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Travis and Joseph Dasilva have been released, headed back home

After being held in a Thai jail since November 28, Travis and Joseph Dasilva are on their way home from San Diego.

It has been confirmed by San Diego Gay and Lesbian News that Travis and Joseph Dasilva are headed home to San Diego after spending over a week in a Thai jail for taking a picture with their bare backsides exposed in front of a sacred temple in Bangkok.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin presented with civil rights award

The first member of the LGBT community elected to the U.S. Senate, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, was presented the international Jose Julio Sarria Civil Rights Award this past Sunday. 

Sarria a War World II  Veteran & proud Latino became the first openly gay candidate to run for public office in America in 1961

Palm Springs swears in its all-LGBT City Council

The first trans person to be elected to a non-judicial office in California was sworn in as was bisexual lawyer Christy Holstege.

Palm Springs has made history this week as the first all-LGBT city council was sworn in on Wednesday. City Hall was filled to capacity with people who came out  in support of the new members.

Lisa Middleton, the first trans person to be elected to a non-judicial office in California was sworn in as was bisexual lawyer Christy Holstege.

Supreme Court cuts into Masterpiece Cakeshop case

Masterpiece Cake case goes before the Supreme Court.

The United States Supreme Court is weighing heavily on both sides of the Masterpiece Cake case currently being heard.

The case has some in the community worried because it is not about religious freedoms but freedom of speech. The decorator, Jack Phillips, says that he is a “cake artist” and creating a cake for a same-sex couple would infringe on his freedom of speech.

SCOTUS approves Trump's travel ban

It was only in September this latest edition, the third, was issued.

The Supreme court of the United States has allowed the latest version of President Trump’s travel ban to take effect pending appeal.

Trump has been trying for several months to get his travel ban passed, and this latest vote is the first time it’s been allowed to go forward.

It was only in September this latest edition, the third, was issued.

SCOTUS lets stand without remark Pidgeon v. Turner

In 2014 U.S. District Court, S.D. Texas, Houston Division ruled in favor of Pidgeon and Hicks.

The United States Supreme Court passed without comment on the case of Pidgeon v. Turner on Monday.

Back in 2013 then mayor Annise Parker extended benefits for same-sex workers who were legally married in other states.

Trump officially endorses Roy Moore

Trump tweets his endorsement for Roy Moore.

Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore who vehemently opposes LGBT rights was fully endorsed by President Donald Trump on Monday.

Trump had apparently waited until the final hours to throw his support behind Moore because of recent sexual misconduct accusations concerning Moore.

Royal couple honor World AIDS Day

Prince Harry and his fiancé Meghan Markle address the crowd at World AIDS Day in UK.

Newly engaged royal couple Prince Harry and his fiancé Meghan Markle are recognizing World AIDS Day today in Nottingham.

They attended the #SeeRed event put together by the Terrence Higgins Trust organization.

The couple addressed the crowd, both wearing red ribbons to commemorate the occasion.

Today is World AIDS Day

Seven in 10 people at high risk for HIV who weren’t tested last year saw a healthcare provider during that year.

Today, Dec. 1, marks World AIDS Day, an annual event intended to highlight the success of worldwide efforts to combat HIV/AIDS, as well as the importance of continued support for these efforts, while remembering those whose lives were lost to the disease.

Events are scheduled around the globe, including here in San Diego, to mark the day.