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Alice Hoagland, mother of gay 9/11 hero Mark Bingham, dies

Alice Hoagland, mother of gay 9/11 hero Mark Bingham, dies

Alice Hoagland, the mother of gay 9/11 hero Mark Bingham, has died.

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By John Ferrannini | January 19, 2021

A San Francisco supervisor is open to landmarking the Bank of America building in the Castro after the financial giant initially posted signs that appeared to ban impromptu memorials.

By Liz Highleyman | January 16, 2021

Margo St. James, a noted sex-positive feminist and pioneer of the sex workers' rights movement, died January 12 at age 83.


By Eric Jansen | January 15, 2021

Want a break from today's scary news?

By Matthew S. Bajko | January 14, 2021

A California lawmaker is again attempting to ban medically unnecessary surgeries on intersex children in the Golden State.


By John Ferrannini | January 14, 2021

Fran Hutchins, who helped lead the fight for marriage equality in Maine as the regional field director for Mainers United for Marriage, took on a new role as the executive director of the Equality Federation at the beginning of the year.

By John Ferrannini | January 14, 2021

Four people were sworn in to the San Francisco City College Board of Trustees January 14 before the governing body reelected out members Shanell Williams and Tom Temprano as president and vice president, respectively, during its first meeting of the year.


By John Ferrannini | January 13, 2021

Longtime gay activist Ken Jones, a Black man who was key to the desegregation of LGBTQ activism, died January 13. He was 70.

By Matthew S. Bajko | January 13, 2021

As a monthly queer reading series marks its fifth anniversary of spotlighting out authors, the LGBTQ bookstore that hosts it in San Francisco's Castro district is facing an uncertain future due to the COVID pandemic.


By Matthew S. Bajko | January 13, 2021

For a year UC Berkeley graduate Juniperangelica Cordova's original diploma had sat on a bookshelf in her Alameda home wrapped in the envelope it arrived in.

By John Ferrannini | January 13, 2021

At a perilous time for many small businesses in the pandemic, a San Francisco supervisor is proposing legislation to fund nightlife venues while another board member spearheaded millions of dollars in regulatory relief.


By Matthew S. Bajko | January 13, 2021

The Alameda County Democratic Central Committee will see a record number of LGBTQ members serving on the oversight body for the local party this year.

By BAR Editorial Board | January 13, 2021

History was made last week when the San Francisco Board of Supervisors selected Shamann Walton, who represents District 10, to be its new president, the first Black man to take the powerful post.


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