SAME Members and Friends! Want to meet new friends? LGBTQI folk' and allies from San Diego and Tijuana will meet and greet one another at the border fence at Border Field State Park/Playas de Tijuana 1500 Monument Road San Diego, CA 92154 on Sat April 12 at 12:00pm. Contact Dermot Rodgers or Mar Cárdenas Loutzenhiser on Facebook for more information. Bring snacks and something to drink -- the beach and the park are beautiful!
Binational gathering of LGBT community members and their allies.
Let's meet and get to know each other so that we can be more powerful in our effort to bring about positive changes that bring both countries a step closer to having equal rights. Will you join us?
SAME Sez: Join us for an evening of celebration, education, and entertainment on Friday, April 4th, 2014 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at the 11th Annual Transgender Day of Empowerment. The night's festivities will include inspiring speakers, artwork, musical performances, community awards, and light refreshments. This event is FREE to ALL and ALL are welcome. The event will be held at the San Diego LGBT Community Center (3909 Centre Street, San Diego, CA 92103)
SAME and the Trans-Border Institute say: Get ready for TBI's Border Film Week on March 24-28 at 6pm! (Mon,Tues,Wed at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre. Wed, Thurs, Fri at the Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall. Both sites at the University of San Diego, 5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego, CA. 92110 ) This is a free event!
Featuring the best of border cinema, the Trans-Border Institute’s annual Border Film Week will showcase documentary and fiction films offering attendees a broad vision of border culture. For the Full Schedule of the week's films please go to www.sandiego.edu/borderfilmweek
In particular, SAME is highlighting Mon,March 24th's Features dealing with "Cultural and Gender Identity." Here below is information on Monday's showings. SAME DOES recommend that everyone go to all the week's showings of course!
SAME has been contacted this past week by "Activist San Diego" and KNSJ to receive the wonderful news! SAME is to be honored and presented with the LGBTQ award for activism at "The 2014 Activist People’s Ball!" to be held on Saturday, March 15 @ 7 PM at the World Beat Center in Balboa Park. (2100 Park Blvd, SD) The extravaganza is a benefit for Activist San Diego and its newly-launched community radio station KNSJ 89.1 AM (Networking for Social Justice). COME AND JOIN US!
Featuring Liquid Blue, the World's Best Traveled Band!
Speaker Program 7pm Monday Feb 17th at The Joyce Beers Center (3900 Vermont St in San Diego.)
Why is the U.S. prison system called the "New Jim Crow"?
Why are private companies getting into the prison business, and how do they think it's going to benefit their bottom lines?
Why is there a higher incarceration rate in the U.S. than any country in the world?
What is the connection between the expanding U.S. prison population and the "War on Drugs?"
How do gender-variant people fare in U.S. prisons?
is abolishing the prison system a real possiblity?
Join SAME, CFAC, and Activist San Diego, as we host James Messer and Cathy Mendonca of Black and Pink San Diego, and Leo Lawrence of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition to find out the answers. See you there! (Image via Black and Pink San Diego)