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San Diego HIV/AIDS Annual Retreat to be Held Sept. 12-16

  Strength for the Journey is a 5 day retreat providing a safe, caring, and healing community that fosters spiritual and emotional growth. In addition to providing the physical needs of a retreat, the program also offers various group workshops on health and wellness, medication adherence, nutrition, and diet and exercise. One of the main(…)

Calendar of LGBT Events

Monday, August 8, 2 p.m. Sonoma General LGBT Support Group will happen at Sonoma Community Center, 276 Easy Napa Street in Sonoma, in Room 211.  Young people 12 – 18 years old are welcome. Also Monday, 5 – 6 p.m. Positive Images’ LGBTQI Sonoma Support Group will convene at the Sonoma Community Center, 276 Napa(…)

New Study Finds LGBTQ Students Feel Safer at Schools With Gay-straight Alliances

A Vanderbilt University study found that LGBTQ students attending high schools with gay-straight alliances reported significantly fewer incidences of bullying based on sexual orientation or gender expression and had a greater sense of personal safety compared to students in schools without GSAs. The new report is a meta-analysis of 15 independent studies surveying nearly 63,000(…)

California Voters Face Important Issues

Voters in California may be less than thrilled to realize that a whopping 17 measures have qualified for the ballot in the November general election. All voters may be wise to cancel their cable television subscriptions to avoid what is likely to be an unprecedented amount of political advertising. Three measures bear on HIV and(…)

LGBT Community Building Long Term Political Power with Record Number of Viable Candidates

As the Democratic National Convention gets underway, LGBT elected officials and leaders are viewing this election cycle as a unique opportunity to advance equality by supporting LGBT candidates nationwide. US Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) and Mark Takano (D-CA), former Houston Mayor Annise Parker, and Victory Fund President & CEO Aisha C. Moodie-Mills noted the(…)