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SF project adds Milk nod to Castro arterial

SF project adds Milk nod to Castro arterial

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Oct 19, 2022

The colorful orange railings appear to be made out of scrap metal from the Golden Gate Bridge. Cut into them in all capital letters are the lines, "Hope for a better world," and "Hope for a better tomorrow."

Political Notebook: Santa Claran Becker aims to be Bay Area's first big city gay mayor

Political Notebook: Santa Claran Becker aims to be Bay Area's first big city gay mayor

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  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Oct 19, 2022

In such a liberal region as that of the Bay Area, it seems improbable that there has never been an LGBTQ person elected to a full-term as mayor of a large city.

Editorial: Why we're ranking Oakland mayoral candidates

Editorial: Why we're ranking Oakland mayoral candidates

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  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Oct 19, 2022

Oakland voters face a critical decision electing a new mayor.

Palm Springs readies for Halloween, Pride

Palm Springs readies for Halloween, Pride

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  • by Ed Walsh
  • Oct 19, 2022

Tourism in Palm Springs has rebounded with a vengeance, surpassing pre-pandemic records in both hotel occupancy and arrivals to Palm Springs International Airport.

News Briefs: 'Trans Aware' exhibit call for submissions

News Briefs: 'Trans Aware' exhibit call for submissions

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  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Oct 19, 2022

Gay state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and co-curators Joseph Abbati and KT Siebert have announced a call for submissions for an art exhibit in Wiener's San Francisco district office, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, Suite 14800.

Transmissions: The litter box legend

Transmissions: The litter box legend

October is no stranger to urban legends, dating back at least to Washington Irving's 1819 Halloween favorite, "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."

Obituaries: Peter J. Gudd

Obituaries: Peter J. Gudd

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  • by BAR staff
  • Oct 19, 2022

The obituary for Peter J. Gudd, who loved the art and architecture of San Francisco.

Bears and barbells at Bearrison

Bears and barbells at Bearrison

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  • by BAR staff
  • Oct 19, 2022

People had fun at the Barbells, Bears, and Butts Deadlift competition that was part of the second annual Bearrison Street Fair produced by the Bears of San Francisco and the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

Precita Eyes Muralists marks 45 years with a party

Precita Eyes Muralists marks 45 years with a party

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  • by BAR staff
  • Oct 19, 2022

Well-known San Francisco trans performer and activist Donna Personna took center stage with musicians Banda Sin Nombre at Precita Eyes Muralists' Viva Precita Eyes 45th anniversary gala at Gray Area Theater in the Mission Saturday, October 15.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • NEWS
  • by BAR staff
  • Oct 19, 2022

This week a reader sounds off on the recent Lesbians Who Tech conference held in the Castro.

Lesbian, ally techies take over the Castro for conference

Lesbian, ally techies take over the Castro for conference

Lesbians Who Tech and Allies returned to the Castro with a vengeance last week for its ninth annual summit.

SF pauses charitable program for workers over anti-LGBTQ groups

SF pauses charitable program for workers over anti-LGBTQ groups

  • NEWS
  • by Eric Burkett
  • Oct 18, 2022

The San Francisco City Administrator's office has paused an employee charity program after anti-LGBTQ groups were among the charities listed by a clearinghouse.

SF supervisors OK expansion of leather history walk plaques

SF supervisors OK expansion of leather history walk plaques

The Board of Supervisors has approved installing additional sidewalk markers tied to San Francisco's leather and LGBTQ culture South of Market.

LGBTQ Agenda: Impact of Dobbs decision has already affected LGBTQ health care, study finds

LGBTQ Agenda: Impact of Dobbs decision has already affected LGBTQ health care, study finds

The U.S. Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade a new study has identified effects for LGBTQ people in terms of health care.