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San Diego Rainbow Key recipient says he was ousted from Uber for 'kissing my man' at Pride

After recieving a rainbow Pride Key to the city, Crum says he was put out of Uber for kissing his man.

Singer Brian Justin Crum was given a Rainbow Key to the City on Saturday during San Diego Pride, but moments later after his performance, he says he was thrown out of his Uber ride for kissing his boyfriend.

"It was shocking that this happened at Pride," Brian told San Diego Gay and Lesbian News. "Uber was one of the sponsors of San Diego Pride."

SD Pride Parade is the largest single-day civic event

The mayor said San Diego is coming off the best tourism year ever and these two events continually offer the best the city has to offer.

San Diego Pride Parade draws more people than Comic-Con each year and generates millions of dollars to the local economy. The parade sees an estimated 200,000 people; Comic-Con, 135,000. 

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and other community leaders including Councilmember Chris Ward discussed how these two major annual events are important for the city’s economy.

San Diego housing market forecast looks bleak by 2020

Families and seniors are being pushed out of California.

A report released by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors shows that affordable housing isn't going to get any better in the next three years.  

Both groups created a "Housing Scorecard" that revealed the impact on the housing market will grow bleaker by the year 2020, especially for families and senior citizens. 

Police investigating suspicious item left in Hillcrest

Police investigating a suspicious package in Hillcrest.

Police have sectioned off the block in front of Flicks nightclub at about 2:30 pm on Tuesday.  

University Avenue is currently inaccessible to traffic between Vermont Street and 10th Avenue.

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News reached out to the San Diego Police Department.  

Gay student forced to watch ex-gay sermon video

A student who attended the nation’s richest private school, The Milton Hershey school in Pennsylvania says he was forced to watch an ex-gay conversion video after being caught looking at gay pornography seven years ago.

Then in 2016, the student, Adam Dobson, filed a federal lawsuit to which the school called “outrageous.”

Watch: The gay generation gap explored in new viral video

Two different generations discuss being gay.

An eye-opening video which shows the difference in gay generations has gone viral and it reveals the changes in the community over the last six decades.

English senior citizen Percy, 78, sits across from 13-year-old Louis and recalls the tumultuous times when homosexuals were persecuted and arrested.

Hillcrest 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

7-Eleven at 1602 University Ave.got robbed at gunpoint over the weekend.

The 7-Eleven convenience store across from the Pride flag in Hillcrest was robbed at gunpoint on Saturday, the suspect taking away an undisclosed amount of cash.

CA hate crimes increase for second year in a row

Sexual orientation accounted for a 10-percent increase; 207 last year, about three-quarters of those involved gay men.

California experienced an increase in hate crimes, about 11-percent, in 2016. This is the second consecutive year the state has experienced an increase, but that number is still lower than a decade ago reports The Associated Press.

Very disturbing flyers left in Little Italy

Messages promising the "genocide of the white race" are littered throughout Little Italy, San Diego.

Mysterious and disturbing flyers are once again being left around Little Italy according to a concerned resident who found one attached his front door this past Thursday.

The makers of the circular discuss how they are "killing off the entire white race" by using poisoned-laced drugs. It even makes reference to the Holocaust and the mass killing of Jews.