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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."

Castro Retail Strategy Nears Completion

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 17
As San Francisco prepares to celebrate the annual Small Business Week, community leaders in the Castro are finalizing a retail strategy to assist with filling vacant storefronts throughout the city's gay district.

Authors Submit SF LGBT History Document for Review

LOCAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | May 10
San Francisco planning and historic preservation officials are currently reviewing a draft version of a wide-ranging survey of the city's LGBT past.

Bay Area Getaways

By Sean Timberlake | Apr 26
Perhaps the best thing about living in the Bay Area is that we are graced with abundant natural beauty right at our fingertips. Even in the hearts of our cities, there exist parks that can transport you to a world apart.

Sandra Bernhard Plays San Francisco's Regency Ballroom

THEATRE | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 17
On Friday, May 1, Sandra Bernhard will bring her new live show, "Sandra Bernhard is #blessed" at San Francisco's Regency Ballroom.

BARchive :: The Lily Street Fair

CULTURE | By Michael Flanagan | Apr 12
The Lily Street Fair, which existed in San Francisco from 1981 to 1990, was part block party and part potluck, with a good dose of Easter bonnets and Easter parade thrown in to add zest.

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