Despite an unprecedented two-month break in this year’s legislative session, a 54-billion-dollar budget deficit — both due to COVID-19 — and death threats, California lawmakers sent several LGBTQ equality measures to Governor Gavin Newsom for...

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How are young LGBTQ people coping with COVID-19? Especially as so many students must attend school virtually, if they’re still able to attend at all. When schools and colleges closed in the spring, many queer...

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With performance venues closed since March, how are theatre companies surviving? Many are using relatively new technologies – Zoom and other video conference platforms, for example – but a small SF theatre company has turned...

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With recent gay rights gains, why is it still difficult for young people to be lesbian, gay, bi, transgender or “queer,” even in the San Francisco Bay Area? The Pacific Center for Human Growth, an...

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Blackmail, My Love, is a noir murder-mystery novel set in San Francisco, 1951 – “The Dark Ages of Queerdom,” as author and illustrator Katie Gilmartin puts it – when cops raided gay and lesbian bars,...

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Twenty bronze sidewalk plaques guide pedestrians on a stroll through queer history in San Francisco’s Castro district. The Rainbow Honor Walk, a growing monument along the streets of San Francisco honoring LGBT pioneers, debuted one year...

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