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SignForEquality.com Launches Petition Drive to Repeal Prop. 8

SignForEquality.com yesterday launched a groundbreaking effort to gather signatures to repeal Proposition 8 and restore equal marriage rights for same-sex couples, marking the first time that social networking technology has been used to qualify a California initiative for the ballot.

SDSU Protesters Rally Against Budget Cuts, Forced Furloughs

The California State University, California University and California Community Colleges systems have been plagued by budget cuts that have impacted enrollment and class sizes, and forced professors into furloughs.

First Annual My Patriot's Pride a Success

About three dozen people gathered in Oceanside on Saturday for the first annual My Patriot's Pride. The purpose of the event was to honor LGBT veterans.

San Diego Pride Contributes Greenery to Balboa Park

As part of its ongoing commitment to protect and enhance the environment, San Diego LGBT Pride held a tree-planting ceremony, donating 10 Quercus suber (cork oak) trees to the west end of Balboa Park. It is the second year in a row that San Diego Pride has furnished the park with new flora.

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Should Investigate U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing Deaths

“More than 5,000 people have died crossing our border, and an estimated seven to eleven percent of them are children,” said Kevin Keenan, Executive Director of the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties. “Equally alarming are the hundreds of family members who are left in inconsolable limbo, never knowing the fate of their loved one.”