Here is everything we covered in SDGLN this week.
Mayor Faulconer announced that Comic-Con will stay in San Diego through 2021, but says the convention center should be expanded.
In West Hollywood, a trans woman says she is discriminated against and banned from some straight clubs. Also, California's state attorney general says hate crimes are on the rise in the state for the second year.
A man who ordered Uber in Mexico was attacked by local taxi drivers, he says for using the service. Back in California, a couple who relocated to Portland and got nasty vandalism painted on their car saying to "Move Back."
The Fourth of July lit up the skies around San Diego at these locations.
A man tried to abduct a young boy in broad daylight in the canyon area of City Heights.
A La Raza group is attached to disturbing flyers around Little Italy saying they are slowly killing the white race.
UC San Diego has been named as one of the top 10 best public universities for LGBTQ students. The campus was also praised for its inclusion, intersectional learning opportunities and critical gender studies major.
During Pride month this year, many corporations embraced the LGBT community despite the conservative backlash. GLAAD reports that many of these companies even donated a part of their proceeds to LGBT causes.
In "Out & About," Our social columnist Jinx Mirage is gearing up for Pride and has all the details about what to do this week before the big events, plus everything he did last week.
FilmOut is presenting the classic cat-fest "The Women" on July 12. Here are 11 facts about the film you'll want to read before seeing it.
Watch this drag queen in Florida drop from a double-decker bus as a part of her act.
All-American boy Steve Grand gets patriotic in his revealing briefs for July 4th.
Acid Betty is coming to Uptown Tavern on July 16. This RuPaul Drag Race contestant made a memorable presence on the show.
That is only one of the many events going on around San Diego for Pride. Be sure to check back next week for stories and a comprehensive guide for everything Pride. Or go now to SDPIX to see events.
HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND SPORTS
Dr. Paul Paris has some ways LGBTQ youth and their parents can find a common ground through support and communication.
Brazilian Soccer players were fired after having some fun in the locker room simulating a pornographic video. The video was posted and quickly went viral.
SDGLN BUSINESS PROFILES
Lazy Acres is opening up this summer in Mission Hills/Hillcrest, and here's how it compares to other markets of its type around San Diego.
Baja Medica has affordable ways to manage your health just across the border in Ensenada, including beauty treatments and HIV resources.
Locally Exquisite MD Spa is a one-stop-shop for everything from skin evaluations, cosmetic enhancements, and overall health and beauty.
Also Dr. James DeYarman in La Jolla has the latest in modern technology for hair transplants at DeYarman Medical Group. It's painless and people may not even notice you have had anything done.
Watch the testimonial video by Hale Media's own Johnathan Hale.
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