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Timothy Ray Brown, first man cured of HIV, in hospice care

Timothy Ray Brown, first man cured of HIV, in hospice care

Timothy Ray Brown, once known as the Berlin Patient, is in home hospice care due to a recurrence of leukemia, he and his partner, Tim Hoeffgen, have revealed.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | September 22, 2020

Santa Clara County is losing another high profile LGBTQ official, as gay deputy county executive David Campos has been hired by San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin to be his office's new chief of staff.

By John Ferrannini | September 22, 2020

LGBTQ veterans' groups are blasting new instructions from the United States Department of Defense regarding military service by transgender people.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 21, 2020

The Alameda County Democratic Party is backing a number of out East Bay candidates running in the November 3 election, several of whom would make LGBTQ political history should they win their races.

By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday, September 18, that Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died. She was 87.


By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.

By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

StoryCenter will offer online writing workshops beginning next week; LGBT Asylum Project has a virtual town hall with an SF ADA on hate crimes and queer immigrants. The events are free.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 17, 2020

Same-sex couples are increasingly raising children and are out-earning straight couples, according to new data released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau. But poverty remains a key concern for many LGBTQ couples in America.

By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | September 17, 2020

Andrew Gillum, a Florida Democrat who after a narrow loss in a 2018 gubernatorial run was engulfed in a scandal after being found in a hotel room with drugs and a male sex worker, has come out as bisexual.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 15, 2020

Transgender incarcerated individuals and advocates are urging California Governor Gavin Newsom to sign into law legislation that would allow transgender inmates to be housed with others of the same gender.

By Sari Staver | September 15, 2020

A publicly funded social equity kitchen to support people of color who want to enter the infused cannabis market was announced Tuesday by lesbian Amber E. Senter, CEO of the Oakland-based cannabis company, Breeze Distro.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 15, 2020

The queer-owned bar El Rio in San Francisco's Mission district is receiving financial help from the cable network Showtime and national LGBTQ advocacy organization the Human Rights Campaign to keep its doors open.

By John Ferrannini | September 15, 2020

Public health experts discussed how nationwide trends of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis testing and diagnosis have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic at a virtual roundtable as part of the 2020 STD Prevention Conference September 14.


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