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Advocates upset SF bond measure omits City Clinic relocation funds

Advocates upset SF bond measure omits City Clinic relocation funds

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 30, 2024

LGBTQ advocates are criticizing the omission in a proposed San Francisco bond measure funds to relocate a public health clinic that has long played a central role in the city's provision of care for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.

LGBTQ Agenda: Queer help center seeks submissions for inaugural film festival

LGBTQ Agenda: Queer help center seeks submissions for inaugural film festival

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Apr 30, 2024

Seeking to offer a resource as well as artistic inspiration, the LGBT National Help Center is currently seeking submissions for its first LGBT Online Coming Out Film Festival.

Breed includes $25M for Milk plaza redo in fall bond measure

Breed includes $25M for Milk plaza redo in fall bond measure

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 29, 2024

As part of a $360 million bond measure she wants to put before voters in November, San Francisco Mayor London Breed is carving out $25 million for the project to reimagine Harvey Milk Plaza in the city's Castro district.

Political Notes: LGBTQ groups seek judicial appointment for bi attorney Cleesattle after she lost her March San Diego judge race

Political Notes: LGBTQ groups seek judicial appointment for bi attorney Cleesattle after she lost her March San Diego judge race

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 29, 2024

A quartet of LGBTQ groups is pressing Governor Gavin Newsom to appoint a bisexual attorney to the San Diego Superior Court after she lost her race on the March 5 primary ballot for a seat on the Southern California bench.

Out in the World: Blinken issues State Dept. report on countries' human rights practices

Out in the World: Blinken issues State Dept. report on countries' human rights practices

  • by Heather Cassell
  • Apr 25, 2024

In its latest examination of human rights records across nearly 200 countries and territories around the world, the U.S. State Department found an increasing number are trampling on the rights of their citizens.

Bay Area events mark Lesbian Visibility Week

Bay Area events mark Lesbian Visibility Week

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Apr 25, 2024

Lesbian Visibility Week is in full swing, with several events scheduled over the next few days.

Plant Medicine helped me accept my identity

Plant Medicine helped me accept my identity

  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Apr 25, 2024

Brad Wells built multiple successful companies over his career attempting to prove his self-worth and sacrificing much in the pursuit of achievement.

Editorial: New Title IX rule will help trans students

Editorial: New Title IX rule will help trans students

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Apr 24, 2024

The U.S. Department of Education last week issued its final rule governing schools' obligations to guarantee all students, including LGBTQ students, have full and equal access to educational opportunities regardless of sex.

Guest Opinion: I have HIV and I am alive — thanks to San Francisco

Guest Opinion: I have HIV and I am alive — thanks to San Francisco

  • by Michael J. Madrigal
  • Apr 24, 2024

I am 59 years old, have lived in our great city for nearly 40 years, and I have been HIV-positive for 30 of them.

Political Notebook: SF Dems elect out pair to executive posts

Political Notebook: SF Dems elect out pair to executive posts

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 24, 2024

The new executive committee for the San Francisco Democratic Party includes two out members who are maintaining LGBTQ leadership among the top posts.

Foundations lag in giving to LGBTQ causes

Foundations lag in giving to LGBTQ causes

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Apr 24, 2024

LGBTQ issues in recent years have increasingly become a political flashpoint in school districts and statehouses across the country.

News Briefs: SF groups to dedicate upper Market mural

News Briefs: SF groups to dedicate upper Market mural

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Apr 24, 2024

Several San Francisco organizations will join together and formally dedicate the restoration of an iconic mural on upper Market Street during the monthly Castro Art Walk Friday, May 3, from 5 to 8 p.m.

SF supervisor takes part in trans advocacy week

SF supervisor takes part in trans advocacy week

  • by BAR staff
  • Apr 24, 2024

Lyon-Martin Community Health Services is in the midst of building out its future clinic at 225 Valencia Street in San Francisco.

Castro Theatre blade gets makeover

Castro Theatre blade gets makeover

  • by BAR staff
  • Apr 23, 2024

Another Planet Entertainment has begun renovation of the neon blade and marquee for the Castro Theatre