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Queers keep up momentum at ICE protests

Queers keep up momentum at ICE protests

By Samantha Laurey

Queer and trans people joined in the Month of Momentum Monday afternoon in front of the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in downtown San Francisco as they led a peaceful protest encouraging the abolishment of the agency.

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By Cynthia Laird | August 23, 2019

Glide church in the Tenderloin and the San Francisco Police Department will hold a reflection and reconciliation session Monday, August 26, timed to the 53rd anniversary of the Compton's Cafeteria riot.

By Matthew S. Bajko | August 23, 2019

In a major coup for his mayoral bid, gay San Diego Assemblyman Todd Gloria has secured the endorsement of the San Diego Democratic Party.


By Matthew S. Bajko | August 21, 2019

Years ago, Alex Randolph and Tom Temprano both benefited from attending community colleges in Southern California, in San Diego and Ventura respectively, prior to enrolling at four-year universities in the Bay Area.

By Meg Elison | August 21, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants her name taken off a Lifetime Achievement Award given by the Shanti Project as this year's honoree is Dede Wilsey, a philanthropist who this summer hosted a re-election fundraiser for President Donald Trump.


By Meg Elison | August 21, 2019

The University of San Francisco has appointed its first-ever rabbi in residence.

By Heather Cassell | August 21, 2019

The South Bay will tout its diversity and resistance at the 44th annual Silicon Valley Pride this weekend.


By Matthew S. Bajko | August 21, 2019

He has served less than a year on the San Leandro Unified School District Board of Education yet James Aguilar already has his sights on running for higher office.

By BAR Editorial Board | August 21, 2019

The recent mass shooting in nearby Gilroy, as well as the other incidents in El Paso, Texas; Dayton, Ohio; and many other cities, prompted us to gauge whether the Castro is prepared with safety plans for a violent emergency.


By Lisa Keen | August 21, 2019

This may not be a surprise, but it is news: Gay presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has outraised his Democratic competitors in most heavily LGBT neighborhoods around the country.

By Jeff Freitas | August 21, 2019

"My name is Jeff Freitas, I am an American Federation of Teachers vice president, the president of the California Federation of Teachers, and I am a gay teacher."


By Sari Staver | August 21, 2019

While aging presents challenges for everyone, LGBT people who plan to grow old in San Francisco will have more than their share of obstacles.

By Matthew S. Bajko | August 21, 2019

During their junior year at Sonoma Valley High School José Valdivia joined the Gender Sexuality Awareness Club. At one of its meetings, a staffer from the nonprofit LGBTQ Connection came to talk to the high school students about its youth leadership teams


By Paul Berge | August 21, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

By Cynthia Laird | August 21, 2019

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will be honored by Glide at the 10th anniversary of its Legacy Gala Saturday, September 7, from 8 p.m. to midnight at August Hall, 420 Mason Street in San Francisco.


By BAR staff | August 21, 2019

This week's letters to the editor.

By Heather Cassell | August 21, 2019

Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib denounced the Palestinian Authority's ban on LGBT gatherings and threats to queer Palestinians.


By Sari Staver | August 20, 2019

Finn Town, the "tavern with a twist" in the Castro, will close its doors as a full service restaurant Sunday, August 25, and become a private event space next month.

By Matthew S. Bajko | August 20, 2019

Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom has waded into a contentious intraparty fight for a state Senate seat in the Central Valley by throwing his support behind lesbian Assemblywoman Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton).


By Sari Staver | August 20, 2019

A new Castro eatery has been ordered to stop serving alcohol because it doesn't have a liquor license.

By Meg Elison | August 19, 2019

The first-ever National Trans Visibility March is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 28 in Washington, D.C.


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