Publication: Bay Area Reporter

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Gay candidates could win state, federal races

Next week's election night is likely to be an important one for the LGBT history books.Voters in Massachusetts are expected to elect the nation's first-ever out attorney general, and voters in Maine could very well elect the nation's first-ever gay governor. ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 6 hours ago]
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LGBT workplace advocates gather in SF

Next week, 3,000 people will flock to the Moscone Center for the 16th annual Out and Equal Summit on Workplace Equality."We're celebrating the advancement of the LGBT movement," said Selisse Berry, founder and executive director of Out and Equal Workplace ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 6 hours ago]
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A surprise $5 million gift

Members of the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus sang in appreciation of Jerome Geller and Kenneth Sullivan, whose photos are next to the stage, a gay couple together for 53 years who left $5 million to seven LGBT-oriented organizations when they died in ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 6 hours ago]
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Atlanta offers LGBT travelers a rich experience

The storm threatened to dampen Atlanta Pride first thing in the morning, but after about an hour of rain the clouds parted and the sun's rays hit the wet streets, making them sparkle just in time for the parade to kick off with the Dykes on Bikes.Rain ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Atlanta, LGBT, Paul Freedman
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RWF rallies LGBTs to battle Ebola

Concerned that Ebola could become the next HIV/AIDS epidemic, the San Francisco-based Rainbow World Fund called upon LGBTs to respond to the Ebola crisis in West Africa."We can't allow history to repeat itself," said Jeff Cotter, a gay man who's founder ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 6 hours ago]
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Supes OK PrEP funding

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a supplemental budget request to help people access pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, for prevention of HIV infection.The measure, introduced by gay District 9 Supervisor David Campos in September, ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 9 hours ago]
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Zombies stalk the Castro!

It might have been a small turnout for the annual Zombie Walk Saturday, October 25 that left from Jane Warner Plaza and traversed the Castro, but those who stalked the crowded sidewalks were as fearful and full of dread as any zombie can be. For Halloween ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 9 hours ago]
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AIDS groups, app reps discuss outreach

Hookup apps like Grindr and Scruff are working with the San Francisco AIDS Foundation and other health organizations to educate users about HIV and other diseases, encourage testing, and reduce stigma.SFAF released a report last week following a meeting ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 9 hours ago]
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Tenants, advocates bemoan SF housing crisis

A lesbian couple facing eviction underscored the difficult challenges facing many LGBT-identified people who wish to stay in San Francisco amid skyrocketing rents and an escalating eviction crisis.Oona Hanawalt, 33, and Alison Panko, 39, whose ongoing ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 9 hours ago]
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Patrons surprised at lesbian bar's closure

The Lexington Club, known simply as the Lex, is more than just a bar catering to lesbians.At the moment, for instance, it's also an art gallery. Work from multiple artists hangs on the cherry red walls. The exhibition, called Baggage, was curated by Queer ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 9 hours ago]
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Political Notebook: E. Bay sees surge in out candidates

For the first time in recent memory there are more out candidates running for political office in Alameda County in next week's election than there are in San Francisco, which is both a city and a county.Based on interviews with leaders of LGBT political ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 9 hours ago]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Online Extra: Wedding Bells Ring: Holder takes action after Supreme Court declines cases

Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday that the federal government will now recognize same-sex married couples in Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming.Holder's move follows the U.S. Supreme Court's refusal earlier ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Oct 28 2014]

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"Gay men and lesbian women kissing in public is not a crime" said Judith Sunderland, senior Western Europe researcher at HRW
"I can promise that LGBT visitors who come here will be welcomed with open arms and find themselves pleasantly surprised at all there is to see and do" said Freedman
"Right now we have a patchwork of states that allow same-sex marriage, and some don't allow it. If you're a company doing business in all 50 states, you have an economic burden" said Engardio

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RWF rallies LGBTs to battle Ebola [Published Bay Area Reporter - 6 hours ago]
Gay candidates could win state, federal races [Published Bay Area Reporter - 6 hours ago]
Atlanta offers LGBT travelers a rich experience [Published Bay Area Reporter - 6 hours ago]
A surprise $5 million gift [Published Bay Area Reporter - 6 hours ago]
LGBT workplace advocates gather in SF [Published Bay Area Reporter - 6 hours ago]
Political Notebook: E. Bay sees surge in out ca... [Published Bay Area Reporter - 9 hours ago]
Supes OK PrEP funding [Published Bay Area Reporter - 9 hours ago]
Patrons surprised at lesbian bar's closure [Published Bay Area Reporter - 9 hours ago]
Tenants, advocates bemoan SF housing crisis [Published Bay Area Reporter - 9 hours ago]
AIDS groups, app reps discuss outreach [Published Bay Area Reporter - 9 hours ago]
Zombies stalk the Castro! [Published Bay Area Reporter - 9 hours ago]
Online Extra: Wedding Bells Ring: Holder takes ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Oct 28 2014]
Online Extra: Political Notes: LGBTs look to in... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Oct 27 2014]
Political Notebook: Special district races attr... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Oct 23 2014]
Hundreds turn out for LGBTQ Connect [Published Bay Area Reporter - Oct 23 2014]
Scores of LGBT sites eyed for landmark status [Published Bay Area Reporter - Oct 23 2014]
Shanti celebrates 40 years of providing support [Published Bay Area Reporter - Oct 23 2014]
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SF aims to add LGBTs to housing wait lists [Published Bay Area Reporter - Oct 23 2014]
DV data show few same-sex cases in SF [Published Bay Area Reporter - Oct 23 2014]
No date for LGBT shelter [Published Bay Area Reporter - Oct 23 2014]
Stewart highlights marriage work [Published Bay Area Reporter - Oct 23 2014]
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Bay Guardian abruptly shuts down [Published Bay Area Reporter - Oct 16 2014]
Oakland could beat SF to having out mayor [Published Bay Area Reporter - Oct 16 2014]
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