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By Matthew S. Bajko | May 11, 2020

With their annual Pride event turned into a weeklong virtual affair this year due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, LGBT leaders are working on seeing all 20 of the incorporated cities and towns in San Mateo County celebrate Pride Month in June.

By Sari Staver | May 6, 2020

Thanks to a new Nob Hill dispensary, San Franciscans can legally buy starter cannabis plants, or clones, without leaving the city.


By Cynthia Laird | May 6, 2020

The Bay Area Reporter's online fundraising appeal has been extended for another month, due to a matching offer from an anonymous donor.

By Heather Cassell | May 6, 2020

Police responded to about 60 LGBT refugees demonstrating outside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee's office in Kakuma, Kenya at the end of last week, as they attempted to disband the protest.


By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | May 6, 2020

I'll admit that as I write this, I am quite out of sorts. Last week, a friend of mine died due to complications of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus.

By Matthew S. Bajko | May 5, 2020

San Francisco political and community leaders will be asking voters this fall to change the city's charter so that immigrants who are not U.S. citizens can serve on public oversight bodies that advise City Hall on a wide array of issues.


By Matthew S. Bajko | May 4, 2020

The chair of the California Democratic Party now plans to release portions of the report into the sexual misconduct charges against gay former party chair Eric Bauman.

By Michael Yamashita | May 1, 2020

Thank you very much, it has been both humbling and encouraging receiving your generous support when so many are also in need of help. So far, we have raised just over $25,000 and are just 15% away from reaching our goal of $30,000.


By Cynthia Laird | April 29, 2020

The San Francisco Zoo has postponed its annual ZooFest gala — Zoodio54 — due to the novel coronavirus outbreak but it has launched the auction that usually accompanies it online.

By Heather Cassell | April 29, 2020

Award-winning Iranian-born gay photojournalist Shahin Shahablou died in a London hospital April 15 of complications from COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus. He was 56.


By Matthew S. Bajko | April 27, 2020

Some scores are indeed settled. And the zingers do fly.

By Matthew S. Bajko | April 22, 2020

The Lambda Democratic Club of Contra Costa County has elevated its former treasurer, Devin Murphy, to be its new president. He is the third person to hold the position since the group's founding in 2017 and succeeds past president Robyn Kuslits.


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