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SF supes back naming drag icon to CA Hall of Fame

SF supes back naming drag icon to CA Hall of Fame

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors this week signed on to the effort to posthumously induct gay icon and drag queen Jose Julio Sarria into the California Hall of Fame.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | May 22, 2019

San Francisco International Airport Wednesday released a new image of what the exterior signage for the Harvey Milk Terminal will look like. At the direction of City Hall, the aviation facility is renaming Terminal 1 in honor of the late gay rights leader

By Cynthia Laird | May 22, 2019

California Governor Gavin Newsom proclaimed Wednesday as Harvey Milk Day, and issued a proclamation in honor of the late San Francisco supervisor.


By Cynthia Laird | May 21, 2019

San Francisco Supervisor Rafael Mandelman told the Bay Area Reporter Monday that he is "troubled and concerned" with the San Francisco Police Department's raid on a local journalist's home and office.

By Liz Highleyman | May 20, 2019

The largest treatment-as-prevention study for gay and bisexual men confirms that people on antiretroviral therapy with undetectable viral load do not transmit HIV.


By Matthew S. Bajko | May 17, 2019

California lawmakers shelved two more LGBT bills as the majority of this year's legislation advancing LGBT rights heads for final votes in their house of origin.

By Cynthia Laird | May 17, 2019

The House of Representatives Friday approved the Equality Act, legislation that would protect LGBTQ people from discrimination throughout daily life.


By Ed Walsh | May 15, 2019

A newly released autopsy report on the death of a gay man, Brian Egg, whose decomposed torso was found in a fish tank in his South of Market home over the summer, reveals his cause of death was "unspecified homicidal violence with blunt force trauma."

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 13, 2019

A groundbreaking report has found that the majority of California's school districts are failing LGBT students.


By Liz Highleyman | May 13, 2019

San Francisco AIDS activist Cleve Jones received an award from the Cuban National Center for Sexual Education in Havana last weekend as other activists were reportedly arrested after attempting an alternative march after the government canceled two others

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 10, 2019

Equality California will release a first-of-its-kind report Monday morning that grades how school districts across the Golden State are educating their LGBTQ students.


By Cynthia Laird | May 10, 2019

A new exhibit opening this month at the GLBT Historical Society Museum recounts the story of Daddy Alan Selby,

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 9, 2019

The city's planning commission voted Thursday to make it easier for nonprofits and harder for formulaic health care centers to lease sidewalk-fronting storefronts along upper Market Street in the city's gay Castro district.


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