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SF gay sex club Eros reopens in new location

SF gay sex club Eros reopens in new location

San Francisco's last remaining gay sex club is reopening its doors in time for Pride weekend.

SF police make arrest in Muni shooting as victim is identified

SF police make arrest in Muni shooting as victim is identified

San Francisco Police have apprehended a suspect in the shooting death of a 27-year-old man onboard a Muni subway car earlier this week as the medical examiner's office identified the victim.

US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

  • LEGAL
  • by Lisa Keen
  • Jun 24, 2022

In a ruling that one legal activist said will put LGBTQ rights "on the chopping block," the U.S. Supreme Court Friday ruled 6-3 that the U.S. Constitution "does not prohibit" states from banning abortion.

Updated: Newsom signs trans remembrance bill

Updated: Newsom signs trans remembrance bill

Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday night announced that he signed Assembly Bill 1741 to honor victims of transphobia.

Out in the Bay: In 'Spell Heaven,' peers on the pier find connection

Out in the Bay: In 'Spell Heaven,' peers on the pier find connection

How do we find human connection and meaning in an increasingly isolated world? Author and poet Toni Mirosevich found peers on the Pacifica pier.

2 parades to greet SF pridegoers

2 parades to greet SF pridegoers

  • NEWS
  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 22, 2022

It's been three years since San Francisco last celebrated Pride with its usual extravagance — COVID, like any unwanted guest, saw to that.

Virtual tour provides look at SF lesbian historic site

Virtual tour provides look at SF lesbian historic site

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 22, 2022

As viewers use their mouse to scroll around a computer-generated reimagining of the living room of the home owned by the late lesbian pioneers Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, an audio clip plays of the couple recalling their lesbian organization.

SF's LGBTQ theater brings diverse voices to the stage

SF's LGBTQ theater brings diverse voices to the stage

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 22, 2022

In October, San Francisco's New Conservatory Theatre Center will mount the world premiere of Nick Malakhow's new play "A Picture of Two Boys."

Smaller CA cities raise the bar on celebrating Pride

Smaller CA cities raise the bar on celebrating Pride

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 22, 2022

After Sabine Martin initially came out as gay at the age of 12, her Mormon parents pulled her out of her public school and decided to homeschool her.

Screening, early treatment cut anal cancer risk

Screening, early treatment cut anal cancer risk

  • HEALTH
  • by Liz Highleyman
  • Jun 22, 2022

Screening people with HIV for precancerous anal cell changes and treating them early cuts the risk of anal cancer by more than half, according to results from the ANCHOR study published June 16 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Pulse foundation forges ahead with memorial project

Pulse foundation forges ahead with memorial project

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Jun 22, 2022

It was a day that many LGBTQs will never forget.

SF gay sex club Eros races to reopen in new location

SF gay sex club Eros races to reopen in new location

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 22, 2022

San Francisco's last remaining gay sex club is racing to reopen its doors in time for Pride weekend.

Safety measures in place for Pride, officials say

Safety measures in place for Pride, officials say

  • NEWS
  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 22, 2022

San Francisco police and Pride officials are thinking of security at this year's events a little more earnestly than in previous years.

Peek inside Castro Theatre shows why it's a city jewel

Peek inside Castro Theatre shows why it's a city jewel

  • NEWS
  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 22, 2022

The object of love and much adoration and — lately — plenty of controversy, the Castro Theatre is the crown jewel of the Castro neighborhood.