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SDGLN Weekly Wrap: June 29 - July 5, 2019

Here is everything we covered in SDGLN this week.

It was a short week, but that might be a good thing, it gives everyone some time to rest up for Pride next week. Speaking of which, check below to get your tickets now for San Diego Pride pool parties from LE Parties. 

In local news this week some Hillcrest businesses reported that their windows had been broken by vandals police have yet to catch. The community also said farewell to a longtime bartender who is moving to the east coast. 

In entertainment, rapper Lil Nas X came out on social media. 

These stories and more in this week's SDGLN Wrap. 

NEWS

Several business windows in Hillcrest were vandalized earlier this week. Police say there were two reports that came in at 11:21 pm and 11:24 pm, respectively on Tuesday, July 2. 

Donald Trump’s deputy press secretary Judd Deere has come under fire for some of the things he said in a recent BuzzFeed article. Deere is an openly gay man who says nobody treats him differently at work because of his sexuality. 

Envelopes of glitter were mailed to the organizers of a Boston straight pride event which is scheduled to take place late next month.

A violent display of homophobia was caught on camera when an unidentified man walked up to a Washington D.C. resident's stoop and tore down their Pride flag while yelling homophobic slurs and expletives. 

CAUSES

San Diego Pride is next week, and on July 12 at Balboa Park, Trans Pride will be having their annual event celebrating transgender, gender non-conforming, and non-binary folks of all walks of life!

SOCIAL

July is a special time in San Diego; we get a twofer. Not only is it our Pride month, but we also get the 4th of July. Now that the Fourth is over continue your weekend with more fun. Find out how in this week's "Out & About."

They say there are many things far less stressful than moving. But that is how I found "Jersey," one of San Diego's most famous and well-loved community members as she prepared to move from San Diego to the east coast. 

LE Parties is diving into San Diego Pride this year. Their parties have become synonymous with Pride, and this year the fun continues with added excitement, entertainment, and amazing surprises. Here's the full party guide

Why stand in line when you can get early access to the biggest and best Pride pool parties for San Diego Pride with the Ultimate VIP LE Parties PRIDE Pool Party Pass?

This year, LE Parties is bringing you some of the best from the Emmy-winning RuPaul’s Drag Race with "Drag Yourself to Brunch." You are not going to want to miss this Sunday party. 

ENTERTAINMENT

Still going strong on the dance charts with "Old Town Road," Lil Nas X, 20, came out as a part of the LGBT community on Sunday. The rapper made the announcement via Twitter suggesting some people were already aware of it.

HEALTH, WELLNESS AND SPORTS

FCB, one of the world's largest advertising agencies claims that their skincare client, Nivea, has dropped them because of a pitch wherein two men are touching hands.

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? See our list of featured events below, and click HERE for a complete list of events.

SDPIX Presents Top of the Bay

Divas at Rich's

She Fest at the North Park Community Park

FilmOut Presents: 50 Years of Fabulous at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas

Sunday Dragalicious Gospel Brunch at Lips

Mr. Bear San Diego's Big Bear BBQ at the Loft

Sundays at The San Diego Eagle

Prep Social Clothing Swap at Good to Go San Diego

Absolutely Sunday Funday at #1 Fifth Avenue

Burgers and Beer Bust at the San Diego Eagle

Showstopper Sunday at Lips

Karaoke at Flicks

DiscoTeka at Rich's

Light up the Cathedral: An Interfaith Pride Celebration at St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral

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