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Indonesian trans women forced to dress as men and shave heads

A disturbing report is coming through many mainstream and LGBT publication sites today concerning Indonesian trans women in Aceh province who were subject to a raid in which they were forced to shave their heads and wear men’s clothing over the weekend. 

Newest SD Pride executive director resigns, Fernando Lopez poised to take over

Fernando Lopez will more than likely step in as interim executive director of San Diego Pride.

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News has learned that the new executive director of San Diego Pride, Eric Heinritz (pictured left),  has resigned and current Director of Operations, Fernando Lopez Jr. will more than likely be the interim executive director, eventually taking over the role officially. 

There is no formal word as to why Heinritz is stepping down. 

Mother calls gay bar after son comes out

Nice bartender helps mom whose son just came out.

A mother recently responded to her son’s coming out by calling a local bar in Gulfport Mississippi and speaking to a bartender about what to do next.

Some GOPs won't support Trump-backer Sabato Jr. because of "porn" past

Trump supporter Sabato Jr. can't get endorsed by some CA GOP.

One-time heartthrob Antonio Sabato Jr. has put his hat in the race in the run for Congress to represent part of Southern California. The 45-year-old conservative was an early supporter of Donald Trump and will run as Republican, but some in the GOP are calling for his disqualification due to some roles he’s played in the past.

Trump to allow LGBT healthcare discrimination in new HHS department

Details of this new department are expected to be revealed this week. 

On the heels of his decree proclaiming January 16, 2018, as “Religious Freedom Day,” President Trump has created a division in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Civil Rights sector which will legally allow health care providers to discriminate against LGBT people and women.