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Political Notebook: Milk Plaza Canopy Raises Concerns

Political Notebook: Milk Plaza Canopy Raises Concerns

By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 25
It is meant to be the visual focal point for a redesigned Harvey Milk Plaza above the Castro Muni Station: A sweeping canopy that can be lighted at night to evoke the candlelight march that left from the site the evening its namesake was killed in 1978.

Arts Committee Signs Off on SF Leather Plaza

Arts Committee Signs Off on SF Leather Plaza

By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 24
As it wends its way through the city's bureaucracy to obtain the required permits it needs, a leather-themed public plaza won approval this week from a committee of the San Francisco Arts Commission.

Ex-CHP officer sues over anti-gay harassment

Ex-CHP officer sues over anti-gay harassment

By Alex Madison | Dec 18
During his 20-plus years with the California Highway Patrol Jay Brome, a gay man, was asked by his superior to take off his skirt and start acting like a man, called a faggot, and even had a gun held to his head.

South Bay Opens Trans Health Center; OKs Shelter

South Bay Opens Trans Health Center; OKs Shelter

By Alex Madison | Dec 9
The South Bay's first transgender-specific health clinic opened Thursday, November 29, for a half day inside Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in downtown San Jose.

Milk, Moscone Celebrated at Vigil

Milk, Moscone Celebrated at Vigil

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Dec 8
A light, steady rain did not deter about 500 people from gathering in San Francisco Tuesday, November 27, to mark the 40th anniversary of the assassinations of mayor George Moscone and supervisor Harvey Milk.

Openhouse Announces Lottery Date

Openhouse Announces Lottery Date

By Matthew S. Bajko | Dec 7
Applicants looking to be selected for 57 units of affordable housing aimed at LGBT seniors in San Francisco will have seven days to enter into the lottery starting Friday, December 7.

Pence Wife and Daughter Plan More Marlon Bundo Stories

Pence Wife and Daughter Plan More Marlon Bundo Stories

Dec 3
The wife and daughter of Vice President Mike Pence plan more stories about the family bunny, Marlon Bundo.

New D.C. Bill Could Expand Care for LGBT Seniors, People With HIV

New D.C. Bill Could Expand Care for LGBT Seniors, People With HIV

Oct 19
D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh has introduced first-of-its-kind legislation to better protect and support LGBT elders and older people living with HIV in the District of Columbia.

Californians Consider Cage-Free Hens by 2022

Californians Consider Cage-Free Hens by 2022

By Jocelyn Gecker | Oct 8
California voters are right to think they already weighed in on how big cages should be for egg-laying hens.

Visit Philadelphia Names Openly Gay CEO

Sep 10
Jeff Guaracino, co-author of "Handbook of LGBT Tourism and Hospitality: A Guide for Business Practice," has been appointed Visit Philadelphia's new president and CEO.

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