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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: April 7 - April 13, 2018

Here is everything we covered in SDGLN this week.
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NEWS

Police reported that a 51-year-old man was stabbed several times in Hillcrest last Sunday in what police are calling a "brutal attack." They are still searching for the suspect as of this writing.

San Diego’s own Brian L. Alvarado was asked to appear on The Ellen Show along with his husband Matthew this month. Ellen asked them to come sit on her famous couch where legendary celebrities have sat before to recognize Brian’s title as the 2018 Armed Forces Insurance Navy Spouse of the Year.

A couple attending Miami Beach Gay Pride on Sunday say they were attacked by a group of men because they are gay. The four men wanted for beating up a gay couple during Miami Beach Gay Pride last weekend surrendered to police on Tuesday two days after the incident was caught on camera.

A bar in the UK is got some flak for not allowing a same-sex couple to enter, the bouncer saying the venue encourages only “mixed sex” couples.

Some straight people in the UK are wearing their pride in the form of a pin which partially resembles the LGBT rainbow flag while social media mocked the enamel accessory. 

Hillcrest has one of the most dangerous intersections in the county according to Circulate San Diego.

COMMENTARY

GLAAD Media Award recipients were announced in 12 of this year's 25 media categories at the 29th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

CAUSES

The annual fundraiser Dining Out for Life San Diego is something the whole community gets involved with and every year some very special people get away from their day jobs to help restaurants in different hospitality roles. For instance, San Diego's First Lady Katherine Faulconer will become a waitress for the day

ENTERTAINMENT

"Out and About" is absolutely filled with fun this week. Jimx Mirage gives you all the details. 

Will Ferrell was involved in a serious accident on Thursday night after leaving a San Diego event. 

A dad wanted to brag about his son’s relationship and asked to see his “boy toy” in this heartwarming story that went viral.

Paul Rudd and Steve Coogan play a married couple in the upcoming comedy Ideal Home which is scheduled to hit U.S. theaters on June 21.

Our own Jean Lowerison reviews "Beachtown," "Buyer and Cellar," "Shrew," and "Soul Doctor."

SOCIAL

Get ready foodies, "Taste of Hillcrest" returns this Saturday.

Ben and Jerry’s held their annual free cone event last week. It was free cones for all.

Expect a crazy, rainbow-colored wild night in Hillcrest this weekend as SDPIX presents “Gay as F-ck” at Rich’s this Saturday.

HEALTH WELLNESS AND SPORTS

Tom Daley was in Australia this week competing in the Commonwealth Games, a gathering of athletes from countries that were under the British Empire. He called out the majority of competing countries that have anti-LGBT laws. 

UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay at the Porto Vista Hotel

Divas at Rich's

Club Papi San Diego at Rich's

Taste of Hillcrest

GAF with Detox and Wendy Ho live at Rich's

Eagle Bus Trip to Long Beach at the San Diego Eagle

ICDSD Royale Gala at Rich's

Stripper Circus at Rich's

Hillcrest Comedy Night with Jaleesa Johnson at Martinis Above Fourth

FilmOut San Diego 'Torch Song Trilogy 30th Anniversary' at the Landmark Hillcrest Cinemas

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

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