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Farley, head of San Francisco mayoral transgender office, departs

Farley, head of San Francisco mayoral transgender office, departs

After four years of overseeing the country's first municipal office dedicated to transgender issues, Clair Farley is departing to pursue other opportunities outside of the city.

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By Eric Jansen | December 3, 2021

As we enter our 22nd month under COVID-19's cloud — with a new variant upon us — it's clear we'll have another holiday season unlike those of yesteryear.

By Matthew S. Bajko | December 2, 2021

The San Francisco Planning Commission has unanimously approved the redevelopment project proposed for the Church Street site of the former Sparky's Diner.


By John Ferrannini | December 2, 2021

Gavin McEachern, the new acting captain of Mission Station, spoke to the Castro Merchants Association meeting December 2 as fear of crime has become more palpable in the city.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | December 2, 2021

Names were written in chalk onto Castro Street sidewalks as part of Inscribe on World AIDS Day to colorfully remember those lost to the disease, now in its 40th year, and the COVID-19 pandemic that began over a year ago.


By John Ferrannini | December 2, 2021

The Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club opted to keep a temporary memorial to the slain supervisor and mayor up after it was vandalized. "We wanted to not hide the disrespect and disregard," the club's co-president said.

By Lisa Keen | December 2, 2021

The primary issue before the U.S. Supreme Court December 1 was abortion, but a swirl of other critical questions drew the justices' attention.


By Liz Highleyman | December 1, 2021

The first case in the United States of the new Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, has been detected in San Francisco, local and national health officials announced December 1.

By Matthew S. Bajko | November 29, 2021

Governor Gavin Newsom has tapped an out judge with Bay Area ties for a vacant seat on the state's 3rd District Court of Appeal.


By Matthew S. Bajko | November 24, 2021

At its first meeting in December the San Francisco Planning Commission will take up the redevelopment project proposed for the Church Street site of the former Sparky's Diner.

By Heather Cassell | November 24, 2021

Swiss same-sex couples can walk down the aisle starting July 1, the Federal Council announced November 17.


By John Ferrannini | November 23, 2021

Lawsuit alleges SB 132, which allows incarcerated transgender people to ask for a transfer to a state prison or detention center that matches their gender identity, is unconstitutional under both the federal and state constitutions.

By Lisa Keen | November 22, 2021

Nine years after telling a gay couple she could not prepare a flower arrangement for their wedding because of her religious beliefs, the owner of a flower shop in Washington state has agreed to pay $5,000 to settle the dispute.


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