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RGOD2: Women as peace builders in the struggle for LGBT rights

As a student of International Peace Studies at Trinity College Dublin in 2007, I had the opportunity to get to know some of the architects of the Irish Peace Process.

The process took many years and incorporated an international army of activists, politicians and religious leaders. It was not as if one day Irish Catholics and Protestants woke up and decided to live together in peace and forgive the atrocities of the past. There needed to be partners, some obvious and some quietly present and working behind the scenes.

Harvest Howl to benefit The Center's Youth Housing Project is Thursday

SAN DIEGO, California -- The ninth annual "Harvest Howl for Youth Housing," hosted by The Metro Area Real Estate Professionals for Young Adult Housing (MARYAH), is set for Thursday, Oct. 23 from 6-9 pm at the top of San Diego's new Downtown Central Library in the East Village.

The event is one of the most popular on the fall calendar for many in the San Diego LGBT community's philanthropic set and raises money for The Center's Youth Housing Project.

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Heart & Soul: What’s the big deal about homosexuality?

I try to be a nice person. I try to be patient and understanding. But I must admit that I have very little patience with the hysterical Religious Right.
I find myself drifting toward the groups of fundamentalists at Pride events wanting to start an argument. (Sometimes my husband has to subdue me, but I just can’t help it.)

It’s pretty interesting to read some of the comments that have been in the news in the last few weeks, in the belief that we are going to hell in a handcart, thanks to marriage equality.

San Diego Pride's community grant process is open

SAN DIEGO, California -- Thanks to a surplus in proceeds from the 2014 San Diego Pride events and celebration, the organization is opening their community grant process.

“The grants are funded by proceeds from the Pride Music Festival in Balboa Park,” Pride Executive Director Stephen Whitburn stated in a press release. “When you buy a festival ticket, you gain admission to the biggest party in town, and you help fund community services at the same time.”

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RGOD2: Jesus, protect us from your followers

The medieval Irish pilgrim once quipped: “Going to Rome is a lot of work and is exhausting, but you will not find your God there unless you take God with you.”

The quest for the perfect family, even in Rome, may be equally hazardous or fruitless.

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Hedy's Hints: Easy ways to make your front yard beautiful

When thinking about home decorating or renovations, whether for personal enjoyment or when putting a home on the market, it’s easy to overlook the front yard.  A well-manicured and neatly kept front lawn can make a great first impression to visitors and potential buyers alike, but homeowners needn’t spend a fortune or a lot of time planning and working on the front yard to make it stand out.  

TONIGHT: San Diego Remembers Matthew Shepard walk

SAN DIEGO, California -- The annual San Diego Remembers Matthew Shepard walk, ceremony and celebration is scheduled for tonight beginning at 7.

Since 2008, San Diego Remembers has held an event in October to remember the life of Shepard and all others whose lives have been lost to hate violence. Shepard was a young gay college student in Wyoming who was brutally murdered in 1998 because of his sexual orientation.

Rep. Susan Davis, state Sen. Marty Block to visit Hillcrest Town Council meeting

SAN DIEGO, California -- Congresswoman Susan Davis and State Senator Marty Block will both give presentations at tonight's Hillcrest Town Council (HTC) meeting, scheduled for 6:30 pm.

Block's presentation is scheduled for 7 pm, followed by Davis at 7:30 pm. Both officials will update the crowd on work they are doing at the state and federal level and then field questions and comments.

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Green Scene: What's smarter, buying or leasing solar panels?

Energy costs seem to be steadily on the rise. Concurrently, due to increasing marketing and decreasing installation costs, photovoltaic (PV) systems, or solar panels, are becoming more popular nationwide.

Depending on the neighborhood, one can easily see more homes of all sizes with roof-top solar panels. The benefits of solar panels are clear. Free energy from the sun, lower utility bills, and less dependence on public utility providers make solar panels hard to argue against.

Stonewall Citizens' Patrol to celebrate 8 years tonight

SAN DIEGO, California -- The Stonewall Citizens' Patrol will host "Keep Our Wheels Turning" this evening from 6-9 pm to celebration the organization's 8 years of service to the community. The event will be held at Gossip Grill.

An awards ceremony will be held, starting at 7:15 pm, to honor community members who have supported the organization of the years, including Nicole Murray-Ramirez, Bob Lehman, Tom Felkner, Dr. Delores Jacobs, Chris Shaw, Stephen Whitburn, Aaron Heier and Nicholas Moede.

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