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By John Ferrannini | September 2, 2020

Reported rates of some STDs dropped precipitously from last year's numbers as of the end of June, according to statistics released by the San Francisco Department of Public Health, a side-effect of less testing and changed sexual habits due to COVID.

By John Ferrannini | August 12, 2020

Magnet, the sexual health clinic located at the Strut community health center in the Castro, has quietly rolled out services to people of all gender identities and sexual orientations.

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By John Ferrannini | July 28, 2020

California will now be requiring health care providers and local health departments to report data on the sexual orientation and gender identity of COVID-19 patients, according to a July 28 news release.

By Michael Yamashita | May 1, 2020

Thank you very much, it has been both humbling and encouraging receiving your generous support when so many are also in need of help. So far, we have raised just over $25,000 and are just 15% away from reaching our goal of $30,000.

By Michael Yamashita | April 15, 2020

San Francisco is one of 11 US cities that is fortunate to have a legacy LGBT publication by us, for us, and about us. Help preserve the BAR as an historic and important community institution for the future.

By Liz Highleyman | March 19, 2020

The HIV protease inhibitor combo Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) appears no more effective than standard supportive care for people with the new coronavirus, according to the results from one of the first clinical trials of the drug.

By John Ferrannini | March 19, 2020

The number of people who have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in San Francisco reached 70 as of March 19, according to the Department of Public Health.

By Liz Highleyman | March 19, 2020

Researchers are now testing the first vaccine for the new coronavirus, the National Institutes of Health announced March 16.

By BAR Editorial Board | March 18, 2020

Everyone must comply with the unprecedented shelter-in-place order announced by mayors, county health officers, and other officials even though it will significantly alter daily life, put many out of work, and increase economic hardship on small business.

By Matthew S. Bajko | March 18, 2020

Even before San Francisco officials issued a stay-at-home order Monday, Bill Longen had decided to sequester himself in his apartment as much as possible due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

By Cynthia Laird | March 13, 2020

This list is regularly updated. LGBT nonprofits, businesses, religious institutions, and others are taking action related to the spread of coronavirus. Some are canceling events in the short term or making other changes.

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