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Folsom Street Fair set to return

Folsom Street Fair set to return

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  • by Eric Burkett
  • Sep 21, 2022

After two years of not-quite-the-real-thing Folsom Street fairs, the massive kink and leather-focused street party is back in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood.

Black queer woman named president of Human Rights Campaign

Black queer woman named president of Human Rights Campaign

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  • by Chris Johnson, Washington Blade
  • Sep 21, 2022

Kelley Robinson, a Black, queer woman and veteran of Planned Parenthood Action Fund, is to become the next president of the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's leading LGBTQ group announced September 20.

SF mayor responds to Castro Merchants group complaints

SF mayor responds to Castro Merchants group complaints

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  • by Eric Burkett
  • Sep 21, 2022

San Francisco Mayor London Breed finally responded to an August letter by the Castro Merchants Association decrying conditions in the LGBTQ neighborhood.

Political Notebook: Nonbinary San Carlos school board candidate aims to be voice for LGBTQ youth

Political Notebook: Nonbinary San Carlos school board candidate aims to be voice for LGBTQ youth

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  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Sep 21, 2022

In 2021, an equity report for the San Carlos School District on the Peninsula found that LGBTQ+ students and families,

Trans driver setting records at Uber

Trans driver setting records at Uber

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  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Sep 21, 2022

Kerry Pryce has been driving for Uber since 2014. In that time she has clocked in more than 24,000 rides.

Transmissions: Transit tales — and transgender typecasting

Transmissions: Transit tales — and transgender typecasting

Your average, modern city is a labyrinth of streets linking home, work, and entertainment in a maze of asphaltic concrete as far as the eye can see.

Castro-Mission Health Center reopens

Castro-Mission Health Center reopens

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  • by BAR staff
  • Sep 21, 2022

Officials celebrated the completed renovation of the Castro-Mission Health Center last week with a ribbon-cutting.

Obituaries: James Philip McCrea

Obituaries: James Philip McCrea

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  • by BAR staff
  • Sep 21, 2022

The obituary for James Philip McCrea, who had a career in human resources and traveled extensively.

Obituaries: James T. Porras

Obituaries: James T. Porras

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  • by BAR staff
  • Sep 21, 2022

The obituary for James T. Porras, described by his friends as the funniest person they ever knew.

LGBTQ bike club marks 40 years

LGBTQ bike club marks 40 years

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  • by BAR staff
  • Sep 21, 2022

Different Spokes, an LGBTQ bike club, celebrated its 40th anniversary last weekend with a special dinner and a bike ride.

SF supervisors OK controversial police surveillance measure

SF supervisors OK controversial police surveillance measure

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday passed a measure allowing the San Francisco Police Department to request access to private, non-city entity surveillance cameras owned by individual households or businesses.

LGBTQ Agenda: Vice President Harris meets with reproductive rights leaders

LGBTQ Agenda: Vice President Harris meets with reproductive rights leaders

Almost four months after the U.S. Supreme overturned Roe v. Wade, Vice President Kamala Harris met with leaders of the nation's top reproductive and civil rights groups to discuss the impact of that decision.

Newsom cites cost in vetoing LGBTQ youth homeless bill; signs LGBTQ vets legislation

Newsom cites cost in vetoing LGBTQ youth homeless bill; signs LGBTQ vets legislation

In vetoing a bill aimed at assisting LGBTQ homeless youth in California, Governor Gavin Newsom cited the cost of the legislation in his veto message released Monday.

Supervisors panel backs gay SF planning commission nominee

Supervisors panel backs gay SF planning commission nominee

A strategic economist received the backing of a San Francisco supervisors committee Monday to serve on the city's planning commission.