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News Briefs: SF Pride partners with GLBT Historical Society

News Briefs: SF Pride partners with GLBT Historical Society

By Cynthia Laird

The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee and the GLBT Historical Society have announced the launch of a multiyear partnership to highlight the historical significance of the 50th anniversary of San Francisco Pride in 2020.

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By Alex Madison | July 19, 2018

Longtime gay Berkeley City Councilman Kriss Worthington announced Thursday he will not run for re-election in November. He broke the news on the front steps of Berkeley City Hall where he also endorsed Rigel Robinson for the District 7 seat.

By Tony Taylor | July 18, 2018

This week, after President Donald Trump sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin and against U.S. intelligence officials who said Russia interfered in the 2016 election, gay actor and political activist George Takei was outraged.


By Liz Highleyman | July 18, 2018

Mayor London Breed and members of Glide Memorial Methodist Church this week announced plans to open a supervised injection facility demonstration project in the Tenderloin in late August.

By BAR Editorial Board | July 18, 2018

President Donald Trump's embarrassing behavior at his news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin ratcheted up the calls for his impeachment after he took Putin's word that Russia did not interfere in the 2016 election.


By BAR staff | July 18, 2018

AIDS Walk SF raised $1.8 million for a variety of HIV/AIDS organizations.

By Roger Brigham | July 18, 2018

When 49ers assistant coach Katie Sowers spoke at the Commonwealth Club of San Francisco this week, she was witty, thoughtful, sensitive, down-to-earth, intelligent, and candid.


By Alex Madison | July 18, 2018

Hate crimes in San Francisco and California are on the rise for the third year in a row, according to annual reports released by state Attorney General Xavier Becerra.

By Belo Cipriani | July 18, 2018

More than a year later, the Women's March continues to advocate for women from all backgrounds through its global platform in several cities.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | July 18, 2018

More than 100 members of the leather and kink communities gathered at the L7 apartment building in the South of Market district Tuesday to voice their opposition to a proposed new Starbucks in one of the building's commercial spaces.

By Alex Madison | July 18, 2018

It is uncertain how a man who was found unresponsive in the Castro by San Francisco police last month and who later died identified.


By Alex Madison | July 18, 2018

HIV advocates are refuting some claims made in a recent online article that the Trump administration is siphoning off current money from federal AIDS funding to pay for costs associated with migrant children who have been separated from their parents.

By Jim Mitulski | July 18, 2018

"Hi! My name is Jim, and we're in the neighborhood today talking about human rights and civil rights for Massachusetts citizens. And, in particular, we want to talk about equal rights for our transgender friends and neighbors ..."


By Cynthia Laird | July 18, 2018

San Francisco Mayor London Breed spent most of Saturday afternoon listening to members of her policy transition committees present their findings.

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 18, 2018

Plans to demolish the site of a former LGBT church in the heart of San Francisco's gay Castro district are being called into question by planning officials.


By Cynthia Laird | July 18, 2018

Tom Gallagher, the country's first openly gay Foreign Service officer who was forced to quit because of his sexual orientation but was later reinstated, died July 8 in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. He was 77.

By Heather Cassell | July 18, 2018

The Human Rights Campaign challenged U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin to condemn and end the ongoing persecution of LGBT Chechens as the world leaders met for a summit in Helsinki, Finland July 16.


By Alex Madison | July 18, 2018

After being found guilty last month of stealing a rainbow flag from the Guerneville Plaza flagpole in May, Vincent Joseph O'Sullivan was sentenced to 36 months probation and 100 hours of community service.

By Cynthia Laird | July 18, 2018

A queer bicycle advocate this week entered the crowded BART board District 8 race, and is one of at least two out LGBTQ candidates for the seat.


By Alex Madison | July 18, 2018

Governor Jerry Brown on Monday signed legislation establishing June as Pride Month by statute in California.

By Alex Madison | July 18, 2018

In her first full week on the job, Mayor London Breed appointed Vallie Brown to the District 5 seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and swore her in Monday, July 16, at Hayes Valley Playground.


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