san diego gay news

Guys, Games & Grub returns to The Center next week

SAN DIEGO -- The Center's popular monthly social event for men, Guys, Games & Grub, returns on Wednesday, Nov. 6.

Kick off the holiday season at this month's event, which will feature a new host, Benny Cartwright.

This free event features pizza, hot wings, snacks, beer and beverages for all attendees while enjoying fun games, conversation, and friends. Over 200 men typically show up each month.

Guys, Games, & Grub is one of a variety of activities offered through the Men @ The Center. From social events to discussion groups, The Center has programs and services for men of all ages.

Featured Listing


SAN DIEGO -- Danny Arguetty loves creating healthy spaces for people to come together - especially for the gay male community. Noticing the limited amount of activities for gay men that do not involve alcohol, drugs or sexual pretext, Arguetty is launching a yoga class for gay, bi and queer men starting Sunday at The Yoga Factory in Hillcrest.

Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, the 35-year-old Arguetty is a Nutrition, Health and LIFE (Living in Free Expression) Counselor who has been involved in the health and wellness field for the last decade.

San Diego's Tree of Life vigil to be held on World AIDS Day

SAN DIEGO -- Mama’s Kitchen and Village Hillcrest will host the 22nd annual Tree of Life tree lighting ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 1 from 5-7 pm.

The ceremony, which is considered San Diego County’s premier events to commemorate World AIDS Day, honors those affected by AIDS and recognizes the ongoing leadership efforts made to end the worldwide epidemic. The event is free and open to the public.

GLAAD's What To Watch On Wednesday

(Editor's note: This post was originally published by SDGLN content partner GLAAD.)

Featured Listing

Meet LGBT History Month icon Jason Wu | VIDEO

(Editor's note: October is LGBT History Month, celebrated annually to recognize the notable achievements of LGBT people throughout time. Each day this month, Equality Forum will feature one LGBT icon who has made notable contributions to society and SDGLN will publish the story here in the Causes section. View previous LGBT History Month icons HERE.)

West Hollywood: The perfect SoCal "staycation"

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Summer is over and you still haven’t taken a vacation? Can’t afford that first class seat to Paris? Can’t get the week off you need to really explore New York City? Well, we at WEHOville suggest you do what hundreds of thousands of people from around the world do every year. Visit West Hollywood!

ADOPT ME! Take Cinammon Girl home!

Cinammon Girl is a brown and white American Pit Bull Terrier. She is 5 years old and has been neutered.

Why I'd make a great companion

Meet the new honorees selected for Veterans Wall of Honor at The Center

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego LGBT Community Center will host the 2013 Benjamin F. Dillingham and Bridget Wilson Veterans Wall of Honor induction ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 5:30 pm.

The ceremony will honor 16 veterans who have been selected to be added to the wall, which was first unveiled in 2011. This year's honorees include:

Joseph Christopher Rocha, USN

April F. Heinze, USN

Stewart Bornhoft, USA

Kathleen A. Hansen, USN

Morgan M. Hurley, USN

Body found in Hillcrest ravine

SAN DIEGO -- A body of an apparent transient was found in a ravine near UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest midday Monday, authorities said.

Someone spotted the man in an area not far from a parking structure by the hospital about 12:30 pm, San Diego police officer Dan Lasher said.

Homicide investigators were not called to the scene. The Medical Examiner’s Office will handle the investigation into the death.

Read the full story on U-T San Diego HERE.

Gay Pride gaining acceptance, in an unlikely place

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Three hundred miles southeast of San Francisco, there’s a different kind of Gay Pride Parade taking place. Far from the wild party atmosphere of San Francisco, this parade celebrates LGBTQ communities in a manner that reflects the town of Bakersfield itself: low-key, family-friendly and conservative.

And that’s why it has been so successful, says local LGBTQ activist Whitney Weddell.

Visit our Media Partners

Visit the San Diego Pix WebsiteVisit the FlawLes website GLBTNN Visit the Hillcrest Business Association websiteVisit the GLAAD websiteVisit the Uptown News websiteVisit the Gay San Diego websiteVisit the LavenderLens websiteVisit The Huffington Post websiteJust My Ticket