Gay San Francisco: The Latest

Trump Abortion Rule Seen as Blow Against Planned Parenthood

Trump Abortion Rule Seen as Blow Against Planned Parenthood

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 16
Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration says.

Former Iowa Official Wins $1.5M in Discrimination Case

Former Iowa Official Wins $1.5M in Discrimination Case

NEWS | By David Pitt | Jul 16
Former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad and a staffer discriminated against the state's then-commissioner of workers' compensation in 2011 because he's gay, and the ex-official is entitled to $1.5 million for emotional distress, a jury said Monday.

NYC High School Student Convicted in 2017 Classroom Slaying

NYC High School Student Convicted in 2017 Classroom Slaying

NEWS | Jul 16
A New York City high school student was convicted on Monday of manslaughter and assault in the fatal stabbing of a classmate the assailant claimed had bullied him.

Indiana Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Man Resigns

Indiana Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Man Resigns

NEWS | Jul 16
A white Indiana police officer who fatally shot a black man, sparking protests and roiling the presidential campaign of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, has resigned, the local police union announced Monday.

Graphic Suicide Scene Edited Out of '13 Reasons Why' Finale

Graphic Suicide Scene Edited Out of '13 Reasons Why' Finale

ENTERTAINMENT | Jul 16
Netflix has decided to remove a graphic suicide scene from the Season 1 finale of its show "13 Reasons Why" as the series prepares to launch its third season.

Young 'Lion King' Actors had Beyoncé-Size Shoes to Fill

Young 'Lion King' Actors had Beyoncé-Size Shoes to Fill

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jul 16
The pressure was on for young actors Shahadi Wright Joseph and JD McCrary when they got word that they'd been cast as the voices of young Nala and young Simba in "The Lion King."

Australian Model Sentenced for Airline Flight Disturbance

Australian Model Sentenced for Airline Flight Disturbance

STYLE | By Andrew Dalton | Jul 16
An Australian model was sentenced Monday in Los Angeles to community service and probation for slapping a flight attendant and going on an obscene tirade during a flight, with a federal judge saying he believed she was deeply remorseful and did not deserv

Trump Renews Racist Criticism, Says Many Agree with Him

Trump Renews Racist Criticism, Says Many Agree with Him

NEWS | By Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin, and Jonathan Lemire | Jul 16
Defiant in the face of widespread criticism, President Trump renewed his belligerent call for four Democratic congresswomen of color to get out of the U.S. "right now."

Vegan is the New Vegetarian: Why Supermarkets Need to Go 'Plant-Based'

Vegan is the New Vegetarian: Why Supermarkets Need to Go 'Plant-Based'

With major news outlets such as The Economist and Forbes declaring 2019 the "year of the vegan", the trend promises to continue.

Even When HIV Prevention Drug Is Covered, Other Costs Block Treatment

Even When HIV Prevention Drug Is Covered, Other Costs Block Treatment

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Michelle Andrews | Jul 16
In addition to the ancillary charges, other roadblocks persist for people who need PrEP from getting it.


News

'Many People Agree with Me': Trump Digs in on Racist Tweets

'Many People Agree with Me': Trump Digs in on Racist Tweets

NATIONAL | By Jill Colvin, Jonathan Lemire and Calvin Woodward | Jul 15
Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their "broken and crime infested" countries.


Entertainment

 Review :: Cabaret
San Francisco, CA

Review :: Cabaret

THEATRE | By Adam Brinklow | Jul 9
The party is over in "Cabaret" at SF Playhouse, but you've got to wonder whether or not this seminal musical is a little late on the scene itself these days.

'La La Land' Director Headed Back to Hollywood with New Film 'Babylon'

'La La Land' Director Headed Back to Hollywood with New Film 'Babylon'

MOVIES | Jul 15
Damien Chazelle, the director of "La La Land" and last year's Neil Armstrong biopic "First Man," is readying his next project "Babylon," a Hollywood story that may reunite him with Emma Stone.


Business

Italy Detains 3 in Seizure of Weapons, Missile, Nazi Plaques

Italy Detains 3 in Seizure of Weapons, Missile, Nazi Plaques

LEGAL | Jul 16
Police in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist Italian political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols.


Technology

Hawaii Protesters Vow 'Prolonged Struggle' Against Telescope

Hawaii Protesters Vow 'Prolonged Struggle' Against Telescope

PERSONAL TECH | By Caleb Jones and Jennifer Since Kelleher | Jul 16
Protesters vowed to continue demonstrating against the construction of a giant telescope on top of a mountain some Native Hawaiians consider sacred after they spent the day blocking the road to the project site.


Cars

Tourist on Electric Scooter Stopped in Oslo's Tunnel System

Tourist on Electric Scooter Stopped in Oslo's Tunnel System

AUTO NEWS | Jul 13
Police in Oslo say they have stopped a foreign tourist who was caught on surveillance cameras riding through part of a vast and busy tunnel system in the center of the Norwegian capital on an electric scooter.


Style

Venezuelan Migrants Take Arepas to New Lands Amid Crisis

Venezuelan Migrants Take Arepas to New Lands Amid Crisis

FOOD/DRINK | By Christine Armario | Jul 16
Venezuelans like to jest that their beloved arepas are so widely consumed that babies come out of the womb with the corn flatbreads already in hand.


Health/Fitness

Congo Tracing Contacts of First Ebola Case in Eastern City

Congo Tracing Contacts of First Ebola Case in Eastern City

HEALTH | By Krista Larson | Jul 15
After feeling sick for several days the pastor boarded a bus traveling to eastern Congo's largest city. Only upon arrival at his destination did anyone suspect he had the highly deadly and infectious Ebola virus.


Nightlife

Nightlife Events July 11-18, 2019
San Francisco, CA

Nightlife Events July 11-18, 2019

NIGHTLIFE EVENTS | By Events Editor | Jul 10
It's the hottest summer ever, so hide out in cool bars and nightclubs as the planet fries.

San Diego Pride Parade :: July 13, 3019

San Diego Pride Parade :: July 13, 3019

PHOTO ALBUMS | Jul 15
It was a beautiful sunny day as the crowds came out to enjoy the San Diego Pride Parade and to support the LGBTQ community. People cheered as the participants marched through Hillcrest into Balboa Park for the Pride Celebration.