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Precita Eyes Muralists marks 45 years with a party

Precita Eyes Muralists marks 45 years with a party

  • NEWS
  • 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.

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.

SF supervisors recommend queer man for entertainment commission

SF supervisors recommend queer man for entertainment commission

Queer activist Stephen Torres received the recommendation of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors' Rules Committee for a seat on the influential Entertainment Commission.

Political Notes: Majority of CA school districts ignore LGBTQ report card

Political Notes: Majority of CA school districts ignore LGBTQ report card

A majority of California's K-12 public school districts continue to ignore a project that aims to track how well they are addressing the needs of their LGBTQ students

Out in the World: Suspect arrested in gay Palestinian's brutal killing

Out in the World: Suspect arrested in gay Palestinian's brutal killing

Palestinian police arrested a suspect in the brutal killing of a gay Palestinian activist last week, as fear continues to grip LGBTQ Palestinians in Israel.

Castro cultural district recovers from fiscal sponsor's $108K accounting error

Castro cultural district recovers from fiscal sponsor's $108K accounting error

The Castro LGBTQ Cultural District has largely recovered from a $108,000 accounting error made by its fiscal sponsor, the San Francisco LGBT Community Center.

Castro LGBTQ Cultural District to hold board elections Saturday

Castro LGBTQ Cultural District to hold board elections Saturday

The Castro LGBTQ Cultural District will hold elections for five seats on its 15-member advisory board Saturday, October 15.

CA and SF further expand MPX vaccine eligibility

CA and SF further expand MPX vaccine eligibility

  • HEALTH
  • by Eric Burkett
  • Oct 13, 2022

While MPX infection rates continue to level off, both in San Francisco and across the United States, health officials from the state level on down are expanding vaccine eligibility in order to continue getting shots into arms.

SFPD investigating fatal stabbing on Market Street in the Castro

SFPD investigating fatal stabbing on Market Street in the Castro

  • CRIME
  • by Eric Burkett
  • Oct 13, 2022

San Francisco police are investigating a homicide that took place about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 11, in the quieter end of the Safeway shopping center parking lot on the 2000 block of Market Street in the Castro.

Out in the Bay: 'Bad Hombres' skewers stereotypes

Out in the Bay: 'Bad Hombres' skewers stereotypes

In "Bad Hombres," playing at San Francisco's Theatre Rhinoceros through October 30, actor Rudy Guerrero plays seven characters that comically ("absurdly," said the solo show's director) skewer stereotypes of queer Latinos.

News Briefs: Day of the Dead exhibition now open in SF

News Briefs: Day of the Dead exhibition now open in SF

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Oct 12, 2022

SOMArts Cultural Center's annual Día de Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, exhibition is now open for public viewing.