Thursday, January 21, 2021

Tag: LGBT

LGBT leaders take on elder abuse

Two longtime LGBT leaders are holding a special event Thursday/5 to discuss elder abuse in the queer community. The LGBT population of San Francisco is aging. The National Center on Elder...

For San Francisco, the Gay Men’s Chorus brings the ‘Holigays’ home

The holidays can be particularly challenging for members of the LGBTQ community — especially those who’ve lost loved ones to AIDS or who’ve felt disenfranchised from friends and family...

Quick ‘n Dirty Guide to Folsom Parties 2019

Let your fetish flag wave! On Sunday, September 22, a giant leather flag was raised in SoMa on the site of the new Eagle Plaza, a multi-use space and...

Sanders comes to SF to talk about ending student debt

Sen. Bernie Sanders held a town hall in San Francisco on Friday to discuss one of his campaign’s major promises: canceling student debt. An excited and packed crowd of more...

Milk Club narrowly opposes Big Tobacco

The Harvey Milk LGBT Club voted narrowly this week to oppose the tobacco-industry-funded vaping initiative, Prop. C, after a process that has led some club members to call for...

Three supes who voted against homeless commission supported a very similar plan in 2016

There’s an interested oddity about the vote to delay (and possibly kill) Sup. Matt Haney’s proposal for a commission to oversee the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing. Three of...

From ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ to Frameline: Kate Walsh on acting and activism

More is what six friends living in New York City are striving for in Sell By, Mike Doyle’s new romantic comedy. In the film, premiering at Frameline on June 26,...

Haney moves to save Mezzanine — and Soma nightlife

Supervisor Matt Haney announced Thursday that he will introduce a resolution that would give an added layer of protection to nightlife and entertainment venues in Soma. If passed, this measure...

Pride time: 6 quick picks at the National Queer Arts Festival

Despite the tea on Twitter, Pride month isn’t just about the continued corporate cashing-in on on-normative identity disguised as celebratory hedonism. Case in point: the National Queer Arts Festival....

The tensions are going to emerge at the Dem Con this weekend

The Democratic Convention officially starts this afternoon, and the talk amoung progressive delegates is all about the nasty attacks on Kimberly Ellis, who is running for state party chair. Lenore...