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Arrests of 141 Indonesian gay men in Jakarta

Lawyers are claiming that they have been refused access to the arrested men and that could mean the police will try and force confessions from them.

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Although homosexuality is not illegal in Indonesia, police still arrested 141 men at a sauna in the capital city on Sunday.

What’s more, after the arrests, the police in Jakarta released numerous photos of the men, and that alarmed activists who say the individuals may not have been out to friends and family.

Eric Heinritz is SD Pride's new executive director

Eric Heinritz is San Diego Pride's new Executive Director.

San Diego LGBT Pride Board of Directors has selected their new Executive Director, Eric Heinritz. The selection process was an extensive one, helmed by San Diego management support organization Nonprofit Management Solutions.

Chelsea Manning reveals her new look on Instagram

Chelsea Manning updates her Instagram with new look.

For those of you who think Chelsea Manning still looks like her stock black and white photo or the artist rendition that became the avatar of her plight in prison, you may want to look again.

Biggest Sheriff's Dept. in US enacts trans policies

Deputies must also respect transgender and non-conforming people’s requests for the gender of the deputies performing invasive searches including strip searches.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has put in place a new policy for interacting with transgender and gender non-conforming people.

These new guidelines went into effect earlier this month says that deputies must now address people by their preferred pronoun.

Conversion therapy now illegal in Nevada

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed SB201 into law, which now prohibits such practices on youth in the state.

Nevada has joined the ranks of seven other states which ban “conversion” therapies otherwise known as ex-gay ministries and restorative therapies. 

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed SB201 into law, which now prohibits such practices on youth in the state.

Chelsea Manning released from prison

Someone in Hillcrest draped a rainbow flag beneath the iconic district sign in support of Manning.

Chelsea Manning was released from Leavenworth prison in Kansas today, thus ending what was supposed to be a 35 year sentence after being convicted of espionage.   

Extreme Hillcrest tree pruning wasn't approved by the City

Part of what makes Hillcrest such a comforting place is the landscaped trees that line the streets throughout the district.

But one tree along University Avenue may have been trimmed more than it should, and the City isn’t sure who did it.

Dogs biting children on rise in San Diego

San Diego County is seeing a rise of dog bites on children according to Rady’s Children’s Hospital and the San Diego Humane Society.