Remembering those we lost on Memorial Day

Dear Pride Family, When I was asked to contribute to the Memorial Day edition of this newsletter, I recognized that this is not the first piece written about fallen service members within our community and found it important to share what has already been…

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Giving them hope and making history now

Dear Pride Family, In 1978, after he had made history as California’s first openly gay elected official, Harvey Milk gave a speech that still resonates for me as one of his most memorable, and one I reach back to when I need to remember…

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International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia

Dear Pride Family, Discrimination against our community is an insidious thing. The words most commonly used to describe it, homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia, among others, share the same suffix “-phobia”, from the Greek “Phobos”, meaning “fear of.” “I’m not afraid of them, that’s ridiculous.”…

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Checking in for Mental Health Awareness Month

Dear Pride Family, If you are one of the LGBTQIA+ community members that the U.S. Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey has been tracking since 2020, chances are that you may not be feeling that great. The data showed that LGBTQIA+ respondents reported higher levels…

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Exciting additions to our Festival lineup!

Dear Pride Family, We are thrilled to announce some exciting additions to the lineup for San Diego Pride Festival July 20-21, 2024!  Did you know proceeds from ticket sales at the festival help fund the year-round programs and events of San Diego Pride? Or…

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Biba!

Dear Pride Family, I grew up on the island of Guam. I did not know what it meant to “be gay” until I started watching Will & Grace. And for many years, those characters would be the only examples of LGBTQIA+ culture that I…

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And the 2024 Headliners Are…

Dear Pride Family, It’s been a decade since I joined the team at San Diego Pride supporting our fabulous entertainment. I will never forget the moment I knew this community was home for me. I joined San Diego Pride as a volunteer to create…

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