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Li feted at SF event

Li feted at SF event

By Cynthia Laird

Janice Li, who was elected last month to the board that oversees BART, was celebrated at a reception for LGBTQ leaders and allies and said she is ready to get to work.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | December 5, 2018

While enjoying her seventh decade on the planet, Donna Personna knows her remaining days are numbered. Yet the prospect of her demise doesn't scare her.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | December 5, 2018

Years before states voted to ban same-sex marriage, a California ballot measure that would have barred gays and lesbians from teaching in public schools was soundly defeated at the polls.


By Alex Madison | December 5, 2018

A gay San Francisco pastor, who has historically fought for gay rights in the Lutheran Church, was arrested on charges of possession of child pornography, according to the San Francisco Police Department.

By BAR Editorial Board | December 5, 2018

George H.W. Bush's presidency wasn't good for LGBTs, in spite of him signing landmark legislation.


By Matthew S. Bajko | December 7, 2018

Bay Area cities welcome new LGBT elected leaders as the winners of this year's races take their oaths of office.

By BAR staff | December 5, 2018

Festive tree lighting ceremony welcomes the Rainbow World Fund's World Tree of Hope to Grace Cathedral in San Francisco.


By Heather Cassell | December 5, 2018

Pope Francis clarified his stance on gay priests and nuns serving as Catholic clergy with the release of his new book, "The Strength of a Vocation: Consecrated Life Today."

By Liz Highleyman | December 5, 2018

St. James Infirmary, a peer-based clinic for sex workers and their families, has moved to a new location in the Tenderloin shared with other community health and social services agencies.


By Matthew S. Bajko | December 5, 2018

When it comes to having an official city band, San Francisco's leaders say strike up the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band.

By Cynthia Laird | December 5, 2018

Oakland Zoo is set to go big this holiday season with its annual ZooLights special event.


By BAR staff | December 5, 2018

The National AIDS Memorial Grove honored a husband and wife who have last two sons to HIV/AIDS at its World AIDS Day ceremony.

By Alex Madison | December 5, 2018

The Transgender Law Center has filed a claim seeking information in the death of a trans woman at an ICE detention facility.


By Lisa Keen | December 5, 2018

When the LGBT community thinks back on the life of President George H.W. Bush, its view of the decorated war hero and gentleman politician who spent years in the service of the nation is obscured.

By Paul Berge | December 5, 2018

This week's editorial cartoon.


By BAR Editorial Board | December 5, 2018

This week's clarifications.

By Roger Brigham | December 5, 2018

The 10th annual Santa Skivvies Run to benefit the San Francisco AIDS Foundation will be held Sunday, December 9, in the Castro.


By by Sari Staver | December 5, 2018

As we begin the first holiday season with legal cannabis, shelves are stocked with dozens of new gizmos for the pot aficionado on your list.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | December 5, 2018

In 2013, a woman from the Dominican Republic landed in Miami. While she was hoping to witness the birth of her grandchild, police had other ideas, arresting her on an outstanding drug charge. She was taken to the local jail and processed.


By Fred Karger | December 5, 2018

Gay activist argues that singer Kristin Chenoweth should not perform with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

By BAR staff | December 5, 2018

The obituary for John F. Downey Jr.


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