Issue:  Vol. 45 / No. 30 / 23 July 2015
 
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AIDS Walk 're-energizes'
HIV fundraising

Last weekend's AIDS Walk San Francisco saw a resurgence in fundraising that left organizers pleased, especially in light of donor fatigue when it comes to HIV/AIDS causes.

The July 19 event at Golden Gate Park saw about 20,000 participants raise $2.27 million for Project Inform, the lead nonprofit, and 42 other Bay Area agencies. The total is slightly larger than last year's $2.24 million. (read more)

Online Extra: Sampler: Some Are Camp marks fifth anniversary

A weekend in the country with drag queens; Season 4 of gay web series to debut soon; gay chorus releases 'Passion.' (read more)

Online Extra: Political Notes: SF Dems name gay columnist to vacancy

SF Dem Party taps gay columnist Joel Engardio to fill a vacancy. (read more)

Report highlights lack
of LGBT CA judges

A new report is highlighting a fact often overlooked about the state's judiciary – LGBT judges are largely missing from the state and federal bench in California. (read more)

No change in percent
of SF LGBT homeless

San Francisco officials have released a report showing that 29 percent of the city's homeless population identify as LGBT – the same figure that was reported in 2013... (read more)

AIDS confab highlights
treatment and prevention

The 2015 International AIDS Society conference will be remembered as a milestone in the global effort to... (read more)

Lambda Legal's Cathcart
announces retirement

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund will soon start the search for a new leader after Executive Director Kevin M. Cathcart... (read more)

Beckles praises Milk
at Dem club dinner

An East Bay lesbian city council member addressed guests at a recent LGBT Democratic club dinner and talked about changes that have happened across the bay. (read more)

On heels of EEOC decision, Dems plan LGBT equality bill

Just days after the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ruled... (read more)

Trans bill passes in Ireland

Corks flew into the air as Irish transgender activists popped open champagne to celebrate... (read more)

Designers give back
to HIV program

DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, presented a $40,000 check to the UCSF Positive Health Program... (read more)

Political Notebook: Out candidates seek CA legislative seats in 2016

With the June 7, 2016 primary now less than a year away, a number of LGBT non-incumbent candidates... (read more)

News Briefs:
SF police release gay mural arson video

San Francisco police have released a video of someone setting fire to a Mission district mural... (read more)

Jock Talk:
EuroGames set to open in Stockholm

After a two-year hiatus, EuroGames will return to the LGBT sports calendar next month... (read more)

Transmissions:
This is not justice

Meagan Taylor is a 22-year-old hairstylist from Illinois. She is also a transwoman of color. (read more)

Online Extra: Sampler:
Man Francisco offers
stripped-down education

The news release for "Man Francisco: The Evolution of the San Fransexy Man,"... (read more)


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