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LGBT royalty from Canada, US, Mexico attend San Diego Coronation XLVI

At the end of the evening, the newly elected Monarchs were announced to a cheering crowd: Emperor Mark Newsome and Empress Barbie Z.

This past weekend, San Diego LGBT royalty was present at the International Court Council; the governing body of the Imperial Court System.

Presided over by Queen Mother of the Americas and San Diego’s six-time elected Empress, Nicole Murray Ramirez, the 46th Annual Coronation Ball was a sold out event.

VIDEO: OC Dem co-chair verbally attacks then stalks petitioner to car

Co-chair of the Democratic Party of Orange County Jeff LeTourneau confronts DeMaio's team in Orange County, CA.

Hale Media CEO and publisher of San Diego Gay and Lesbian News, Johnathan Hale, has been volunteering his time in Orange County to help his husband Carl DeMaio (R) in a grassroots effort to recall CA Sen. Josh Newman (D) and ultimately the car and gas tax.

Thousands walk in San Diego for Equality March

Thousands marched through the streets of San Diego for the Equality March on Sunday.

Today the Equality March on Washington was also celebrated by over 116 cities around the country.

Right here in San Diego, thousands took to the streets from curb to curb marching through downtown heading toward the city’s administration building.

VIDEO: Operative for CA Dems admits to knowingly distributing false gay smear against DeMaio

Aggressive CA Dem operative distributes gay smear

"The fact of the matter is that this should be followed up with he was falsely accused."

That was the response of one Josh Newman supporter who was handing out flyers in Orange County over the weekend.

He was referring to verbiage on the ad that intends to smear former City Councilmember Carl DeMaio (R) seen in the video below. 

California Dems dredge up debunked homophobic smear against Carl DeMaio

DeMaio pictured with Toni Atkins and Todd Gloria ant Pride Flag dedication ceremony.

The California Democratic party is utilizing debunked accusations against former council member Carl DeMaio (R) who is leading an effort to remove California’s car and gas taxes.

Recently DeMaio started a three-phase campaign which began with gathering signatures in Orange County to recall California State Senator Josh Newman (D) who was the deciding vote which approved the fees.

CA senators submit bill to easily change gender on official state documents

Senator Atkins and Senator Wiener introducing SB 179.

California Senators Toni Atkins (D) and Scott Weiner (D) put forth, on Thursday, Senate Bill 179 (SB179) - The Gender Recognition Act of 2017, that would make it  easier for transgender, intersex and nonbinary people to obtain state-issued identity documents that accurately reflect their gender.