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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: Jan. 20 - Jan.26, 2018

Here is everything we covered in SDGLN this week.
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NEWS

One-time heartthrob Antonio Sabato Jr. has put his hat in the race in the run for Congress to represent part of Southern California. 

Discovery Channel reality star Joel Taylor was reported to have died aboard a chartered cruise on Tuesday according to TMZ.

A mother recently responded to her son’s coming out by calling a local bar in Gulfport Mississippi and speaking to a bartender about what to do next.

COMMENTARY

President Trump’s proclivity for racist remarks comes as no surprise to Rev. Irene Monroe. In this commentary, she explains how his words hurt more than who they were intended for. 

For the first time in history, GLAAD and The Harris Poll found a drop in acceptance of LGBTQ people.

CAUSES

The Imperial Court de San Diego is celebrating their 46th Annual Coronation Gala in February.

ENTERTAINMENT

Jinx Mirage is going to have a full week of excitement with a 90's musical throw-back, fun with pirates at Rich's and a visit to the DIVAS

Transgender actress and LGBT activist Laverne Cox has made history for being the first trans person to grace the cover of a Cosmopolitan Magazine.

Sir Elton John has had a long career in the music business and announced he is retiring from the stage after his farewell tour The 75-year-old singer and pianist has captivated audience since his first hit “Your Song” went to number one in 1970.

Jean Lowerison reviews "Tuesday's with Morrie."

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars is probably one of, if not the best season starter so far. 

SOCIAL

Yo Ho Ho! Pirates are taking over Rich’s on Saturday, January 27 as SDPIX presents Shipwrecked, and you’re not going to want to miss out on all the booty.

Sergio Cabrera is a painter who seems to have endless creativity and has become a favored artist in the San Diego community.

Thursday night marked the second time the Pride Community Advisory Council will meet to represent the community. This team was assembled in 2016 after then Executive Director Stephen Whitburn was let go, prompting many in the community to ask for representation.

HEALTH WELLNESS AND SPORTS

Gus Kenworthy is going back to the Olympics with pride as he becomes one of the many out athletes headed to Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Locker rooms contain too much nudity, at least that’s the contention of one Canadian man who says his gym is filled with naked men.

Gus Kenworthy may be heading to the Winter Olympics to use his freestyle skiing talents, but first, the silver medalist has got to lather up.

UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

SDPIX presents Shipwrecked at Rich's

Underwear Party at the San Diego Eagle

Sunday Fund Day at Vom Fass Hillcrest

NO H8 Campaign Open Photo Shoot at the Hotel Palomar San Diego

Dina Martina: Fine Avec Me at Martinis Above Fourth

Stripper Circus at Rich's

Joe Posa as Joan Rivers in "The Bitch is Back" at Martinis Above Fourth

Superbowl LII at Flicks

Hillcrest Mardi Gras Party Bus Bar Hop

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