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Guest Opinion: Telling our stories as an act of resistance

Guest Opinion: Telling our stories as an act of resistance

  • NEWS
  • by Miles Borrero
  • Nov 15, 2023

In 1999, before I even knew I was trans, I sat in a dark movie theater watching "Boys Don't Cry."

Lesbian activist Amber Hollibaugh dies

Lesbian activist Amber Hollibaugh dies

  • NEWS
  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Nov 15, 2023

Longtime lesbian activist Amber Hollibaugh, who resided for a time in San Francisco back in the 1970s, died suddenly October 20 at her home in Brooklyn, New York.

EQCA endorses out supervisor candidates on California primary ballots

EQCA endorses out supervisor candidates on California primary ballots

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 15, 2023

Statewide LGBTQ advocacy organization Equality California has early endorsed several out supervisor candidates running in races on the March primary ballot.

GAPA pulls out of LGBTQ APEC event as protests flare

GAPA pulls out of LGBTQ APEC event as protests flare

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Nov 15, 2023

GAPA, the GLBTQ+ Asian Pacific Alliance, abruptly pulled out of an event for LGBTQs tied to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, or APEC, summit currently taking place in San Francisco.

Lesbians Who Tech considering move to NYC

Lesbians Who Tech considering move to NYC

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Nov 14, 2023

Lesbians Who Tech announced in an email blast November 14 it is open to moving locations for its Lesbians Who Tech & Allies Summit next year.

LGBTQ Agenda: CDC sounds alarm about syphilis in newborns

LGBTQ Agenda: CDC sounds alarm about syphilis in newborns

  • HEALTH
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Nov 14, 2023

Syphilis cases in newborn babies have risen over 10 times the number reported a decade ago, and the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is sounding the alarm with a new report.

Gay teacher wins Santa Clara college board race

Gay teacher wins Santa Clara college board race

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 13, 2023

San Jose teacher Clay Hale has won a vacant seat on a Santa Clara County college board.

Drag queen slashed after nighttime show in SF's Castro district

Drag queen slashed after nighttime show in SF's Castro district

A prominent Castro neighborhood drag performer was attacked late Monday with a knife, but says she is doing fine now.

Get Saucy for a Good Cause: Fundraiser Ideas That Will Boost Donations

Get Saucy for a Good Cause: Fundraiser Ideas That Will Boost Donations

  • NEWS
  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Nov 10, 2023

Are you looking for raunchy and unique ways to raise funds for a good cause? Look no further!

Political Notes: San Francisco readies for conference with Asian leaders

Political Notes: San Francisco readies for conference with Asian leaders

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 10, 2023

The biggest international gathering in decades will descend on San Francisco this weekend and bring with it a week of global attention and traffic chaos.

Results remain unchanged in Bay Area school races with out candidates

Results remain unchanged in Bay Area school races with out candidates

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 9, 2023

With new tallies in the November 7 special elections for Bay Area education board seats, it appears only one of the two out education leaders who ran will win election.

Out in the World: The power of LGBTQ stories is demonstrated in books and a documentary

Out in the World: The power of LGBTQ stories is demonstrated in books and a documentary

  • NEWS
  • by Heather Cassell
  • Nov 9, 2023

Three books and one short documentary will give people reasons to give thanks this holiday season and inspiration to act heading into 2024.

SF supervisors' panel advances liquor license for Stud Bar as collective plans fundraising telethon

SF supervisors' panel advances liquor license for Stud Bar as collective plans fundraising telethon

  • NEWS
  • by John Ferrannini
  • Nov 9, 2023

A San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee unanimously approved a liquor license for The Stud — a necessary precondition before the iconic LGBTQ nightclub can open its new location in the South of Market neighborhood.

Business Briefing: Scuba instructor provides safe space for LGBTQ divers

Business Briefing: Scuba instructor provides safe space for LGBTQ divers

  • BUSINESS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Nov 8, 2023

Pursuing a career in Antarctic biology, specifically to study penguins, Danny Khor in January signed up as a volunteer with the Aquarium of the Bay at Pier 39 in San Francisco's bayside Fisherman's Wharf shopping and dining district.