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Wigged Out :: Hair Salon for Drag and With A Cause

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 30
On August 7, David Carver-Ford's Diva Hair opened for business. The new enterprise seeks to reach a clientele not often served by mainstream salons: Diva Hair will be a wig studio for drag performers and transgenders.

Man Held for Trial on Castro Arson Charges

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 30
A judge this week ordered a San Francisco man who was convicted of accidentally choking to death a sex partner in 2011 to stand trial for allegedly burning his boyfriend's car and the storage area of a hair salon.

Manner of SF Man's Drowning 'Undetermined'

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 29
A gay San Francisco man whose body was found in the Bay in November drowned, but the manner of his death is "undetermined," according to the medical examiner's office in a report released this week.

SFAF CEO to Lead Phoenix Biz Group

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 23
Departing San Francisco AIDS Foundation CEO Neil Giuliano will become president and CEO of Greater Phoenix Leadership, it was announced Wednesday.

Oakland Queer Space Readies for Opening

By Elliot Owen | Aug 22
A much-anticipated multi-use space in downtown Oakland dedicated to queer people will soon be opening its doors.

Probation in Aiello Case

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 22
A woman who had been jailed after the death of a former Bay Area Reporter writer has been sentenced to five years probation in the case.

Berkeley Exhibit Celebrates ADA Milestone

By Belo Cipriani | Aug 22
The Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability at San Francisco State University has put together an exhibit called "Patient No More" to celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act's 25th anniversary.

PAWS, Shanti Merge

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 16
Two San Francisco nonprofits that work with people with AIDS and other illnesses are merging, the organizations announced this week.

Man Dies in Castro Street

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 15
A gay San Francisco man who died suddenly Friday on a street in the city's Castro neighborhood is being remembered as a "sweet" man who was active in his church.

Downtown Las Vegas Performers Concerned with Bid to Rein Them In

By Kimberly Pierceall | Aug 12
On the Fremont Street pedestrian mall, Michael Troy Moore can be found wearing nothing but a G-string and a stuffed rooster on his lap while he plays heavy metal music.

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