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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)

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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.

SF deficit imperils Latino HIV funding

SF deficit imperils Latino HIV funding

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  • 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

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  • 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.

SF nonprofits on frontlines of HIV in Latino community

SF nonprofits on frontlines of HIV in Latino community

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  • 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.

Political Notebook: Election to bring changes to SF Democratic Party

Political Notebook: Election to bring changes to SF Democratic Party

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  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Feb 28, 2024

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

Changes in Cuba signal welcome for LGBTQ visitors

Changes in Cuba signal welcome for LGBTQ visitors

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  • by Ed Walsh
  • Feb 28, 2024

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

Cuba sees issues regarding HIV/AIDS

Cuba sees issues regarding HIV/AIDS

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  • by Ed Walsh
  • Feb 28, 2024

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

Editorial: Feds must probe Nex Benedict's death

Editorial: Feds must probe Nex Benedict's death

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  • 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.

Editorial: Normand for E. Bay education post

Editorial: Normand for E. Bay education post

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  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Feb 28, 2024

Angela Normand, who is a Black lesbian, is running for reelection to the Trustee Area 2 seat on the Alameda County Board of Education.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

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  • by BAR staff
  • Feb 28, 2024

A reader urges people to vote no on California's Proposition 1 in the March 5 primary.

CA appeal court reverses Rickleffs' conviction in 2012 killing of SF gay stylist

CA appeal court reverses Rickleffs' conviction in 2012 killing of SF gay stylist

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  • by John Ferrannini
  • Feb 28, 2024

The San Francisco District Attorney's office will be going forward with a new trial after a California appellate court reversed the homicide and robbery convictions of James Rickleffs stemming from the 2012 death of a gay hair stylist.

Supes approve Stud's Davis, Schlander for entertainment commission

Supes approve Stud's Davis, Schlander for entertainment commission

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  • by John Ferrannini
  • Feb 27, 2024

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously voted February 27 to approve a co-owner of the Stud LGBTQ bar and an event planner to the San Francisco Entertainment Commission.