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Transmissions: I'm angry

Transmissions: I'm angry

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith

Right now, transgender people in America are under assault.

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By John Ferrannini | April 21, 2021

A new alliance of predominately transgender, gender-nonconforming and intersex-led organizations has at the top of its agenda securing taxpayer dollars for a wellness fund created last year by California legislators.

By BAR Editorial Board | April 21, 2021

The National LGBT Media Association took a principled stand this month when it announced that it would not meet in Georgia due to the state having recently passed a hideous voter suppression law.


By Heather Cassell | April 21, 2021

Curve magazine founder Frances "Franco" Stevens celebrated the popular lesbian magazine's 30th anniversary with three big announcements last week.

By Matthew S. Bajko | April 21, 2021

It has been 15 years since the LGBTQ community in San Jose has had out representation on the city's governing body. During that time three gay men and one lesbian have mounted unsuccessful bids to win council seats.


By John Ferrannini | April 21, 2021

As the Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza works to reboot its renovation project, new preliminary designs for the public parklet above the Castro Muni Station were rolled out April 15 and 17 during two virtual town halls

By Liz Highleyman | April 21, 2021

Transgender women in the United States need better access to HIV prevention and treatment services, according to a new survey from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released ahead of National Transgender HIV Testing Day April 18.


By BAR staff | April 21, 2021

The obituary for Jeffrey Thomas Antonson (Oden), who cared deeply about climate change.

By BAR staff | April 21, 2021

The B.A.R.'s wayback machine travels to 1973 for a look at the candidates for emperor and empress.


By Heather Cassell | April 21, 2021

Peru elected its first lesbian to the South American country's Congress. Days earlier, the country's first elected openly transgender woman died from COVID-19.

By Lisa Keen | April 21, 2021

A case to be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court April 28 presents one of those rare instances in which different LGBTQ groups are on opposite sides.


By BAR staff | April 21, 2021

The obituary for Helen Wagner, whose Northern California ranch served as the location for the old Hopyard Women's Music Festival.

By Cynthia Laird | April 20, 2021

LGBTQ organizations and San Francisco officials reacted Tuesday to the trio of guilty verdicts in the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd.


By John Ferrannini | April 20, 2021

Just as the historic streetcars are slated to resume service after being suspended during the COVID pandemic, a city plan to stop Muni's F Line service to the Castro for up to four years is eliciting strong negative reactions in the neighborhood.

By John Ferrannini | April 20, 2021

Bad Lemon, a group of musicians, singers, and producers, came out with its first single last month — a "fight song" for queer youth experiencing bullying.


By Matthew S. Bajko | April 19, 2021

North Dakota is set for addition to the list of states California bans state-funded travel to now that lawmakers in the Peace Garden State have adopted anti-LGBTQ legislation.

By Matthew S. Bajko | April 19, 2021

Several projects celebrating the leather and kink history of San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood are inching along.


By Matthew S. Bajko | April 19, 2021

A number of Californians are among the inaugural class being inducted into the LGBTQ Hall of Fame May 2 by the LGBTQ Victory Institute.

By Cynthia Laird | April 19, 2021

Queer twin sisters and community activists Melonie and Melorra Green have been named San Francisco Pride community grand marshals, the organization recently announced.


By Matthew S. Bajko | April 19, 2021

In his conversations with potential donors Eric Curry has been referred to as the "underdog" candidate and the less polite "unlikely" candidate running for San Francisco's 12th Congressional District seat covering much of the city.

By Sari Staver | April 16, 2021

The gay former Sebastopol mayor who was arrested on charges of sexual assault of a minor is now free on $620,00 bail following a hearing April 15, when the Sonoma County District Attorney's office added four additional counts to the initial charges.


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