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By BAR staff | July 21, 2021

This week's letter writers opine more on the rainbow flag in the Castro and Caitlyn Jenner's surprise trip to Australia.

By BAR staff | July 21, 2021

The Bay Area Reporter celebrated its 15th anniversary and the 17th observance of the Stonewall riots in our June 26, 1986 issue, which also marked San Francisco Pride.


By Cynthia Laird | July 21, 2021

Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey has donated $500,000 to the Lavender Youth Recreation and Information Center through his #StartSmall Awards.

By John Ferrannini | July 21, 2021

After being mothballed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a festival launched in the 1970s by the late gay supervisor Harvey Milk to celebrate San Francisco's LGBTQ Castro district will return this fall.


By John Ferrannini | July 20, 2021

California Treasurer Fiona Ma, a former San Francisco supervisor and assemblywoman, has been sued by a former employee alleging sexual harassment and discrimination.

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 20, 2021

After months of debate about the need for LGBTQ representation on San Francisco's Historic Preservation Commission, the Board of Supervisors has seated a gay man on the oversight body.


By John Ferrannini | July 20, 2021

In a 7-0 vote, the Lincoln City Council approved the nomination of lesbian San Francisco Police Department Commander Teresa Ewins to become the newest police chief of Nebraska's capital city.

By John Ferrannini | July 20, 2021

A state appellate court struck down a key provision of the LGBTQ Senior Bill of Rights, which requires long-term care staff to refer to facility residents by their preferred names and pronouns, as unconstitutional under the First Amendment.


By Matthew S. Bajko | July 20, 2021

California lawmakers are pumping an additional $13 million toward implementing a plan to end the combined epidemics of HIV, hepatitis C, and sexually transmitted infections.

By John Ferrannini | July 20, 2021

Greg Bourke, a plaintiff in the Obergefell v. Hodges case that legalized same-sex marriage nationwide six years ago, is coming out with a memoir of his life as a gay Roman Catholic in Kentucky.


By John Ferrannini | July 19, 2021

The San Francisco Police Department is deploying 26 additional officers on foot and bicycle patrol to the city's most visited destinations — including two to the LGBTQ Castro district — during the summer tourist season.

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 19, 2021

The San Francisco LeatherWalk will return this fall after being on hiatus for several years. The event, with a new route, will help to kick off Leather Week in late September.


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