Topics :: San Diego

NOM Leader Slams Out Republican Politician for Holding Hands With Partner

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Feb 21, 2014
The head of the National Organization for Marriage wrote a blog post, slamming openly gay San Diego Republican Carl DeMaio for holding his partner’s hand and for being a "homosexual activist."

San Diego Man Beaten with Baseball Bat in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Dec 26, 2013
A man from the San Diego area says a group of men beat him with a baseball bat on Monday because he is gay.

San Diego Mayoral PAC Fined for Ethics Violations

Monday Oct 14, 2013
A political action committee formed by opponents of a former San Diego city councilman has been fined $7,500 for violating campaign disclosure laws.

San Diego Welcomes Interim Gay Mayor

By Sergio N. Candido | Monday Aug 26, 2013
No matter whether he stays in office for 90 days or longer, Todd Gloria, San Diego’s second-ever openly gay mayor, has vowed to resurrect the city’s reputation after Bob Filner’s fiasco.

West Coast Story: Old Globe to Present Buckley Styled ’Romeo and Juliet’

By EDGE | Thursday Aug 15, 2013
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for "The Last Goodbye," a new musical fusing Shakespeare’s "Romeo and Juliet" with the incendiary songs of the legendary singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley.

Claims Against Mayor Inflict Turmoil on San Diego

By Elliot Spagat | Thursday Jul 25, 2013
San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has been mired in a scandal over allegations that he sexually harassed women. The lurid claims have become the talk of the town - plunging California’s second-largest city into political turmoil amid demands for him to resign.

San Diego County Clerk Seeks End to Gay Marriages

By Paul Elias | Monday Jul 22, 2013
A San Diego County government official in charge of issuing marriage licenses asked the state Supreme Court on Friday to stop gay marriages.

San Diego County Clerk Seeks End to Gay Marriages

By Paul Elias | Saturday Jul 20, 2013
The San Diego County clerk has asked the state Supreme Court to stop gay marriages. Ernest Dronenburg Jr. urged the state high court to immediately halt same-sex weddings while it considers his legal arguments that gay marriages remain illegal in CA.

Log Cabin Republicans Endorse Controversial Carl DeMaio for Congress

By Michael Cox | Saturday Jul 13, 2013
The Log Cabin Republicans announced that its board of directors has endorsed Carl DeMaio for Congress. DeMaio, a gay Republican, is running to be the next Congressman in California’s 52nd Congressional District.

San Diego Mayor Comes Under Swift, Heavy Scrutiny

By Elliot Spagat | Friday Jul 12, 2013
San Diego’s first Democratic mayor in 20 years was desperately trying to stay in office amid sexual harassment allegations made public by some of his closest supporters. He apologized, promised to change and begged voters to let him keep his job.