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Transmissions: Gwen Araujo and the steady trickle of anti-trans violence

Transmissions: Gwen Araujo and the steady trickle of anti-trans violence

Around 20 years ago, somewhere in the middle of October 2002, I was talking with another trans activist friend of mine.

LGBTQ Agenda: Pentagon office finds fears of gay service were unfounded, report says

LGBTQ Agenda: Pentagon office finds fears of gay service were unfounded, report says

A report by a top military research office concludes that fears of LGBTQ service in the military were unfounded.

Additional sites eyed for SF leather history walk plaques

Additional sites eyed for SF leather history walk plaques

An additional 46 historic sites throughout San Francisco's South of Market district are being eyed for inclusion in what has been dubbed the Leather History Cruise.

US Supreme Court begins term with new justice; likely LGBTQ cases

US Supreme Court begins term with new justice; likely LGBTQ cases

The U.S. Supreme Court began its 2022-23 session Monday with a new justice and likely LGBTQ cases being heard.

San Francisco GLBT Historical Society names new ED

San Francisco GLBT Historical Society names new ED

Just in time for LGBTQ History Month, the San Francisco's GLBT Historical Society has chosen a new leader, and it's a familiar one to many in the community.

Political Notes: CA LGBTQ candidates among Victory Fund's record endorsees

Political Notes: CA LGBTQ candidates among Victory Fund's record endorsees

A national group that helps to elect LGBTQ people to public office across the country has now endorsed a record number of out candidates running in the 2022 midterms.

LGBTQ History Month: 'Memory Book' details history of 1970s-era LGBTQ attorneys in US

LGBTQ History Month: 'Memory Book' details history of 1970s-era LGBTQ attorneys in US

  • HISTORY
  • by Eric Burkett
  • Oct 1, 2022

Stephen Lachs remembers the 1970s as being a particularly wonderful era in the history of the LGBTQ liberation movement.

Newsom signs LGBTQ family, education bills

Newsom signs LGBTQ family, education bills

On the last day for him to either sign or veto bills from the 2022 legislative session, California Governor Gavin Newsom added his signature September 30 to a quartet of LGBTQ-related bills.

Taking doxycycline after sex reduces STI risk, study finds

Taking doxycycline after sex reduces STI risk, study finds

Taking the antibiotic doxycycline as post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) after sex can lower the risk of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis, according to a study presented at the recent International AIDS Conference in Montreal.

Out in the World: Cubans say 'yes' to marriage equality in historic election

Out in the World: Cubans say 'yes' to marriage equality in historic election

Days before Hurricane Ian ripped through Cuba and caused major damage September 27, voters there approved same-sex marriage in a sweeping family code referendum that will also allow LGBTQ couples to adopt.

Newsom signs trans refuge law, other LGBTQ bills

Newsom signs trans refuge law, other LGBTQ bills

As of January 1, California will become a refuge for parents and their transgender children seeking gender-affirming health care banned in their home states.

Out in the Bay: Passion for politics shines in 'Paul for Pete'

Out in the Bay: Passion for politics shines in 'Paul for Pete'

  • LATEST NEWS
  • by Eric Jansen and Christopher J. Beale
  • Sep 29, 2022

Crucial midterm elections are little more than a month away.

SF hearings on Castro Theatre plans pushed back to December

SF hearings on Castro Theatre plans pushed back to December

The much anticipated city hearings about the proposed renovations of the Castro Theatre by managers Another Planet Entertainment have been pushed back until later this year at the request of the company.

OneTable helps Jews — queer and straight — celebrate Shabbat and find community

OneTable helps Jews — queer and straight — celebrate Shabbat and find community

The sun was ready to set one Friday at Congregation Netivot Shalom and Rabbi Chai Levy led about 40 people in prayer inside the Berkeley synagogue.