Margo St. James, a noted sex-positive feminist and pioneer of the sex workers' rights movement, died January 12 at age 83.
A San Francisco supervisor is open to landmarking the Bank of America building in the Castro after the financial giant initially posted signs that appeared to ban impromptu memorials.
Alice Hoagland, the mother of gay 9/11 hero Mark Bingham, has died.
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A California lawmaker is again attempting to ban medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children in the Golden State.
Fran Hutchins, who helped lead the fight for marriage equality in Maine as the regional field director for Mainers United for Marriage, took on a new role as the executive director of the Equality Federation at the beginning of the year.
Four people were sworn in to the San Francisco City College Board of Trustees January 14 before the governing body reelected out members Shanell Williams and Tom Temprano as president and vice president, respectively, during its first meeting of the year.
Longtime gay activist Ken Jones, a Black man who was key to the desegregation of LGBTQ activism, died January 13. He was 70.
As a monthly queer reading series marks its fifth anniversary of spotlighting out authors, the LGBTQ bookstore that hosts it in San Francisco's Castro district is facing an uncertain future due to the COVID pandemic.
For a year UC Berkeley graduate Juniperangelica Cordova's original diploma had sat on a bookshelf in her Alameda home wrapped in the envelope it arrived in.
At a perilous time for many small businesses in the pandemic, a San Francisco supervisor is proposing legislation to fund nightlife venues while another board member spearheaded millions of dollars in regulatory relief.
The Alameda County Democratic Central Committee will see a record number of LGBTQ members serving on the oversight body for the local party this year.
History was made last week when the San Francisco Board of Supervisors selected Shamann Walton, who represents District 10, to be its new president, the first Black man to take the powerful post.
French LGBTQ cultural preservationists are standing their ground against the French government in their effort to establish an independent LGBTQ history archive and center in Paris.
This week's corrections.
The Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest has announced that it is hosting a first-of-its-kind virtual tour in collaboration with three muesums.
Around 2 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on January 6, a mob of pro-Trump forces, QAnon believers, Proud Boys, and others assaulted the United States Capitol, whipped up into a frenzy by weeks of propaganda and a speech by outgoing President Donald Trump.
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The executive director of Openhouse, the leading service provider for San Francisco's LGBTQ seniors, has announced she will be leaving the position this spring in what she called "the most difficult decision I have ever made."
Transgender powerlifter JayCee Cooper of Minnesota has filed a discrimination lawsuit against USA Powerlifting and the association's state chapter, alleging its policies preventing transgender women from competition are contrary to state anti-bias law.
An online survey to solicit feedback about a proposed public safety camera program in the Castro neighborhood will end shortly before a February town hall on the contentious issue, according to the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District.