Issue:  Vol. 46 / No. 17 / 28 April 2016
 
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Vexing year for lesbian GGNRA superintendent

Of the 410 National Park Service units throughout the U.S., Christine Lehnertz has visited 75 to date. The list includes Acadia National Park in Bar Harbor, Maine and Castillo de San Marcos National Monument in Saint Augustine, Florida to North Cascades National Park in Washington State and the Cabrillo National Monument in San Diego.

"I haven't got a bucket list because I want to see them all," said Lehnertz, 54, a lesbian and one of the highest-ranking LGBT employees with the National Park Service. (read more)

Wallace describes hit-and-run crash

The man accused of killing a gay San Francisco man in a hit-and-run crash says he didn't realize he'd hit someone until days later... (read more)

Lyft sued over gay man's death

The boyfriend of a man killed in a crash involving Lyft and the dead man's mother are suing the ride-hailing company... (read more)

Berkeley adopts 'hate states' travel, contract ban

Berkeley officials this week adopted the strongest response yet to so-called hate states that have enacted LGBT discriminatory laws... (read more)

SF Pride names more marshals, parade honorees

A pioneering lesbian activist who worked with Harvey Milk and a trans mindfulness coach are among the people recently named... (read more)

Filmmakers pull documentary from Frameline

The filmmakers of a documentary that focused on a little known riot by transgender and gay patrons... (read more)

Survey looks at transgender people living with HIV

The Oakland-based Transgender Law Center recently released the first report of findings... (read more)

4th Circuit ruling in bathroom case could loom large in NC

It's an important legal victory, but the federal appeals panel ruling last week in favor of a transgender teen... (read more)

Summer at the lake inspires outdoor fun

Late spring and summertime is for getting outdoors and what better place to do that than Lake Tahoe? (read more)

Quick guide to Lake Tahoe

The following is a list of upcoming events and resources for the Lake Tahoe area. (read more)

Gay Bangladeshi USAID staffer hacked to death

Bangladeshi gay rights activists Xulhaz Mannan and a friend, Tanay "Tonoy" Mojumdar, were hacked to death April 25 by five or six unidentified men... (read more)

Ex-AHF workers sue over pay

Two former employees of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation have filed a lawsuit claiming they weren't paid fairly when they worked for the nonprofit in Oakland. (read more)

Cops' anti-gay texts released

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi this week released homophobic and racist text messages that a former police officer allegedly exchanged with other officers. (read more)

Clinton, Trump surge in Tuesday primaries

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump each notched substantial victories in Tuesday's Democratic and Republican primary states... (read more)

Political Notebook: SF mayor pledges to backfill any AIDS funding cuts

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is once again pledging to backfill any cuts to AIDS services and HIV prevention programs... (read more)

News Briefs: Gay rector to be formally installed at San Leandro church

The Right Reverend Marc Handley Andrus, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of California, will be in San Leandro... (read more)

Jock Talk: Schilling mouths off

As the nation muddles its way through primaries and caucuses leading up to the big party conventions, I believe it is becoming increasingly clear... (read more)

Transmissions: Presidential potty phobia

I suppose it should be of no surprise to anyone that the recent preponderance of anti-transgender bathroom bills is deliberate... (read more)

Online Extra: Political Notes: SF street could honor historic transgender site

A proposal to be unveiled Tuesday would name a portion of a San Francisco street in honor... (read more)

Online Extra: Sampler: Forced from Mission home, Geduldig continues shows

A lesbian comic in San Francisco is continuing to perform just days after a fire... (read more)


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