Press Releases

Lambda Archives announces Historian in Residence

"Dr. Faderman has inspired my own work as a steward of our community’s stories and I am thrilled to work with her to further the mission of collecting, preserving, and teaching LGBTQ history."

Lambda Archives of San Diego is pleased to announce the establishment of a “Historian-in-Residence” program.

This honorific title is bestowed upon a prominent or influential historian in the field of LGBTQ historic scholarship at the discretion of Lambda Archives.

We are honored to name Dr. Lillian Faderman as our inaugural Historian-in-Residence for the 2017-2019 term.

Hillcrest-wide new parking enforcement hours shift

The new Hillcrest enforcement hours will be from 10 am to 8 pm, Monday through Saturday, Sundays &Holidays excepted.

The Uptown Community Parking District, with support of the Hillcrest Business Association, is shifting parking meters and time-limited parking enforcement hours to best meet the needs of those in Hillcrest.

The current meter enforcement hours in Hillcrest, will shift forward by two hours with mornings now free up to 10 am.

San Diego Pride announces theme for 2017 celebration

National and international LGBT rights are uncertain at best, given the changes brought about by the recent election, and as such our solidarity at the intersection of social justice movements is clearly vital to the success of our community’s ability to advance.

Rep. Susan Davis introduces bipartisan bill to stop LGBT discrimination for jury service

In 2012, a San Diego Superior Court judge ruled that prosecutors illegally dismissed at least one juror based on real or perceived sexual orientation. 

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA) introduced the Juror Non-Discrimination Act to prohibit removal from a jury based on sexual orientation or gender identity. Rep. Pat Meehan (R-PA) joined Davis as lead cosponsor of the bill. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced companion legislation in the Senate.

156 Civil and Human Rights Groups Call for Stronger Response to Hate Incidents

WASHINGTON –The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and 155 civil and human rights groups today called upon the Executive Branch to respond more quickly and forcefully to hate-based incidents, which have been occurring at an alarming rate in recent months. 

The statement follows:

Report: San Diego violent crime rates lowest in decades

Overall crime in San Diego decreased by 2.3 percent in 2016 from 2015, with violent crime decreasing 4.5 percent.

In front of the San Diego Police Department Headquarters, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer, Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman and Councilmember and public safety committee chair Chris Cate discussed how the department’s community-focused approach has contributed to San Diego’s violent crime rate dropping to the lowest level in four decades.

Lambda Legal says 'No' to Gorsuch nomination

Donald J. Trump’s nominates Neil M. Gorsuch as Supreme Court Justice.

Following President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch, Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, to the U.S. Supreme Court yesterday, Lambda Legal took the difficult step of formally opposing his nomination, citing his record of hostility towards LGBT people and other marginalized communities. 

The Log Cabin Republicans of San Diego announce Board of Directors for 2017

Meetings are held every fourth Monday, from 6 pm – 8 pm at Uptown Tavern in Hillcrest.

The Log Cabin Republicans of San Diego (LCRSD) are proud to announce their new Board of Directors for 2017:

President – Gina Roberts

Vice President – Raymond Bell

Secretary – Monica Fay

Treasurer – Christopher Service

Director-at-Large – Renèe Grand Pre