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Lyft Sued Over Gay Man's Death

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 30
The boyfriend of a man killed in a crash involving Lyft and the dead man's mother are suing the ride-hailing company, saying Lyft's negligence caused the man's death.

Gay Reporter Ushered in Change at the New York Times

NATIONAL | By Brian Bromberger | Mar 5
When someone reads the New York Times today, they can see same-sex wedding announcements, editorials in favor of marriage equality, and in-depth coverage of LGBTQ issues. But it didn't always used to be like that.

Year in Review 2015: To Love, Honor and Cherish

NATIONAL | By Chris Tittel | Dec 26
2015 was a banner year for dignity, family parity, and the equality of LGBTs in the United States and around the world. At the same time, anti-gay forces have never been more implacable. Here's a quick recap of some major events.

IMWF Establishes Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 3
The International Women's Media Foundation has announced the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first-ever funding initiative of its kind.

’Squawk’ Host Accidentally "Outs" Apple CEO as Gay

PERSONAL TECH | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 28
A CNBC news anchor ruffled feathers today when he accidentally outed Apple CEO Tim Cook as gay during a live panel discussion.

Upbeat Crowd Backs Milk SFO Proposal

LOCAL | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Mar 6
An upbeat crowd of about 100 people gathered in front of San Francisco City Hall last week to express their support for renaming San Francisco International Airport after slain supervisor and gay rights leader Harvey Milk.

Under One Roof Switches Retail Plans

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Mar 6
A San Francisco nonprofit that’s provided dwindling payouts to beneficiaries over the years is set to move into a swanky Financial district mall.

Final Dolores Park Design Unveiled

LOCAL | By Peter Hernandez | Feb 20
Nearly a dozen renderings of the Mission Dolores Park redesign from 2013 were placed next to a redesign from 2012 at an open house last week like a game of spot the difference, but few visitors could discern the distinctions.

Labor Leader Howard Wallace Dies

LOCAL | By Cynthia Laird | Nov 25
The first openly gay Teamster truck driver and a force behind the long-standing Coors boycott, died November 14 at Buena Vista Manor in San Francisco. He was 76.

SFAF, Therapists Spar Over Place

LOCAL | By Heather Cassell | Nov 6
The San Francisco AIDS Foundation has found itself in a disagreement with a for-profit therapy collective as it prepares to take over the space in the Castro to house three of its programs.

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