LGBT community

'HUGE VICTORY FOR LGBTQ EQUALITY' AS US SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS WORKPLACE PROTECTIONS

"The court has caught up to the majority of our country, which already knows that discriminating against LGBTQ people is both unfair and against the law."—James Esseks, ACLU

By Julia Conley, Common Dreams (republished under a Creative Commons license)

June 15, 2020 (Washington D.C.) -- Labor and LGBTQ rights advocates celebrated Monday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that job discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or identity is prohibited under long-standing federal law.


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TWO FROM GROSSMONT COLLEGE RECEIVE NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR LGBTQ STUDENTS

Source:  Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District

June 27, 2019 (El Cajon) -  Two Grossmont College students are recipients of scholarships from the Point Foundation, the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit.


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SDSU CELEBRATES PRIDE WEEK: CAMPUS IS RANKED AMONG NATION’S TOP 25 LGBTQ-FRIENDLY COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

 

East County News Service

July 14, 2018 (San Diego) – A rainbow flag raised on July 11th at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union center heralded the kick-off for pride festivities at San Diego State University. An SDSU delegation also marched in the San Diego Pride Parade today in Hillcrest, with students, staff, faculty and alumni joining in. 


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COUNTY ISSUES SHIGELLOSIS ADVISORY

 

By Tom Christensen,

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is advising gay and bisexual men, homeless individuals, and people with compromised immune systems that they could be at an increased risk for the intestinal disease shigellosis.


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ONLINE THREAT MADE AGAINST SAN DIEGO’S LGBT COMMUNITY

 

East County News Service

June 15, 2016 (San Diego) – 10 News is reporting that a post in the personal ads section on Craigslist showed a revolver being fired with a message threatening San Diego’s LGBT community with violence.


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