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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: April 8 - 14, 2017

Here are the stories San Diego Gay and Lesbian News covered for the week of April 8.

NEWS

A local community member, David Isaac Bernal-Medina, is missing and his family and friends need help finding him. Police shared additional details later in the week.

'Radical transgender activists' try to stop trans SDPD officer's award.

Other local news: 'Space jacking' cheaper than airport parking; New Mission Hills restaurant explain themselves amid concern; bright flash lights up San Diego and beyond; local restaurants decrease their need for staff; local official should resign over racist comments; and racist, homophobic flyers were posted on the SDSU campus.

The news that was all over social media this week was of the man who was pulled from a United Airlines plane as horrified passengers watch. The mistreated doctor has a sordid past.

Claims of gay concentration camp came fro Russian press.

Other news: Spicer says Hitler didn't use chemical weapons; a pastor who said Pulse victims 'deserved it,' guilty of child molestation; and US drops 'Mother of All Bombs' on Afghanistan. 

COMMENTARY

From The Rev. Irene Monroe: Boston's racist past haunts its present.

CAUSES

Protest planning meeting for SD ex-gay therapy conference.

Dining Out For Life San Diego update: 75!

ENTERTAINMENT

Jim Winsor's Out & About: Easter weekend in Hillcrest.

Feud: Candace and Bianca.

Other entertainment news: Ginger Minj hospitalized after collapsing backstage; 

This week, SDGLN Theater Critic Jean Lowerison reviews: "Finding Neverland;" "The Geeze and Me;" "Into The Beautiful North;" and "The Man Who Came To Dinner."

SOCIAL

Win a free night and $150 credit at Harrah's Southern California.

HEALTH, WELLNESS & SPORTS

Take a hike: It's good for you!

UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? See our list of featured events below, and click HERE for a complete list of events.

Coachella Live Streaming at Uptown Tavern

LGBTQ Friendly Health Fair

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay with DJ Taj at the Porto Vista Hotel

RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party: Season 9 at Urban Mo's

Deep Fridays at Brick Bar

Divas at Rich's

Taste of Hillcrest 2017

Celebrate Giggles Throwback Bingo at Urban Mo's

What's In Your Basket? Underwear Contest at #1 Fifth Avenue

Baby's Birthday Bash at Babycakes

Overdrive: DJs Tristan Jaxx, Dirty Kurty, Pumpkin Spice at Spin

Chicks Galore Easter Sunday Brunch at Gossip Grill

Put A Bonnet On It: Easter Brunch at Urban Mo's

Easter Spectacular at Lips

F-Monday, It's Sunday Funday! at Uptown Tavern

Miss Conception - International Female Delusionist Extraordinaire - in "The Immaculate Miss Conception" at Martinis Above Fourth

Tori Scott in "Thirsty" at Martinis Above Fourth

Frenchie Davis in "The Frenchie Davis Experience" at Martinis Above Fourth

OUT at The Park at Petco Park

Laces & Lashes Ball 2017 at Rich's

San Diego Gay Men's Chorus presents "Broadway Now!"

Dinner + Show Benefit for Fraternity House, Inc. at Martinis Above Fourth