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Changes Made After Mayor, Sheehy Tour Castro

Changes Made After Mayor, Sheehy Tour Castro

By Alex Madison | Mar 28
Increased homeless outreach in the evenings, expansion of the Healthy Streets Operation, and limited hours for the Walgreens parking lot in the Castro are planned after a public safety walk in the area Monday morning.

Castro Sober Space Marks 35 Years with Pageant

Castro Sober Space Marks 35 Years with Pageant

By Sari Staver | Mar 31
As the Castro Country Club begins its 35th year of service to San Francisco's LGBT sober community, the nonprofit will crown its 2018 Miss/Mr. Castro Country Club at its ninth annual drag pageant Saturday, April 14.

AARP Releases LGBTQ Senior Study

AARP Releases LGBTQ Senior Study

Mar 27
A new AARP survey, "Maintaining Dignity: Understanding and Responding to the Challenges Facing Older LGBT Americans," elevates alarming statistics about the LGBT aging experience.

Castro Park Board Prez Forced Out

Castro Park Board Prez Forced Out

By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 25
Amid growing concerns of his leadership overseeing the upkeep of a San Francisco monument to LGBTs killed by the Nazis in World War II, the president of the Eureka Valley Foundation was forced to resign this week.

Atkins Sworn In as State Sen. Leader

Atkins Sworn In as State Sen. Leader

By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 24
Lesbian state Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) took her oath of office Wednesday to become the first female and first LGBT president pro tem of the California Senate. She is the 48th person to hold the second most powerful post in state government.

Leno No Show at LGBT Mayoral Forum

Leno No Show at LGBT Mayoral Forum

By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 24
At Monday night's mayoral forum at the Castro Theatre, gay former state lawmaker and city supervisor Mark Leno was a no-show.

SF Paper Apologizes for Wiener Pic

SF Paper Apologizes for Wiener Pic

By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 24
A local monthly newspaper that covers San Francisco's western neighborhoods is apologizing for running a photo of gay state Senator Scott Wiener that many found to be homophobic.

After Years of Delays, Castro Hamburger Mary's Opens

After Years of Delays, Castro Hamburger Mary's Opens

By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 17
It was a day many thought wouldn't come, with some joking they were on the lookout for flying pigs Sunday night, as the long promised Castro location of Hamburger Mary's quietly opened to the public.

Santa Clara Hires Trans Manager

Santa Clara Hires Trans Manager

By Heather Cassell | Mar 11
The Santa Clara County Office of LGBTQ Affairs announced this week that Anthony Ross will be the manager of its new transgender program.

Farrell Taps Gay Man to Head DPA

Farrell Taps Gay Man to Head DPA

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Mar 10
San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell has nominated a gay African-American man to permanently lead the city's Department of Police Accountability

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