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Party Planned to Celebrate New Castro Street

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sunday Oct 26, 2014
To celebrate the improved look of Castro Street in the heart of San Francisco's gayborhood, city officials are hosting - what else - a street party.

No Date for LGBT Shelter

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 25
With winter approaching and problems continuing for LGBTs in the city's homeless shelters, a space designed to be welcoming to the gay community is still without an opening date.

Same-Sex Domestic Violence Data: SF Numbers Low

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 25
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and for the first time, the San Francisco District Attorney's office has released some of the domestic violence data it's been collecting electronically as it works to modernize its systems.

Out Lesbian Appeals Court Judge Highlights Marriage Work

LOCAL | By Cynthia Laird | Oct 24
The state's first lesbian appeals court judge cautioned against stereotypes and used her first speech since being appointed to the bench to talk about her prior work on same-sex marriage at a recent dinner in Oakland.

SF Aims to Add LGBTs to Housing Wait Lists

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Oct 23
As LGBT seniors, youth and people with HIV and AIDS find themselves increasingly priced out of the city, San Francisco officials are aiming to increase the number of LGBT people on wait lists for affordable housing units.

Bay Guardian Abruptly Shuts Down

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 21
The San Francisco Bay Guardian, the alternative weekly that had published for 48 years and was known for its coverage and support of LGBT rights, immigration reform, and progressive issues, abruptly shut down last week.

Patricia Ariza Wins LPTW Gilder/Coigney Award

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 21
On Monday, October 27, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW) and its International Committee will honor Patricia Ariza from Colombia with the LPTW Gilder/Coigney International Theatre Award 2014.

Aspen Gay Ski Week Raises Community Fund

LOCAL | By EDGE | Oct 17
Aspen Gay Ski Week returns for its 38th year, January 11-18, 2015. With 5,000 attendees, the event raises funds for Roaring Fork Gay and Lesbian Community Fund.

NC High School Cancels Play Featuring Same-Sex Couple

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 15
Students at a North Carolina high school are seeing red over their principal's decision to shut down their current production of "Almost, Maine," a romantic comedy by John Cariani that depicts multiple love stories, including one between two men.

Gay Men Seek SF College Board Seats

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Oct 12
As City College of San Francisco continues to fight a decision to yank its accreditation, a pair of out candidates is seeking seats this fall on the board that is supposed to oversee the local community college system.

NY Yanks Pornhub's Newly Erected Billboard

LOCAL | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 11
Pornhub's largest erection to date, a 54 foot billboard in Times Square, got a hefty dose of saltpeter this week, when an area hotel complained about its suggestive, yet very PG-rated, message