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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: Dec 9 - Dec, 15 2017

Here is everything we covered at SDGLN this week.
Photo credit:
SDPIX - Joe Phillips

NEWS

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died from a heart attack early Tuesday morning, he was 65.

Police say that a man leaving a Hillcrest hospital early Tuesday was robbed at gunpoint.

A Pennsylvania committee meeting took an awkward turn last week when a Republican representative asked another male committee member to stop touching him because he is not gay and has a wife.

The bakery owner at the center of the Masterpiece Cakeshop Supreme Court hearing once refused to add a rainbow to the outside of cake for a little girl reports her mother.

The man who unmercifully tortured his girlfriend’s 8-year-old son for being gay may face the death penalty if the jury gets its way.

A popular Texas drag queen was shot and killed and a suspect has been arrested in connection with the crime.

COMMENTARY

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News is following suit with many respected news publications by disabling the comments section on our website. Here's why. 

The U.S. Supreme Court announced it will not review the Lambda Legal case on behalf of Jameka Evans, a Savannah security guard who was harassed at work and forced from her job because she is a lesbian.

CAUSES

On December 13, the San Diego Cruisers Motorcycle Club (SDCMC) delivered special gifts with Santa to Christie's Place. 

ENTERTAINMENT

Every year since 2012, the Orthodox Calendar has been tantalizing and provoking discussions about faith, artistic freedom, and homophobia.

Jinx Mirage is serving you last-minute shopping realness with a lot of spirit in this week's edition of "Out & About."

Here is our interview with Joe Phillips, he is a San Diego artist, illustrator, animator, designer and sculptor whose work is easily recognized with its colorful images of celebrities, comic book heroes and handsome men.

San Diego favorite Aaron Carter has been hard at work over the past few years putting together a new full-length album titled LøVë which is scheduled for release in February 2018.

A couple is celebrating yet again, but this time they are using Legos to make the announcement.

Will Connolly and Michael Mitnick created a catchy score for the musical Fly by Night, which played at the Coronado Playhouse. 

Adult movie actress August Ames died by suicide last week. The 23-year-old actress had recently been harassed on social media about comments she made on doing scenes with male counterparts who had previously done gay porn.

Italian eatery Maestoso just announced it will open in what was Napizza as early as February 2018.

FimOut put the cult classic "Xanadu" on the big screen to a sold-out crowd, here are some fun facts about the musical.  

SOCIAL

A bittersweet DIVAS show celebrates the birthday of one cast mate and the departure of another. 

Little Bolito is waiting for a forever family at the San Diego Humane Society. 

HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND SPORTS

This video of a four-way kiss among men in Brazil has gone viral with over 1M views so far.

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

 Christmas Party at the San Diego Eagle

 Divas at Rich's

 5th Annual Hillcrest Holiday Pub Crawl

 A Flicksmas Party at Flicks

  Overdrive at Spin Nightclub

 Stars of Today and Stars of Tomorrow at Martinis Above Fourth

 The Skivvies in Sleigh My Name at Martinis Above Fourth

 Spencer Day in "Angel City" at Martinis Above Fourth

 Flicker Holiday Party at Flicks

 SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

 Winter White Party at Rich's

 Stars of Today and Stars of Tomorrow at Martinis Above Fourth

 Richard Shelton in "Sinatra and Me" at Martinis Above Fourth

 Alec Mapa in "Holiday in Alec Mapa" at Martinis Above Fourth

 New Years Money Grab at Flicks

 SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

Emile Welman's New Year's Spectacular at Martinis Above Fourth

New Years Eve Party at the San Diego Eagle

New Year Celebration at Flicks

Lil' Havana New Years Eve Night at the Porto Vista Hotel

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