2018 Freedom Awards

THE SAN DIEGO DEMOCRATS FOR EQUALITY INVITE YOU TO ATTEND THEIR 2018 Freedom Awards Fundraiser Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm at the¬†Olivewood Clubhouse 541 E 24th Street National City, CA 91950 Join the San Diego Democrats for Equality, Senate President Pro Tem Toni Atkins, and Senate President …

Post-Convention Highlights

Democrats for Equality, Hope some of you were able to enjoy the festivities at last weekend’s California Democratic Party Convention! The CDP issued endorsements in some of the statewide races, which also include our club’s endorsed candidates: Betty Yee for State Controller Ricardo Lara for Insurance Commissioner Alex Padilla for …

Todd Gloria’s New Role in the Assembly

Democrats for Equality, Earlier this week, something big happened that you may not have noticed. Our very own Assemblymember Todd Gloria added a new title to his resume and was named Interim Speaker Pro Tempore of the California State Assembly. What does this mean? What does this do? It means …

Out-ober and National Coming Out Day

Today is National Coming Out Day! I came out to close friends and family in high school. I was blessed with good friends and family but honestly I still lived a pretty closeted life. I joined the Marine Corps, served in silence and then I was outed. Forced from the …

Club Committees Survey

Democrats for Equality, I have been struggling to get this email out to you. First I started to write a letter about Las Vegas a tragedy so horrible it reminded me of the suffering of pulse and the country’s need for a reform in how we deal with guns and …

#TogetherWeCan: The Campa Campaign

Democrats for Equality, Thursday we had a great meeting! We endorsed Chula Vista Mayor Mary Salas, Assemblywoman Dr. Shirley Weber, and Congressman Scott Peters for re-election. We also endorsed Ammar Campa-Najjar for Congress in the 50th Congressional District. Ammar, is in a tough election against one of the worst of …

Club Meeting This Thursday at 7pm!

Democrats for Equality, Yesterday, I joined LGBT activists in taking a stand against the Morris Cerullo Legacy International Center being built in Mission Valley. This project has been less than transparent, threatens to further congest an already heavily trafficked area, violates several codes and could worsen the environmental health of …

Remembering Edith “Edie” Windsor

Democrats for Equality, This afternoon, we learned that Edith Windsor passed away. She was 88. Edith’s landmark case before the U.S. Supreme Court struck down DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) in one of the seminal moments for LGBT rights in history. Marriage equality became the law of the land. President …