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By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | February 25, 2021

Dr. Rachel Levine's testimony before a U.S. Senate committee on Thursday marked the historic first time an openly transgender person had taken part in a confirmation hearing for a presidential appointment.

By Matthew S. Bajko | February 24, 2021

Amid threats of a lawsuit and to recall three of its members, San Francisco's school board is postponing its plan to rename 44 school sites whose namesakes have been accused of taking racist actions against various peoples of color.


By John Ferrannini | February 24, 2021

A $1 million commitment from the Saint Francis Foundation is helping to support the Gender Institute for San Francisco's trans and gender-nonconforming populations at the hospital it serves.

By John Ferrannini | February 24, 2021

A small number of trans and gender-nonconforming tenants in San Francisco should soon be able to get rental subsidies under a new program announced this week.


By John Ferrannini | February 23, 2021

A group of residents has started the process to recall San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin.

By John Ferrannini | February 23, 2021

The incoming executive director of a global gay men's health nonprofit wants to make it more accessible to men who have sex with men.


By Matthew S. Bajko | February 22, 2021

San Francisco's trio of state Democratic lawmakers is pushing myriad bills this year to address the housing and homelessness crises in California.

By John Ferrannini | February 19, 2021

LGBTQ advocates are praising the Biden administration's Housing and Urban Development Department for interpreting the Fair Housing Act to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.


By John Ferrannini | February 19, 2021

San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood will eventually see more residents after the planning commission approved a housing project adjacent to the LGBTQ Oasis nightclub.

By Eric Jansen | February 19, 2021

Lines are being drawn for the decennial mapping of political boundaries for California's legislative Assembly and Senate districts, as well as the state's 53 congressional House seats based on last year's census.


By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | February 18, 2021

With a House vote on the Equality Act set for next week, talks between LGBTQ rights advocates and Capitol Hill have begun on getting the legislation across the finish line with Democratic control of both chambers of Congress and the White House.

By Matthew S. Bajko | February 17, 2021

An effort to landmark the San Francisco property where beloved lesbian couple Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin lived throughout most of their 54 years together has gained partial backing from the city's preservation advisory body.


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