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Russian River's R3 resort put up for sale

Russian River's R3 resort put up for sale

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 27, 2024

One of the last remaining LGBTQ-focused resorts in Guerneville is being put up for sale.

SF hoping to be 'Beacon of Love' this Pride weekend

SF hoping to be 'Beacon of Love' this Pride weekend

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Jun 26, 2024

The San Francisco LGBTQ Pride parade will start making its way up Market Street from Beale Street at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, June 30.

Queer young adults say coming out deepened their faith

Queer young adults say coming out deepened their faith

  • PRIDE
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Jun 26, 2024

For many LGBTQ people, any solace provided by religion came intertwined with condemnation and deep shame.

University effort tracks giving to LGBTQ nonprofits

University effort tracks giving to LGBTQ nonprofits

  • NATIONAL
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 26, 2024

A number of years ago the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy's Equitable Giving Lab launched an index to track how much money was being donated to nonprofits focused on women and girls.

SFPD, Pride reassure celebration will be safe

SFPD, Pride reassure celebration will be safe

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Jun 26, 2024

The potential for violence is a reality for Pride events across the world.

News Briefs: SF's official band changes name

News Briefs: SF's official band changes name

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Jun 26, 2024

San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, the city's official band, is now San Francisco Pride Band.

SF designer creates plush bunnies to support rabbit rescue group

SF designer creates plush bunnies to support rabbit rescue group

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 26, 2024

Tria Connell shares her apartment bordering San Francisco's Western Addition and Hayes Valley neighborhoods with two adopted rabbits.

Gay Sacramento leader Mangers reflects on service

Gay Sacramento leader Mangers reflects on service

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Jun 26, 2024

Dennis Mangers said he isn't the "gay godfather of Sacramento," as a local media outlet dubbed him 16 years ago.

Palm Springs is a draw for summer tourists

Palm Springs is a draw for summer tourists

  • NEWS
  • by Ed Walsh
  • Jun 26, 2024

Palm Springs is growing in popularity as a summer destination. But the desert city still offers deals on hotel stays, and you probably won't have to wait at your favorite restaurant.

LGBTQ bar reopening in SF's beleaguered Financial District

LGBTQ bar reopening in SF's beleaguered Financial District

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Jun 26, 2024

Ginger's, the San Francisco Financial District's only LGBTQ bar, is planning a grand reopening Pride weekend.

North Bay Latine nonprofit embraces diversity

North Bay Latine nonprofit embraces diversity

  • NEWS
  • by Lois Pearlman
  • Jun 26, 2024

When Lisa Carreno attended her first meeting of the organization that was to become Los Cien, she knew that, as a Cuban American in an organization devoted to empowering Latines, she belonged.

Oakland LGBTQ center sees growth with hiring of COO

Oakland LGBTQ center sees growth with hiring of COO

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Jun 26, 2024

It's been seven years since the Oakland LGBTQ Community Center was founded and held its grand opening at its offices near Lake Merritt.

Unique LGBTQ survey piloted in Oregon

Unique LGBTQ survey piloted in Oregon

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 26, 2024

With the ongoing lack of comprehensive demographic data on the LGBTQ community, Oregon leaders are piloting a unique effort to rectify the issue in the Beaver State.

Queer financial planner reaches out to LGBTQs

Queer financial planner reaches out to LGBTQs

  • NEWS
  • by JL Odom
  • Jun 26, 2024

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people took to doing or learning something new to fill their shelter-in-place days, keep boredom at bay, and move forward, in some way, during an otherwise standstill time.