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Pulse foundation forges ahead with memorial project

Pulse foundation forges ahead with memorial project

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Jun 22, 2022

It was a day that many LGBTQs will never forget.

Nonbinary author has 'most banned' book in US

Nonbinary author has 'most banned' book in US

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Jun 22, 2022

Maia Kobabe has the distinction of having written the most banned book in America, according to the American Library Association and PEN America, the writers' advocacy group Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists, and Novelists.

Horne celebrates lifetime grand marshal honor

Horne celebrates lifetime grand marshal honor

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 22, 2022

Black trans activist Andrea Horne is an imposing woman. It's something in the way she carries herself, perhaps, her bearing, her sense of self.

Peek inside Castro Theatre shows why it's a city jewel

Peek inside Castro Theatre shows why it's a city jewel

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 22, 2022

The object of love and much adoration and — lately — plenty of controversy, the Castro Theatre is the crown jewel of the Castro neighborhood.

Film planned about 19th century SF feminist

Film planned about 19th century SF feminist

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 22, 2022

A new film, now in pre-production, will recall the life of Juana Briones, often remembered as the "Founding Mother of San Francisco."

Monkeypox and COVID: Staying safe during Pride

Monkeypox and COVID: Staying safe during Pride

  • by Liz Highleyman
  • Jun 22, 2022

More than two years into the pandemic, people are ready to party, but COVID-19 is still with us, and the emergence of monkeypox among gay and bisexual men presents a new health threat.

Murals and banners honor South Bay queer women

Murals and banners honor South Bay queer women

  • by Heather Cassell
  • Jun 22, 2022

Rounding the corner from San Jose's Museum of Art on North First Street, lesbian retired Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge LaDoris Hazzard Cordell saw a larger than life image of herself.

SF showers Pride on Warriors

SF showers Pride on Warriors

  • by BAR staff
  • Jun 22, 2022

San Francisco celebrated the NBA champion Golden State Warriors with a parade June 20 that saw downtown streets bursting with fans.

South Bay LGBTQ office hires new manager

South Bay LGBTQ office hires new manager

  • by Heather Cassell
  • Jun 22, 2022

Santa Clara County's Office of LGBTQ Affairs has a new leader. Sera Fernando, a Filipina asexual queer transgender person, was named leader of the county department June 13.

NCLR's Sakimura tapped to lead children's legal agency

NCLR's Sakimura tapped to lead children's legal agency

  • by Heather Cassell
  • Jun 22, 2022

A longtime deputy director at San Francisco-based National Center for Lesbian Rights has embarked on a new job leading Legal Services for Children.

SF's Excelsior to hold first official Pride party

SF's Excelsior to hold first official Pride party

  • by Adam Echelman
  • Jun 1, 2022

San Francisco's Excelsior district is one of the more conservative areas of the city — not always welcoming to LGBTQ residents But that is starting to change.

SF safety officers raise Pride flag

SF safety officers raise Pride flag

  • by BAR staff
  • Jun 1, 2022

Representatives from the San Francisco sheriff's, police, and fire departments joined together June 1 to raise the Pride flag outside County Jail #3 in San Bruno.

SF LGBTQ cultural districts to skip Pride flag-raising

SF LGBTQ cultural districts to skip Pride flag-raising

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Jun 1, 2022

San Francisco's three LGBTQ cultural districts have said that they will not attend Mayor London Breed's ceremonial Pride flag-raising ceremony set for Thursday, June 2 because of her decision not to march in the parade.

San Diego Pride to allow uniformed officers in parade

San Diego Pride to allow uniformed officers in parade

  • by Eric Burkett
  • May 27, 2022

Pride officials in San Diego have reached a compromise with law enforcement that will allow officers to march in uniform at its in-person parade in July.