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Trans office wants close to $1 million for housing

Trans office wants close to $1 million for housing

Our Trans Home — San Francisco, a new project of city and community leaders, has requested $965,200 from the city for rental subsidies, housing navigators, and to develop a housing plan for transgender people who they say face homelessness at a rate 18 t.

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By Lisa Keen | April 22, 2019

In what one legal expert called an "aggressive move," the U.S. Supreme Court announced Monday that it will take up the issue of whether existing federal law prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in the workplace.

By Cynthia Laird | April 19, 2019

Mayor London Breed on Friday reversed course and moved Reece Aaron Isbell, who she swore in to a tenant seat on the San Francisco Rent Board last month, to an alternate seat on the panel.


By Cynthia Laird | April 18, 2019

Preliminary information on how San Francisco departments are collecting data on sexual orientation and gender identity were discussed at a Board of Supervisors committee hearing Thursday.

By Matthew S. Bajko | April 17, 2019

In recent months two out staffers at San Francisco's public hospital have come forward to air their grievances with management of the Mission district facility.


By Alex Madison | April 17, 2019

The San Francisco Police Department says its officers will be the first in the nation to wear special patches during Pride Month in June.

By Sari Staver | April 17, 2019

This is a special edition of the Bay Area Reporter's cannabis column and celebrates all things 4/20.


By BAR Editorial Board | April 17, 2019

The day after the San Francisco Board of Supervisors rejected a 63-unit housing development with 15 below market rate apartments because it would cast an evening shadow on a South of Market park, the Bay Area Council Economic Institute issued a report.

By Alex Madison | April 17, 2019

After helping others for 15 years as a registered nurse, John Hoskins is now in desperate need of a partial liver transplant.


By BAR staff | April 17, 2019

Spring came to Duboce Park last weekend as an egg hunt for children was held.

By Charlie Wagner | April 17, 2019

There are fundraising — and just plain fun — events taking place in Sonoma County as residents in Guerneville work to recover from the February floods and area residents get ready for Pride events.


By Matthew S. Bajko | April 17, 2019

Nurses in California are asking Congress to outlaw anti-LGBT bias in health care settings, as more states move to adopt so-called religious freedom laws.

By Matthew S. Bajko | April 17, 2019

Gay District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman shares the concerns of those who are questioning the credentials of gay rent board member Reese Aaron Isbell.


By Matthew S. Bajko | April 17, 2019

The black and white photo, at first glance, could be of any sharply dressed couple. The woman is adorned in her Sunday best and the gentleman sports a pinstripe suit.

By Cynthia Laird | April 17, 2019

There are several events taking place Easter weekend.


By Heather Cassell | April 17, 2019

In a groundbreaking victory for transgender rights in Russia, a St. Petersburg district court ruled in favor of a transgender woman's discrimination case against her employer for terminating her in 2017.

By Roger Brigham | April 17, 2019

Online registration for the 2019 EuroGames is back up and running after organizers responded to concerns over the event by the licensing organization and reduced their official sports offerings.


By Lisa Keen | April 17, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from a man on death row who said anti-gay bias motivated his jury's decision to give him the death penalty.

By Alex Madison | April 17, 2019

A North Bay man was sentenced to nine months in county jail and three years probation last week for a hate crime conviction tied to an incident in which he threatened to "bomb the gay people in Guerneville" at a local Safeway store last year.


By Paul Berge | April 17, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

By BAR staff | April 17, 2019

About 600 people attended the San Francisco LGBT Community Center's annual Soiree benefit.


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