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US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

US Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

  • by Lisa Keen
  • Jun 24, 2022

In a ruling that one legal activist said will put LGBTQ rights "on the chopping block," the U.S. Supreme Court Friday ruled 6-3 that the U.S. Constitution "does not prohibit" states from banning abortion.

Updated: Newsom signs trans remembrance bill

Updated: Newsom signs trans remembrance bill

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 23, 2022

Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday night announced that he signed Assembly Bill 1741 to honor victims of transphobia.

2 parades to greet SF pridegoers

2 parades to greet SF pridegoers

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 22, 2022

It's been three years since San Francisco last celebrated Pride with its usual extravagance — COVID, like any unwanted guest, saw to that.

SF's LGBTQ theater brings diverse voices to the stage

SF's LGBTQ theater brings diverse voices to the stage

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 22, 2022

In October, San Francisco's New Conservatory Theatre Center will mount the world premiere of Nick Malakhow's new play "A Picture of Two Boys."

Virtual tour provides look at SF lesbian historic site

Virtual tour provides look at SF lesbian historic site

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 22, 2022

As viewers use their mouse to scroll around a computer-generated reimagining of the living room of the home owned by the late lesbian pioneers Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, an audio clip plays of the couple recalling their lesbian organization.

Smaller CA cities raise the bar on celebrating Pride

Smaller CA cities raise the bar on celebrating Pride

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 22, 2022

After Sabine Martin initially came out as gay at the age of 12, her Mormon parents pulled her out of her public school and decided to homeschool her.

Pulse foundation forges ahead with memorial project

Pulse foundation forges ahead with memorial project

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Jun 22, 2022

It was a day that many LGBTQs will never forget.

Safety measures in place for Pride, officials say

Safety measures in place for Pride, officials say

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 22, 2022

San Francisco police and Pride officials are thinking of security at this year's events a little more earnestly than in previous years.

Screening, early treatment cut anal cancer risk

Screening, early treatment cut anal cancer risk

  • by Liz Highleyman
  • Jun 22, 2022

Screening people with HIV for precancerous anal cell changes and treating them early cuts the risk of anal cancer by more than half, according to results from the ANCHOR study published June 16 in the New England Journal of Medicine.

SF gay sex club Eros races to reopen in new location

SF gay sex club Eros races to reopen in new location

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 22, 2022

San Francisco's last remaining gay sex club is racing to reopen its doors in time for Pride weekend.

Horne celebrates lifetime grand marshal honor

Horne celebrates lifetime grand marshal honor

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 22, 2022

Black trans activist Andrea Horne is an imposing woman. It's something in the way she carries herself, perhaps, her bearing, her sense of self.

Nonbinary author has 'most banned' book in US

Nonbinary author has 'most banned' book in US

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Jun 22, 2022

Maia Kobabe has the distinction of having written the most banned book in America, according to the American Library Association and PEN America, the writers' advocacy group Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists, and Novelists.

Peek inside Castro Theatre shows why it's a city jewel

Peek inside Castro Theatre shows why it's a city jewel

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 22, 2022

The object of love and much adoration and — lately — plenty of controversy, the Castro Theatre is the crown jewel of the Castro neighborhood.

Monkeypox and COVID: Staying safe during Pride

Monkeypox and COVID: Staying safe during Pride

  • by Liz Highleyman
  • Jun 22, 2022

More than two years into the pandemic, people are ready to party, but COVID-19 is still with us, and the emergence of monkeypox among gay and bisexual men presents a new health threat.