Issue:  Vol. 46 / No. 25 / 23 June 2016

For 1st time, Pridegoers in SF to be screened

Metal detectors and bag checks will greet the hundreds of thousands of people attending this weekend's San Francisco LGBT Pride celebration, marking the first time such screening has occurred at the event and sure to lead to long lines to get in to the Civic Center site. (read more)

To the city and people of San Francisco

Like you, we are frustrated, confused, and dismayed by the seemingly intractable problem of homelessness in our city. (read more)

Pride: Fighting for justice

Click here for our special section for Pride, including interviews with many of the Grand Marshals. (read more)

Live SF Pride broadcast axed

If you want to see this year's San Francisco Pride parade live, you will have to venture down to Market Street to view it in person. (read more)

Latinos march for Orlando

Hundreds of LGBT Latinos and their supporters marched from the Castro to the Mission Saturday, shrouded in grief for the 49 lives lost in the mass shooting... (read more)

Program aims to curtail binge drinking

His weekend bar jaunts began as a way to decompress from his hectic weeks juggling a part-time job while attending graduate school to earn a master's in physics. (read more)

SF AIDS agencies, rehab facility plan merger

Positive Resource Center, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that helps people who're living with HIV/AIDS or mental health disabilities, is planning to merge with Baker Places... (read more)

Street renaming highlights Trans March

The 12th annual San Francisco Trans March – the city's largest transgender Pride event and one of the largest in the world – will conclude with the official renaming of a street... (read more)

Dyke March returns to traditional route

This year's Dyke March will return to a daytime rally in Dolores Park, a 6 p.m. kick-off time, and the traditional 18th Street... (read more)

Oakland gay bar set to open

The Port bar in Oakland, which has been under construction for a couple years, is set to have its grand opening Saturday, July 9... . (read more)

Advocates push for more HIV funds in SF

As San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee unveils steps to eliminate new HIV infections in the city, advocates are pushing for more funding for the initiative, known as Getting to Zero. (read more)

Austria offers splendor without the crowds

Art, architecture, great food, history, music, and an active gay scene can be found in Austria, without the crowds of more famous European destinations. (read more)

SF art college honors lesbian photographer Catherine Opie

New York's Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, for a 2008 midcareer survey of her work... (read more)

In Orlando aftermath, queer Muslims come out

In the wake of the Orlando massacre at Pulse nightclub, queer Muslim-Americans are publicly speaking out after years... (read more)

Obama visits Orlando as Trump tries to get gay support

As President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden paid tribute to the victims of the mass shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub... (read more)

Political Notebook: Local National Park Service staff to march in SF Pride

Under the National Park Service's uniform rules, employees are required to wear their ranger hats... (read more)

News Briefs: Lesbians to celebrate Maud's 50th anniversary

The well-known lesbian bar Maud's has been shuttered for years, but on Saturday, lesbians and their friends will gather... (read more)

Jock Talk: Warriors come up short

Warriors fans were out in force for one last historic moment in a monumentally historic season. (read more)

Transmissions: The real fight

For months, years even, the battle over transgender public accommodations has raged. (read more)

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