Playwright, AIDS Activist Larry Kramer Dies At 84Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers’ consciousness about AIDS and roused thousands to militant protests in the early years of the epidemic, has died at 84.
Owners Of San Francisco's Iconic LGBTQ Bar 'The Stud' Lament Coronavirus-Forced ClosureBar owners across San Francisco have been warning that the ongoing shelter-in-place rules are putting them in danger of extinction. The shutdown has now permanently closed a piece of city history.
‘The Stud’ SF’s Oldest Gay Bar Closing After 55 Years Due To COVID-19 PandemicSan Francisco's oldest gay bar The Stud announced Wednesday it's closing its doors for good due to lack of revenue as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Bill Introduced To Collect COVID-19 Data On LGTBQ CommunitySen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, introduced a bill Tuesday requiring the state to collect data on how the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic affects the LGBTQ community.
Rep. Khanna Proposes Adding Non-Binary Gender Option In PassportsRep. Ro Khanna, D-Santa Clara, introduced a bill Tuesday to direct the U.S. State Department to add a third gender option to U.S. passports for applicants.
Theme Announced For 50th Anniversary SF Pride CelebrationThe celebration is scheduled to happen on June 27 and June 28.
Bayard Rustin, Gay Civil Rights Leader, Posthumously Pardoned By Gov. NewsomCalifornia’s governor announced Wednesday that he is posthumously pardoning a gay civil rights leader while creating a new pardon process for others convicted under outdated laws.
Pete Buttigieg Endorsed By Major LGBTQ Group Equality California Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has won the backing of Equality California, one of the nation's largest LGBTQ membership organizations.
SF Officials Propose Converting Building Into Affordable Housing For Low-Income SeniorsSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Rafael Mandelman on Tuesday announced city officials are in negotiations to purchase a Market Street building to be converted into affordable housing.
California Lawmakers Reject Ban On Surgeries For Babies Born With Ambiguous GenitaliaCalifornia could become the first state to ban medically unnecessary surgeries on babies born with ambiguous or conflicting genitalia.
In Reversal, Hallmark Channel Reinstates Same-Sex Wedding Ads After BacklashThe Hallmark Channel on Sunday moved to reinstate ads featuring a same-sex couple that had been removed from the cable network. The decision came after considerable backlash over the initial decision to stop airing the ads from the wedding-planning company Zola.
San Francisco Judge Strikes Down Trump Healthcare Religious Refusal RuleA U.S. judge in San Francisco on Tuesday struck down a new federal rule that would have allowed health care workers ranging from ambulance drivers to receptionists to refuse to provide care for religious reasons.
San Francisco Trans Community Leader Brings Personal Insight To Transgender Awareness MonthNovember is Transgender Awareness Month and a time to educate people about the trans community, their needs, and how their allies can help.
National AIDS Memorial Grove Volunteer Jack Porter DiesJack Porter, a San Francisco volunteer who worked tirelessly to establish and maintain the National AIDS Memorial Grove in Golden Gate Park, has died.
Former Principal Who Banned LGBTQ-Themed Books Indicted On Child Porn ChargesA former Kentucky school principal who made headlines 10 years ago for trying to ban classroom books with "homosexual" content has been indicted on child pornography charges.