Issue:  Vol. 46 / No. 43 / 27 October 2016

Editorial: These four for City College board

Four years ago, in the midst of City College of San Francisco's accreditation crisis, we didn't endorse a full slate of candidates for its board of trustees. Since then, the college averted closure and is on the verge of restoring its accreditation. This year there are five qualified candidates running for re-election or election; it's too bad that we can only endorse four. (read more)

Editorial: Kaplan for Oakland City Council

The Bay Area Reporter has supported Oakland City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan since she first won the at-large seat in 2008 and we continue to support her in this election. (read more)

B.A.R. election endorsements

The following is the Bay Area Reporter 's list of endorsements for the November 8 election. (read more)

In 2016, being an out candidate a matter of degrees

In 1961 the late drag queen Jose Sarria broke open the political closet door when he sought a San Francisco supervisor seat. (read more)

Folsom Street ED leaving for new job

The longtime executive director of the nonprofit that produces the annual Folsom Street fetish fair has announced his resignation. (read more)

Frank barnstorms for Wiener in SF visit

Former Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank had a whirlwind day in San Francisco last week, where he campaigned for Scott Wiener's state Senate race. (read more)

SFAF vice president resigns

A leading San Francisco AIDS Foundation staff member has announced his resignation. (read more)

Queer Muslim academic talks of life on the margins

For many, the identities queer and Muslim are perceived to be mutually exclusive. (read more)

Trans film fest unveils largest program ever

In its largest program ever, the 2016 San Francisco Transgender Film Festival includes two groundbreaking feature-length films... (read more)

Vegas celebrates Pride, looks ahead to New Year's

Las Vegas just celebrated Pride last weekend and is gearing up for its biggest night of the year – New Year's Eve. (read more)

Museum exhibit looks at LGBT Latinx life

A multimedia exhibition offering a glimpse into the life of LGBT Latinx in San Francisco from the 1970s to the 1990s opens at the GLBT History Museum... (read more)

Creating change in Commonwealth countries

Many of the Commonwealth countries have trouble with LGBT rights; however, this is changing thanks to the work of... (read more)

PrEP, vaccines highlighted at HIV prevention meeting

PrEP, vaccines, and other ways to deliver drugs to prevent HIV infection were among the highlights of... (read more)

Log Cabin declines to endorse Trump

Log Cabin Republicans President Gregory Angelo said it early on: Donald Trump is the "most pro-gay" Republican presidential candidate in history. (read more)

Federal reports address diversity, police bias

The U.S. Department of Justice and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently released a report... (read more)

STDs hit new highs, says CDC

Cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis are at their highest levels ever, exceeding last year's record, according to... (read more)

Chicago leather club welcomes trans men

The Chicago Hellfire Club has opened its doors to trans leathermen after more than a decade-long battle for inclusion that shook up... (read more)

Intactivists remember Conte, try to deliver petitions to AAP

Intact America, a group that advocates for the end of circumcision for male infants, held a news conference outside the meeting... (read more)

Memorial set for Friday

Memorial services have been set for Wayne Friday, 79, the former Bay Area Reporter political editor and Harvey Milk confidante. (read more)

Political Notebook: Gay Berkeley councilman Moore seeks re-election

In Berkeley, gay City Councilman Darryl Moore is seeking to be elected... (read more)

Jock Talk: Gay bowlers bring tourney to SF

The International Gay Bowling Organization will hold its annual mid-year meeting and tournament in San Francisco November 8-14. (read more)

Transmissions: Make the change

A transgender woman, apparently distraught with her life, walked out onto a U.S. highway to take her life. She was struck... (read more)

Online Extra: Sampler: Hot priest calendar raises funds for kids with HIV

In an effort to raise money for children living with HIV across Eastern Europe... (read more)

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