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Voting for 42nd Annual Nicky Awards ends next Monday

The Nicky Awards will be held on Sunday, December 3 at The Courtyard Marriott.

UPDATE: Voting ends on Monday, November 20, not Wednesday, November 15 as previously reported. 

If you know someone who has been nominated for a Nicky Award this year, be sure to show them some appreciation and vote for them this week, the polls close next Monday, November 20, at midnight. 

Ken St. Pierre and partner welcome their new daughter

Former Hale Media staffer Ken St. Pierre welcomes daughter to the world.

Today is a very special day for Ken St. Pierre (pictured left) and his partner Keith. A few days ago they announced on social media that they were expecting a new addition to their family, and today she finally arrived.

He posted her arrival on Facebook early Tuesday morning: 

“Good morning world!

Free meal if we use your news tip

Drop us a line if there is something or someone you think the community should know. It could mean a meal on us. 

Of course we here at San Diego Gay and Lesbian News are always keeping you updated on the latest news whether it be local, national or worldwide, but sometimes there are stories that we may not get a chance to cover.

That’s where you come in.

41st Annual Nicky Awards brings out local LGBT community stars

Chad Michaels

Amid all the uncertainty of the presidential campaign, the San Diego LGBT community and their allies did as they always do and came together for a special night of honors.

The 41st Annual Nicky Awards took place at the Handlery Hotel in Mission Valley on Sunday night, and it was an evening filled with support and reassurance.

[VIDEO] San Diego Pride 2016: 'Take Pride in Your Tribe'

"Take Pride in Your Tribe." San Diego Pride 2016.

San Diego Pride 2016 was one to remember, and videographer Justin Edelman documented it from above and below.

Last year when Hurricane Delores brought rainbows of her own to San Diego’s Pride celebration with torrential rains, high winds and lightening, it wasn’t enough to keep people away from the celebration. 

Taylor Gobar's one-star review appears to be internet extortion to a Hillcrest business: FBI contacted

One local protester Taylor Gobar uses extortion through her reviews to hold businesses hostage until they do what she says.

It's a trend, it's real, and it's unethical. It's called "Internet Defamation," and I would soon find out one person is using it to threaten a well-respected Hillcrest business into submission. 

Plenty can be said about social activism, especially in the LGBT community. If the Stonewall Riots had not happened we may have not had the freedoms we enjoy today.

Jim Winsor’s Ultimate Guide to San Diego Pride 2016

 Everything you need to know about San Diego Pride 2016 is in this digital guide.

Well here it is, my annual Guide to San Diego Pride. Just bookmark this bad boy on your cell phones for easy access, and knowing where to go at any time during Pride will be available right at your fingertips!

Have a safe and happy Pride everyone!

Wednesday, July 13