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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.”

House Education and Labor Committee to Hold Vote on ENDA

The Human Rights Campaign has confirmed the House Education and Labor Committee will vote on Wednesday, November 18, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. on legislation to end the widespread practice of employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.