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Assemblyman Phil Ting

Ting Adds Sunset to Safe Syringe Bill

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Saturday Aug 2, 2014
In response to concerns from law enforcement officials, state Assemblyman Phil Ting has added a sunset clause to his bill allowing pharmacists throughout the state to sell syringes without a prescription to adults.

Former Ambassador James Hormel

SF Public Affairs Group Plans Month of LGBT Programs

LOCAL | By Jim E. Winburn | Aug 2
The Commonwealth Club has planned an ambitious slate of LGBT programming for August that will take audiences beyond a discussion of past and present human rights struggles for LGBT citizens.

ailey House CEO Gina Quattrochi received the CHIP Award

Bailey House CEO Receives Prestigious CHIP Award

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 30
On Wednesday, July 23, Bailey House CEO Gina Quattrochi received the UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Executive Program Community Health Improvement Project (CHIP) Award.

Evicted tenants and partners Alison Panko, left, and Oona Hanawalt sit in their apartment on 25th Street in the Mission.

Queer SF Couple Fights Eviction

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 28
A San Francisco same-sex couple is fighting their landlords' efforts to evict them from their apartment.

Chaunce O'Connor demonstrates outside the Miami court house during the court hearing on gay marriage in Miami Wednesday

Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down for Miami Area

LOCAL | Jul 25
A Florida judge on Friday overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage in a ruling that applies to Miami-Dade County,

June 27, 2014. Actor Shia LaBeouf walks through the media after leaving Midtown Community Court following his arrest the previous day for yelling obscenities at the Broadway show "Cabaret."

Baldwin, LaBeouf Share a Role - Defendant

LOCAL | Jul 25
Alec Baldwin and Shia LaBeouf never ended up sharing a Broadway stage as planned last year, but real-life dramatics landed both of them Thursday in a distinctly less celebrated venue: Manhattan criminal courts.

Sue Fulton

LGBTs Connect at Netroots Nation

LOCAL | By Chuck Colbert | Jul 23
More than 120 LGBT activists, bloggers, organizations, funders, and journalists from across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico gathered in Detroit this past week for a day-long discussion about the future of the LGBT movement.

Salem's Old Town Hall

Anti-Gay Phone Calls Turn Into a Windfall for Mass. LGBT Non-Profit

LOCAL | By EDGE | Jul 18
The mayor of Salem, Mass., turned a torrent of angry out-of-state phone calls and responses from "right-leaning blogs and websites" over her decision to cut ties with an anti-LGBT discriminatory college, into a fundraising windfall for a LGBT charity.

The anti-gay chicken fast-food restaurant Chick-fil-A is planning to open an eatery in Vallejo

Chick-fil-A Vallejo Location Faces Opposition

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 18
A proposed Chick-fil-A location in Vallejo has drawn opposition from LGBT residents and others due to the company's anti-gay history.

Susan Coss, left, and Claudia Tirado, with her son, Valentino, sit in front of 812 Guerrero Street, where Tirado still lives and where Coss used to reside

Gay Google Exec Battles SF Tenants

LOCAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 17
A gay Google executive who's been working to evict people from the San Francisco apartment building he bought is facing a lawsuit from tenants over mold and other problems.

Kim Watson

Kim Watson wins Christine Jorgensen Trailblazer Award

LOCAL | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 14
The Bronx LGBTQ Center has announced that they will present their Christine Jorgensen Trailblazer Award to transgender activist and mother Kim Watson.