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Guest Opinion: New governor's council is state's latest step to stop hate

Guest Opinion: New governor's council is state's latest step to stop hate

  • ANTI HATE
  • by Joyce Newstat and Scott Wiener
  • Nov 22, 2022

Every year, at the beginning of Pride Month, we put on our parkas and wool caps and head up to Twin Peaks to light the incredible pink triangle installation.

News Briefs: Castro holiday tree lighting coming up

News Briefs: Castro holiday tree lighting coming up

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Nov 22, 2022

The Castro Merchants Association will hold its holiday tree lighting ceremony Monday, November 28, at 6 p.m. at Castro and 18th streets, in front of the Bank of America building.

SF march observes trans remembrance day

SF march observes trans remembrance day

  • NEWS
  • by BAR staff
  • Nov 22, 2022

Transgender people and their allies marched in San Francisco Sunday, November 20, in observance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance.

Invitation to a Feast: 'A Sturdy Yes of a People: Selected Writing by Joan Nestle'

Invitation to a Feast: 'A Sturdy Yes of a People: Selected Writing by Joan Nestle'

  • BOOKS
  • by Yeva Johnson
  • Nov 22, 2022

Joan Nestle's "A Sturdy Yes of a People: Selected Writings" showcases her body of work as a writer, academic, activist, and mentor who has contributed so much to the liberation of lesbians, queer people and their allies, and many other peoples.

In disappointing loss to LGBTQ community, Rollins concedes CA House race

In disappointing loss to LGBTQ community, Rollins concedes CA House race

Gay U.S. House candidate Will Rollins, center, has conceded his race against conservative Riverside County Republican Congressmember Ken Calvert

Sex worker advocate Carol Leigh dies

Sex worker advocate Carol Leigh dies

Carol Leigh, a bisexual sex worker activist and artist also known as Scarlot Harlot, died November 16 at her home in San Francisco after a long battle with cancer.

SF LGBTQs mourn victims in Colorado Springs shooting

SF LGBTQs mourn victims in Colorado Springs shooting

Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco's LGBTQ Castro district was filled with mourners Sunday night, grieving the loss of life following a mass shooting at an LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs November 19 that left five people dead.

Nonbinary Oakland tattoo artist launches effort to benefit Southern LGBTQ agencies

Nonbinary Oakland tattoo artist launches effort to benefit Southern LGBTQ agencies

Six months ago, amid a flurry of anti-transgender legislation being passed across the country, nonbinary Oakland tattoo artist Cedre Csillagi first contemplated launching something to bring awareness to trans issues.

Transmissions: After the election, a glimmer of hope

Transmissions: After the election, a glimmer of hope

It wasn't intentional for the Transgender Day of Remembrance to fall so close to Election Day and its aftermath, but they have certainly grown in importance to each other over the years.

Out in the Bay: 'Doubting Thomas' probes false accusations

Out in the Bay: 'Doubting Thomas' probes false accusations

What would you do if you were falsely accused of improperly touching a child and you see your career crumble? Matthew Clark Davison's 2021 novel "Doubting Thomas," about a gay schoolteacher, makes us think.

44 years after his death, Milk continues to make waves

44 years after his death, Milk continues to make waves

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 17, 2022

His life may have been cut short 44 years ago, but the late gay civil rights leader Harvey Milk continues to make waves.

SF mayor's trans basic income program accepting applicants

SF mayor's trans basic income program accepting applicants

More than a year after Mayor London Breed announced a program guaranteeing basic income for trans people, the program is up and finally accepting applicants.

Pelosi announces end of her tenure as House speaker

Pelosi announces end of her tenure as House speaker

  • LATEST NEWS
  • by Chris Kane, Washington Blade
  • Nov 17, 2022

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, on Thursday, announced her decision to pass the leadership torch to a younger generation of Democratic members in the lower chamber, stepping down after years of service in that role

Out in the World: Qatar's human rights record casts a dark cloud over the World Cup tournament

Out in the World: Qatar's human rights record casts a dark cloud over the World Cup tournament

Qatar isn't getting the attention that it wanted by hosting the men's world soccer championship in the small Middle Eastern country, as its dismal human rights record and homophobia have been on full display.