Stuart Milk, nephew of the assassinated San Francisco supervisor, gave the keynote speech, saluting San Diego voters and their willingness to elect gay and lesbian politicians as a model for cities around the U.S. and the world to emulate.
San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders’ nominee was confirmed by the City Council. The committee advises the mayor and City Council on policy issues relating to the acquisition, development, maintenance and operation of Balboa Park.
Delays in the federal case against Prop. 8 have sparked conversations about whether we should wait for the courts to restore the freedom to marry or whether we should seek to overturn Prop. 8 through a ballot measure in November 2012.