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The Las Vegas strip turns red for World AIDS Day

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Nevada’s biggest landmarks honored those affected by HIV/AIDS on World AIDS Day in a spectacular way yesterday.

Starting at 8 pm , casinos and landmarks showed their support by changing their marquees and logos red; the universal color of AIDS awareness and support. 

Broadway's biggest shows fight AIDS with new holiday album

Cast of "Cats" sing holiday tune to help fight AIDS.

The annual music compilation of holiday tunes called “Broadway’s Carols for a Cure” brings celebrities from the Broadway stage into your home with an all-new selection of yuletide classics that help combat AIDS and other serious illnesses. 

Panels from AIDS Memorial Quilt on display at UC San Diego on Dec. 1

Sections of the AIDS Quilt will be on display at the UC San Diego at the Price Center East Ballroom on Dec. 1

U.C San Diego will recognize World AIDS Day on Thursday, December 1, by displaying sections of the AIDS Memorial Quilt.

This yearly affair hopes to not only educate San Diego about the AIDS crisis, but will offer lectures as well as entertainment during the presentation.

Women's March on Washington will have a San Diego demonstration

Women’s groups across the country are organizing a March on Washington in January and San Diego will have its own mobilization.

The march hopes to send a clear message to the new administration that women’s rights are human rights.

GLAAD works with Tinder to create trans-inclusive app update

GLAAD consulted with Tinder on how to better serve the community by helping figure out ways for people to be more authentically themselves on the platform.

Today, Tinder announced a significant update to its dating app that welcomes transgender and gender non-conforming users to add information about their gender identity to their profiles and be their most authentic selves on the platform. 

Nicole Murray-Ramirez given 'Lifetime Achievement Award' by human rights group

Nicole Murray-Ramirez was given the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the 30th Anniversary Dinner of Boarder Angels in San Diego

San Diego LGBT activist Nicole Murray-Ramirez was given the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the 30th Anniversary Dinner of Border Angels in San Diego on November 5, 2016.

The event was held at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation to a sold-out crowd.

Murray-Ramirez was honored alongside stage producer and director William A. Virchis.

2016 Red Dress Party San Diego a 'complete success' organizers say

Overall, organizers say that The Red Dress Party San Diego was, "was a complete success.”

The Think Red Project, presenters of the Red Dress Party San Diego, have some exciting news about the success of this year’s event.

Thie 2016 Red Dress Party organizers wanted to up their fundraising goals over last year, and managed to do so.  

End-of-year giving: selecting a charity and avoid being scammed

Often during this time of year, con artists take advantage of the generosity of San Diegans and take the hard-earned money for themselves.

Giving to a charity each year is easy for most of us. We find ourselves drawn to a cause, a particular group, mission and well we just plain want to help those who may be less fortunate than ourselves. When you have a personal tie to an organization, giving your hard-earned dollars is simple.

New San Diego State University program supports LGBTQ commuter students

This semester, the San Diego State University Pride Centerhas implemented a new program, the Pride House Commuter Program, to provide guidance, advice and support to commuter students who align themselves with SDSU’s LGBTQ community. Seven current freshmen have chosen to be a part of this pilot program.