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Freshman Assemblymember Toni Atkins named Majority Whip

Posted: December 18th, 2010 | News | 1 Comment

“I am deeply honored by Speaker Pérez’s appointment,” Atkins said. “Serving my community and the state is a responsibility that I take very seriously. As Majority Whip, I look forward to working with every member of the Assembly to create jobs and help bring the state out of this recession. ”

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Beyond the Ribbon

Posted: November 21st, 2010 | News | No Comments

“There’s still a great deal of risk-taking going on and people acting as though, ‘Well, if I do get this disease, all I have to do is take this pill and I’ll be fine.’”
—County HIV/AIDS Chief Terry Cunningham

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Metropolitan Community Church celebrates 40 years in San Diego

Posted: November 10th, 2010 | Uncategorized | 3 Comments

“Every Friday or Saturday night a little group of us would go around to all the gay bars handing out fliers to invite people to come to church the next day. We were not particularly welcomed. The gay community had been so damaged by institutional religion.”
—MCC founding member Al Smithson

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Gay candidates square off in 76th Dist. Assembly race

Posted: October 23rd, 2010 | News | 1 Comment

After a two-year hiatus from public office—having demurred previous requests by Democratic Party leaders to consider a run for state Assembly or county supervisor—former San Diego Deputy Mayor Toni Atkins is back in the race, approaching the Nov. 2 election as the frontrunner for the 76th District state Assembly seat.

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