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Online Extra: Memorial set for Silicon Valley Pride CEO Thaddeus Campbell

Online Extra: Memorial set for Silicon Valley Pride CEO Thaddeus Campbell

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, December 7, from 5 p.m. to midnight for Silicon Valley Pride board president and CEO Thaddeus Campbell.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | December 11, 2019

Construction of the world's first public parklet dedicated to the leather community will now wrap up in early 2020 and open in stages.

By Lisa Keen | December 11, 2019

The Senate voted 53-40 Tuesday afternoon to confirm a gay man to the nation's largest federal appeals court.


By John Ferrannini | December 10, 2019

A status hearing will be held in January for a San Francisco man who pleaded no contest to misdemeanor counts of vandalism and false imprisonment stemming from an elder abuse case.

By John Ferrannini | December 10, 2019

LGBT seniors living in San Francisco face obstacles to receiving care that their heterosexual, cisgender counterparts often do not, according to a needs assessment conducted by UCSF.


By Matthew S. Bajko | December 9, 2019

City officials have refined the design for a new elevator to be built at Harvey Milk Plaza in the LGBT Castro district that will provide access to the Castro Muni Station below.

By Matthew S. Bajko | December 6, 2019

A year from now Palm Springs City Councilwoman Christy Holstege could once again make LGBT political history should she become her city's first female and first bisexual mayor.


By John Ferrannini | December 5, 2019

A man who was arrested for possessing a firearm during San Francisco Pride festivities this year has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison.

By Matthew S. Bajko | December 5, 2019

A main provider of services for queer youth in San Francisco plans to revamp its building in the heart of the city's LGBT district in order to better meet the needs of its growing client base.


By Matthew S. Bajko | December 4, 2019

Addressing long-standing beliefs that the organization discriminates against LGBT people, Salvation Army officials are attempting to change people's views of the charitable Christian organization as they ramp up their services for homeless individuals.

By Matthew S. Bajko | December 4, 2019

More than a year after it was released in draft form, San Francisco's groundbreaking LGBTQ+ Cultural Heritage Strategy has yet to be formally adopted by the city. It is now likely to be approved sometime in 2020.


By Matthew S. Bajko | December 4, 2019

Educator Godfrey Santos Plata's family emigrated from the Philippines in the late 1980s to seek a better life in the U.S. and settled in Los Angeles County.

By Liz Highleyman | December 4, 2019

The United States has seen little progress at the national level in preventing new HIV cases over the past half decade, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released December 3.


By Heather Cassell | December 4, 2019

International LGBT organizations are calling for Haiti's government to investigate the suspicious death of the country's leading gay rights activist.

By BAR Editorial Board | December 4, 2019

Unless there is a peaceful resolution soon to the violent anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong, site of the 2022 Gay Games, alternate plans for relocating it to another country are necessary.


By Heather Cassell | December 4, 2019

Silicon Valley marked World AIDS Day by raising a red ribbon flag and lighting up San Jose's City Hall rotunda and tower in red during an observance Tuesday, December 3.

By BAR staff | December 4, 2019

The Castro Merchants business group held its annual holiday tree lighting Monday, December 2 at Castro and 18th streets.


By Cynthia Laird | December 4, 2019

Body, a Castro clothing store that's been around for 40 years, will close this month in part because of the recent fire that affected the building.

By Samantha Laurey | December 4, 2019

On the 41st anniversary of the assassinations of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone, a crowd gathered in the Castro district to mourn their deaths at the annual candlelight vigil.


By Paul Berge | December 4, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | December 4, 2019

Transphobia, like homophobia, isn't generally using the suffix "-phobia" to mean "fear," but to mean "aversion." It's the same notion as hydrophobic surfaces refer to their ability to repel water.


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