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Guest Opinion: ALRP knows having a lawyer makes a difference

Guest Opinion: ALRP knows having a lawyer makes a difference

  • by Matt Foreman
  • Jul 10, 2024

I've just wrapped up my first six months as executive director at the AIDS Legal Referral Panel, which has been providing free legal service to people living with HIV/AIDS for over four decades.

Out in the World: Israel-Hamas conflict missing as SF Pride holds summit on human rights

Out in the World: Israel-Hamas conflict missing as SF Pride holds summit on human rights

  • by Heather Cassell
  • Jul 9, 2024

Perhaps the biggest global issue of concern to LGBTQs — the ongoing Israel-Hamas war and the plight of Palestinians — was missing in action from San Francisco Pride's recent Human Rights Summit.

Benefits of Multilingualism for Students

Benefits of Multilingualism for Students

  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Jul 9, 2024

We live in an era of diversity, where classrooms have multiple ethnic combinations and workplaces demand cultural relativity.

The world's first airline for dogs has been launched in the USA

The world's first airline for dogs has been launched in the USA

  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Jul 8, 2024

Modern society treats pets as close relatives; therefore, it is not astonishing that aerophobia for animals has become fashionable and popular — literally.

Defendant pleads not guilty in gay Oakland murder case

Defendant pleads not guilty in gay Oakland murder case

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Jul 3, 2024

A UC Berkeley employee charged in the killing of a gay Black man in Oakland last year pleaded not guilty to one count of homicide Wednesday.

Leads tighten in recall of two Sunol school board members

Leads tighten in recall of two Sunol school board members

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jul 3, 2024

The recall of two East Bay school board members propelled by their voting to ban the Pride flag is leading based on the unofficial final vote count.

Womxn's Stage angered by shabby SF Pride setup

Womxn's Stage angered by shabby SF Pride setup

  • by Heather Cassell
  • Jul 2, 2024

San Francisco Pride's Womxn's Stage organizers and entertainers are angry that their stage lacked what they needed to celebrate Pride safely on Sunday.

Guest Opinion: Amid extremism, LGBTQs should prepare

Guest Opinion: Amid extremism, LGBTQs should prepare

  • by James Sears
  • Jul 2, 2024

Last month, we commemorated the 1969 Stonewall Rebellion through a kaleidoscopic set of events.

Political Notebook: SF Democrats aid lesbian Nevada Senator Harris

Political Notebook: SF Democrats aid lesbian Nevada Senator Harris

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jul 2, 2024

As she seeks reelection this year in a redrawn district, Nevada state Senator Dallas Harris is receiving a boost from her fellow Democrats in San Francisco.

Editorial: Getting past Biden's bad night

Editorial: Getting past Biden's bad night

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jul 2, 2024

Given the stark choice between Joe Biden and Donald Trump, and the unlikelihood that Biden will drop out of the race at this late stage, it's critical that LGBTQ voters continue to support the president after his fumbling debate performance.

Obituaries: David Jackson

Obituaries: David Jackson

  • by BAR staff
  • Jul 2, 2024

The obituary for David Jackson, who was a professional in the music business for 50 years.

SF gay biz association president indicted on fraud charges

SF gay biz association president indicted on fraud charges

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Jul 2, 2024

A federal grand jury has returned a fraud indictment against the president of America's first LGBTQ chamber of commerce related to the alleged embezzlement of over $1 million from law firms he worked for.

LGBTQ officials celebrate Pride at renamed Oakland airport

LGBTQ officials celebrate Pride at renamed Oakland airport

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Jul 1, 2024

The roar of jet engines and planes taking off and landing at San Francisco Bay Oakland International Airport were among the highlights for about two-dozen East Bay LGBTQ and allied officials as they got a tour of the facility June 28 during a Pride Month

Sunny SF Pride parade 'more magical than usual'

Sunny SF Pride parade 'more magical than usual'

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Jul 1, 2024

The summer sun shone down on a packed Market Street for San Francisco's LGBTQ Pride parade June 30.