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SF Gay Travel Agency Being Evicted

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Saturday May 17, 2014
A travel agency founded by gay men that’s been in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood for almost 30 years is being evicted.

ASOs Applaud Use of Truvada

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Three California AIDS Service Organizations have announced their support of Truvada, an important new tool in fighting AIDS, and thank Medi-Cal for easing access to the drug.

San Fran Supes Prepare for LGBT Elder Legislation

By Matthew S. Bajko | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
Drawing upon a report finalized March 25, the two gay members of the Board of Supervisors are preparing to introduce legislation in the coming months focused on LGBT seniors issues.

Tony Winner Daisy Eagan Debuts "One For My Baby" in S.F.

By BeBe Sweetbriar | Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
"I certainly was not a fan of children until I had one," says Eagan. The Tony Award-winning actress is back on stage as an opinionated mother and performer in a self-written storytelling show called "One For My Baby," debuting in San Francisco on March 28

Lesbian Techies Energize SF

By Heather Cassell | Sunday Mar 9, 2014
Nearly 800 digital dykes and their friends geeked out and were ready to revolutionize the tech industry at the first-ever Lesbians Who Tech Summit at the Castro Theatre.

Banned4Life Holds San Francisco Blood Drive at Rainbow Grocery

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Feb 22, 2014
In their ongoing effort to highlight the FDA’s anti-gay blood donation policy that bars men who have sex with men, regardless of their risk level, the group Banned4Life will hold a blood drive on February 23 at San Francisco’s Rainbow Grocery.

City’s Image Crux of Crack Pipe Opposition

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Saturday Feb 22, 2014
San Francisco Health Director Barbara Garcia is bowing to Mayor Ed Lee’s office as she opposes trying to cut transmission of HIV and other diseases by distributing crack pipes to drug users.

SF Chamber Cites Housing Need

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Thursday Feb 20, 2014
The local economy may be booming, but San Francisco residents said in a recent poll that the cost of housing is their top concern, even outpacing homelessness, business leaders said at a recent breakfast meeting.

Ten Years Later, SF Couples Celebrate 2004 Same-Sex Weddings

By Matthew S. Bajko | Friday Feb 14, 2014
Couples in San Francisco are set to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the more than 4,000 same-sex weddings that took place in San Francisco during what was dubbed the "Winter of Love."

Uptick in HIV Cases Worries SF Officials

By Matthew S. Bajko | Friday Jan 17, 2014
After six years of steady decreases in new HIV cases in San Francisco, the end of that trend in 2012 is causing concern among local health officials.