888 4 GAY NEWS or 888-442-9639

SDGLN Weekly Wrap: Sept 2 - Sept, 8 2017

Final party for Numbers this weekend.
Photo credit:
SDPIX

NEWS

An 8.1 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Thursday night, killing 15 and leaving about one million people without power. 

In what was supposed to be a peaceful gathering at Chicano Park turned hectic after protesters who want the murals removed turned up. 

A gay couple in Ireland was attacked at a pub for kissing. 

The CVS on Washington Street was robbed once again, the suspect got away with behind-the-counter medications. 

Trump may appoint its first openly gay ambassador to the administration. 

Before the largest storm ever recorded in the Atlantic hits Florida, JetBlue offers low fares for those trying to evacuate. 

A freeway in Southern California will be named after former President Barack Obama. 

Former municipal and superior court judge Bonnie Dumanis has officially announced her candidacy for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 4.

After only two years in Mission Hills, Rita's Italian Ice closes its doors. 

COMMENTARY

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) issued a statement in strong opposition to President Donald J. Trump’s decision to end DACA. 

The Rev. Irene Monroe discusses the problem with blaming natural disasters on the LGBT community. 

CAUSES

Michaelle House in Vista, CA celebrates the 20th Anniversary of opening its doors, helping people living with HIV/AIDS. 

Dogs and cats rescued from Hurricane Harvey are rescued and brought to San Diego for adoption. 

The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus receives over 6K from San Diego Pride.  

ENTERTAINMENT

Jinx Mirage takes you "Out & About" for the upcoming week's events, the community will say a final farewell to Numbers Nightclub. 

Comic duo and real-life couple Cameron Esposito and Rhea Butcher are coming to San Diego on September 25.  

Our theater critic Jean Lowerison reviews the "An American in Paris" at the Civic Theatre. 

RuPaul's Drag Race stars are coming to San Diego for their Werq the World Tour

Chad Michaels was at Uptown Tavern for the premiere of AHS: Cult, you can join other queens every Tuesday and watch the show live with them. 

Here's our review for Cherry Pop, coming to the Hillcrest Cinemas Landmark Theater on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, from  7 pm to 9:30 pm. 

SOCIAL

Crest Cafe is celebrating 35 years in Hillcrest so grab a friend and take advantage of this great offer

Kale was one of the rescues brought into San Diego after losing his home in Hurricane Harvey. This puppy could use a fresh start and you can adopt her. 

HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND SPORTS

Our own fitness guru Grant Foreman says this is something you should stop doing at the gym if you want success in getting healthier. 

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 with DJ Rick Betta

Divas at Rich's

10th Annual South Bay Pride

Spin-Raiser for AIDS Walk & Run San Diego at Cyclebar

The Last Hurrah at Numbers

FilmOut San Diego Presents Cherry Pop at Landmark Hillcrest Cinema

Shoshana Bean in Shoshana Bean Live! at Martinis Above Fourth

The Comedians: Drag Queen Takeover Edition at #1 Fifth Avenue

 3rd Annual Taste of South Park

 Last Martini Standing 4 Benefiting Mama's Kitchen

Overdrive: Drew G, Tristan Jaxx, & Paul Cowling at Spin

Bobby Jo Valentine in Maybe Stars - An Evening of Songs and Stories With Special Guest Randi Driscoll at Martinis Above Fourth

Bruce Vilanch in Uncensored at Martinis Above Fourth

Eric Michael Krop in I <3 U

Flicks' 34th Anniversary Party

Get community text alerts from SDGLN!

Want to be notified of call to action requests, community meetings, and rallies, safety alerts or other urgent matters that impact the LGBT community? 

Text* SDGLN to 94253 to subscribe.

*A confirmation message will be sent to your mobile phone. Texts may be sent using automatic telephone dialing system. Reply/consent not required for any purchase. Periodic messages. Reply STOP to cancel, Reply HELP for help. Message & Data rates may apply.