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SF planners find Harvey Milk Plaza to be historically important

SF planners find Harvey Milk Plaza to be historically important

San Francisco's planning department has concluded that Harvey Milk Plaza in the city's LGBTQ Castro district is historically important and eligible for listing on the California Register of Historical Resources.

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By John Ferrannini | July 13, 2020

Ariela Leventhal started working as an intern for Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo) before she actually met her.

By John Ferrannini | July 10, 2020

San Francisco Mayor London Breed stressed that the slow pace of business reopenings is frustrating but it is impossible to speed up due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, in a Zoom meeting with the Castro Merchants association July 10.

By John Ferrannini | July 9, 2020

A federal judge on Thursday ordered tapes of the Proposition 8 trial to be unsealed next month.

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 9, 2020

San Francisco is poised to allow gay bathhouses to return after the businesses closed more than three decades ago during the height of the AIDS epidemic.

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 8, 2020

As the Trump administration continues to rollback protections for queer Americans, Democrats are set to adopt a party platform that includes myriad proposals to protect LGBTQ people from discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | July 8, 2020

In a decision that undermines LGBTQ teachers at religious schools, the U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed for Catholic schools an expansive ministerial exemption in hiring practices under civil rights law.

By John Ferrannini | July 7, 2020

The National AIDS Memorial grove has launched a virtual version of the AIDS Memorial Quilt to coincide with the 23rd International AIDS Conference being held July 6-10.

By Liz Highleyman | July 7, 2020

A man in Brazil man who was treated with an intensive experimental regimen has no evidence of remaining HIV after more than 15 months off antiretroviral therapy, researchers reported Tuesday at the 23rd International AIDS Conference.

By Liz Highleyman | July 6, 2020

The 23rd International AIDS Conference opened Monday, July 6, with welcoming remarks from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) and Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Oakland).

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 6, 2020

San Francisco supervisors Thursday will take up proposed changes to how the city governs adult sex venues.

By Sari Staver | July 2, 2020

A man accused of assaulting and harassing people in the Castro was arrested on unrelated charges June 28, stemming from an alleged attack on a family in the city.

By John Ferrannini | July 2, 2020

The Castro Merchants business association plans to apply for a Shared Spaces permit to allow street closures on 18th Street, according to Jacob Bintliff, a legislative aide to District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman.

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