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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: Feb. 17 - Feb. 23, 2018

Here is everything we covered in SDGLN this week.
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SDPIX - From Candy Land 2014

NEWS

In the wake of the mass shooting that befell Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Feb. 14 which left 17 people dead, students are taking a stand against gun violence by vowing to march on Washington and other major cities including San Diego.

Republican lawmakers in South Carolina have proposed a bill that would define same-sex marriages as a “parody marriage.”

Dockless bikes have made their way to Hillcrest and some pedestrians although excited about the new service are concerned that dockless may mean careless too.

Trying to get their son into a private Christian School, one Solana Beach same-sex couple said he was dissuaded from attending because they are gay.

Evangelist Billy Graham, deemed “America’s Pastor,” died at the age of 99.

What was supposed to be a day to celebrate their love for each other turned into an uncomfortable situation with a restaurant owner who told them customers were uncomfortable with them kissing.

COMMENTARY

In an opinion piece for Attitude Magazine, UK writer Dylan James says that the younger generation of “queer kids” are enjoying a gilded age virtually free of problems and this makes their older counterparts jealous

CAUSES

The San Diego Humane Society wants you to grab your walking shoes to participate in their annual Walk for Animals fundraiser.

ENTERTAINMENT

Jinx Mirage has all the details of the sweet things going on in the neighborhood to close out this month in Out & About

The San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus is joining singer Demi Lovato on Monday, February 26 at Viejas Arena. The chorus will sing with the Grammy-nominated star while she belts out her hits “Sorry Not Sorry” and “Tell Me You Love Me.”

Jean Lowerison reviews "The Cake." 

New trans online sitcom "Fish Tank" could be a groundbreaker in the making. 

Start your engines! VH1 has just released the list of the 14 competitors vying for the "America's Next Drag Superstar" crown for season 10 of Ru Paul's Drag Race

Madonna's Ray of Light turns 20-years-old, do you remember its release? 

SOCIAL

The sweetest part of February is happening at Rich’s Nightclub on Saturday, February 24 for Candy Land

Kylie Minogue will be headlining on Sunday, April 29 at the Circus T-Dance, festival Producer Jeffrey Sanker announced this week.

Each year San Diego Pride get bigger and better. A part of that greatness comes in the form of the UNITE! Music Festival which recently announced their lineup for this year’s festivities.

It took great courage to stand up against the violence and hate that rocked the Stonewall Inn on the evening of June 28, 1969. You can nominate someone from the community for the Spirit of Stonewall Award for San Diego Pride. 

Bailey is a Chihuahua/Mix, female 6-years-old looking to be adopted into a loving home. 

HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND SPORTS

Sally Fields’s son Sam Greisman’s twitter thirst was slightly quenched after his attempts at flirting with Olympic skater Adam Rippon resulted in his mother’s helpful intervention.

UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

Divas at Rich's

Candy Land at Rich's

Stripper Circus at Rich's

CupcakKe: The Euphorize Tour at Rich's

San Diego Pride Annual Meeting at the LGBT Community Center

Leigh Scarritt Productions presents Stars of the Future at Martinis Above Fourth

SDGMC Red Carpet Party at True North

Leslie Jordan in Exposed at Martinis Above Fourth

2Million Match Community Celebration at Balboa Park

Revolutionary: Pride Youth Art Show at San Diego Pride

Vickie Shaw in A Very Vickie Venture at Martinis Above Fourth

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