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SF supes panel OKs landmark expansion for Castro Theatre; intersection near Compton's riot

SF supes panel OKs landmark expansion for Castro Theatre; intersection near Compton's riot

A San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee on Monday moved forward two landmarking proposals — one an enhancement of the already-landmarked Castro Theatre and the other one at the intersection of the Compton's Cafeteria riot.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | May 23, 2022

The late gay U.S. ambassador James C. Hormel is the latest San Francisco resident and LGBTQ leader to be named to the National LGBTQ Wall of Honor at the Stonewall Inn in New York City.

By Eric Burkett | May 23, 2022

San Francisco Mayor London Breed and gay District 6 Supervisor Matt Dorsey have joined the city's LGBTQ first responders in saying they will not march in the Pride parade if organizers continue to prohibit police from marching in uniform.


By Eric Burkett | May 23, 2022

San Francisco's LGBTQ first responders won't partiicpate in June's Pride parade, citing a ban that prohibits SF police officers from marching in uniform.

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 23, 2022

U.S. Senator Alex Padilla (D-California) is pledging to continue to fight for what is known as the Equality Act if elected to a full six-year term this November.


By Cynthia Laird | May 20, 2022

Mayor London Breed on Friday appointed educator Murrell D. Green to the vacant seat on the City College Board of Trustees. She swore him in during a ceremony at City Hall.

By Eric Burkett | May 20, 2022

A gay nonbinary Stanford scientist has been awarded a grant to study lesbian family-building, and ultimately, in the broader queer community.


By Matthew S. Bajko | May 18, 2022

A 16-year drought of LGBTQ representation on the council of the Bay Area's largest city could come to an end this year.

By BAR Editorial Board | May 18, 2022

There are eight ballot propositions that San Francisco voters will decide on the June 7 ballot.


By BAR Editorial Board | May 18, 2022

California Assemblymembers face election this year, as do some state senators. Below are our recommendations for Bay Area races in the June 7 primary.

By Roger Brigham | May 18, 2022

Gay retired Major League Baseball umpire Dale Scott has written a new memoir where he discusses his relatively easy coming out process.


By Cynthia Laird | May 18, 2022

The San Francisco Arts Commission's second Art on Market Street poster series for 2022 highlights a Black nonbinary artist.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | May 18, 2022

The big trend in popular culture is the multiverse, as seen in films like "Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness" and "Everything Everywhere All at Once."


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