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Castro worries of potential gun violence

Castro worries of potential gun violence

In San Francisco's Castro district, almost any highly-visible gathering place is at once a symbol of queer liberation and a possible target for violence.

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By Meg Elison | August 19, 2019

The first-ever National Trans Visibility March is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 28 in Washington, D.C.

By Lisa Keen | August 19, 2019

Log Cabin Republicans, the national gay Republican group, made a big splash August 15 when it published an opinion piece in the Washington Post announcing its decision to endorse President Donald Trump for re-election.


By Matthew S. Bajko | August 16, 2019

Equality California plans to call on the California Democratic Party to censure a state Senate candidate for what it considers to be homophobic campaign tactics, the Bay Area Reporter has learned.

By Cynthia Laird | August 15, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) on Wednesday blasted a Trump administration proposal out of the Labor Department that would allow federal contractors to discriminate against LGBTQs.


By Cynthia Laird | August 15, 2019

SF mayor, city attorney oppose proposed rule by Trump administration that they say would cause harm to the trans community and others.

By Meg Elison | August 14, 2019

Now that the Board of Supervisors has allocated city funding for the Compton's Transgender Cultural District, Executive Director Aria Sa'id is ready to get to work.


By Ed Walsh | August 14, 2019

On the one-year anniversary of the grisly discovery of Brian Egg's headless torso in a fish tank in his South of Market home, no one has been prosecuted for the homicide.

By Liz Highleyman | August 14, 2019

A new HIV prevention option works well for gay and bisexual men and transgender women and should be approved by the Food and Drug Administration for these populations, according to an expert advisory committee.


By BAR Editorial Board | August 14, 2019

Now spin classes and luxe fitness centers have joined the list of politically toxic companies.

By Matthew S. Bajko | August 14, 2019

San Francisco's only LGBT citywide municipal officeholder is all but assured of re-election this year, as Treasurer-Tax Collector José Cisneros is once again running unopposed. Cisneros, 63, is seeking a fourth four-year term.


By Heather Cassell | August 14, 2019

An advertising campaign, "Love is Love," launched by the Coca-Cola Company ahead of a progressive music festival in Budapest, Hungary last week has led to political leaders calling for a boycott of the global soft drink company.

By Cynthia Laird | August 14, 2019

Queers will lead a protest Monday, August 19, in front of the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in San Francisco advocating closing detention camps and stopping deportations and raids.


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