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SF supes back naming drag icon to CA Hall of Fame

SF supes back naming drag icon to CA Hall of Fame

San Francisco's Board of Supervisors this week signed on to the effort to posthumously induct gay icon and drag queen Jose Julio Sarria into the California Hall of Fame.

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By Cynthia Laird | May 21, 2019

San Francisco Supervisor Rafael Mandelman told the Bay Area Reporter Monday that he is "troubled and concerned" with the San Francisco Police Department's raid on a local journalist's home and office.

By Liz Highleyman | May 20, 2019

The largest treatment-as-prevention study for gay and bisexual men confirms that people on antiretroviral therapy with undetectable viral load do not transmit HIV.


By Matthew S. Bajko | May 17, 2019

California lawmakers shelved two more LGBT bills as the majority of this year's legislation advancing LGBT rights heads for final votes in their house of origin.

By Cynthia Laird | May 17, 2019

The House of Representatives Friday approved the Equality Act, legislation that would protect LGBTQ people from discrimination throughout daily life.


By Matthew S. Bajko | May 15, 2019

The architectural firm overseeing the proposed revamp for Harvey Milk Plaza has refined its vision for a sweeping canopy element that is a focal point of its design.

By Sam Moore | May 15, 2019

The reigning monarch of an East Bay drag court has resigned her title following backlash surrounding her alleged use of a racist term toward two former board members earlier this year.


By Matthew S. Bajko | May 15, 2019

Five decades after an uprising against police brutality at a New York City gay bar sparked the creation of Pride parades and festivals in June, the number of East Bay cities officially recognizing the annual LGBT celebration is growing.

By Meg Elison | May 15, 2019

Our Family Coalition Executive Director Renata Moreira announced Monday, May 13, that she is resigning from the organization to spend more time with her family.


By Sam Moore | May 15, 2019

With 35 storefront windows throughout the Castro district displaying work by local artists beginning Friday, this year's Windows for Harvey exhibit is set to be the biggest one yet.

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 15, 2019

A groundbreaking report has found that the majority of California's school districts are failing LGBT students.


By BAR Editorial Board | May 15, 2019

Gilead Sciences, the makers of Truvada, announced last week that it would provide up to 2.4 million free bottles of the its PrEP HIV prevention medication through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | May 15, 2019

Gilead Sciences announced last week it will donate millions of free bottles of Truvada for PrEP to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but many AIDS activists say it is not enough.


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