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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.

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.

Meet LGBT History Month icon Jose Antonio Vargas

(Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month, celebrated annually to recognize the notable achievements of LGBT people throughout time. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDGLN will publish the story here in the Causes section.

Meet LGBT History Month icon Andrew Tobias

(Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month, celebrated annually to recognize the notable achievements of LGBT people throughout time. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDGLN will publish the story here in the Causes section.

NLGJA continues to celebrate LGBT history month: Randy Shilts

Randy Shilts was among the first to cover HIV and AIDS.

National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) is celebrating LGBT History Month in October with a weekly profile of individuals who have made contributions to advancing NLGJA's mission of promoting fair and accurate coverage of LGBTQ issues and people. 

Today, NLGJA celebrates LGBTQ pioneer Randy Shilts, who was inducted into NLGJA's LGBT Journalists Hall of Fame in 2005.

Meet LGBT History Month icon Tammy Smith

Tammy Smith is the first out lesbian general in the U.S. Army. She was named a brigadier general in 2012 and formally promoted during a ceremony at the Women’s Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. She became the commanding general of the 98th Training Division.

Meet LGBT History Month icon Oliver Sacks

Oliver Sacks was a British-born physician and best-selling author who specialized in neurology. He spent most of his professional life in the United States. The New York Times called him “the poet laureate of medicine.” 

Meet LGBT History Month icon Ellen Page

Ellen Page is an Academy Award-nominated Canadian actress who has starred in “Juno,” “Inception,” “To Rome With Love” and the X-Men series. She has won nominations from BAFTA, the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild, as well as a Teen Choice Award.