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In a first, transgender CA man wins elected post

In a first, transgender CA man wins elected post

By Matthew S. Bajko

The Golden State is on the verge of having its first transgender male public official, as Adam Spickler is set to join the Cabrillo Community College Board of Trustees in Santa Cruz County in January.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | August 16, 2018

With SF school board member failing to make ballot, four out candidates are among those vying for three open seats on the oversight body.

By Sari Staver | August 14, 2018

Longtime gay activist and policy analyst Gary McCoy has been named a congressional aide in the San Francisco office of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D).


By Alex Madison | August 14, 2018

LA County children's services to undergo audit after death of 10-year-old; LGBT Bar Association announces "inclusion" campaign; senators author bill to ask LGBT questions on 2030 census.

By Matthew S. Bajko | August 13, 2018

South Bay LGBT political group elects a new president ahead of the fall election. California political watchdog fines transphobic campaign committee.


By Alex Madison | August 7, 2018

Federal judge rules in favor of trans student; another federal judge tosses lawsuit in Oregon; HRC issues coming out resource guide for LGBTQ APIs.

By Sari Staver | August 3, 2018

U.S. Bank's Castro branch robbed; suspect still at large.


By Alex Madison | July 31, 2018

The Dixon City Council decided not to strip Vice Mayor Ted Hickman of his title at its meeting last week after he sparked national outrage for calling for a "Straight Pride American Month," or SPAM, and using derogatory terms to refer to gay men.

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 30, 2018

Lesbian at-large Oakland City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan is seeking to be hired to lead the Bay Area's regional transportation agency, the Bay Area Reporter has learned.


By Matthew S. Bajko | July 30, 2018

East Bay Lambda Democrats early endorse five out candidates running this fall for public office in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 25, 2018

The reappointment of San Francisco Planning Commissioner Dennis Richards, the lone gay member of the oversight body, and three of his colleagues has received the support of a supervisors' committee and will now be taken up by the full board.


By Alex Madison | July 19, 2018

Longtime gay Berkeley City Councilman Kriss Worthington announced Thursday he will not run for re-election in November. He broke the news on the front steps of Berkeley City Hall where he also endorsed Rigel Robinson for the District 7 seat.

By National LGBT Media Association | July 12, 2018

The National LGBT Media Association (NGMA) has announced its third annual Ad POP award winners, including many top corporate brand names.


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