Publication: Bay Area Reporter

First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

SF sizes up its free condom program

The number of free condoms distributed by San Francisco's health department has sizably increased over the years, with nearly 2.3 million given out to various community-based organizations and local businesses last year.That is an increase from the 1.5 ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Nightclub planned for leather bar site

The building that once housed the historic leather bar Febe's in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood will be transformed into a nightclub featuring salsa music and a restaurant with rooftop seating if a business owner with LGBT ties has her ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

GLAAD promotes Spirit Day at SF gala

Spirit Day is less than a month away and officials at GLAAD used the occasion of their San Francisco gala to bring attention to the national anti-bullying initiative."Bullying is out and compassion is what is cool now, but the change isn't happening quickly ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Political Notebook: Out candidates seek Emeryville, Berkeley city council seats

In the East Bay, Emeryville has long had a lesbian city councilwoman but no out gay men serving on the elected body. The opposite is true in Berkeley, where two gay men are on the city council but no lesbian has been elected to serve.That could change ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Chinese gay conversion survivor to meet with WHO

A gay Chinese man who is a survivor of attempted conversion therapy has secured a meeting with Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization, in China after launching a petition calling upon the agency to denounce gay "cure" th ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Seeing in the Dark: Talking about death and disability

Church bells clanged at a distance as I waited for Adrianos in a San Francisco cafe. Running my fingers over my guide dog Oslo's soft ears, I attempted to push my first date jitters away. I had met Adrianos at a meet up for martial artists. And outside ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: Disability, Oslo, iPod
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ugandan MP's support of LGBT rights questioned

A member of the Ugandan Parliament who claims to be LGBT-friendly has come under criticism from others who say she is actually in support of the country's Anti-Homosexuality Act.MP Nabilah Naggayi Sempala was in San Francisco recently for a program at ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

News Briefs: Bandidos eatery is now Hecho

The owners of Bandidos, the Mexican restaurant in San Francisco's Castro district that had faced complaints from people who felt the name was offensive, have changed the eatery's name to Hecho."As small business owners, we have been saddened that unknowingly ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Pride members vote for directors, '15 theme

About 75 members of the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee voted to seat eight board members and to pick the theme for Pride 2015 at the organization's annual general meeting last weekend.Next year's Pride theme will be "Equality Without Exception," ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Richmond officials curb hate speech

Following years of anti-gay hate speech directed at Richmond's only out city councilwoman, the City Council voted Tuesday to revise a report addressing rules and procedures for handling disruptions during public meetings.The 6-1 vote followed nearly two ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

SF bids to host 2018 AIDS confab

San Francisco is a finalist to host the 22nd International AIDS Conference, set to take place in 2018.According to Mayor Ed Lee, the final two cities competing to welcome AIDS researchers, patients, and activists from across the globe in four years are ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

SF Leather Week arrives

Desmond Perrotto carries the leather flag down Market Street during the annual LeatherWalk Sunday, September 14. He was joined by nearly 100 leatherfolk and their admirers on the walk, which started at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro and ended South of ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]

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"The thing about Tom is he was not only very influential in local and state politics, he fought for teachers' rights, the rights of gay teachers, and was always a big supporter of education and did a lot of work around that. That is what makes me want to name a school after him" said Redmond, who is straight
"The organization needs to do a better job of getting our message out" he said, pointing out that board meetings had become civil and that many relationships had been repaired
"I'm very open," Luna said. "It's what the public wants, I will do, and I listen to the public."

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Political Notebook: Out candidates seek Emeryvi... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
Pride members vote for directors, '15 theme [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
Nightclub planned for leather bar site [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
GLAAD promotes Spirit Day at SF gala [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
Chinese gay conversion survivor to meet with WHO [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
News Briefs: Bandidos eatery is now Hecho [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
Ugandan MP's support of LGBT rights questioned [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
Seeing in the Dark: Talking about death and dis... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
SF sizes up its free condom program [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
Facebook rebuffs drag queens on name policy [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
SF bids to host 2018 AIDS confab [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
Richmond officials curb hate speech [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
Campos seeks better PrEP access in SF [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
SF Leather Week arrives [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
Online Extra: Wedding Bells Ring: Justices coul... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 17 2014]
Online Extra: Political Notes: Candidates back ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 15 2014]
UCSF AHP cuts 5 staffers [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 11 2014]
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Leather dust-up rankles Oakland Pride [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 04 2014]
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Facing eviction, gay Jackie Kennedy admirer pon... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 04 2014]
Castro welcomes LGBT walk of fame [Published Bay Area Reporter - Sep 04 2014]
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New gay clubs enliven Las Vegas scene [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 28 2014]
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