The lesbian former mayor of Houston explains why gay San Francisco mayoral candidate Maek Leno is the best choice for voters.
Federal asylum authorities recently announced a bizarre policy change that punishes asylum seekers who have already been waiting in the queue for years.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently voted to ban fur sales, making it the third and largest U.S. city to pass such a prohibition.
People of color, queer people, women, and people with disabilities know that bigotry is deeply rooted in this country's DNA. Our differences have always been used as a weapon to divide us.
A veteran gay activist explains why the Castro Street Fair is important and why you should attend an upcoming community meeting.
In 2011, I decided to pack my bags and move to San Francisco. I told my parents I wanted to venture off into the world on my own, studying psychology.
When Governor Jerry Brown signed the Gender Recognition Act (Senate Bill 179) last October, it gave nonbinary and intersex adults in California an unprecedented validation.
This month I decided not to run for another term as a board member and political action committee chair of the East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club, ending an almost continuous string of involvement in LGBT organizations, causes, and clubs.
San Francisco's LGBT judges urge the re-election of four of their straight colleagues.
In less than two years, California's Tobacco 21, or "T21," law has proved to be a powerful weapon in the war on illegal tobacco sales to underage youth.
During the eight years of Barack Obama's presidency, great progress on HIV and hepatitis C occurred as a result of his vigorous, compassionate, and competent leadership.
In my race to become California's next insurance commissioner - and our first openly gay statewide elected leader - I have traveled all over the state, and there is one question I always get.