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Editorial: Time for a gay board president

Editorial: Time for a gay board president

By BAR Editorial Board

Members of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors are maneuvering for the upcoming board presidency in January, and from the comments on some recent online articles, it's getting ugly.

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By Cynthia Laird | December 14, 2018

The Oakland Museum of California announces ambitious LGBTQ exhibition for April.

By Matthew S. Bajko | December 14, 2018

California Governor-elect Gavin Newsom adds more LGBT leaders to his gubernatorial team, naming two gay men as his top spokespeople.


By Matthew S. Bajko | December 13, 2018

Proponents of the overhaul for Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco's gay Castro district have scrapped plans for a cantilevered seating area above the subway entrance and are now proposing a see-through canopy structure.

By Alex Madison | December 12, 2018

Queer students at City College of San Francisco will now see themselves represented in the community college's address. The official unveiling of Frida Kahlo Way was held at the Diego Rivera Theatre on the college's Ocean Campus December 7.


By Matthew S. Bajko | December 12, 2018

After 22 years in elected office, Kriss Worthington is back to being a civilian and looking to rejoin the workforce.

By Matthew S. Bajko | December 12, 2018

In his 1999 book about the first LGBT people elected to public office in the U.S., Ken Yeager noted that being a politician was "an occupation where the words 'heterosexuals only' might as well be stamped in big letters."


By Liz Highleyman | December 12, 2018

Global HIV advocates plan to hold an alternative meeting in Mexico City to coincide with the International AIDS Conference in July 2020, as organizers of that confab decline to move it out of the Bay Area.

By Matthew S. Bajko | December 12, 2018

Over a year ago gay state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) lashed out in a published post on the website Medium at then supervisorial candidate Rafael Mandelman for contending he would serve on the board in a similar fashion as Wiener had.


By Heather Cassell | December 12, 2018

A little more than a month after the latest anti-gay crackdown, LGBT Tanzanians are living underground or have fled the East African country out of fear.

By Charlie Wagner | December 12, 2018

First there was Daddyhunt, the website in 2006, for older gay men and their admirers.


By Alex Madison | December 12, 2018

After four years, Scott Morris' sex club 442 Natoma has reached the end of its rope.

By Matthew S. Bajko | December 12, 2018

A new gay-owned home decor store is sprucing up the retail scene in San Francisco's Castro district just in time to assist residents of the gayborhood with their holiday shopping needs.


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