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By John Ferrannini | February 11, 2021

A trans Black man who is a San Francisco Fire Department paramedic is suing the city, alleging he has been discriminated against on the basis of his race and gender identity, harassed, and retaliated against.

By John Ferrannini | January 25, 2021

A gay Black San Francisco firefighter is suing the city, alleging discrimination against him on account of his race and sexual orientation.


By Lisa Keen | November 16, 2020

An important oral argument at the U.S. Supreme Court this month went largely overlooked because of the nation's nearly complete fixation on the outcome of the 2020 presidential election.

By John Ferrannini | November 13, 2020

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund is warning that throwing out the entire Affordable Care Act could cause discrimination against LGBTQ people and people living with HIV.


By Lisa Keen | October 6, 2020

Two U.S. Supreme Court associate justices used the first day of the new term Monday to lambaste the 2015 decision that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide.

By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday, September 18, that Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died. She was 87.


By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.

By John Ferrannini | September 18, 2020

A class action complaint against Grindr for alleged privacy violations may not be able to proceed in traditional court, an attorney for the complainant told the Bay Area Reporter September 17.


By Lisa Keen | August 31, 2020

Two federal appeals court panels have ruled that a landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision prohibiting discrimination against LGBT people at work also applies to discrimination in schools.

By John Ferrannini | August 28, 2020

Two federally-recognized Native American tribes joined five other plaintiffs in filing a federal lawsuit against the Trump administration August 27 due to what they say is an illegal change in foster care reporting requirements.


By John Ferrannini | August 20, 2020

A federal district court in Idaho ruled against an effort to make it illegal for transgender people in the state to change the gender marker on their birth certificates.

By Lisa Keen | August 19, 2020

U.S. District Court Judge Frederic Block issued a temporary injunction August 17, delaying the implementation of new rules written by the Trump administration that would eliminate protections for LGBT people in health care.


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