Issue:  Vol. 46 / No. 34 / 25 August 2016
 
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Discovering the Anza historic trail with its out superintendent

With a fog-shrouded Golden Gate Bridge visible off in the distance, Naomi Torres leaned against a reproduction of the foundation for a chapel that once stood in the Presidio on San Francisco's northwestern edge. A few feet away lay the unearthed remnants of the original building constructed in 1780. (read more)

Green convicted of 2013 murder

A San Francisco Superior Court jury convicted Michael Sione Green of first-degree murder in the 2013 shooting death of Melquiesha "Mel" Warren. (read more)

Silicon Valley Pride continues to evolve

Silicon Valley Pride continues to evolve, offering Pridegoers something new every year. (read more)

SF planners aim to landmark a number of LGBT historic sites

San Francisco planning officials are aiming to grant city landmark status to a number of LGBT historic sites in the coming years. (read more)

AIDS groups' boards approve merger

The boards of Positive Resource Center...and AIDS Emergency Fund...have approved the agencies' merger. (read more)

MCC-SF pastor resigns

The senior pastor of Metropolitan Community Church-San Francisco, the longtime spiritual home of many LGBTs, has announced his resignation. (read more)

SF housing collective fights co-founder

Residents of Holly Park, a housing collective for queer people of color, say they are now fighting to keep their Bernal Heights home after one of the founders... (read more)

Prop 61 targets drug prices

A ballot measure set to go before California voters in November is designed to reduce the price the state pays for drugs. (read more)

Appeals court blocks medical pot prosecutions

The federal government may no longer spend money to pursue medical marijuana cases in states that have laws allowing medical use of cannabis... (read more)

Palm Springs gears up for busy fall

During a trip to Palm Springs last week, I toured California's largest lake, visited a desert ghost town, and had a meal in Mexico, all in the same afternoon. (read more)

Texas judge issues injunction in trans bathroom suit

In a move that could put increased attention on the U.S. Supreme Court, a federal judge Sunday issued a temporary order blocking... (read more)

Jamaican lesbian singer talks about challenges and changes for LGBTs

Jamaican lesbian reggae fusion artist Diana King had a long journey to come out and become the gay face of Jamaica. (read more)

Gay man's memoir recounts forced marriage, coming out

It was that terrible moment when Michael El-Bacha wanted to end it all, feeling he was better off taking his own life. (read more)

Two more SF businesses receive legacy status

Moby Dick, the 39-year-old gay bar at the corner of 18th and Hartford streets, received legacy business status August 22 after... (read more)

Community weighs in on SF police chief search

As San Francisco searches for its next police chief, about two dozen people at a meeting in the Mission district told police commissioners they want... (read more)

News Briefs: Gay comic to emcee Oakland Pride breakfast

This year's annual Oakland Pride breakfast Sunday, September 11 should generate some laughs... (read more)

Jock Talk: I'll drink to that

I'm not a drinker, but right now, with the close of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, I really feel like having a drink. (read more)

Online Extra: Political Notes: Endorsement votes mixed bag for SF out candidates

The city's two LGBT Democratic clubs and local Democratic Party have now endorsed... (read more)

Online Extra: Sampler: 'Built for Pleasure' models range from vanilla to kink

A San Francisco photographer is set to release a book that captures men being themselves. (read more)


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