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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: Nov 25 - Dec, 1 2017

Here is everything we covered in SDGLN this week.
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Bangkok Post

NEWS

Local gay couple gets arrested in Thailand for exposing their backsides at a sacred temple in Bangkok. Travis and Joseph Dasilva have been incarcerated since November 28 and could face up to five years in prison. 

In Spain, a dance floor collapsed into the basement during a drag show injuring dozens. 

Many women come forward to accuse spa franchise Massage Envy's employees of sexual misconduct. 

On Monday during a White House ceremony honoring Native American war veterans, Donald Trump let fly a racist slur against Senator Elizabeth Warren, calling her “Pocahontas.”

A Logan Heights family is mourning the loss of 14-year-old German Aramburo-Guzman who died by suicide earlier this month after he complained of excessive bullying at his school.

A UK marine is accusing his superiors of him watch gay porn as a punishment. 

 Police are treating the death of Brooklyn BreYanna Stevenson, a transgender woman of color in Oklahoma, as a homicide,

Friday, December 1 is World AIDS Day and there were many events locally. Also, Prince Harry and his new fiance marked the day by participating in a special event.  

COMMENTARY

The Reverend Irene Monroe explains why she feels she is in danger of police every day just because of the color of her skin. 

CAUSES

On Thanksgiving Day both The Court and The San Diego LGBT Community Center (The Center) hosted the 29th Annual Scott Carlson Thanksgiving Community Dinner & Food Drive: Hundreds participated. 

The now-famous picture is of San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) was posted by ACT UP New York reminding people of the toll AIDS has had on the community. 

ENTERTAINMENT

Heating up the holidays at the beginning of December, Jinx Mirage takes you "Out & About" with all kinds of things to do. 

Out sitcom star and singer, Jim Nabors dies at the age of 87.

Cameron Esposito found humor in her neighbor’s yard which features a baby Jesus snug in his bed of straw surrounded by his two dads.

Marvel Comics announced they will be giving new life to an Avengers team member who also happens to be gay and Latino.

SOCIAL

Get into the holiday spirit as the time-honored 54th Annual North Park Toyland Parade.starts off the season in the historic district.

Aggie is a cat who currently lives at the San Diego Humane Society, but would love to be adopted by a loving family like yours. 

HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND SPORTS

Our fitness expert Grant Foreman says you can use your tendency toward pattern as a benefit when it comes to keeping fit during the holidays. 

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

Deck the Halls at Stepping Stone

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

Divas at Rich's

North Park Toyland Parade

Annual Charity Wreath Auction at Martinis Above Fourth

Jackie Beat: A Gay in a Manger at Martinis Above Fourth

YPC Holiday Party and Ugly Sweater Contest at Babycakes

Steve Grand in All-American Boy at Martinis Above Fourth

Guys, Games & Grub at the LGBT Community Center

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

SDPIX Presents WTF XXXmas at Rich's

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