Santa Clara County, Chicago Lead Coalition to Defend LGBTQ Patient ProtectionsSanta Clara County and the City of Chicago filed an amicus curiae brief Friday on behalf of a coalition of 31 local governments defending the rights of LGBTQ people to access health care without fear of discrimination.
Police Search For Vandal Who Smashed Oakland LGBTQ Community Center WindowsA man smashed several windows at the Oakland LGBTQ Community Center Saturday before fleeing on a bicycle, authorities said.
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.'
LGBTQ Activist Harry Britt, Former SF Supervisor Who Succeeded Harvey Milk, Passes AwayFormer San Francisco supervisor and LGBTQ activist Harry Britt has passed away, a former state assemblyman confirmed Wednesday.
‘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.
FDA Relaxes Donor Rules For Gay Men Due To Blood Shortages Amid COVID-19 Pandemic The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is dramatically relaxing its restrictions for blood donations, as blood supplies across the US have been declining while coronavirus cases are soaring.
Theme Announced For 50th Anniversary SF Pride CelebrationThe celebration is scheduled to happen on June 27 and June 28.
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.
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.
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.