Issue:  Vol. 47 / No. 16 / 20 April 2017
 

Feinstein has rowdy SF town hall

Longtime California Senator Dianne Feinstein addressed the dangers presented by leaders of North Korea and Syria, as well as President Donald Trump Monday at a rowdy town hall in the city during which she was frequently criticized herself. (read more)

Online Extra: Political Notes: Lesbian San Diego DA Dumanis will resign post

With an eye toward running for county supervisor, lesbian San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis will step down in July. (here)

Gay attorney, trans friend told to leave Paris eatery

For attorney David Waggoner, a former co-president of the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, last weekend was going to be fun and relaxing with his close friend, Aimar Sahae. (read more)

SF protest targets Chechnya

A group of about 50 LGBT activists gathered outside the Russian Consulate in San Francisco Tuesday, demanding that the Chechen Republic end its abuse of gay people there. (read more)

Sisters take on 'Trump'

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence took on President Donald Trump during their Easter party in Golden Gate Park Sunday, April 16. (read more)

Pacifica man held for trial in rape case

A Pacifica man accused of drugging and raping more than a dozen other men has been ordered to stand trial. (read more)

Web series aims to educate on PrEP

The rallying cry, "Always use a condom!" has been the basis of HIV prevention videos for years. (read more)

Peru takes step to repeal hate crime law

Peru's Congress has taken the first step toward repealing language that makes violence against gays a hate crime. (read more)

Osbourne book charts path toself-acceptance

To say Kelly Osbourne has had an interesting life is quite an understatement. (read more)

YBCA board chair Paul Connolly dies

Paul Matthew Connolly, a gay San Franciscan who was board chair for Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, died March 29. (read more)

Pioneering HIV researcher Mark Wainberg dies

Mark Wainberg, Ph.D., a highly regarded clinician and researcher who helped advance HIV therapy and advocated for access to treatment worldwide, died April 11 in a swimming accident in Florida. He was 71. (read more)

Political Notebook: EQCA to grade CA public schools on LGBT policies

A statewide LGBT advocacy group will grade all of California's 343 unified school districts on their LGBT policies. (read more)

News Briefs: Presidio to host its first LGBTQ family camp

In May, the Rob Hill Campground in the Presidio will welcome LGBTQ families for the first-ever Queer Family Camp. (read more)

Resist: Tax March and Berkeley battle draw crowds

Several thousand protesters took to the streets in San Francisco Saturday, April 15, to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns, while across the bay Trump supporters and anti-fascist activists faced off in Berkeley. (read more)

Jock Talk: Outgames drops seven sports

As anticipated, seven sports have been dropped from what had been a 31-sport lineup for the 2017 World Outgames, scheduled to open in Miami Beach in little more than a month. (read more)

Seeing in the Dark: Actor takes on mental health

In 1986, Thom Bierdz catapulted into stardom with his role as Philip Chancellor III in the popular daytime drama "The Young and the Restless. (read more)

Online Extra: Gays Across America: Initiative aims to end epidemic in U.S.

Black church coalition updates manual to fight HIV; Day of Silence survey released. (read more)


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