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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Meet Imani Rupert-Gordon, the National Center for Lesbian Rights’ new executive director. A long-time social worker and activist for LGBTQ people of color, Rupert-Gordon took the helm at the ground-breaking SF-based feminist LGBTQ legal organization in March, just as COVID-19...

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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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