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Interracial gay couple discusses love, hate

Interracial gay couple discusses love, hate

For Amos and Mickey Lim, a married gay couple who live with their 14-year-old daughter in San Francisco, the road to love was filled with challenges.

SF Dems pass resolution on behalf of queer detainee

SF Dems pass resolution on behalf of queer detainee

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Nov 2, 2022

The San Francisco Democratic Party on October 26 approved a resolution urging Governor Gavin Newsom to pardon Salesh Prasad, a queer man who is in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody and faces deportation.

Political Notebook: Oakland mayoral candidates back building LGBTQ senior housing

Political Notebook: Oakland mayoral candidates back building LGBTQ senior housing

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 2, 2022

Just as San Francisco's LGBTQ population is aging into retirement years, so is Oakland's LGBTQ community seeing a growing number of its members become senior citizens.

News Briefs: Queer murder mystery benefit for therapy group

News Briefs: Queer murder mystery benefit for therapy group

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Nov 2, 2022

Queer LifeSpace, the nonprofit arm of the San Francisco Therapy Collective, will hold a benefit event, "Speakeasy: A Very Queer Murder Mystery," Friday, November 11, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Academy, 2166 Market Street in San Francisco.

Transmissions: Sounding the alarm

Transmissions: Sounding the alarm

I often feel that I am too alarmist. I have spent decades now, deep in the issue of anti-transgender violence and murder, and I know that colors my views.

Business Briefing: Artist draws up mascot for SF Castro district

Business Briefing: Artist draws up mascot for SF Castro district

  • BUSINESS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 2, 2022

It began as a request from his boyfriend, Mau Dominguez, who wanted something special to wear while working as a server at the Castro gay bar the Edge.

Spooky performance grabs attention in Castro

Spooky performance grabs attention in Castro

  • NEWS
  • by BAR staff
  • Nov 2, 2022

Musician and drag artist Trixxie Carr performed at the inaugural Castro Halloween Block Party Sunday, October 30.

Soccer star Rapinoe named to CA Hall of Fame

Soccer star Rapinoe named to CA Hall of Fame

USA women's soccer champion Megan Rapinoe has been named as one of the members of the 15th class of the California Hall of Fame, Governor Gavin Newsom and first partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom announced November 1.

LGBTQ candidates hope to make history in elections

LGBTQ candidates hope to make history in elections

For LGBTQ newswatchers, there are several specific contests in the November 8 elections that will both contribute to that overall political landscape and make important LGBTQ history.

Political Notes: California statehouse to be 1st with 10% of legislators LGBTQ

Political Notes: California statehouse to be 1st with 10% of legislators LGBTQ

With roughly one week left to the 2022 campaign season, LGBTQ leaders are confident that the November 8 election will result in 10% of California's 120 state legislators being LGBTQ.

Concord LGBTQ center executive director to depart

Concord LGBTQ center executive director to depart

Several months shy of his three-year mark in the position, Kiku Johnson is departing as executive director of the Rainbow Community Center in Concord.

Paul Pelosi, husband of House speaker, attacked in SF home

Paul Pelosi, husband of House speaker, attacked in SF home

  • LATEST NEWS
  • by Brody Levesque, Washington Blade
  • Oct 28, 2022

Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco), is in the hospital after being seriously injured in a home invasion early Friday morning.

Out in the World: Trevor Project launches LGBTQ youth suicide prevention service in Mexico

Out in the World: Trevor Project launches LGBTQ youth suicide prevention service in Mexico

The need for suicide prevention for LGBTQ Mexican youth was clear to The Trevor Project, an LGBTQ youth organization based in Los Angeles.

LGBTQ issues are a flashpoint in CA school races

LGBTQ issues are a flashpoint in CA school races

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Oct 26, 2022

Across California this election season LGBTQ issues have become a flashpoint in school board races.