Pete speaks on LGBTQ history, historic campaign

by Mark Segal

Pete Buttigieg, who has served as mayor of South Bend, Indiana since 2012, came out as a gay man in a self-penned essay published by the South Bend Tribune.

This past April he declared his candidacy for president of the United States.

Mayor Buttigieg and I spoke on the phone about his campaign, his values and who he looks up to in the LGBTQ community.

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It’s Not Too Late To Visit Oregon Shakespeare Festival

By Chris Narloch

You have just three weekends remaining before Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) brings its current season to a close on Oct. 27, 2019.

It’s not too late to make the short, five-hour drive up Highway 5 to Ashland to see some terrific theater.

 

 

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National Latinx HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Is October 15

National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) is an annual campaign that addresses the impact of HIV and AIDS in Latinx communities in the United States, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

This day, established in 2003, is coordinated by the Latino Commission on AIDS and encourages Hispanic/Latinx communities in the U.S. to get involved by promoting and organizing HIV and AIDS prevention awareness activities.

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Senator Wiener’s Legislation Would Ensure Incarcerated Transgender People Are Housed According to their Gender Identity

by Victor Ruiz-Cornejo

Sacramento, Sept 13, 2019 –

Today, Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) issued the following statement regarding SB 132, his legislation requiring that incarcerated transgender individuals in the custody of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) be classified and housed based on their sense of health, safety, and gender identity.

Senator Wiener and the coalition supporting the bill have decided to make SB 132 a two-year bill in order to continue to work on the bill’s policy:

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Front Street Animal Shelter seeks community assistance in the investigation of multiple deceased dogs found in a trash can

On August 4th, 2019, Animal Control responded to the 2400 block of Wacker Way in South Sacramento on a report of multiple dead dogs.
Upon arrival, Officers discovered six deceased black and white pit bull mix type dogs in a trash can.

All dogs were approximately 4-5 months of age and appear to have died during  a similar time frame. None of the dogs were micro chipped or wearing collars.

Read more: Front Street Animal Shelter seeks community assistance in the investigation of multiple deceased dogs found in a trash can

 

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