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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: Nov 4 - Nov, 10 2017

Here is everything we covered in SDGLN this week.
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Souleil - Facebook

NEWS

Hillcrest was the scene of an assault last month, the victim suffered serious injuries including partial paralysis. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with the rising medical costs. 

A Virginia trans woman, Danica Roem, is elected to the House of Delegates, beating out transphobic incumbent Robert G. Marshall.

Kentucky Clerk and same-sex marriage detractor Kim Davis wants to be re-elected, but in a twist, the man she refused to give a marriage license to wants to run against her

Locally, the Georgia Street Bridge in North Park has passed its deadline for completion and has locals tired of the traffic. 

A Las Vegas father is accused of shooting an killing his 14-year-old son because his son is gay. 

In San Francisco, an adult movie actor has vanished after his boyfriend was found stabbed to death. 

This Texas restaurant is using Caitlyn Jenner before and after photos to label their restrooms. 

A U.S. government agency deleted any reference to LGBT workplace discriminations in their latest Equal Opportunity Employment statement. 

San Diego local drag stars are celebrated in the new issue of SDPIX. 

COMMENTARY

Columnist Rev. Irene Monroe talks about the role LGBT played in the Civil War and implores politicians to learn their history. 

On Thursday, the California State Board of Education adopted ten LGBTQ-inclusive history and social studies textbooks for K-8 classrooms and rejected two which failed to include LGBTQ people.

CAUSES

This golf event is not only pet-friendly but also raises money for people who have veterinary emergencies but can't afford to pay the cost.  

ENTERTAINMENT

Jinx Mirage gives you the details on all the fun things to do in the community this week in "Out & About."

"Hello Again," is a sexy modern movie musical that not only traverses time but the heartbreaks of its talented cast. 

This funny church marquee had the internet laughing at its double-entendre which was quickly taken down with a public apology.  

SOCIAL

Jinx Mirage takes readers through the history of Souleil, a popular event that will join forces with SDPIX this weekend at Top of the Bay. 

Sherry Vine headlined at Martinis Above Fourth this week with her "Adult Content" cabaret. 

Coffee chain Starbucks has started their buy-one-get-one-free campaign this week. 

HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND SPORTS

LA Galaxy and out sports celebrity Robbie Rogers announced his retirement this week, saying he wishes he would have come out sooner. 

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

UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

San Diego Gay Men's Chorus Chamber Chorale Presents Faith & Freedom at St. Paul's Cathedral

Amplify Silent Disco Party at Uptown Tavern

Souleil at Top of the Bay

007 Party at Flicks

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

San Diego Eagle 15-Year Anniversary Celebration

San Diego Gay Men's Chorus presents Art & Wine 2017

Thanksgiving Day at Crest Cafe

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus Presents Jingle at The Balboa Theatre

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