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42 Bay Area LGBTQ Organizations Receive Community Issues Grants from Horizons Foundation

  Horizons Foundation’s 2017 slate of Community Issues grantees represent a diverse group of organizations and individuals serving nine Bay Area counties. Grants are being awarded in the arts, advocacy and civil rights, health and human services, community building, and leadership, and encompass programs that focus on youth, the elderly, immigration, trans rights, LGBTQ history,(…)

San Diego Pride Gives Over $100,000 to LGBT Serving Nonprofits

San Diego LGBT Pride has announced that due to the success of this year’s Pride event, they are able to donate $104,182 of the proceeds back to 51 LGBT-serving organizations. Each year Pride works to return proceeds from our annual Pride weekend to the LGBTQ community. Over the years, San Diego Pride’s community contributions have(…)

LGBT rights groups mourn the passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

Ed Lee,  the first Asian American mayor of San Francisco, died early Tuesday after a heart attack. Lee was 65. “We are deeply saddened by the sudden passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “Mayor Lee was a tireless advocate for LGBTQ equality who worked to make San Francisco a stronger, more(…)

Sen. Toni Atkins to Become First Woman to Lead California Senate

Toni Atkins The state Senate’s Democratic Caucus announced today that state Sen. Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) will become Senate president pro tem in 2018, becoming the first woman to lead the chamber. State Senate leader Kevin de León said in a statement, “Four years ago, our Caucus elected the first Latino leader in over a(…)

UC San Diego to Honor World AIDS Day Dec. 1 with Memorial Quilt Display

The University of California San Diego will recognize World AIDS Day on Friday, Dec. 1 to draw attention to the impact of HIV/AIDS on the San Diego community, the nation and the globe.  In honor of the international event, which was established in 1988, the campus will sponsor a number of free activities open to the public(…)

Help End HIV in Sonoma County On National Giving Day Tuesday Nov. 28

Face yo Face’s clients, staff, and volunteers have been devastated by the fires which swept through our beloved county in early October. Our compassionate team of professionals kept the doors open during the week of the fires, fulfilling our mission through limited services. Even with these recent losses, we have never been more optimistic about the(…)