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Queer therapy nonprofit marks 10 years of service

Queer therapy nonprofit marks 10 years of service

  • by Heather Cassell
  • May 25, 2022

After being delayed by a year due to the COVID pandemic, San Francisco's LGBTQ community recently came out to support mental health services as the nonprofit Queer LifeSpace marked its 10 anniversary.

Out in the World: GLBT Historical Society exhibit shows the impact of the queer Irish diaspora globally

Out in the World: GLBT Historical Society exhibit shows the impact of the queer Irish diaspora globally

  • by Heather Cassell
  • May 25, 2022

Irish diplomats came out to the Castro earlier this month to mark the opening of a new exhibit exploring the history and influence of the LGBTQ Irish diaspora.

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

  • by BAR staff
  • May 25, 2022

This week's letters to the editor sound off on the SF Pride board's decision to ban police officers in uniform and support Malia Cohen for state controller.

Obituaries: Gerardo Manzo

Obituaries: Gerardo Manzo

  • by BAR staff
  • May 25, 2022

The obituary for Gerardo Manzo, a popular bartender at the Eagle and Hole in the Wall bars in San Francisco.

Obituaries: Robert Dean Reiter

Obituaries: Robert Dean Reiter

  • by BAR staff
  • May 25, 2022

The obituary for Robert Dean Reiter, who was a longtime attorney for Alameda County.

Singing for Harvey on his day

Singing for Harvey on his day

  • May 25, 2022

San Francisco's LGBTQ Castro neighborhood celebrated Harvey Milk Day on May 22.

SF supes support landmark expansion for Castro Theatre

SF supes support landmark expansion for Castro Theatre

  • by Eric Burkett
  • May 25, 2022

The historic Castro Theatre is a step closer to an upgrade in its status as a city landmark May 24 with the support of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.

SF police investigating reported bomb threats to LYRIC as hate crime

SF police investigating reported bomb threats to LYRIC as hate crime

  • by Eric Burkett
  • May 24, 2022

San Francisco police are investigating two recent telephoned bomb threats against queer youth organization LYRIC, located in the Castro LGBTQ neighborhood, as possible hate crimes.

Monkeypox outbreak prompts alert for gay, bi men

Monkeypox outbreak prompts alert for gay, bi men

  • by Liz Highleyman
  • May 24, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating five monkeypox cases in the United States, while the World Health Organization has now confirmed more than 90 cases in a dozen countries.

SF supes panel OKs landmark expansion for Castro Theatre; intersection near Compton's riot

SF supes panel OKs landmark expansion for Castro Theatre; intersection near Compton's riot

  • by Eric Burkett
  • May 23, 2022

A San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee on Monday moved forward two landmarking proposals — one an enhancement of the already-landmarked Castro Theatre and the other one at the intersection of the Compton's Cafeteria riot.

Late gay ambassador Hormel among 2022 Stonewall Inn honorees

Late gay ambassador Hormel among 2022 Stonewall Inn honorees

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • May 23, 2022

The late gay U.S. ambassador James C. Hormel is the latest San Francisco resident and LGBTQ leader to be named to the National LGBTQ Wall of Honor at the Stonewall Inn in New York City.

SF mayor, gay supe join police in skipping Pride parade

SF mayor, gay supe join police in skipping Pride parade

  • by Eric Burkett
  • May 23, 2022

San Francisco Mayor London Breed and gay District 6 Supervisor Matt Dorsey have joined the city's LGBTQ first responders in saying they will not march in the Pride parade if organizers continue to prohibit police from marching in uniform.

LGBTQ first responders won't march in SF Pride parade

LGBTQ first responders won't march in SF Pride parade

  • by Eric Burkett
  • May 23, 2022

San Francisco's LGBTQ first responders won't partiicpate in June's Pride parade, citing a ban that prohibits SF police officers from marching in uniform.

Political Notes: Padilla pledges to push for Equality Act if given full term

Political Notes: Padilla pledges to push for Equality Act if given full term

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • May 23, 2022

U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-California) is pledging to continue to fight for what is known as the Equality Act if elected to a full six-year term this November.