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Suspect Charged in Shooting Near SF Pride

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 11
The teenager accused of shooting a man who had been attending this year's LGBT Pride celebration in San Francisco appeared in court this week to face charges that include attempted murder.

Gay Mural Defaced in San Francisco's Mission District

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 28
A mural depicting gay Latinos in San Francisco's Mission District has been defaced three times in recent days.

Yale Grad's Essay Tears into SF AIDS Foundation

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 21
A senior essay by a recent Yale graduate blasts the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, questioning the nonprofit spending millions of dollars to establish a health center in the Castro

Projects Preserve Bay Area's Lesbian Past

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 20
Concerned that the Bay Area's lesbian past was quickly disappearing, Oakland resident Lenn Keller put out a call in April 2014 for anyone with stories to tell and ephemera to donate to contact her.

BARchive :: Excerpts From the New Memoir 'Sex, Drugs & Disco'

CULTURE | By Mark Abramson | Jun 14
San Francisco, Mid-1970s. A perfect place at a perfect time. Mark Abramson's memoir is the next best thing to being there -- and here's a sample.

SF Sheriff's Plan to Move Trans Women Out of Men's Jail

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 14
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi plans to stop classifying transgender inmates who have not had surgery according to their birth sex, meaning that trans women would no longer be housed with men.

SF Video Archive Puts Focus on Long-Term HIV Survivors

NATIONAL | By Khaled Sayed | Jun 13
An online video platform that will feature more than 1,000 stories from people living with HIV/AIDS held its launch event in San Francisco.

SF Makes Headway on LGBT Senior Issues

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 7
When San Francisco officials were formally presented last April with a plan to address the needs of the city's fast growing LGBT senior population, they vowed not to allow it to collect dust on a shelf in the bowels of City Hall.

Police Bias the Focus at LGBT Club Meeting

LOCAL | By Yael Chanoff | May 24
"The things that are going on in the police department right now are systemic. It's a culture that has tolerated racism, sexism, and every other -ism for the last 150 to 200 years."

Castro Audio Tour with AIDS Quilt Creator Debuts

CULTURE | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 23
The audio tour begins in front of the Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, where listeners learn why naming the public school in San Francisco's Castro district after a gay icon was such a "radical idea."

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