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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: June 10 - June, 16 2017

NEWS

Thousands of people assemble for the Equality March: San Diego. 

 Nicole Murray-Ramirez goes to Washington DC to co-chair Equality March and is grand marshal of Pride parade. 

This weekend, the ex-gay therapy conference is taking place and protestors are ready to rally

The first anniversary of the Pulse tragedy was this week, and as people gathered at the site they were disrupted by a religious group with hate signs, police arrested one man after he continued to be confrontational.

Atlanta decides to permanently install rainbow crosswalks in their LGBT neighborhood.

Some people criticized Philidelphia's LGBT community after they add a  black and brown stripe to the rainbow flag.

An old highway that signified racism in Florida was re-named after former President Obama.

After the shooting at a practice charity sporting event near the nation's capital, San Diego LGBT Democrats and Republicans denounce gun violence in a joint statement. And President Trump visits the injured lesbian police officer responsible for helping to take down the shooter. 

A driver of a Black SUV received minor injuries after it crashed into a Hillcrest apartment building

COMMENTARY

Rev. Irene Monore discusses if it's ever okay to use the n-word.

Orange County Californa Democratic Party official Jeff LeTourneau verbally assaults LGBT volunteers at a petition gathering event in Orange County, California, and it's all caught on video. 

 CAUSES

San Diego held a special vigil on the night of the one-year anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub massacre. 

ENTERTAINMENT

Social columnist Jinx Mirage takes you Out & About for the coming week, plus gives you details on what he did this past one. 

Facebook in honor of Pride month added a rainbow emoji to their reaction banner, here's how to get it.

Lady Bunny thinks that we are too focused on bickering within our own community to make a bit of difference in the bigger picture. 

The Scissor Sisters release their first dance single in 5 years, and it's for a good cause.

FilmOut opened to a sell-out crowd at the 19th annual San Diego LGBT Film Festival.

DJ Infinite speaks to San Diego Gay and Lesbian News one year after the Pulse tragedy, he was there that night. 

Singer/Songwriter Danielle LoPresti releases a new single in honor of those who couldn't "Finish the Dance" at Pulse and fell victim to the gunman.

Here's what Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star looked like after LA Pride.

Donald Trump tweeted recognition of the lives lost at Pulse one year later.

This UC San Diego student trolls a campus preacher in the most hilarious way.

Our theater critic Jean Lowerison reviews The Buddy Holly Story

SOCIAL

UNITE! Music Festival will have parties at Spin Nightclub, get your tickets now.

HEALTH, WELLNESS & SPORTS

The Dodgers LGBT Pride Night is one of the hottest tickets in town, and several same-sex couples get caught on the Kiss Cam.

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.

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

Havana Nights at #1 Fifth Avenue

Overdrive: Oscar Velazquez, Mateo Segade & Taj

F-Monday It's Sunday Funday at Uptown Tavern

Leigh Scarritt Productions Presents Stars of the Future at Martinis Above Fourth

Brad Loekle and Julie Goldman in Gaylarious at Martinis Above Fourth

Gaylarious! San Diego Edition at Martinis Above Fourth

Next Top DJ at Uptown Tavern

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

Divas at Rich's Featuring Cynthia Lee Fountaine & Original

The Second Annual Miss Ruck 'n Tuck at Rich's

F-Monday It's Sunday Funday at Uptown Tavern

Marriage Equality Act Anniversary at Uptown Tavern

Jonathan Karrant in 100 Years Ella, Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald's Centennial at Martinis Above Fourth

Emile Welman & Friends with opener Maya at Martinis Above Fourth

SDPIX Presents WTF? at Rich's

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