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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: July 1 - July, 7 2017

Here's everything we covered in SDGLN this week.

NEWS

Mayor Faulconer announced that Comic-Con will stay in San Diego through 2021, but says the convention center should be expanded. 

In West Hollywood, a trans woman says she is discriminated against and banned from some straight clubs. Also, California's state attorney general says hate crimes are on the rise in the state for the second year. 

A man who ordered Uber in Mexico was attacked by local taxi drivers, he says for using the service. Back in California, a couple who relocated to Portland and got nasty vandalism painted on their car saying to "Move Back." 

The Fourth of July lit up the skies around San Diego at these locations

A man tried to abduct a young boy in broad daylight in the canyon area of City Heights. 

A La Raza group is attached to disturbing flyers around Little Italy saying they are slowly killing the white race. 

COMMENTARY

UC San Diego has been named as one of the top 10 best public universities for LGBTQ students. The campus was also praised for its inclusion, intersectional learning opportunities and critical gender studies major.

CAUSES

This precious kitten named Allie would like for you to be her forever home. She is available for adoption through the San Diego Humane Society

During Pride month this year, many corporations embraced the LGBT community despite the conservative backlash. GLAAD reports that many of these companies even donated a part of their proceeds to LGBT causes. 

ENTERTAINMENT

In "Out & About," Our social columnist Jinx Mirage is gearing up for Pride and has all the details about what to do this week before the big events, plus everything he did last week.

FilmOut is presenting the classic cat-fest "The Women" on July 12. Here are 11 facts about the film you'll want to read before seeing it. 

Please gear up for Pride in a different way with these cool cloaks and capes from local designer Steffany Kovacs at KloQd. Now available at Mankind in Hillcrest. 

Watch this drag queen in Florida drop from a double-decker bus as a part of her act.

All-American boy Steve Grand gets patriotic in his revealing briefs for July 4th. 

SOCIAL

Acid Betty is coming to Uptown Tavern on July 16. This RuPaul Drag Race contestant made a memorable presence on the show.

That is only one of the many events going on around San Diego for Pride. Be sure to check back next week for stories and a comprehensive guide for everything Pride. Or go now to SDPIX to see events. 

HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND SPORTS

Dr. Paul Paris has some ways LGBTQ youth and their parents can find a common ground through support and communication.  

Brazilian Soccer players were fired after having some fun in the locker room simulating a pornographic video. The video was posted and quickly went viral. 

SDGLN BUSINESS PROFILES

Lazy Acres is opening up this summer in Mission Hills/Hillcrest, and here's how it compares to other markets of its type around San Diego. 

Baja Medica has affordable ways to manage your health just across the border in Ensenada, including beauty treatments and HIV resources. 

Locally Exquisite MD Spa is a one-stop-shop for everything from skin evaluations, cosmetic enhancements, and overall health and beauty.  

Also Dr. James DeYarman in La Jolla has the latest in modern technology for hair transplants at DeYarman Medical Group. It's painless and people may not even notice you have had anything done.

Watch the testimonial video by Hale Media's own Johnathan Hale. 

UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

SDPIX presents Top of the Bay with DJ Dirty Kurty

Next Top DJ at Uptown Tavern

The Comedians Officially Unofficial Pride Kick Off Comedy Show at #1 Fifth Avenue

Divas at Rich's

F-Monday It's Sunday Funday at Uptown Tavern

2017 Gay Pride Contest at Numbers

Chipotle: Cause An Effect benefiting San Diego Pride

FilmOut San Diego and San Diego Pride present The Women at Landmark Cinemas

Next Top DJ at Uptown Tavern

Pride Weekend San Diego Pool Parties at the Lafayette Hotel

Splash Pre-Pride Pool Party at the Lafayette Hotel

San Diego Pride Block Party

SDPIX presents Top of the Bay with DJ Rick Betta

Unite Music Festival Masterbeat Pride Party at Spin Nightclub

Illicit Pride Party at The Lafayette Hotel

Lit Pride Pool Party at The Lafayette Hotel

Glitterboxx Pride Party at The Lafayette Hotel

Unite Music Festival Overdrive Trade Pride Party at Spin Nightclub

Drag Yourself To Brunch at The Lafayette Hotel

Heat Pride Pool Party at the Lafayette Hotel

F-Monday It's Sunday Funday at Uptown Tavern

Techniche: A Special SD Pride 2017 Tech-House + Techno Event at Rich's

Tasty Pride Party at The Lafayette Hotel

San Diego Pride Weekend Industry Pool Party at the Lafayette Hotel

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