Gov. Newsom Asked To Pardon Late Gay Rights Leader RustinThe California Legislature’s LGBTQ and black caucuses on Tuesday asked Gov. Gavin Newsom to posthumously pardon a civil rights leader who was jailed for having gay sex nearly 70 years ago.
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.
Expert: Homelessness Disproportionately Impacts Black And LGBTQ YouthThere is a hidden homeless population, often by design: street kids. When children end up homeless, it’s usually because someone in their life dropped the ball. A UC Berkeley professor says it’s up to society to pick them up.
Restraining Order Sought Against ICE Over Detained Transgender InmateThe San Francisco Public Defender’s Office has filed a motion seeking a temporary restraining order against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Yuba County Sheriff’s Office, asking for an immediate hearing on behalf of a female transgender immigrant they say was illegally transferred on Christmas night to a remote detention facility in Texas.
Nonprofit 'Oakland Pride' Loses Headquarters To GentrificationA San Francisco-based real estate firm intends to turn the building that housed Oakland Pride's headquarters for nearly 20 years into shared tech space.
Petition To Ban Brazilian Netflix Film Depicting Jesus As Gay Gains TractionMillions of people have signed a petition for Netflix to immediately remove a Brazilian film that depicts Jesus as a gay man.
LGBTQ Content Creators File Discrimination Lawsuit Against YouTube, GoogleA group of LGBTQ content creators is suing YouTube and its parent company Google, alleging YouTube unfairly designates queer content as "sexually explicit," "shocking" and/or "offensive" and limits its reach, while at the same time allowing LGBTQ hate speech to thrive on the platform.
Author Donates Book On Lesbian Heroines To Bay Area SchoolsRobin Lowey is on a mission. The North Bay author maneuvers quickly around stacks of boxes cluttering her living room, each one packed with copies of her book, 'Game Changers: Lesbians You Should Know About.'
Castro LGBTQ Cultural District Designation Aims To Preserve HistoryLess than a week before San Francisco's annual Pride Celebration, the city's supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance to recognize the Castro District as a cultural district.
18th Annual Fresh Meat Festival Showcases Trans, Queer PerformancesSinger, songwriter Shawna Virago talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about San Francisco's 18th Annual Fresh Meat Festival.
High Rents Taking Toll On LGBT Bar Scene In San FranciscoLike other cultural facets of the San Francisco lifestyle, high rents have also had a major impact on the city's once bustling LGBT bar scene.
Pride Month Theatrical Walking Tour Highlights SoMa's LGBTQ+ HistoryThe past will come to life across SoMa for the next two weekends, with a new walking tour that dramatizes the neighborhood's role in LGBTQ+ history.
Here's How To Change Your Profile Pic To Celebrate PrideFor many people, it's time to remember a key rule of Pride month: showing support for the LGBTQ community by plastering rainbows.
Fifty Years After Stonewall, New York Police Apologize For The Raid Fifty years after the historic Stonewall riots, the New York Police Department apologized to the LGBT community for its role in the violence.
Born In San Francisco; A Colorful History Of The Rainbow Flag The rainbow flag, which has become a universal symbol of hope for LGBTQ people around the world, first flew in San Francisco's United Nations Plaza for Gay Pride Day, on June 25, 1978.