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LGBT cultural plan calls for expansion of SF trans office

LGBT cultural plan calls for expansion of SF trans office

By Matthew S. Bajko

Under a proposed plan for how San Francisco can protect and enhance its LGBT cultural heritage, the focus of the Mayor's Office of Transgender Initiatives would be expanded into more of an LGBTQ affairs office.

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By Alex Madison | September 18, 2018

Gay Sacramento nightclub accused of racial profiling over dress code.

By Sari Staver | September 17, 2018

A new upscale deli, bakery, and gelateria plans to open in the Castro next year at 2215 Market Street, between Noe and Sanchez streets.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 17, 2018

East Bay LGBT Dems endorse Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf but remain split over Assembly race with lesbian candidate Jovanka Beckles.

By Ed Walsh | September 12, 2018

A San Francisco police commissioner and a city supervisor are weighing in with concerns about the police handling of the case of Brian Egg, whose headless torso is believed to have been left in a fish tank in his South of Market house.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 12, 2018

The personal has proved to be political for San Francisco Supervisor Catherine Stefani since being appointed in January as the representative for Cow Hollow, the Marina, Russian Hill, and Pacific Heights.

By Jack Shea | September 12, 2018

Kids. There were hundreds of them marching in this year's Oakland Pride parade.


By Alex Madison | September 12, 2018

There are five out LGBT candidates in the race for seats on the Berkeley City Council.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | September 12, 2018

A slice of "Pose" came to San Francisco last weekend, as Billy Porter, a co-star of the hit FX show, presided over a "walk-off" contest that was a highlight of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation's Tribute Celebration.


By Steve Friess | September 12, 2018

NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists was concluding a lovely annual convention in Palm Springs last weekend when a nice man said a stupid thing and a lot of other presumably nice, reasonable people became angry.

By BAR Editorial Board | September 12, 2018

San Francisco school board candidate Josephine Zhao did the right thing when she announced Monday that she was exiting the race. In fact, had she not done so, this editorial would have called on her to withdraw.


By Alex Madison | September 12, 2018

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera has recommended that a lawsuit filed by a gay man who formerly worked as the city's chief toxicologist be settled for $100,000.

By Sari Staver | September 12, 2018

The Castro Merchants gave its unanimous approval to the concept of a new retail cannabis dispensary, Sugar, to be located at 3989 17th Street, adjacent to Jane Warner Plaza.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 12, 2018

A gay lawyer running for Fremont City Council against a school board member who opposed the teaching of LGBT-inclusive sex education has picked up the support of the Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 12, 2018

Growing up in Redding in northern California, Chai Saechao loved to get his hands dirty in the backyard garden his mother tended.


By Liz Highleyman | September 12, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved two new HIV treatment medications containing doravirine, a next-generation non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor.

By Heather Cassell | September 12, 2018

India's LGBT citizens celebrated the country's Supreme Court decision last week that struck down the 150-year-old British colonial era law criminalizing homosexuality.


By Heather Cassell | September 12, 2018

The hallways of Cisco Systems in San Jose were buzzing with excitement and ideas as more than 200 students networked with each other and senior executives from some of Silicon Valley's leading technology firms.

By Cynthia Laird | September 12, 2018

The 12th annual Portola Garden Tour will take place Saturday, September 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and tickets are available.


By BAR staff | September 12, 2018

LGBTs joined big climate march in San Francisco ahead of the Global Climate Action Summit.

By Lisa Keen | September 12, 2018

It was the third day of a four-day confirmation hearing for federal Judge Brett Kavanaugh to join the U.S. Supreme Court before a senator really pressed hard for him to account for his commitment to equal rights for LGBT people.


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