The unofficial start to summer takes place May 29th with the opening of the 17th annual FilmOut San Diego. FilmOut San Diego is a 3-day long LGBT Film Festival showcasing over 30 films. Visitors are invited to the historic Observatory North Park Theatre, where film lovers can mingle with directors and cast members alike.
Michael Glatze was a former prominent gay activist who served as the managing editor of XY magazine in San Francisco, and was also the co-founder of Young Gay America, a bimonthly magazine for LGBT youth launched late 2004. Michael was in a ten year relationship with Benjie Nycum, awarded the National Role Model Award from the Equality Forum and then publicly announced that he no longer identified with being a homosexual, and turned to Christianity.