Political Notebook: GOP CA legislators do well on LGBT scorecard

Political Notebook: GOP CA legislators do well on LGBT scorecard

By Matthew S. Bajko

An overwhelming majority of Republican legislators in California earned scores of 50 percent or more on the 2018 Legislative Scorecard compiled by Equality California, the statewide LGBT advocacy group.

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By Cynthia Laird | January 10, 2019

LGBT groups issued statements Thursday calling on Los Angeles County authorities to investigate the death of a second black man at the West Hollywood home of gay Democratic donor Ed Buck.

By Alex Madison | January 18, 2019

Convicted murderer Michael Phillips was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of his elderly gay friend.

By Alex Madison | January 17, 2019

An elderly lesbian couple in Missouri have lost their legal battle against a senior housing community that allegedly denied renting them a unit after finding out they were married.

By Cynthia Laird | January 17, 2019

The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus announced Thursday that it has purchased a building and plans a national LGBTQ center for the arts.

By Sari Staver | January 16, 2019

The Roxie Theater, San Francisco's longtime independent cinema, has hired its lesbian general manager as its next executive director.

By Matthew S. Bajko | January 16, 2019

As a growing number of LGBT seniors call San Francisco home, the city and local nonprofits are aiming to help them confront myriad end-of-life concerns.

By BAR staff | January 16, 2019

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors honored former supervisor Harry Britt at its meeting Tuesday.

By Alex Madison | January 16, 2019

Since the beginning of the year, there have been nine pedestrian-vehicle collisions in Berkeley that have left 11 pedestrians injured, according to Officer Bryon White, Berkeley Police Department's public information officer.

By Matthew S. Bajko | January 16, 2019

San Francisco Mayor London Breed has stepped in to expedite the permit process for the construction of a leather-themed parklet in the city's South of Market neighborhood.

By BAR Editorial Board | January 16, 2019

Berkeley must stop procrastinating and start implementing its Vision Zero program to reduce traffic deaths and injuries.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | January 16, 2019

Bare Chest Calendar's class of 2019 joined executives from beneficiary organization PRC to celebrate the calendar's publication and to commemorate the $201,261 raised by the calendar's models.

By Heather Cassell | January 16, 2019

LGBT activists sounded the alarm that Chechen authorities have renewed their crackdown on LGBTs in Chechnya, detaining several gay men and women.

By Tony Taylor | January 16, 2019

After over a century as a hub of community activism, the 55,000 square foot red brick building at the corner of 16th and Capp streets has fallen prey to wealthy real estate developers.

By Sari Staver | January 16, 2019

When a handful of gay men got together to play bridge regularly in 1978, they had no idea the group would be setting attendance records four decades later.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | January 16, 2019

CBS Films will shoot scenes of a new movie, "The Phone," in the Castro next week, but residents didn't seem too concerned about the project as only a half-dozen showed up at a recent informational meeting.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | January 16, 2019

The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus will hold a benefit concert later this month to help those ravaged by the wildfires in northern California.

By Cynthia Laird | January 16, 2019

The Gay Asian Pacific Alliance and Team Q of the United Democratic Club will hold a panel discussion on the queer, Asian-American and immigrant experience Monday, January 28.

By Roger Brigham | January 16, 2019

The season for rugby, that most aggressively affable of team sports, is upon us. Forget the transient wind, chill, and rain: this is the season for the Fog.

By Belo Cipriani | January 16, 2019

Some people prefer to communicate with words, while others find images more telling. For gay San Francisco resident Kurt Schwartzmann, drawing has always been a way to share his thoughts with the world.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | January 16, 2019

With it being a new year, I wanted to share a gentle suggestion or two. Maybe you can tack these on to the end of a list of your resolutions.

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