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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: March 24 - March 30, 2018

Here is everything we covered in SDGLN this week.

NEWS 

The LGBT community and their allies are mourning the tragic loss of a family who perished in a horrific car crash on Monday.

On Friday, the jury sitting for the Noor Salman trial came back with a verdict of “not guilty.” Salman is the widow of Pulse Nightclub shooter Omar Mateen.

Have you ever wondered how much it costs to live in San Diego every year? You may just find your answer with The Economic Policy Institute’s cost of living calculator.

A Palm Springs couple on vacation in Puerto Vallarta say they were victims of a hate crime when one of the men was shot early Saturday morning. The Puerto Vallarta Tourism Board said in an official statement,  although they are looking into the situation “These types of incidents are rare and extremely isolated.”

COMMENTARY

A conference entitled #MeTooLGBTQ will be held at The San Diego LGBT Community Center, located at 3909 Centre St., San Diego, CA 92103, on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 9 am to 5:30 pm. 

CAUSES

The California Institute of Contemporary Arts (CICA) is offering a $17K fundraising challenge, matching any new donations that are received by April

ENTERTAINMENT

Jinx Mirage brings you another installment of Out & About. This weekend is definitely a weekend for the music lovers who love great views. So, sit back relax and let me tell you about this week’s events. 

Vanessa Vanjie Mateo sashayed away last week on the premiere of RuPaul's Drag Race season 10. San Diego Gay and Lesbian News talked to her about the experience and her plans for the future. 

In a recent interview with Hollywood Life Magazine, Aaron Carter says he didn’t want his bisexual coming out story to me “misconstrued” by the media.

Jean Lowerison reviews “The Happiest Place on Earth."

Kalorie Karbdashian-Williams is becoming known as the most outspoken queen from RuPaul’s Drag Race season 10.

SOCIAL

Get into the full swing of Spring Fling as SDPIX presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel! It's time for the shirts to come off and the shades to go on. This week begins the seasonal event called Last Fridays.

This Saturday California celebrates Ceasar Chavez Day. It was in the 70s that he became the first civil rights leader to support homosexual civil rights.

Four lucky people were announced at The White Party Kickoff at Rich's as winners this past Saturday after they entered the SDPIX contest for tickets and passes to what will undoubtedly be another epic Jeffrey Sanker event.

Miss Gay California USofA Newcomer 2018 was crowned this past Sunday at Rich’s Nightclub. 

HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND SPORTS

There is no arguing that soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo is not only one of the best-known athletes in the world, but to some, he is also one of the most attractive; to both men and women. One male fan came onto the field this week and gave him a kiss. 

UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

Stripper Circus at Rich's

Trish, Hans and Phil at Martinis Above Fourth

Rayvon Owen in "Rayvon Owen in Concert" at Martinis Above Fourth

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

Battle of the Salons at Rich's

Stripper Circus at Rich's

Anne Steele in Welcome to the Big Top at Martinis Above Fourth

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

Divas at Rich's

Club Papi San Diego at Rich's

Gay as Fuck at Rich's

ICDSD Royale Gala at Rich's

Paints Uncorked - She Fest Fundraiser at Gossip Grill

An Evening with M-Pact at Martinis Above Fourth

Hillcrest Classic Car Show

SDAFFL Laces & Lashes Ball at Rich's

SDGMC Movie Night at the Balboa Theatre

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