San Diego LGBT Community Center have been feeding thousands of people during the holidays because of the generosity of so many of you. Families, homeless individuals, and more have benefited.

Well it's 2020 and with COVID-19 and the need is greater with so many people losing there jobs, etc. 

Jai Rodriguez to receive prestigious honor from the International Imperial Court

Jai Rodriguez to receive prestigious honor from the International Imperial Court

The International Imperial Court Council will be honoring Emmy Award winner actor/singer Jai Rodriguez on November 14 at the 51st Anniversary of the Imperial Court of Los Angeles celebration.

Rodriguez will be receiving the prestigious International Jose Julio Sarria Equality Honor as well as the International Empress 1 Jose Medal of Distinction.

A longtime activist's history of pride celebrations in San Diego

Nicole Murray-Ramirez shares about the 46-year evolution of San Diego Pride

Editors note: This year's San Diego Pride weekend may have looked different than we are used to, but it will still be one to add to the long legacy of pride celebrations in the city. Longtime activist Nicole Murray-Ramirez shared his history of San Diego's pride celebration with us and we are publishing it below.