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Unique LGBTQ survey piloted in Oregon

Unique LGBTQ survey piloted in Oregon

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 26, 2024

With the ongoing lack of comprehensive demographic data on the LGBTQ community, Oregon leaders are piloting a unique effort to rectify the issue in the Beaver State.

LGBTQ bar reopening in SF's beleaguered Financial District

LGBTQ bar reopening in SF's beleaguered Financial District

  • by John Ferrannini
  • Jun 26, 2024

Ginger's, the San Francisco Financial District's only LGBTQ bar, is planning a grand reopening Pride weekend.

Queer financial planner reaches out to LGBTQs

Queer financial planner reaches out to LGBTQs

  • by JL Odom
  • Jun 26, 2024

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people took to doing or learning something new to fill their shelter-in-place days, keep boredom at bay, and move forward, in some way, during an otherwise standstill time.

Oakland LGBTQ center sees growth with hiring of COO

Oakland LGBTQ center sees growth with hiring of COO

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Jun 26, 2024

It's been seven years since the Oakland LGBTQ Community Center was founded and held its grand opening at its offices near Lake Merritt.

Editorial: Dip in states' equality is dangerous

Editorial: Dip in states' equality is dangerous

  • by BAR Editorial Board
  • Jun 26, 2024

A new report from Out Leadership shows how conservatives' ability to craft — and pass — anti-LGBTQ legislation has decreased equality in the U.S.

Guest Opinion: Local Prides are building strength and resilience

Guest Opinion: Local Prides are building strength and resilience

  • by Eve Keller and Ron deHarte
  • Jun 26, 2024

June will soon be in the rear-view mirror, but what a time it's been with the joy and celebration that accompanies Pride Month.

Trans people show Pride from within

Trans people show Pride from within

  • by Max Guerrera
  • Jun 26, 2024

As intuitive as gender expression can be, it's often met with resistance from others.

Central Valley LGBTQ+ organization relaunches with new name, expanded focus

Central Valley LGBTQ+ organization relaunches with new name, expanded focus

  • by Marijke Rowland
  • Jun 26, 2024

It turns out that there can be a lot in a name.

Digital firm helps boost LGBTQ helplines

Digital firm helps boost LGBTQ helplines

  • by Laura Moreno
  • Jun 26, 2024

A global leader in digital operations management has announced an investment in crisis line and crisis response organizations, including those that work with the LGBTQ community.

Transmissions: Dora Richter lived

Transmissions: Dora Richter lived

  • by Gwendolyn Ann Smith
  • Jun 26, 2024

My mantra for Pride 2024 is a simple one: Dora Richter lived.

Obituaries: Billy Lockyer

Obituaries: Billy Lockyer

  • by BAR staff
  • Jun 26, 2024

The obituary for Billy Lockyer, who was able to live her life as her true self.

Obituaries: John Fitzgerald Casey

Obituaries: John Fitzgerald Casey

  • by BAR staff
  • Jun 26, 2024

The obituary for John Fitzgerald Casey, who at one time lived in San Francisco and loved to cook.

California will officially recognize World AIDS Day

California will officially recognize World AIDS Day

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Jun 26, 2024

California will now officially recognize December 1 as World AIDS Day in perpetuity. It becomes the third such day of remembrance related to the LGBTQ community to be celebrated by the Golden State.

Biden announces pardon process for some LGBTQ vets

Biden announces pardon process for some LGBTQ vets

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Jun 26, 2024

President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced he was using his clemency powers to allow eligible LGBTQ veterans convicted by the military over a 60-year period under a law that banned gay sex to apply for a pardon.