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Murals and banners honor South Bay queer women

Murals and banners honor South Bay queer women

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  • by Heather Cassell
  • Jun 22, 2022

Rounding the corner from San Jose's Museum of Art on North First Street, lesbian retired Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell saw a larger than life image of herself.

News Briefs: Audubon society teams up with drag artist

News Briefs: Audubon society teams up with drag artist

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  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Jun 22, 2022

The National Audubon Society has partnered with drag artist Pattie Gonia to invite the LGBTQIA community outdoors this Pride Month and to ensure that they have a safe and welcoming experience while there.

Obituaries: Donald Dean Price

Obituaries: Donald Dean Price

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  • by BAR staff
  • Jun 22, 2022

The obituary for Donald Dean Price, a longtime volunteer for many causes.

NCLR's Sakimura tapped to lead children's legal agency

NCLR's Sakimura tapped to lead children's legal agency

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  • by Heather Cassell
  • Jun 22, 2022

A longtime deputy director at San Francisco-based National Center for Lesbian Rights has embarked on a new job leading Legal Services for Children.

South Bay LGBTQ office hires new manager

South Bay LGBTQ office hires new manager

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  • by Heather Cassell
  • Jun 22, 2022

Santa Clara County's Office of LGBTQ Affairs has a new leader. Sera Fernando, a Filipina asexual queer transgender person, was named leader of the county department June 13.

Out in the World: Cameroonian 'Drag Race' star hopes film inspires

Out in the World: Cameroonian 'Drag Race' star hopes film inspires

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  • by Heather Cassell
  • Jun 22, 2022

Cameroon-born performance artist and "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season #1 winner BeBe Zahara Benet believes in the power of drag.

Due to COVID infection, SF mayor Breed to miss Pride parade

Due to COVID infection, SF mayor Breed to miss Pride parade

Due to testing positive for COVID-19 Wednesday, San Francisco Mayor London Breed will not be able to take part in any of the city's Pride events taking place this weekend

Updated: SF Muni shooting leaves one passenger dead, another injured

Updated: SF Muni shooting leaves one passenger dead, another injured

San Francisco police have released a still image of a person of interest in connection with the June 22 shooting aboard a Muni Metro train.

Breed nominates pink triangle co-founder to arts panel

Breed nominates pink triangle co-founder to arts panel

Mayor London Breed has nominated pink triangle co-founder Patrick Carney to the San Francisco Arts Commission, according to a June 21 release from her office.

City revokes Pink Saturday permit for Castro dance party

City revokes Pink Saturday permit for Castro dance party

It appears that a permitting snafu has sunk the Pink Saturday fashion show and dance party planned for the Castro June 25.

After months delay, Newsom sent 'walking while trans' loitering law repeal

After months delay, Newsom sent 'walking while trans' loitering law repeal

After a monthslong delay, a bill that decriminalizes loitering for adults with the intent to engage in sex work is being sent this week to Governor Gavin Newsom to sign into law.

Political Notes: Trans US House, lesbian state Senate candidates survive their CA primaries

Political Notes: Trans US House, lesbian state Senate candidates survive their CA primaries

A transgender, nonbinary House candidate and a lesbian state Senate candidate have both survived their California primary races and are advancing to the fall general election.

Finding Top Online Vets in San Jose

Finding Top Online Vets in San Jose

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  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Jun 19, 2022

If you are a San Jose pet owner, you will find plenty of vets you can turn to for telemedicine services for your pet.

Bay Area sees more monkeypox cases

Bay Area sees more monkeypox cases

San Francisco health officials have now identified three confirmed and three probable cases of monkeypox, the SF Department of Public Health announced Wednesday, June 15. Alameda County reported its first case on June 9.