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Transmissions: Pride then, Pride now

Transmissions: Pride then, Pride now

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith

When we celebrate Pride, we are commemorating the anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion, a seminal moment in LGBTQ history.

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By Lisa Keen | June 17, 2021

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a city cannot discriminate against a contractor when they claim a religious belief.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 16, 2021

One project examined how the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics tie into gender and gender expression.


By Matthew S. Bajko | June 16, 2021

San Francisco aims to increase by 30% within the next five years the number of rental subsidies dedicated to people living with HIV and AIDS.

By BAR Editorial Board | June 16, 2021

Most of us were downright giddy on Tuesday as we ventured outdoors without face coverings for the first time in more than a year of surviving the COVID-19 pandemic


By John Ferrannini | June 16, 2021

Oakland Black Pride is preparing in-person and virtual events for its inaugural Inside/OUT! Black Pride Celebration June 24-27.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 16, 2021

At its launch in December 1971 San Francisco's oldest LGBTQ Democratic Club operated with a "wink, wink" as being a political group for the city's LGBTQ community.


By Cynthia Laird | June 16, 2021

Professor Emeritus John Lamont Peterson, Ph.D., died unexpectedly of natural causes May 23 in Atlanta. He was 72.

By Matt Hurwitz | June 16, 2021

I came out to my family when I was 26 years old. Even though I was certain they'd be loving and supportive once they wrapped their heads around the news, for some reason, the idea of saying "I'm gay" was terrifying.


By Cynthia Laird | June 16, 2021

This month's 40th anniversary of the first reports of AIDS has aligned with another health pandemic, COVID.

By John Ferrannini | June 16, 2021

LGBTQ groups are applauding the U.S. Department of Education's decision to interpret the Civil Rights Act's Title IX to protect students from discrimination on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity.


By Heather Cassell | June 16, 2021

Hungary's parliament voted 157-1 in favor of the anti-LGBTQ propaganda law June 15.

By BAR staff | June 16, 2021

The Bay Area Reporter first mentioned what became HIV/AIDS about a month after the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's notice on June 5, 1981.


By BAR staff | June 16, 2021

Project Open Hand, which provides meals and groceries to people living with HIV/AIDS and other illnesses, has a new neon sign outside its offices in a historic building at 730 Polk Street.

By John Ferrannini | June 15, 2021

A Union City man was supposed to enter a plea June 15 on a charge that he murdered a transgender woman he'd been romantically involved with, but the plea was pushed back to July 28.


By John Ferrannini | June 15, 2021

A former employee filed a lawsuit against Lowe's Home Centers June 15 alleging sexual harassment, retaliation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress, among other counts.

By John Ferrannini | June 15, 2021

With 2021 proving to be a record year for anti-transgender legislation in statehouses across the country, activists in Montana are trying to change perceptions on the ground in the wake of three of those bills becoming law.


By Matthew S. Bajko | June 11, 2021

After two years as a tenant representative on the San Francisco Rent Board, Reese Aaron Isbell will be stepping down at the end of July. The gay mayoral appointee and his husband, Sheng "Bruce" Yang, are becoming homeowners.

By Eric Jansen | June 11, 2021

Lauren Hough grew up in the infamous, apocalyptic Christian free-love and -sex cult The Family, formerly The Children of God.


By Matthew S. Bajko | June 9, 2021

Openhouse, the nonprofit provider of LGBTQ senior services in San Francisco, has tapped housing expert Kathleen Sullivan, Ph.D., to be its new executive director.

By John Ferrannini | June 9, 2021

Activists have announced more specific plans for the second annual People's March and Rally: Unite to Fight June 27.


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