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LGBTQ Agenda: Former police officer accused in Mississippi homicide of ex-boyfriend

LGBTQ Agenda: Former police officer accused in Mississippi homicide of ex-boyfriend

  • CRIME
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Apr 23, 2024

A Mississippi man is in custody after being arrested on charges he killed his ex-boyfriend.

The Rise of Vaping: Understanding the Factors Behind its Growth

The Rise of Vaping: Understanding the Factors Behind its Growth

  • NEWS
  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Apr 22, 2024

Vaping has taken the world by storm in recent years, becoming a popular alternative to traditional smoking methods. This trend has sparked debates, discussions, and extensive research into the factors contributing to its widespread adoption.

Longtime Glide leader the Reverend Cecil Williams dies

Longtime Glide leader the Reverend Cecil Williams dies

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Apr 22, 2024

The Reverend Cecil Williams, who remade Glide Memorial Church into a powerhouse for social justice, died Monday, April 22, according to San Francisco Mayor London Breed's office.

Comcast fellows announced for LGBTQ, Black publications

Comcast fellows announced for LGBTQ, Black publications

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Apr 22, 2024

News is Out and Word In Black together announced the 16 fellows selected for The Digital Equity Local Voices Lab, a new initiative powered by Comcast NBCUniversal to place journalists at 16 Black and LGBTQ+ serving news publications across the country.

Public chimes in on Sacramento LGBTQ history efforts

Public chimes in on Sacramento LGBTQ history efforts

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Apr 19, 2024

While some community members were a little skeptical about the prospect of an LGBTQ historic district in Sacramento, many expressed their desire to see the role queer people played in the River City's past be told.

Biden administration finalizes protections for LGBTQ students

Biden administration finalizes protections for LGBTQ students

  • NEWS
  • by Christopher Kane, Washington Blade
  • Apr 19, 2024

National LGBTQ organizations praised the Biden administration Friday after the U.S. Department of Education issued its final rule that revises Title IX, a federal civil rights law, and addresses trans students.

Political Notes: Queer UC Berkeley student activist Lunaparra wins City Council seat

Political Notes: Queer UC Berkeley student activist Lunaparra wins City Council seat

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 19, 2024

UC Berkeley senior Cecilia Lunaparra won the special April 16 election for the vacant District 7 seat on the Berkeley City Council.

Civil rights groups speak out on California same-sex wedding cake case

Civil rights groups speak out on California same-sex wedding cake case

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Apr 17, 2024

A Bay Area legal group was one of several organizations that filed amicus briefs in support of the state's appeal of a lower court decision that a Bakersfield bakery has a right not to sell a wedding cake to a same-sex couple.

Out in the World: Anti-LGBTQ bills, laws are spreading around the world

Out in the World: Anti-LGBTQ bills, laws are spreading around the world

  • NEWS
  • by Heather Cassell
  • Apr 17, 2024

Anti-LGBTQ bills and new laws are spreading around the world, including in several African nations and the former Soviet republic of Belarus.

With book, CBS reporter Vigliotti recounts covering a warming planet

With book, CBS reporter Vigliotti recounts covering a warming planet

  • NATIONAL
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 17, 2024

In 2018, Jonathan Vigliotti was working as a foreign correspondent based out of CBS News' London bureau. To say it was a coveted journalism job would be an understatement.

Guest Opinion: Nature's way

Guest Opinion: Nature's way

  • NEWS
  • by Jonathan Vigliotti
  • Apr 17, 2024

In Northern California, a month's worth of rain poured on a burn scar in a single day.

Beat generation's Jane 'Jae' Whitaker dies

Beat generation's Jane 'Jae' Whitaker dies

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Apr 17, 2024

Jane Ethel "Jae" Whitaker, a Black lesbian who experienced San Francisco at the height of the Beat generation, died March 27. She was 86.

Business Briefing: Couple crafts kink lifestyle for clients

Business Briefing: Couple crafts kink lifestyle for clients

  • BUSINESS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 17, 2024

Mel Andre long had worked in the building trade, serving as a contractor in their professional capacity.

Political Notebook: Bi Palo Alto council candidate Causey calls for Pride event

Political Notebook: Bi Palo Alto council candidate Causey calls for Pride event

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 17, 2024

A key part of Palo Alto City Council candidate Katie Causey's platform is seeing her hometown host its own Pride event.