After Paris US Political Shift On Privacy Vs. Security

NEWS | By Erica Werner | Nov 28
The Paris attacks have renewed debate on the U.S. government's post-Sept. 11 domestic surveillance laws, leading to efforts to revive the issue on Capitol Hill and handing Marco Rubio an opening against Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential race.

1 in 4 Gay or Bisexual Men Should Be On PrEP, CDC Says

NEWS | By John Riley | Nov 28
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Tuesday released a report that estimates about 1.2 million people in the United States should be on pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP.

Suspect in Custody After Planned Parenthood Shooting

NEWS | By Sadie Gurman | Nov 28
A gunman burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic and opened fire, launching several gunbattles and an hourslong standoff with police as patients and staff took cover under furniture and inside locked rooms.

Trans Victims Recalled at Day of Remembrance

NEWS | By Cynthia Laird | Nov 28
A somber remembrance of transgender people who have been killed in the last year included some closure for one three-year old Oakland case as police announced that it had been solved.

Gay Scooter Rider Killed in Hit-and-Run Collision

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Nov 28
A gay man riding his scooter early Sunday morning near his home in San Francisco's Sunnyside neighborhood was killed in a suspected hit-and-run incident.

Out There :: Lesbian Love in Midcentury NYC

ENTERTAINMENT | By Roberto Friedman | Nov 28
Lesbian crime novelist Patricia Highsmith 's chilly, psychologically complex works have long appealed to filmmakers.

Trans Employees Open Up About Workplace Issues

NEWS | By Sari Staver | Nov 28
Accomplished opera singer Breanna Sinclaire, recently honored by Out magazine as one of the top 100 LGBT advocates of the year, still worries when she applies for a job or meets new co-workers.

A Look at the Hot Toys for Holiday 2015

NEWS | Nov 28
Which toys will warm the hearts of parents and kids for the holiday 2015 shopping season?

Kansas City Cool: Everything Really Is Up To Date

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Gleeson | Nov 28
In the past 15 years, $9 billion - largely a mix of public and private funds - has poured into Kansas, sparking a Renaissance that just might outclass anything seen in any other American city. Here's part one of our insider's look at KC.

The DOMA Destroyer: Attorney Roberta Kaplan's New Book Tells Story Behind Legal Battle For Same-Sex Marriage

NEWS | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 28
Edie Windsor's attorney, Roberta Kaplan, chronicles the struggle for marriage equality in her new book, "Then Comes Marriage: United States V. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA."


As Many African Americans See It, There Are Two Ben Carsons

POLITICS | By Jesse J. Holland | Nov 27
For many African-Americans, there are two Carsons: One is a genius doctor and inspirational speaker and writer who talks of limitless horizons; the other is a White House candidate who pushes conservative politics and wishes to "de-emphasize race."


Blu-ray/DVD Review :: Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg

THEATRE | By Philip Campbell | Nov 28
Richard Wagner's nostalgic meditation on art and human relationships, "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg" is his only comedy and also one of San Francisco Opera General Director David Gockley's Top 10 favorites.


Nestle Confirms Labor Abuse Among Its Thai Seafood Suppliers

CORPORATE | By Martha Mendoza | Nov 28
Impoverished migrant workers in Thailand are sold or lured by false promises and forced to catch and process fish that ends up in global food giant Nestle SA's supply chains.


Why Government and Tech Can't Agree About Encryption

PERSONAL TECH | By Bree Fowler and Tami Abdollah | Nov 28
Your phone is getting better and better at protecting your privacy. But Uncle Sam isn't totally comfortable with that, because it's also complicating the work of tracking criminals and potential national-security threats.


New Estate and Financial Planning Opportunities for Same-Sex Couples

SAVING | By Stuart Furman, Esq. | Nov 28
After last summer's landmark marriage ruling, states must provide same-sex couples with the same marital benefits that were previously only awarded to heterosexual couples. So what does that include? You'll find out here!


Toyota Recalls Vehicles in Japan, Europe for Air Bag Defect

AUTO NEWS | By Yuri Kageyama | Nov 28
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 1.6 million vehicles for defective air bags supplied by embattled Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp.


UNICEF: AIDS Leading Cause of Death for African Teenagers

HIV/AIDS | Nov 27
The United Nations' agency for children says AIDS is now the leading cause of death for African teenagers and the second most common killer for adolescents across the globe.


On the Tab :: Nov. 26 - Dec. 3

Despite the holiday, or because of it, we've got an extra full plate of festive nightlife events that may help you dance off a few of those extra calories gained.