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Trans activist and AIDS survivor Felicia Elizondo dies

Trans activist and AIDS survivor Felicia Elizondo dies

Felicia "Flames" Elizondo, a transgender woman and longtime AIDS survivor, died Saturday, May 15. She was 74.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | May 14, 2021

San Francisco and Cork, Ireland officials will raise twinned versions of the Progress pride flag at their city halls this Sunday, May 16, in observance of an international day that raises awareness about LGBTQ issues.

By Kendra Klang and Eric Jansen | May 14, 2021

This week's Out in the Bay talks to a trans girl and her dad about swimwear they make to support trans girls; the second part of the program features gay author david Perry reading from his recent novel, "Upon This Rock."


By Matthew S. Bajko | May 13, 2021

San Francisco planning staff has deemed the South of Market Eagle bar worthy of being designated the first city landmark related to the leather and LGBTQ communities.

By Liz Highleyman | May 13, 2021

Youth ages 12 to 15 are now eligible for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced May 12.


By John Ferrannini | May 12, 2021

Larkin Street Youth Services, which receives millions of dollars in public funding, is the defendant in three recent civil complaints — including in a lawsuit that alleges an employee coerced three women who worked there into having sex.

By John Ferrannini | May 12, 2021

Sonoma County District Attorney Jill Ravitch will be facing a recall election later this year, the registrar of voters confirmed May 11.


By John Ferrannini | May 11, 2021

The City College of San Francisco Board of Trustees voted unanimously May 10 to approve an agreement to impose salary cuts in order to avert massive layoffs and the resulting class cuts at the educational institution.

By John Ferrannini | May 10, 2021

The Biden administration on Monday reversed a Trump-era decision to allow health care providers to discriminate against LGBTQ people.


By John Ferrannini | May 7, 2021

With a potential vote on faculty layoffs looming, tensions are mounting among City College of San Francisco students, with a group accusing a gay trustee of calling the cops as they chanted outside his home Thursday — a charge he strongly denied.

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 6, 2021

A board member of a San Francisco LGBTQ senior nonprofit will serve as the city's new aging and disability director.


By John Ferrannini | May 6, 2021

Capping a week of significant changes for the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, the city's largest provider of HIV and other health services to the LGBTQ community has named an interim CEO.

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 4, 2021

The San Francisco home of the co-founders of the country's first lesbian rights organization is now a city landmark.


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