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California Governor Newsom signs HIV-related bills into law

California Governor Newsom signs HIV-related bills into law

Two bills aimed at improving the lives of Californians living with HIV are now law. More male-centric references in the state's codes also will be updated to use more gender-inclusive language.

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By John Ferrannini | July 23, 2021

Grubstake, a late-night diner in San Francisco that's beloved by the LGBTQ community, received the OK to add apartments on top of the structure.

By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | July 22, 2021

The U.S. Senate confirmed on July 20 two LGBTQ Biden nominees for high-profile positions at the Defense Department by unanimous consent.


By Matthew S. Bajko | July 22, 2021

Two out men will have a hand in reconfiguring San Francisco's political map as members of the city's decennial redistricting task force.

By John Ferrannini | July 21, 2021

The Biden administration is directing insurance companies to offer PrEP without copays or deductibles.


By Cynthia Laird | July 21, 2021

Foreign diplomats, state, and local officials were on hand July 19 as former B.A.R. publisher Thomas E. Horn formally received France's National Order of the Legion of Honor during a ceremony in the Green Room at the San Francisco War Memorial Building.

By John Ferrannini | July 21, 2021

In the days before Pride weekend, gay District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman posted a stark warning on his Facebook page.


By Roger Brigham | July 21, 2021

There's something decidedly queer about the Summer Olympic Games set to open in Tokyo this weekend, and it has little to do with the record number of openly LGBTQ athletes who will be competing.

By BAR Editorial Board | July 21, 2021

It seems like some legislators in Sacramento do not realize or do not want to acknowledge the severity of the drug overdose crisis in cities like San Francisco, Oakland, and Los Angeles.


By Bevan Dufty | July 21, 2021

In just about seven weeks, Californians will head back to the polls to vote whether to recall Governor Gavin Newsom.

By Heather Cassell | July 21, 2021

A year after 2020's racial reckoning, three queer women responded by bringing healing and pride that is radiating from a West Oakland house.


By Heather Cassell | July 21, 2021

Two regional bodies in Europe and the Americas issued groundbreaking rulings this summer.

By BAR staff | July 21, 2021

This week's letter writers opine more on the rainbow flag in the Castro and Caitlyn Jenner's surprise trip to Australia.


By BAR staff | July 21, 2021

The Bay Area Reporter celebrated its 15th anniversary and the 17th observance of the Stonewall riots in our June 26, 1986 issue, which also marked San Francisco Pride.

By Cynthia Laird | July 21, 2021

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has donated $500,000 to the Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center through his #StartSmall Awards.


By John Ferrannini | July 21, 2021

After being mothballed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a festival launched in the 1970s by the late gay supervisor Harvey Milk to celebrate San Francisco's LGBTQ Castro district will return this fall.

By John Ferrannini | July 20, 2021

California Treasurer Fiona Ma, a former San Francisco supervisor and assemblywoman, has been sued by a former employee alleging sexual harassment and discrimination.


By Matthew S. Bajko | July 20, 2021

After months of debate about the need for LGBTQ representation on San Francisco's Historic Preservation Commission, the Board of Supervisors has seated a gay man on the oversight body.

By John Ferrannini | July 20, 2021

In a 7-0 vote, the Lincoln City Council approved the nomination of lesbian San Francisco Police Department Commander Teresa Ewins to become the newest police chief of Nebraska's capital city.


By John Ferrannini | July 20, 2021

A state appellate court struck down a key provision of the LGBTQ Senior Bill of Rights, which requires long-term care staff to refer to facility residents by their preferred names and pronouns, as unconstitutional under the First Amendment.

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 20, 2021

California lawmakers are pumping an additional $13 million toward implementing a plan to end the combined epidemics of HIV, hepatitis C, and sexually transmitted infections.


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