Dems for Equality eNews

Tuesday, August 13, 2013   

Picnic in the Park
Picnic Planned In Lieu of August Meeting

In lieu of our August meeting, we are having a picnic on Sunday, August 18, from 12:30 p.m - 3:00 p.m. It will be held in the picnic table area of Morley Field, Balboa Park, located on the southeast corner of Texas Street and Upas Street. Look for the club banner.

Lunch will be served between 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Please bring a pre-cooked dish (entrees, dessert, salad, chips and dip, vegetables, fruit, bread rolls, etc. to share). Soda, water, paper plates, and plastic utensils will be provided.

Bring blankets, lawn chairs, yard games (croquet, etc.) or table games (cards, etc.).  We will have a volleyball net set up.

Wear your favorite T-shirt from a past Democratic campaign!

Family and friends welcomed!


RSVP to Craig Roberts at, and indicate what food item you will be brining or RSVP by joining our Facebook event page.  



   Freedom Awards 

Nominate  Someone for a Freedom Award


The club's annual Freedom Awards is scheduled for Sunday afternoon, September 22.  It will be a garden party at a home in Coronado -- save the date and watch for details.  The Board will be selecting this year's recipients next week and you are invited to submit nominations, no later than 12:00 Noon on Monday, August 19Click here for award descriptions and nominations.  




Jerry Brown Signing Bill


Governor Signs Historic Transgender Student Rights Bill


Yesterday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed the historic Assembly Bill 1266, the School Success and Opportunity Act into law, ensuring transgender youth have the opportunity to fully participate and succeed in schools across the state.   For more details, read the Equality California Press Release.




Marriage Equality Cake  


Marriage Equality Town Hall


What does it mean to live in California in a post Prop 8 and DOMA world? What are the practical changes that you can expect after you get married? Can you sponsor your partner for citizenship if they're from another country? What will happen to the way you pay taxes? For answers to these and many more questions, make sure to join Congressmember Susan Davis and an expanding list of event co-sponsors on Tuesday, August 27, 6-8 pm in the San Diego LGBT Community Center's auditorium for an informative town hall featuring legal experts in the areas of taxes, immigration and LGBT rights. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. For details,visit the Facebook event page
Kevin Beiser for School Board  
Please Join Us for Brunch to 
Support the Re-Election of Kevin Beiser 
to the San Diego Unified School Board     
Saturday, September 7th

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

at the home of

Susan Guinn and Denice Feldhaus

2828 Hartford Court, San Diego 92117



Thank you for your continuing support of San Diego Democrats for Equality.

Doug Case Signature
Doug Case, President
San Diego Democrats for Equality 
Fighting for LGBT Equality since 1975
An Affiliate of National Stonewall Democrats