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Added by GSDBA on August 27, 2010 at 1:58pm — No Comments

GSDBA Member LightBridge Hospice participates in Fall Prevention Awareness Week: September 19 – 25, 2010

Have you or a loved one slipped or fallen recently? Each year, more than 12,000 older adults in San Diego County arrive at the hospital after a fall. You are more likely to fall if you take four or more medications, have foot problems, get dizzy, have problems seeing, or have trouble walking and getting around. However, there are many things you can do to stay active, independent, and fall-free.

That is why the California State Legislature, as well as the County of San Diego and several… Continue

Added by GSDBA on August 24, 2010 at 11:40am — No Comments

The Court Cannot Stand Alone

from Dr. Delores A. Jacobs, CEO, The San Diego LGBT Community Center



Friends,



Our hearts are with our friends and community members whose hopes were dashed yesterday. The ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to issue a stay is a terrible blow to thousands and thousands of same-sex couples who continue to be denied the fundamental freedom to marry.



But this stay order is not the end of this story. The ruling itself holds… Continue

Added by GSDBA on August 17, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

We Can Get Married...starting August 18th!

Chief US District
Judge Vaughn Walker overturns the stay on same-sex marriage! We will be able to again marry starting August 18th.
Click here for marriage license information from the San Diego County Clerk's office.

Added by GSDBA on August 12, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

GSDBA now offers a new Wedding Directory Page

In the hopes that U.S. District Court Judge Vaughn R. Walker will lift the stay on same sex marriages soon, GSDBA has set up a Wedding Resource Directory page. If you are a GSDBA member and your business offers services for weddings, please contact us at info@gsdba.org and we will post your business on the new page!

Added by GSDBA on August 9, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Record Number of GSDBA Directories handed out at CityFest

As was the case with this year's Pride festival, a record number of Directories were handed out at CityFest on August 8th.

Added by GSDBA on August 9, 2010 at 3:13pm — No Comments

Read the complete Prop 8 ruling

To read the final ruling, click here

Added by GSDBA on August 5, 2010 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Prop. 8 Ruled Unconstitutional

From Dr. Delores Jacobs, CEO, San Diego LGBT Center



Today all those who love justice applaud the ruling from the U.S.

District Court, in the case of Perry v. Schwarzenegger, which finds

California’s Proposition 8 unconstitutional under both equal protection and due

process clauses.





This is a great day for every American who believes that the US Constitution guarantees us all equal treatment and due process. The decision

further reminds us all that in… Continue

Added by GSDBA on August 4, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

The federal district court announced today that it will issue its decision in the challenge to Proposition 8 tomorrow

The federal district court announced today that it will

issue its decision in the challenge to Proposition 8 tomorrow: https://ecf.cand.uscourts.gov/cand/09cv2292/.











To get more details about the case or to sign up to have a text message of the decision sent to your phone, see information on the

American Foundation for Equal Rights website at… Continue

Added by GSDBA on August 3, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Diversity Sells: Supporting Gays and Lesbians Drives Sales

New York, NY (OUTNOW) July 20, 2010 -- New market research being released this week asks about lesbian and gay marketing - can companies use support for gay consumers as a way to drive sales?



The '2010 Out Now Global LGBT Study' suggests corporations worldwide have more to gain than lose through 'public displays of affection' towards lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) customers and staff.



Initial results show this powerful consumer market - accounting for 6% of all… Continue

Added by GSDBA on August 3, 2010 at 11:23am — No Comments

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