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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: Sept 23 - Sept, 29 2017

Trans teen's brutal murder not seen as hate crime by Missouri Sheriff's Department.

NEWS

Disturbing accounts of what happened to a Texas Missouri trans teen topped the news this week. Four have been arrested in the heinous murder, but local officials are not pursuing it as a hate crime

Locally, in order to curb any further infections from Hepatitis A, San Diego police dismantled a large homeless encampment downtown.

In New York, a teenager has been arrested for the murder of one individual and seriously injuring a second after he stabbed them both because of alleged homophobic abuse. 

COMMENTARY

Circulate San Diego released a series of safety videos in an effort to make the public more aware of traffic when crossing the street. 

On Thursday night, The San Diego LGBT Community Center was the site of public discussion about who should replace the retiring San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman. 

CAUSES

One of our very own, Grant Foreman unexpectedly lost his mother last week and the community has united to help with costs to her memorial fund.

ENTERTAINMENT

You still have a chance to win a pair of tickets to the show "Werq the World" tour starring some of RuPaul's most popular Drag Racers. And once you see the show come to Rich's for the after-party. 

Get "Out & About" with Jinx Mirage this week, he also scoops an exclusive about Latrice Royale.

Scammers are going after Netflix subscribers with a fake email which hopes to get your bank information

We interview San Diego's own Ray Miranda-Vizcaino who is cast on the popular "Halloween Baking Championship" for Food Network, he is not only representing the tastes of San Diego but its LGBT community too. 

An original cast member of 80's nighttime soap "Dynasty" officially comes out and blasts the upcoming CW remake. 

In more Rupaul-related news, watch as elders give reactions to watching Drag Race clips, some love it others have different opinions. 

Our own critic Jean Lowerison has been busy this week, she reviews the productions of "Wild Goose Dreams," "Accomplice," "American Hero," "A Piece of My Heart," "Billy Elliot,"

The new horror movie "Jigsaw" rolled out a blood drive campaign, bringing to light the still illegal practice of gay men giving blood by using predominate LGBT celebrities in the ads. 

A working New York drag queen blows away the judges on The Voice, they all want to be his coach. 

Watch as two gay underwear models use their straight co-model to educate him about gay sex positions. 

SOCIAL

Watch this glorious video which captures the historic San Diego Pride 2017. 

Remember to come to Rich's after watching "Werq the World" tour on October 12 to mingle with the cast. 

One of Oprah's favorite moments was tricking singer and Stevie Wonder fan Jake Simpson into meeting his idol. 

HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND SPORTS

English sports star Ben Stokes allegedly used his fists to come to the defense of two gay men getting harassed by homophobes. 

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 Taj

AIDS Walk & Run San Diego

Red Dress Party San Diego 2017

Naughty/Knotty Bingo With A Twist at Rich's

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

Stepping Stone's Living Out Loud Gala at Swiss Park

HEAT End of Season Pool Party at The Lafayette Hotel

County of San Diego National Coming Out Day Resource Fair

Miss Richfield 1981 in 2020 Vision at Martinis Above Fourth

RuPaul's Drag Race Werq The World 2017 Tour at The Spreckels

 Miss Richfield 1981 in 2020 Vision at Martinis Above Fourth

 SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

 Divas at Rich's Featuring Trinity Taylor

 Pride By The Beach

 Simply Barbra starring Steven Brinberg at Martinis Above Fourth

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

The Center's 45th Anniversary Gala

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