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Gay SF man found guilty of first-degree murder

Gay SF man found guilty of first-degree murder

By Alex Madison

A San Francisco Superior Court jury found gay city resident Michael Phillips guilty of first-degree murder Thursday, October 18 for the killing of his elderly gay friend, James Sheahan.

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By Alex Madison | October 18, 2018

Redwood City Police said Wednesday that the word #gay discovered last week tagged on a fence outside the home of gay City Council candidate Jason Galisatus was already there before he moved in.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 17, 2018

The proposed remodel of Harvey Milk Plaza ran into headwinds of dissent this week as arts commissioners critiqued the project and a prominent local architecture critic pooh-poohed the design.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 17, 2018

San Francisco historic preservation officials have signed off on granting city landmark status to a property in North Beach once home to several LGBT restaurants, most famously that of the Paper Doll.

By Liz Highleyman | October 17, 2018

A San Francisco man is the sixth known case of PrEP failure despite consistent use of Truvada, researchers from the Department of Public Health and UCSF reported at the IDWeek conference held in San Francisco earlier this month.


By Alex Madison | October 16, 2018

Gay Georgia man denied service by homophobic landscaper; anti-gay mailers target gay Illinois candidate on Coming Out Day; Wednesday is International Pronouns Day.

By Alex Madison | October 12, 2018

A gay man running for City Council in Redwood City had the fence outside his apartment vandalized with an anti-gay slur Thursday, October 11.


By Sari Staver | October 10, 2018

Norman Tanner, a gay man who was a nationally prominent leader in HIV prevention and support, died Friday, October 5, two days after a hit-and-run collision in San Francisco. He was 60.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 9, 2018

San Francisco International Airport is seeking the public's help in creating an exhibit about the late gay Supervisor Harvey Milk inside the terminal named in his honor.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 9, 2018

The historic San Francisco bar Lucky 13 in the city's gay Castro district would be demolished to make way for a 33-unit housing development, according to plans filed this month.

By Alex Madison | October 9, 2018

EQCA rescinds endorsement of GOP Assembly candidate; Becerra files friend of the court brief in Philly same-sex foster parent case; national Latino organization announces LGBTQ committee.


By Lisa Keen | October 8, 2018

A new era in the U.S. Supreme Court's history began Saturday afternoon, October 6, when the Senate voted 50-48 to confirm the nomination of a federal judge who is expected to provide a fifth and majority vote against equal rights for LGBT people.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 3, 2018

An abandoned church space on upper Market Street would be turned into "affordable by design" rental housing, according to plans submitted this week to San Francisco planning officials.


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