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Coalition of leaders wants more info on Castro Theatre changes

Coalition of leaders wants more info on Castro Theatre changes

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Apr 13, 2022

A group describing itself as "a coalition of community stakeholders concerned about the future of the Castro Theatre" have written Gregg Perloff, CEO of Another Planet Entertainment, to express their concerns about the future of the theater.

Jones will be leaving Castro neighborhood home after all

Jones will be leaving Castro neighborhood home after all

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Apr 13, 2022

Longtime gay activist Cleve Jones will be vacating his Castro neighborhood home after all, bringing an end to a housing saga that made international headlines.

LGBTQ Agenda: Nearly 60,000 adolescents would be harmed by anti-trans laws in US, report says

LGBTQ Agenda: Nearly 60,000 adolescents would be harmed by anti-trans laws in US, report says

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Apr 12, 2022

As the American right continues its onslaught against transgender people throughout much of the country, the toll the attacks are taking on the objects of their obsession is becoming much clearer.

Proposed SF electoral map cleaves Tenderloin, SOMA apart

Proposed SF electoral map cleaves Tenderloin, SOMA apart

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 10, 2022

To the dismay of LGBTQ advocates, the proposed San Francisco electoral map for the next decade cleaves the Tenderloin apart from the South of Market neighborhood.

San Francisco elections panel rejects removal of its redistricting appointees

San Francisco elections panel rejects removal of its redistricting appointees

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 8, 2022

After pressing its three appointees to the city's redistricting task force about how they have approached their job of redrawing the city's 11 supervisorial districts, the San Francisco Elections Commission Friday rejected calls that they remove the trio.

LGBTQ leadership returns to Castro business group

LGBTQ leadership returns to Castro business group

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Apr 8, 2022

LGBTQ leadership has returned to the Castro Merchants Association, whose members April 7 elected two gay men to serve as co-presidents.

Blaze in SF's Duboce Triangle leaves 5 displaced

Blaze in SF's Duboce Triangle leaves 5 displaced

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Apr 8, 2022

An early morning fire in San Francisco's Duboce Triangle neighborhood April 8 displaced five people out of their homes and required 100 firefighters to bring it under control.

Political Notes: Planning body backs zoning fix for SF gay bathhouses

Political Notes: Planning body backs zoning fix for SF gay bathhouses

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 7, 2022

San Francisco planners have thrown their support behind a proposed zoning change that will allow gay bathhouses and other adult sex venues to open in the city's historic LGBTQ neighborhoods.

CA's 1st appointed trans judge sworn in

CA's 1st appointed trans judge sworn in

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Apr 7, 2022

Andi Mudryk, the first transgender person appointed to the bench by Governor Gavin Newsom, was sworn in April 7 during an in-person ceremony at Sacramento County Superior Court.

Breed, Wiener blast San Francisco elections panel for considering removal of its redistricting appointees

Breed, Wiener blast San Francisco elections panel for considering removal of its redistricting appointees

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 7, 2022

The San Francisco Elections Commission is facing criticism for considering to remove its three appointees helping to redraw the city's 11 supervisorial districts.

Gay former Healdsburg police chief Kevin Burke dies

Gay former Healdsburg police chief Kevin Burke dies

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Apr 7, 2022

Kevin Burke, the gay former police chief of Healdsburg in Sonoma County, has died, officials said. He was 55.

Senate confirms first Black woman to US Supreme Court

Senate confirms first Black woman to US Supreme Court

  • by Brody Levesque, Washington Blade
  • Apr 7, 2022

In a historic session April 7, the U.S. Senate voted 53-47 in favor of confirming Ketanji Brown Jackson's nomination as the first Black woman associate justice to the U.S. Supreme Court.

SF elections commission eyes removal of its redistricting task force appointees

SF elections commission eyes removal of its redistricting task force appointees

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 7, 2022

San Francisco's decennial redistricting process could be headed for a chaotic breakdown, with the city's elections commission set to vote this weekend on removing its three appointees to the task force working to redraw the 11 supervisor districts.

In reversal, SF task force removes Tenderloin, Mandelman from current supervisor districts

In reversal, SF task force removes Tenderloin, Mandelman from current supervisor districts

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 5, 2022

San Francisco's redistricting task force continues to bounce back and forth between new maps for the city's 11 supervisor districts to the consternation of LGBTQ advocates and other groups.