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Online Extra: Breed marks Trans Awareness Month

Online Extra: Breed marks Trans Awareness Month

Mayor London Breed raised the trans flag at San Francisco City Hall Friday, marking the beginning of Transgender Awareness Month.

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By John Ferrannini | November 12, 2019

Lawrence "Larry" Metzger, a gay man and onetime shareholder in the corporation that does business as the Mix gay bar on 18th Street in the Castro, is suing the corporation and two of its shareholders.

By John Ferrannini | November 12, 2019

The onePULSE Foundation has announced the results of a competition to design a memorial and museum in honor of the victims of the 2016 massacre at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida — even as it faces some opposition to the proposal.


By John Ferrannini | November 11, 2019

The twin victories of progressives Chesa Boudin and Dean Preston for San Francisco district attorney and District 5 supervisor, respectively, has sent a jolt through the political establishment.,

By Cynthia Laird | November 9, 2019

With a 170-vote lead in the District 5 supervisor race, Dean Preston declared victory Saturday, becoming the first San Francisco supervisor elected as a Democratic Socialist since gay former District 5 supervisor Harry Britt in 1980.


By Cynthia Laird | November 9, 2019

Chesa Boudin, a reform-minded deputy public defender, won the hotly contested race to be San Francisco's next district attorney.

By John Ferrannini | November 8, 2019

Convicted arsonist David Munoz Diaz pleaded guilty Friday, November 8, to three felony counts before he could stand trial in an attempted murder case, according to a spokesman for the San Francisco District Attorney's office.


By Matthew S. Bajko | November 7, 2019

Officials from half a dozen San Francisco city agencies pledged Thursday to improve their efforts to serve LGBT residents over the coming year as they strive to meet a mandate for collecting sexual orientation and gender identity data.

By Cynthia Laird | November 7, 2019

Lesbian Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan on Thursday endorsed Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren for president.


By John Ferrannini | November 7, 2019

Two federal judges in two days have struck down the Trump administration's Denial of Care rule as a third case in San Francisco awaits a judge's decision.

By Matthew S. Bajko | November 7, 2019

A property in San Francisco's Japantown that has ties to the early LGBT rights movement has won support from a state panel to receive federal historic status.


By John Ferrannini | November 6, 2019

Deputy Public Defender Chesa Boudin has a 156-vote lead in the San Francisco district attorney's race, based on preliminary results released Friday.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | November 6, 2019

For the second day, District 5 supervisor candidate Dean Preston hangs on to 35-vote lead over Supervisor Vallie Brown.


By BAR Editorial Board | November 6, 2019

Now that Mayor London Breed has won a full four-year term — with 68% of the vote, according to unofficial returns — it's time for her administration to quickly complete the process for opening a meth sobering center.

By Matthew S. Bajko | November 6, 2019

Mayor London Breed easily clinched her election to a full four-year term Tuesday. The result had been expected, as the San Francisco native who grew up in public housing had faced five little-known opponents.


By Paul Berge | November 6, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

By Heather Cassell | November 6, 2019

Rachel Wahba humbly stood on the stage Sunday as she accepted an award for her work advancing LGBT, Jewish, and Israeli rights from A Wider Bridge.


By Sari Staver | November 6, 2019

While the tech industry continues to explode, San Francisco's small businesses are fighting to stay alive.

By Matthew S. Bajko | November 6, 2019

San Francisco City Treasurer-Tax Collector José Cisneros cakewalked into his fifth term Tuesday, as he ran unopposed. Cisneros, a gay man, is the only LGBT person to hold one of the city's seven elected executive positions.


By John Ferrannini | November 6, 2019

Housing advocates were elated with the passage of Proposition A, the $600 million bond measure for affordable housing.

By Roger Brigham | November 6, 2019

Some Federation of Gay Games delegates hoped for more discussion and action relating to the next event in Hong Kong, given recent demonstrations there. But FGG took no definitive action.


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