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By Lisa Keen | June 29, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a federal law requiring foreign affiliates of U.S. AIDS prevention groups to express public opposition to prostitution is constitutional.

By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | June 18, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling this week on workplace protections for LGBTs may force President Donald Trump to retreat on much of his administration's anti-LGBTQ policies.


By Lisa Keen | June 15, 2020

In what is perhaps the most stunning U.S. Supreme Court victory in history for LGBT people, the nation's highest court has voted 6-3 that a federal law barring discrimination on the basis of "sex" also prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation

By Lisa Keen | May 27, 2020

One judge likened the use of separate restrooms for transgender students to separate restrooms for blacks.


By John Ferrannini | May 19, 2020

People who smoke and vape are at higher risk of getting seriously ill or dying if they contract the novel coronavirus, according to researchers from UCSF as health advocates step up efforts to encourage LGBT people to quit tobacco use.

By Lisa Keen | May 7, 2020

While LGBT people nervously await the U.S. Supreme Court's decisions regarding two big employment discrimination cases, the court this month heard arguments in other cases that could have significant impact.


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 John Ferrannini | February 19, 2020

A transgender woman is appealing a judgment against her in a discrimination and harassment lawsuit she filed against Starbucks, even as the company released an advertisement in the United Kingdom touting its acceptance of the transgender community.

By John Ferrannini | February 5, 2020

Six female attorneys — all straight allies — are competing for the three open judicial seats on the San Francisco Superior Court that are on the March 3 primary ballot. Retiring judges are vacating the seats up for election.


By Matthew S. Bajko | January 15, 2020

The first Chinese American justice and the longest-serving sitting member on the Supreme Court of California will retire this summer, giving Governor Gavin Newsom his first opportunity to name a member to the state's highest court.

By Lisa Keen | January 13, 2020

A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has unanimously upheld a national injunction to stop the U.S. Air Force from discharging service members just because they have HIV infection.


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