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Paying tribute to Milk, Moscone

Paying tribute to Milk, Moscone

  • NEWS
  • by BAR staff
  • Nov 30, 2022

Community members marked the 44th anniversary of the assassinations of San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk and mayor George Moscone with a vigil November 27.

SF supervisors OK changes to charitable program

SF supervisors OK changes to charitable program

  • NEWS
  • by Eric Burkett
  • Nov 30, 2022

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an update of agencies qualified to participate in the city's employee fundraising program, Heart of the City.

SF supervisors update discrimination codes

SF supervisors update discrimination codes

  • NEWS
  • by Eric Burkett
  • Nov 30, 2022

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved changes to the city's administrative code, updating definitions of prohibited discrimination in contracting ordinances.

Senate gives final passage to Respect for Marriage Act

Senate gives final passage to Respect for Marriage Act

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday gave final passage to the Respect for Marriage Act, sending the bill back to the House of Representatives for a vote before it goes to President Joe Biden, who has said he will sign it.

SF supervisors panel advances proposed changes to city employee giving program

SF supervisors panel advances proposed changes to city employee giving program

Following concerns raised by city employees about the destination of monies raised under San Francisco's Heart of the City combined charities program, the three members of the Board of Supervisors' Rules Committee agreed Monday to recommend an update.

A Tragic Week

A Tragic Week

  • ANTI HATE
  • by reprint from the December 6, 1978 edition of the Bay Area Reporter
  • Nov 27, 2022

The murder of Mayor George Moscone and SuperĀ­visor Harvey Milk brought forth thousands of mourners who moved about for days in a state of shock.

Trans-Pacific Māhū Ancestors: Reclaiming Hawaiian Trans Identities/Spirits

Trans-Pacific Māhū Ancestors: Reclaiming Hawaiian Trans Identities/Spirits

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  • by Michael Yamashita | NewsIsOut.com
  • Nov 24, 2022

On the island of O'ahu, a short walk from the historic gay bar Hula's Bar & Lei Stand and touristy gay Kuhio Beach Park, a locus of healing and pilgrimage has been re-remembered on Waikīkī Beach through a reclaimed legend of transgender healing spirits.

Mayor-elect Thao vows to unite Oakland

Mayor-elect Thao vows to unite Oakland

Walking onto the steps of City Hall Wednesday to Queen's "We are the Champions," Oakland Mayor-elect Sheng Thao thanked those who voted for her and vowed to be a mayor for all residents — even if they supported another candidate during the campaign.

Updated: Missing SF gay man found safe

Updated: Missing SF gay man found safe

Since the Bay Area Reporter published the below article on Wednesday, November 23, Gabriel Flores, a gay San Francisco man, was found safe, his friends said.

Out East Bay dads win school board seats

Out East Bay dads win school board seats

Two out dads scored historic victories in the November 8 election by winning seats on their East Bay cities' school boards, while two out Bay Area female education leaders also scored historic wins.

Political Notebook: At San Francisco Friendsgiving event, attendees give thanks

Political Notebook: At San Francisco Friendsgiving event, attendees give thanks

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

At a drag-themed Friendsgiving co-hosted by 21Seeds Tequila and famed San Francisco drag personality Juanita MORE!, attendees gave thanks for the past year and the outcome of the midterm elections.

Castro leaders discuss how to expand queer spaces in the neighborhood

Castro leaders discuss how to expand queer spaces in the neighborhood

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  • by Sari Staver
  • Nov 22, 2022

One recent evening, in a dimly lit empty storefront in the Castro, several dozen locals gathered to hear a panel of neighborhood leaders discuss strategies to preserve and expand queer spaces in the LGBTQ neighborhood.

World AIDS Day draws attention to the epidemic

World AIDS Day draws attention to the epidemic

  • NEWS
  • by Eric Burkett
  • Nov 22, 2022

As they have for the past 34 years, AIDS activists along with LGBTQ and health organizations will be gathering at events around the Bay Area Thursday, December 1, to mark World AIDS Day.

Editorial: We are angry and grieving

Editorial: We are angry and grieving

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  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 22, 2022

We are angry and grieving after another senseless mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub — a venue that is supposed to be a safe space where we can be ourselves with our queer and allied friends, family, and lovers.