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"Casa Susanna" documents secret 1950s cross-dressing community

Casa Susanna is a compelling book that documents the weekend gathering place of a group of cross-dressers sometime between the mid-1950s and mid-1960s.

Discovered at a New York Flea Market by Michel Hurst and Robert Swope, the photos in the book depict this group of individuals at a Victorian-style house in New Jersey called Casa Susanna. The men appear to have used the house as a safe gathering place to form community and spend their weekends together.

Johnny Weir gives husband Victor Voronov his "ultimatums"

Johnny Weir wrote a 5-page post-nup which is part of his newfangled reconciliation package with Victor Voronov -- and Johnny makes it clear mutual masturbation will NOT be tolerated.

TMZ broke the story ... Johnny and Victor agreed over the weekend to call off their divorce, but Victor wanted Johnny to sign a document apologizing for trashing Victor in the media and promising to keep Johnny's mom out of their relationship.

Live and Let Live Alano Club to host sober Easter event

SAN DIEGO -- The Live and Let Live Alano Club will hold a sober Easter bonnet social event on Sunday, April 20 at its University Heights location.

The event will feature food, as well as an Easter bonnet contest with cash prizes for the winners.

Located at 1730 Monroe Ave., the Live and Let Live Alano Club is the fifth oldest sober gay community center in the country. It has provided a safe, clean and sober environment for individuals in twelve step and other recovery programs since 1983.

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Second Chance to host job and resource fair

SAN DIEGO -- Second Chance San Diego will host its next annual Job and Resource Fair on Wednesday, April 16 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Balboa Park Club.

Those who are unemployed or seeking a new job opportunity are encouraged to attend the free event which will include representatives from numerous businesses, companies and organizations who are hiring. Participants should bring copies of their professional, edited resume to distribute to the employers in attendance.

Gay adoption: a birth mother shares her incredible story

I made one of the hardest decisions of my life. It started a little over a year ago. I found out I was pregnant. I stared at the test, as if it would change. I realized that it was not going to change, and I immediately freaked out.

I didn’t know what to do. I knew I wasn’t ready. I couldn’t take care of another human being. At least, not in the way that I wanted to. I wanted my child to have more than what I had growing up.

April's HRC Connect mixer to feature Susan Atkins

SAN DIEGO -- The local chapter of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) will host its next HRC Connect event on Wednesday night, featuring local powerhouse Susan Atkins.

Each month, HRC San Diego hosts a social for networking and exploring topics of interest to the LGBT community. The entire community is welcome to the free mixers, which are held at different hot-spots around town.

This month's event will take place at Busalacchi's A Modo Mio, located at 3707 Fifth Ave. in Hillcrest.

HRC summer internship applications due Friday

WASHINGTON -- Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is looking for motivated students and recent graduates to undertake summer internships in Washington, D.C.

Founded in 1980, HRC now represents more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide. Achievements include successfully fighting the Federal Marriage Amendment in 2004 and 2006, garnering congressional votes to repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” and the organization remains at the forefront of the marriage equality fight today.

Annual pass now available for Balboa Park attractions | VIDEO

SAN DIEGO -- An annual pass for admission to 17 Balboa Park museums, including the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center and San Diego Air and Space Museum, went on sale Monday.

The Balboa Park Explorer, which costs $129 for individual adults, $99 for students and seniors, and $199 for families, also offers admission to the San Diego Natural History Museum, San Diego Museum of Art and Museum of Man.

Mayor Kevin Faulconer, City Council President Todd Gloria and the Balboa Park Cultural Partnership unveiled the program at a Monday morning press conference.

Midlife crisis or "gaylife" crisis? A look at aging in the LGBT community | VIDEO

What makes a gay midlife crisis unique?

That was the question on a number of media experts' minds during a HuffPost Live segment last week. Among them was New York Times contributor Steven Petrow, who feels that members of the gay community have more difficulty grappling with age then their heterosexual counterparts.

PFLAG San Diego student scholarship applications due Friday

SAN DIEGO -- The deadline for PFLAG San Diego's annual student scholarship is fast approaching. Applications are due Friday.

Each year, PFLAG San Diego and its collaborators provide thousands of dollars of scholarships to LGBT students pursuing higher education. Minimum scholarship amounts are $1,000, and there are multiple scholarship categories that students can apply for.

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