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Jeff Session uses scripture as a text of terror

Jess Sessions' church charges him with offenses of child abuse, immorality, and racial discrimination.

Christians like U. S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions like to smugly recite biblical scripture to promulgate their self-righteous acts of discrimination. In defending Trump’s indefensible policy of separating children from their families-even a child while being breastfed - Sessions cited a passage from Apostle Paul’s epistle to the Romans: 

GSDBA under fire for appropriating similar name for the LGBT Business Alliance

Local non-profit business owner says a competitor appropriated his organization's name and knew about it.

Eddie Reynoso is well known in the San Diego LGBT community, he’s the CEO of the award-winning San Diego LGBT Visitor's Center funded by the Southern California Equality Business Alliance (SCEBA) a coalition of “businesses and pro-business organizations” that launched in 2015. This non-profit helps LGBT friendly businesses in San Diego reach LGBT travelers, a $1.2 billion annual market.

International LGBT leaders to highlight global issues at San Diego Pride

“The power of these exchanges extends beyond San Diego."

In partnership with the Department of State and the San Diego Diplomacy Council, San Diego Pride will be hosting “Pride World Forum” where LGBTQI leaders from around the world will discuss issues facing our community in their respective countries.

Pride World Forum will be held during Pride weekend at the San Diego History Center located in Balboa Park on July 15 from 11 am to noon.

Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling doesn’t crumple our opponents

s a black lesbian in this Trump administration, I now feel like I am unquestionably moving into a new Jim Crow era reestablishing discriminatory laws targeting LGBTQ Americans.

The Supreme Court ruled in "Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission” in favor of Jack Phillips, the baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple-Dave Mullins and Charlie Craig-on the grounds of religious freedom. In a 7-2 decision, the Justices argued that the commission had exhibited hostility toward religion in its treatment of Phillips’s case.

What’s happening to Pride?

I like to say there was something in the air why Pride 2017- here and abroad- was one of the most contentious events in its history. Many, however, in our LGBTQ communities say the tension was always present. 

First transgender state legislator to keynote for SD Pride Spirit of Stonewall Rally

Virginia Delegate Danica Roem will be the keynote speaker at the Spirit of Stonewall Rally for San Diego Pride.

San Diego Pride kicks off Pride weekend with the Spirit of Stonewall Rally featuring the first transgender state legislator, Virginia Delegate Danica Roem, as the keynote speaker. 

The rally honors and recognizes LGBTQ leaders at the forefront of the movement for their activism, leadership, and philanthropy.