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LGBTQ Agenda: CDC sounds alarm about syphilis in newborns

LGBTQ Agenda: CDC sounds alarm about syphilis in newborns

  • HEALTH
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Nov 14, 2023

Syphilis cases in newborn babies have risen over 10 times the number reported a decade ago, and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sounding the alarm with a new report.

Gay teacher wins Santa Clara college board race

Gay teacher wins Santa Clara college board race

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 13, 2023

San Jose teacher Clay Hale has won a vacant seat on a Santa Clara County college board.

Drag queen slashed after nighttime show in SF's Castro district

Drag queen slashed after nighttime show in SF's Castro district

A prominent Castro neighborhood drag performer was attacked late Monday with a knife, but says she is doing fine now.

Get Saucy for a Good Cause: Fundraiser Ideas That Will Boost Donations

Get Saucy for a Good Cause: Fundraiser Ideas That Will Boost Donations

  • NEWS
  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Nov 10, 2023

Are you looking for raunchy and unique ways to raise funds for a good cause? Look no further!

Political Notes: San Francisco readies for conference with Asian leaders

Political Notes: San Francisco readies for conference with Asian leaders

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 10, 2023

The biggest international gathering in decades will descend on San Francisco this weekend and bring with it a week of global attention and traffic chaos.

Results remain unchanged in Bay Area school races with out candidates

Results remain unchanged in Bay Area school races with out candidates

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 9, 2023

With new tallies in the November 7 special elections for Bay Area education board seats, it appears only one of the two out education leaders who ran will win election.

Out in the World: The power of LGBTQ stories is demonstrated in books and a documentary

Out in the World: The power of LGBTQ stories is demonstrated in books and a documentary

  • NEWS
  • by Heather Cassell
  • Nov 9, 2023

Three books and one short documentary will give people reasons to give thanks this holiday season and inspiration to act heading into 2024.

SF supervisors' panel advances liquor license for Stud Bar as collective plans fundraising telethon

SF supervisors' panel advances liquor license for Stud Bar as collective plans fundraising telethon

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Nov 9, 2023

A San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee unanimously approved a liquor license for The Stud — a necessary precondition before the iconic LGBTQ nightclub can open its new location in the South of Market neighborhood.

Business Briefing: Scuba instructor provides safe space for LGBTQ divers

Business Briefing: Scuba instructor provides safe space for LGBTQ divers

  • BUSINESS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 8, 2023

Pursuing a career in Antarctic biology, specifically to study penguins, Danny Khor in January signed up as a volunteer with the Aquarium of the Bay at Pier 39 in San Francisco's bayside Fisherman's Wharf shopping and dining district.

Oakland City Council OKs LGBTQ cultural district

Oakland City Council OKs LGBTQ cultural district

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Nov 8, 2023

At a joyous news conference outside the Oakland LGBTQ Community Center Tuesday morning, drag queen Vicki Sparkle Titz wowed the crowd by lip-synching and dancing to Lady Gaga's "Born This Way."

Editorial: Standing up to hate

Editorial: Standing up to hate

  • NEWS
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Nov 8, 2023

California will soon observe United Against Hate Week — November 12-18 — and it's needed now more than ever.

Concord LGBTQ center may close, interim ED says

Concord LGBTQ center may close, interim ED says

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Nov 8, 2023

The Rainbow Community Center in Concord is trying to raise $1 million by the end of next June in order to keep its doors open.

News Briefs: Engardio to spotlight Sunset district during APEC

News Briefs: Engardio to spotlight Sunset district during APEC

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Nov 8, 2023

Gay District 4 Supervisor Joel Engardio will be highlighting the Sunset district during next week's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, or APEC, conference in San Francisco.

Guest Opinion: Let the queerest generation vote

Guest Opinion: Let the queerest generation vote

  • NEWS
  • by Ewan Barker Plummer
  • Nov 8, 2023

Growing up in San Francisco as a queer teen, I know how important the work of LGBTQ+ community leaders has been in creating a more accepting city.