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Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

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By Cynthia Laird | May 12, 2020

A transgender woman who is at the center of one of the LGBT discrimination cases now before the U.S. Supreme Court has died.

By John Ferrannini | May 7, 2020

A nonprofit is raising money on GoFundMe to put 50 coming out stories online to inspire and educate LGBT people — particularly in places without long-established queer communities.


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 John Ferrannini | May 5, 2020

A study released Tuesday (May 5) by American Atheists shows that people who identify as nonreligious experience discrimination and stigma nationwide, particularly LGBTQ people who identify as atheist, agnostic, or humanist.


By John Ferrannini | April 30, 2020

Six LGBT elected officials from across the nation came together in a Zoom town hall April 30 to discuss how the community should respond to the twin health and economic crises caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak.

By John Ferrannini | April 29, 2020

Congressman Adam Schiff, who made headlines as the lead House impeachment manager during the trial of President Donald Trump earlier this year, participated in an April 29 virtual town hall with the Commonwealth Club.


By John Ferrannini | April 28, 2020

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is moving to promulgate proposed changes to non-discrimination regulations that would effectively strip LGBTQs from protection under federal law.

By John Ferrannini | April 20, 2020

The LGBT Pride March in New York City was canceled April 20 — the latest in a series of Pride cancellations due to the novel coronavirus outbreak that within weeks killed over 40,000 Americans.


By John Ferrannini | April 17, 2020

As medical professionals turn their attention to the fight against the novel coronavirus, resources are being taken away from people who are struggling with other fatal diseases.

By Matthew S. Bajko | April 15, 2020

San Francisco will ban taxpayer-funded travel to Idaho and city contracting with businesses based in the state starting in July.


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 Matthew S. Bajko | April 14, 2020

Although a majority of Americans continue to believe small business owners should not be allowed to use their religious beliefs in order to refuse service to gay and lesbian customers, there has been a weakening in such sentiment over the last three years


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