Speech To The San Diego Stonewall Rally (2012)

By: Saturday July 21, 2012 5:33 am

Here in my adopted hometown of San Diego, California, I was asked to speak at this year’s San Diego Pride Stonewall Rally about open service for transgender servicemembers in the U.S. military services. The rally was held on July 20, 2012; the 20th through 22nd is Pride Weekend here. This was an important LGBT year [...]

San Diego’s “Big Bay Boom” A Big Bay Bust

By: Thursday July 5, 2012 8:46 am

San Diego’s biggest 4th of July fireworks show the Big Bay Boom apparently lived up to it’s name…well, in the sense there was just a single boom . All the fireworks — due to what is being called a “technical glitch” — went off at once about 5-minutes before the 20-minute fireworks show was supposed [...]

San Diego’s Harvey Milk Street Unveiled

By: Wednesday May 23, 2012 11:50 am

On the day my legal change of gender, my home city of San Diego became the first city in my home state of California to name a street after lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community civil rights icon Harvey Milk. The street renaming occurred on what would have been Harvey Milk’s 82nd birthday. The [...]

The Strange Bedfellows Of San Diego’s Mayoral Candidate Carl DeMaio

By: Monday October 24, 2011 11:29 am

In San Diego, we have two credible gay candidates vying for election to mayor. The Christian Post describes it this way in their article 2 Gay GOP Candidates in San Diego Mayoral Race: San Diego’s mayoral race is featuring two openly gay candidates as leading contenders. District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, 59, and City Councilman Carl [...]

Hundreds Of Active Duty Troops Join San Diego Gay Pride

By: Saturday July 16, 2011 5:40 pm

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Photo by Rex Wockner.

From Karen Occamb at LGBT POV come this report from about 350 active duty servicemembers who joined a movement to appear in San Diego Pride's event held today. 

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