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A Tragic Week

A Tragic Week

  • by reprint from the December 6, 1978 edition of the Bay Area Reporter
  • Nov 27, 2022

The murder of Mayor George Moscone and SuperĀ­visor Harvey Milk brought forth thousands of mourners who moved about for days in a state of shock.

Trans-Pacific Māhū Ancestors: Reclaiming Hawaiian Trans Identities/Spirits

Trans-Pacific Māhū Ancestors: Reclaiming Hawaiian Trans Identities/Spirits

  • by Michael Yamashita | NewsIsOut.com
  • Nov 24, 2022

On the island of O'ahu, a short walk from the historic gay bar Hula's Bar & Lei Stand and touristy gay Kuhio Beach Park, a locus of healing and pilgrimage has been re-remembered on Waikīkī Beach through a reclaimed legend of transgender healing spirits.

Mayor-elect Thao vows to unite Oakland

Mayor-elect Thao vows to unite Oakland

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Nov 23, 2022

Walking onto the steps of City Hall Wednesday to Queen's "We are the Champions," Oakland Mayor-elect Sheng Thao thanked those who voted for her and vowed to be a mayor for all residents — even if they supported another candidate during the campaign.

Updated: Missing SF gay man found safe

Updated: Missing SF gay man found safe

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Nov 23, 2022

Since the Bay Area Reporter published the below article on Wednesday, November 23, Gabriel Flores, a gay San Francisco man, was found safe, his friends said.

Out East Bay dads win school board seats

Out East Bay dads win school board seats

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 23, 2022

Two out dads scored historic victories in the November 8 election by winning seats on their East Bay cities' school boards, while two out Bay Area female education leaders also scored historic wins.

In disappointing loss to LGBTQ community, Rollins concedes CA House race

In disappointing loss to LGBTQ community, Rollins concedes CA House race

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 21, 2022

Gay U.S. House candidate Will Rollins, center, has conceded his race against conservative Riverside County Republican Congressmember Ken Calvert

Sex worker advocate Carol Leigh dies

Sex worker advocate Carol Leigh dies

  • by Liz Highleyman
  • Nov 21, 2022

Carol Leigh, a bisexual sex worker activist and artist also known as Scarlot Harlot, died November 16 at her home in San Francisco after a long battle with cancer.

SF LGBTQs mourn victims in Colorado Springs shooting

SF LGBTQs mourn victims in Colorado Springs shooting

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Nov 20, 2022

Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco's LGBTQ Castro district was filled with mourners Sunday night, grieving the loss of life following a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs November 19 that left five people dead.

Nonbinary Oakland tattoo artist launches effort to benefit Southern LGBTQ agencies

Nonbinary Oakland tattoo artist launches effort to benefit Southern LGBTQ agencies

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 18, 2022

Six months ago, amid a flurry of anti-transgender legislation being passed across the country, nonbinary Oakland tattoo artist Cedre Csillagi first contemplated launching something to bring awareness to trans issues.

Out in the Bay: 'Doubting Thomas' probes false accusations

Out in the Bay: 'Doubting Thomas' probes false accusations

  • by Eric Jansen
  • Nov 17, 2022

What would you do if you were falsely accused of improperly touching a child and you see your career crumble? Matthew Clark Davison's 2021 novel "Doubting Thomas," about a gay schoolteacher, makes us think.

44 years after his death, Milk continues to make waves

44 years after his death, Milk continues to make waves

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 17, 2022

His life may have been cut short 44 years ago, but the late gay civil rights leader Harvey Milk continues to make waves.

SF mayor's trans basic income program accepting applicants

SF mayor's trans basic income program accepting applicants

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Nov 17, 2022

More than a year after Mayor London Breed announced a program guaranteeing basic income for trans people, the program is up and finally accepting applicants.

Pelosi announces end of her tenure as House speaker

Pelosi announces end of her tenure as House speaker

  • by Chris Kane, Washington Blade
  • Nov 17, 2022

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, on Thursday, announced her decision to pass the leadership torch to a younger generation of Democratic members in the lower chamber, stepping down after years of service in that role

Out in the World: Qatar's human rights record casts a dark cloud over the World Cup tournament

Out in the World: Qatar's human rights record casts a dark cloud over the World Cup tournament

  • by Heather Cassell
  • Nov 17, 2022

Qatar isn't getting the attention that it wanted by hosting the men's world soccer championship in the small Middle Eastern country, as its dismal human rights record and homophobia have been on full display.