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Political Notebook: Out Catholics vie for SF supervisor seat

Political Notebook: Out Catholics vie for SF supervisor seat

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 8, 2022

Purged from their home country of Ethiopia following a Marxist takeover of the east African country in 1974, the parents of Honey Mahogany found refuge in San Francisco.

Business Briefing: COVID leads massage advocate to adapt business

Business Briefing: COVID leads massage advocate to adapt business

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 8, 2022

In business for 22 years, Candace Combs moved her In-Symmetry Spa to San Francisco's Mission Creek neighborhood 11 years ago.

Readying AIDS quilt for park display

Readying AIDS quilt for park display

  • by BAR staff
  • Jun 8, 2022

Nearly 3,000 panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt will be displayed this weekend, June 11-12, in Robin Williams Meadow in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.

News Briefs: SFO Museum showing Pride-themed short films

News Briefs: SFO Museum showing Pride-themed short films

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Jun 8, 2022

The museum at San Francisco International Airport is showing several Pride-themed short films during June, and passengers can check them out while waiting for their flights or watch some of them online.

Bright pink triangle looks over SF

Bright pink triangle looks over SF

  • by BAR staff
  • Jun 8, 2022

The pink triangle atop Twin Peaks was lit June 1 to kick off Pride Month.

Guest Opinion: With skyrocketing STI rates, LGBTQ+ Californians need a pathway to equitable health care

Guest Opinion: With skyrocketing STI rates, LGBTQ+ Californians need a pathway to equitable health care

  • by Tami Martin and Nomsa Khalfani
  • Jun 8, 2022

As COVID-19 cases are back on the rise, California and the U.S. continue to face another public health epidemic that is going in the wrong direction — sexually transmitted infections.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • Jun 8, 2022

This week's letters to the editor continue to discuss the SF Pride and police department controversy and the meaning of the Progress flag.

Progress flag flies in SF's Japantown

Progress flag flies in SF's Japantown

  • by BAR staff
  • Jun 8, 2022

The Progress Pride flag was raised in Japantown's Peace Plaza in San Francisco last weekend.

Voters recall SF DA Boudin

Voters recall SF DA Boudin

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 8, 2022

Within 45 minutes of the polls closing, progressive San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin, who spent half of his two years in office battling recall efforts, had lost his effort to keep his job.

Gay CA House candidates headed to fall contests

Gay CA House candidates headed to fall contests

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 8, 2022

Four gay Southern California House candidates survived their primary contests Tuesday and are headed to the fall ballot. Both Congressmember Mark Takano and gay Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia are now expected to easily win their races come November.

Gina Moscone, widow of slain SF mayor, dies

Gina Moscone, widow of slain SF mayor, dies

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Jun 8, 2022

Gina Moscone, the widow of slain San Francisco mayor George Moscone, has died, according to Governor Gavin Newsom's office. She was 91.

SF supervisors unanimously vote to support historic intersection in Trans district

SF supervisors unanimously vote to support historic intersection in Trans district

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 7, 2022

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously June 7 to support the designation of an intersection in the Transgender District as a historic landmark.

Political Notes: In 1st ever ad, Congressmember Eshoo highlights support of LGBTQ bill

Political Notes: In 1st ever ad, Congressmember Eshoo highlights support of LGBTQ bill

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 6, 2022

Since being elected to her South Bay House seat in 1993, Congressmember Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) hadn't run TV ads during her bids for reelection. That is, until this year.

First monkeypox case reported in San Francisco

First monkeypox case reported in San Francisco

  • by Liz Highleyman
  • Jun 5, 2022

San Francisco has seen its first probable case of monkeypox, part of a global outbreak that now involves nearly 800 people, mostly gay and bisexual men, the Department of Public Health announced Friday evening, June 3.