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San Francisco Set to Adopt LGBT Historic Statement

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Nov 1
Two years after a pair of local historians began researching San Francisco's queer past, their report documenting often overlooked chapters of the city's history is set to be adopted by city officials.

In San Francisco, Trans Policy Plays A Role in Sheriff's Election

POLITICS | By Khaled Sayed | Oct 31
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's plans to stop classifying transgender inmates who haven't had surgery according to their birth sex have raised criticism from people in his department and has become an issue as he tries to hold onto his job.

SF Gay Man's Death Deemed 'Suspicious'

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 10
San Francisco officials are investigating the death of a gay Duboce Triangle man whose passing the medical examiner's office has deemed "suspicious."

Out There :: Furries in Action

LOCAL EVENTS | By Roberto Friedman | Sep 26
Yes, it's a retelling of the classic Jane Austen novel as re-enacted by a cast of guinea pigs in photographic tableaus.

'Sex Panic' :: GLBT History Museum Lecture Revisits Bathhouse Closures

CULTURE | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 26
A standing-room-only crowd piled into the GLBT History Museum in the Castro to hear a lecture on what led to the death of San Francisco's famed gay bathhouse culture.

Folsom: A Fair for the Kinky

CULTURE | By Race Bannon | Sep 25
It's that time of year again when the entire city comes alive with everything leather and kink! Whether you're a Bay Area resident, a pilgrim to Folsom, or watching from afar, you'll want to know all about this year's fair.

Pelosi Meets With LGBT Leaders in SF

POLITICS | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sep 13
Passing the federal Equality Act and ending murders of transgender women of color were two issues that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi heard about during a meeting with local LGBT leaders in San Francisco.

BARchive :: Sutter's Mill and Ginger's Trois - San Francisco's Historic Bars

BARS | By Michael Flanagan | Aug 30
From the mid-'60s through 2008 there was another type of downtown bar - the businessman's bar. The two downtown bars which lasted the longest and had the biggest impact were Sutter's Mill and the various incarnations of Ginger's.

BARchive :: The Lion Pub and Other Lost Gay Dens

CULTURE | By Michael Flanagan | Aug 2
Visitors to Pacific Heights could be excused these days for thinking there is little gay about it, save for the gay colors on Victorians like the Painted Ladies in Alamo Square. But this was not always the case.

LGBT Refugees Find Housing A Hurdle in SF

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 1
San Francisco's high housing costs are particularly problematic for LGBT refugees resettled to the Bay Area. Most come with little money, few or no local connections, and uncertain job prospects.

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