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LGBTQ Agenda: Feds tout conviction after first-ever trial for anti-trans hate crime killing

LGBTQ Agenda: Feds tout conviction after first-ever trial for anti-trans hate crime killing

For the first time, a federal jury found a South Carolina man guilty February 23 in the hate crime homicide of a transgender woman.

Castro safety group honored in aftermath of troubled times

Castro safety group honored in aftermath of troubled times

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Mar 4, 2024

A Castro neighborhood safety group received a special commendation at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting March 5.

Political Notes: Transgender judges go missing in CA court demographic report

Political Notes: Transgender judges go missing in CA court demographic report

  • LEGAL
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Mar 1, 2024

Back in 2022 Governor Gavin Newsom ballyhooed his picking a transgender applicant for the first time to fill a judicial vacancy.

Out in the World: Ghana passes draconian anti-LGBTQ bill

Out in the World: Ghana passes draconian anti-LGBTQ bill

  • NEWS
  • by Heather Cassell
  • Feb 29, 2024

Lawmakers in Ghana have passed one of the world's most stringent anti-LGBTQ bills, further criminalizing sexual orientation and gender identity in the Western African country.

Why Can't We Play Online Casinos from California Yet (But Do Anyway)

Why Can't We Play Online Casinos from California Yet (But Do Anyway)

  • NEWS
  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Feb 29, 2024

Aside from the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco is also widely considered progressive. As a gaming enthusiast, you would expect this progressive attitude to spread quickly to the gaming industry. Sadly, you would be wrong.

Out in the World: Greece becomes first Orthodox Christian country to legalize same-sex marriage

Out in the World: Greece becomes first Orthodox Christian country to legalize same-sex marriage

  • NEWS
  • by Heather Cassell
  • Feb 29, 2024

Greece granted the right to marriage to same-sex couples earlier this month in a landmark parliamentary vote, making the Mediterranean country the 38th country in the world to do so.

Horizons celebrates new round of LGBTQ grantmaking

Horizons celebrates new round of LGBTQ grantmaking

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Feb 28, 2024

Horizons Foundation is giving $57,000 to support 14 LGBTQ nonprofits through its spring donor engagement program, it stated to the Bay Area Reporter February 28.

Political Notebook: Election to bring changes to SF Democratic Party

Political Notebook: Election to bring changes to SF Democratic Party

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Feb 28, 2024

The March 5 primary will herald a leadership sea change for the San Francisco Democratic Party.

SF nonprofits on frontlines of HIV in Latino community

SF nonprofits on frontlines of HIV in Latino community

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Feb 28, 2024

Health advocates and organizations that serve the Latino community in San Francisco say the city needs to do more to help prevent new HIV diagnoses and assist those living with HIV and AIDS in light of a dismal report from the health department.

SF deficit imperils Latino HIV funding

SF deficit imperils Latino HIV funding

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Feb 28, 2024

Though Latino cisgender men now make up the highest rate of new HIV diagnoses in San Francisco, more funding toward organizations that serve the community may not be forthcoming due to the city's projected budget deficit.

D9 supe hopefuls speak up over Latino HIV cases

D9 supe hopefuls speak up over Latino HIV cases

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Feb 28, 2024

Candidates for the open District 9 seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors speak out on the uptick in HIV cases among Latinos.

Cuba sees issues regarding HIV/AIDS

Cuba sees issues regarding HIV/AIDS

  • NEWS
  • by Ed Walsh
  • Feb 28, 2024

Cuba quarantined people with AIDS and HIV from 1986 to 1994 to limit the spread of the disease.

Changes in Cuba signal welcome for LGBTQ visitors

Changes in Cuba signal welcome for LGBTQ visitors

  • NEWS
  • by Ed Walsh
  • Feb 28, 2024

If you haven't been to Cuba recently you haven't been there.

Editorial: Feds must probe Nex Benedict's death

Editorial: Feds must probe Nex Benedict's death

  • NEWS
  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 28, 2024

The U.S. Department of Justice needs to open an investigation into the death of nonbinary Oklahoma high school student Nex Benedict.