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Ben F. Dillingham III's personal military effects donated to Lambda Archives

A "Celebration of Life" in honor of Dillingham is set for Saturday, January 20 at St. Paul Episcopal Cathedral, 1 pm.

The late Ben F. Dillingham III, who was a decorated Marine captain and tank commander, had his uniforms, medals, dog tags, etc. presented to the Lambda Archives of San Diego by City Commissioner Nicole Murray-Ramirez last week. 

In November of 2017, Dillingham passed away from cancer at age 72.

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin presented with civil rights award

The first member of the LGBT community elected to the U.S. Senate, Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, was presented the international Jose Julio Sarria Civil Rights Award this past Sunday. 

Sarria a War World II  Veteran & proud Latino became the first openly gay candidate to run for public office in America in 1961

Nicole Murray-Ramirez meets Idaho LGBT leaders

Nicole Murray-Ramirez with John McCrostie.

Activist and Mayor of Hillcrest Nicole Murray-Ramirez was in Idaho over the weekend.

The trip was a five-day tour in which he met with state LGBT leaders.

Murray-Ramirez also spoke at a fundraiser that honored Boise Pridefest.

San Diego keeps Harvey Milk's legacy alive

Harvey Milk (1930–1978)

Today marks the 87th birthday of LGBT activist and politician Harvey Milk.

The northern California gay rights icon dedicated his life to the community and made great strides in advancing the movement in the United States until he was assassinated in 1978. He was the first-ever out gay politician.

Rare drag performance of Mayor of Hillcrest and Queen Mother on video

Empress Nicole the Great, Queen Mother I of the Americas.

This past weekend the Imperial Court de San Diego celebrated its 45th coronation ceremony, crowning a new emperor and empress, but there was also a special and rare treat at the celebration that drew a standing ovation.

The Handlery Hotel in Mission Valley was packed with royal philanthropists who surrounded themselves with people of high social rank on Saturday. 

Nicole Murray-Ramirez given 'Lifetime Achievement Award' by human rights group

Nicole Murray-Ramirez was given the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the 30th Anniversary Dinner of Boarder Angels in San Diego

San Diego LGBT activist Nicole Murray-Ramirez was given the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the 30th Anniversary Dinner of Border Angels in San Diego on November 5, 2016.

The event was held at the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation to a sold-out crowd.

Murray-Ramirez was honored alongside stage producer and director William A. Virchis.