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SD Pride will march in 2018 MLK Parade

All are welcome to march with Pride, which will meet at the site at 1:30 pm.

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 10, 2018) – San Diego Pride is proud to participate in the San Diego MLK Parade, one of the largest celebrations of its kind in the United States, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The 38th annual parade is Sunday, January 14 and will march between Harbor Drive and Embarcadero. The parade will start at the San Diego County Admin Building on Harbor Drive at 2 pm.

Ben F. Dillingham III's personal military effects donated to Lambda Archives

A "Celebration of Life" in honor of Dillingham is set for Saturday, January 20 at St. Paul Episcopal Cathedral, 1 pm.

The late Ben F. Dillingham III, who was a decorated Marine captain and tank commander, had his uniforms, medals, dog tags, etc. presented to the Lambda Archives of San Diego by City Commissioner Nicole Murray-Ramirez last week. 

In November of 2017, Dillingham passed away from cancer at age 72.

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.

12 Bars of Charity is an SD bar crawl for a good cause

The annual pub crawl began by generating funds benefiting local community charities in St. Louis Missouri.

For five years the 12 Bars of Charity have been raising money by spreading a little cheer throughout local neighborhoods across the country.

The annual pub crawl began by generating funds benefiting local community charities in St. Louis Missouri.

San Diego LGBT motorcycle club to deliver gifts to Christie's Place

The San Diego Cruisers Motorcycle Club will deliver a special gift to Christie's Place on Wednesday.

Today San Diego Cruisers Motorcycle Club (SDCMC) is making a special run for a good cause. 

At 1:30 pm they will be on a special mission, delivering gifts to two different families chosen by the staff members of Christie's Place.  

Rory Chrz, Vice President of SDCMC, says this is a special and important run. 

Celebrate diversity with 'Home for the Holiday' at The Center

Home for the Holiday at The Center is on Saturday, December 9, 2017, 5 pm to 8 pm.

The holidays are not just for one specific group of people, it should be celebrated by all the different cultures and that is what the San Diego LGBT Community Center hopes to do on Saturday, December 9. 

Picture from 1993 reminds people of the loss of life due to AIDS

"This was of the most impactful images from those days....days that were very painful..." is one recent comment about the above picture.

The sobering image re-released from ACT UP on social media over the weekend is a reminder of the devastation AIDS has had on the LGBT community since its outbreak in the 1980’s. World AIDS Day is on December 1.