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SD Sheriff's office has a message for July 4th drunk drivers

Driving under the influence doesn't just mean booze. It also means driving under the influence of prescription drugs or marijuana. 

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate our country's independence. It's also a time when some people will make a bad decision and get behind the wheel while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department will be conducting increased DUI patrols across the county on Wednesday, July 4th to make sure impaired drivers don't put others in danger. 

Trans candidate makes history in Maryland

“I want to believe that we led an upbeat campaign rooted in my philosophy of ‘infectious optimism’. As a pragmatic progressive, I am hoping to bring a new energy and dynamic to the Central Committee in Baltimore.”

On Tuesday night, Sharon Brackett has become the first trans woman to be elected to a public office in the State of Maryland. Sharon triumphed in a contested primary against 14 other candidates. Ms.

International LGBT leaders to highlight global issues at San Diego Pride

“The power of these exchanges extends beyond San Diego."

In partnership with the Department of State and the San Diego Diplomacy Council, San Diego Pride will be hosting “Pride World Forum” where LGBTQI leaders from around the world will discuss issues facing our community in their respective countries.

Pride World Forum will be held during Pride weekend at the San Diego History Center located in Balboa Park on July 15 from 11 am to noon.

First transgender state legislator to keynote for SD Pride Spirit of Stonewall Rally

Virginia Delegate Danica Roem will be the keynote speaker at the Spirit of Stonewall Rally for San Diego Pride.

San Diego Pride kicks off Pride weekend with the Spirit of Stonewall Rally featuring the first transgender state legislator, Virginia Delegate Danica Roem, as the keynote speaker. 

The rally honors and recognizes LGBTQ leaders at the forefront of the movement for their activism, leadership, and philanthropy.

Bill to establish June as Pride Month passes committee

In 1970, the first Pride parade was held in New York City on the first anniversary of the Stonewall Riots.

Legislation to establish June as Pride Month in statute passed the Assembly Committee on Governmental Organization by a vote of 15-0. Assembly Bill 2969 is authored by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley), Chair of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus, and co-authored by all members of the California Legislative LGBT Caucus.