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Petition revives calls for LGBT street names

Petition revives calls for LGBT street names

A petition to rename a South of Market street after Harvey Milk has reignited the issue of honoring LGBT leaders with street names in San Francisco.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | January 27, 2020

In television ads and campaign videos, LGBT candidates for state legislative seats are highlighting California's twinned homelessness and housing crises.

By BAR Editorial Board | January 22, 2020

The Bay Area Reporter recommends gay state Senator Scott Wiener for another term. He is a tenacious, hard-working, and driven legislator who delivers for us, and for California.


By Matthew S. Bajko | January 22, 2020

Come February Jane Cordova will move out of an LGBT shelter in San Francisco's Mission district for her own room in a Chinatown apartment. The scalloped windows in her bedroom will look out onto the city's famed cable car line, which stops mere feet away.

By Heather Cassell | January 22, 2020

A Bay Area transgender man is crediting his love of dance with helping him find acceptance, and in the process, winning competitive awards.


By John Ferrannini | January 22, 2020

After months of preparation, including hiring and training new staff, St. James Infirmary is ready to launch San Francisco's first rental subsidy for transgender people, agency leaders said.

By Cynthia Laird | January 22, 2020

The LGBTQ and Black caucuses of the state Legislature have asked Governor Gavin Newsom to posthumously pardon gay civil rights leader Bayard Rustin.


By Matthew S. Bajko | January 22, 2020

Voters in an Assembly district that straddles Alameda and Santa Clara counties could elect the first bisexual member of the Legislature this year.

By Cynthia Laird | January 22, 2020

San Francisco's Golden Gate Park celebrates its 150th birthday this year and events to commemorate the occasion are starting.


By Liz Highleyman | January 22, 2020

A trial date has been set for the antitrust lawsuit brought by advocates and people living with HIV against Gilead Sciences Inc., and its partner companies.

By Gerard Koskovich | January 22, 2020

Roz Joseph, a San Francisco fine-art photographer whose work in the mid-1970s documented the local drag scene, died December 25 at Russian Hill home in San Francisco. She was 93.


By Roger Brigham | January 22, 2020

The San Francisco 49ers are headed to the Super Bowl in Miami after a blowout 37-20 NFC Championship win over the Green Bay Packers, powered by a mind-blowing four-touchdown, 220-yard rushing performance by running back Raheem Mostert.

By BAR staff | January 22, 2020

People turned out in San Francisco Monday to honor the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


By Paul Berge | January 22, 2020

This week's editorial cartoon.

By BAR staff | January 22, 2020

An estimated 5,000 people attended the Oakland Women's March last Saturday.


By BAR staff | January 22, 2020

This week's letters to the editor.

By BAR staff | January 22, 2020

The obituary for Gregory Harvey.


By Matthew S. Bajko | January 22, 2020

With billions of federal funding at stake and California at risk of seeing its congressional representation diminish, the state's LGBT residents are being urged to fill out their 2020 census forms.

By John Ferrannini | January 21, 2020

Friends of a gay San Francisco man who a federal judge says was erroneously deported by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement presented a petition to the local office of Senator Dianne Feinstein January 21 to urge his safe return to the country.


By Lisa Keen | January 21, 2020

In a move that LGBT legal activists see as "deeply worrisome," the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday said it will review two appeals in religious exemption cases.

By Cynthia Laird | January 17, 2020

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg brought his presidential campaign to the East Bay, and while he didn't pick up an endorsement from Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, he did excite a small crowd that met at Everett & Jones Barbecue.


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