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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: March 10 - March 16, 2018

Here is everything we covered in SDGLN this week.

NEWS

Four-time Grammy-winning group TLC has been booked to headline the San Diego Pride music festival, they will perform on Sunday, July 15, 2018.

This past Thursday the Caitlyn Jenner appeared at the Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala in New York City and in a Newsweek interview ridiculed Trump for setting the transgender community back years, saying, “this administration has been the worst ever.”

Hamburger Mary's in Tampa Florida is getting sued by a 53-year-old Denver woman after she allegedly suffered physical damage when a drag performer began "shaking her breasts" on her face and neck.

President Trump made his way to San Diego this week, there were some rallies and protests scheduled as he made his way to Otay Mesa to look at border wall concepts. 

A 12-year-old student has died by suicide after being bullied by classmates because of his sexual orientation.

A man in Texas who pushed a transgender woman into a river where she drowned will not go on trial for doing so reports New Now Next.

A United Airlines flight from Houston to New York ended in tragedy when a family dog died after being forced to stay in the overhead bin at the behest of the flight attendant.

The San Diego LGBT Community Center (The Center) has selected their next Chief Executive Officer.

Marion County Circuit Judge Vance Day has been suspended without pay for three years on six charges of misconduct. Some of those are for his refusal to perform same-sex marriages.

COMMENTARY

Adam Rippon was the first out gay male figure skater to participate in the Winter Olympics, but it seems the public isn’t as focused on that triumph as they are about his relationship status, publicly asking him out on dates during interviews and through Twitter feeds.  

CAUSES

Family Health Centers of San Diego (FHCSD) will welcome a panel of health experts as they discuss the challenges with creating a large-scale integrated mental health system

ENTERTAINMENT

It's going to be one big week in the community as St. Patrick's Day brings with it multiple days of celebration. Plus, Overdrive is back for a St. Patty's Day party that is sure to be one of the most popular events of the month. Jinx Mirage is bringing it all to you in this lucky edition of "Out & About."

A Boston drag queen dressed as Elsa from Disney’s Frozen has become an internet video sensation after they helped a snowbound police van get free.

The San Diego Opera is one of the most widely respected members of the international opera community. And on Friday, March 23 you can join fellow San Diegans for a special "Out at the Opera" performance.

Cambodian psychedelic surf-rock music provides both the backdrop and the catalyst for truth-telling in the world premiere of Lauren Yee’s enchanting “Cambodian Rock Band,” playing through March 25 at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa.

SOCIAL

The San Diego Police Department joined the Hillcrest Business Association (HBA) for their Quarterly Mixer on Thursday, March 15.

Those Instagram photos you take of your delicious meals may get you a year of eating for free at Crest Cafe. That's right, one lucky winner will receive a meal a week (up to $20 value) in the Crest Café Instagram contest.

HEALTH, WELLNESS, AND SPORTS

Sometimes the big ones come along and knock us not just on our ass but totally off the tracks. Grant Foreman gives us advice on how to keep up our health when things get tough

The San Diego flu season has claimed more than 300 people, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported on Wednesday.

UPCOMING FEATURED EVENTS

St. Patrick's Day at Uptown Tavern

Hillcrest Classic Car Show

Jarrod Spector & Kelli Barrett in 'Funny How it Happens' at Martinis Above Fourth

St. Patrick's Day Celebration at Flicks

St. Patrick's Day at #1 Fifth Avenue

Overdrive at Spin Nightclub

Stripper Circus at Rich's

FilmOut 'Pecker' at the Landmark Hillcrest Cinemas

Jeffrey Scott Parsons in 'Comfy' at Martinis Above Fourth

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