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Rick Cervantes

Kick-off San Diego Pride week with Benny & Rick!

Kick-off San Diego Pride week with Benny & Rick!
Each year, Benny Cartwright and Rick Cervantes invite the community to join together on the Monday of San Diego Pride week for a fun, no-pressure get together before everyone gets busy with other Pride festivities. This year's event is back after being cancelled last year due to the pandemic, and will be held Monday, July 12 from 6-8 pm at The Loft San Diego's new back patio.

The Center's YPC Academy: Building leaders of the future

Smiles and laughs were exchanged as bowling pins were knocked over, or in some cases, missed, during a Young Professionals Council (YPC) social event on March 19 at Kearny Mesa Bowl, which coincided with a YPC Academy class.

The Center's Young Professionals Council to host evening at Lambda Archives

The evening will include a brief tour of the Lambda Archives space, followed by a short presentation featuring San Diego historical tidbits, information about the work of the Archives, and how people can get involved in this work. After the tour, participants are invited to a reception with light food and beverages in the courtyard outside of the Archives.

San Diego Remembers moves forward with plans for #SpiritDay 2015

On Oct. 15, 2015, SDR invites the community to don their purple attire and meet at the John Wear plaque for a time of refection, to celebrate those memories at a Spirit Day Parade immediately after, and finish at a resource reception, where you can find out how to activate your activism in one of San Diego’s LGBTQ social justice efforts.

#100Days: Rick Cervantes shares his experience taking PrEP

Just a few of the things I’ve learned include the importance of taking care of myself, how to have sex without shame, and the deep-rooted fears and stigma that so many of us have surrounding gay sex — and sex in general.