The last text message sent by a young, gay man traveling on an Amtrak train before ending up in a coma, was to his great-grandmother that he found a new friend and was going to go exploring with them.
The other day, after doing a talk at a local middle school's Rainbow Connection group, I picked my wife up from work. Tired after our long days, we headed to the nearest sit-down eatery, a Denny's. We had a lovely meal.
This week's obituary is for William Bernard Pielock Jr.
The gay publisher of the Philadelphia Gay News has donated a trove of materials to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
With little more than one month left to register for the Gay Games, organizers report they are right at the brink of 9,000 registrants, and the event stands a solid shot at becoming the first Gay Games since 2006 to have 10,000 registrants.
This week's editorial cartoon.
Gay state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) on Thursday (May 24) announced a bill that would exempt compassionate care programs from having to pay some taxes enacted under Proposition 64, the state's adult recreational marijuana law.
French and American panelists took a look back at history and kept an eye on the present during a presentation on the lives of queer youth in the two countries.
Canada officially joined the Global Equality Fund with a $200,000 contribution to protect LGBT rights, Global Affairs Canada officials announced May 17.
Burning Man attendees known him as a DJ for the Gender Bender camp. Privacy and free speech activists likely have gotten to know him through his work with the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Bill of Rights Defense Committee.
San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell and gay District 8 Supervisor Jeff Sheehy this week announced that the city will backfill $4.2 million in federal cuts to HIV/AIDS programs, including funding for the Getting to Zero initiative.
Lupe Valdez won the Democratic nomination for governor of Texas in a runoff primary Tuesday night, becoming the first openly LGBT person - and the first Latina - to win a major party nomination for governor in the state.
A homeless shelter for LGBTQ people in Santa Clara County is one of several recommendations that are expected to go before the Board of Supervisors in June for funding in next year's budget.
It was a night to party. It was a night to say goodbye. It was a night to raise a lot of money for LGBT rights.
The city of Fremont announced Monday that Kimberly Petersen has been named its new police chief, making her the first woman and lesbian to lead the department.
After the San Francisco Board of Supervisors angered Mayor Mark Farrell with its rejection of his two reappointments to the Police Commission, its rules committee is poised to vote on 12 applicants, including four LGBTs, at its meeting Wednesday.
In celebration of Harvey Milk Day, Tuesday, May 22, Stolichnaya vodka revealed a new mural dedicated to the late political activist, elected official, and gay rights pioneer.
They were out, now they're in.
Finding the funds to pay for below-market-rate housing in San Francisco for the homeless, youth, seniors, and those earning low to moderate incomes is a constant challenge for local leaders.
Senator Dianne Feinstein's experience is reason enough to recommend her for another six-year term in the U.S. Senate.
Bullhorn used by slain SF supervisor Harvey Milk is now part of Smithsonian exhibit on HIV/AIDS pandemic.