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LGBTQ History Month’s emerging canon

The invisibility of LGBTQ and women of color is not because there is a paucity of us that exist or made history.

Winston Churchill once said that “History is written by the winners.” When the Stonewall Riots occurred in 1969 the history of more than a century-long oppressed people finally got national attention.

And, since that historical moment, the suppressed and closeted oral histories of our fierce and courageous LGBTQ  brothers and sisters began to be documented - openly and uncensored. 

Pat Robertson blames Las Vegas tragedy on "profound" disrespect for president

Pat Robertson blames lack of Godly authority and disrespect for Donald Trump on Las Vegas massacre.

Pat Robertson isn’t one to let a national tragedy go by without making some sort of announcement about how it’s an act of biblical proportions.

Rather than honor the dead and wounded in Vegas, he made a sweeping commentary about who is to blame, and yesterday that blame fell on people who don’t support the president among other things.

City cleans up riverbed, offers services to homeless

City of San Diego goes through river bed cleaning up trash and relocating the homeless.

San Diego – As part of an aggressive push to stop the hepatitis A outbreak, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and City Councilmembers Scott Sherman and Lorie Zapf today joined City crews to clear the San Diego River of debris and to relocate homeless individuals to safe and sanitary living conditions. 

Circulate San Diego and SDPD unite, release pedestrian safety awareness videos

According to a recent report from the San Diego County Coroner, a staggering 101 pedestrians died on the streets across San Diego County last year.

Today Circulate San Diego and the San Diego Police Department recognized Pedestrian Safety Awareness Month by releasing two videos to promote Vision Zero, the City of San Diego’s plan to eliminate traffic fatalities by 2025.

The video public service announcements emphasize the importance of being safe and aware when walking and driving on San Diego streets.

National ad challenging adoption discrimination rejected by Fox News as 'Too Powerful'

“Politicians are passing these laws, so it’s important for the public to understand how these laws can hurt kids."

As the American Civil Liberties Union announced the filing of a landmark lawsuit challenging LGBT adoption discrimination practices in Michigan, the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) unveiled a national ad and policy report underscoring the potential dangers that adoption-related religious exemption laws pose to children.

After years of dithering, Mayor Faulconer announces homeless tent plan destined to fail

Former San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio is blasting Mayor Kevin Faulconer for failing to adequately address the exploding homeless crisis in San Diego.

Mayor Faulconer today announced his plan is simply to erect a few large tents to temporarily house the homeless - a strategy DeMaio says is destined to fail.

Hurricane Harvey’s Homosexual problem? 

Many conservatives blamed Hurricane Katrina on LGBTQs.

Since the intentional misreading of the Sodom and Gomorrah story in Genesis 19 in the Bible where the twin cities were supposedly destroyed because of homosexual depravity, the causes of natural disasters always find ways to be placed on the backs of LGBTQ Americans.

Statement from NALEO on Trump's elimination of DACA

End of program will fan the flames of fear nationwide and put the lives of hundreds of thousands of hard-working and contributing young immigrants in limbo.

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) today issued the following statement in strong opposition to President Donald J. Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: