Publication: Bay Area Reporter

First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Probe of SF man's death continues

Police are continuing their investigation into the death of a gay San Francisco man who was found injured in the Duboce Triangle neighborhood last week.Bryan Higgins, 31, was found on the ground at about 7:30 a.m. Sunday, August 10 near Church Street ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Jock Talk: Closing notes on an incredible Gay Games

Notes on a Gay Games scorecard, after a week of athletic frivolity on the shores of Lake Erie:● You didn't need to be a Cher impersonator during the closing ceremonies of Gay Games 9 to trigger celebrity alerts, as some famous and not-so-famous folks ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Transmissions: Where we cross

Several months ago I found myself speaking at a Transgender Day of Remembrance event in northern California. As the event was breaking up and folks started to head for their cars, a member of the local Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence came up to me. He ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya's 'Stone the Gays'bill rejected

A bill in Kenya that was quickly dubbed the "Stone the Gays" when it was introduced late last week was reportedly quickly rejected by parliament's legal affairs committee.The bill prohibits all forms of same-sex relations and called for "public stoning" ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Kenya, LGBT, Anti-Gay, Lesbian
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

South Bay celebrateda little Pride

LGBTs from the South Bay and beyond came out to celebrate a revamped Silicon Valley Pride and attendees noticed the difference.This August 17 festival was themed "Honoring Our Past and Securing Our Future." The sun was out and people were having a good ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Seeing in the Dark:Motherly wisdom: Lessons in love and acceptance

Before I was blind and a writer, I was a boy with many questions. Every other sentence began with a why, who or what, which drove my family mad.Like many siblings, my two older teenage sisters would ignore my questions, instead swaying their puffy hairdos ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

News Briefs: Oakland Pride grand marshals named

Oakland Pride officials have announced three grand marshals for the event's first-ever parade later this month.Singer Sheila E., the headliner at the Oakland Pride festival, was named celebrity grand marshal. Longtime community leader Joe Hawkins was ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

GSA Network headquits after sabbatical

The executive director of the San Francisco-based Gay-Straight Alliance Network is leaving, 16 years after she founded the organization.Carolyn Laub, 39, who's been on paid sabbatical since June, shared what she called "a bittersweet decision" in a statement ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Mark Leno, LGBT, Leadership
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Political Notebook: SF LGBT Democratic clubs endorse candidates, eschew debates in fall races

One sign of this fall's low-wattage election season in San Francisco is the lack of forums or debates with candidates for local offices.Unlike in years past, when both sponsored candidate debates or forums, neither of the city's two main LGBT Democratic ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Former AIDS grove director Thom Weyand dies

Thom Weyand, the longtime former executive director of the National AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, died August 12 in the comfort of his home in Albany, California. He was 63.The cause of death was acute leukemia, which manifested ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Verdict soon in park death trial

Jurors were expected to announce their verdict this week in the trial of a man charged with intentionally choking to death another man during a sexual encounter in San Francisco's Buena Vista Park in 2011.David Munoz Diaz, 25, is charged with murder, ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sarria's activism recalled a year after death

Long before queer activists marched and chanted down the streets of San Francisco, Jose Sarria lived his life as an out, proud gay man.On the one-year anniversary of his death last August 19 at the age of 90, LGBT leaders and others paid tribute to Sarria ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]

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...protecting essential services for residents," stated Kernighan in an email Guillen's campaign sent August 15 announcing her endorsement decision. "I enthusiastically support Abel to continue my work on behalf of District 2."
She also said, "Obviously, there are personnel matters that wouldn't be discussed in any context, so I've answered as fully as I'm able."

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Former AIDS grove director Thom Weyand dies [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
Political Notebook: SF LGBT Democratic clubs en... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
GSA Network headquits after sabbatical [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
News Briefs: Oakland Pride grand marshals named [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
Seeing in the Dark:Motherly wisdom: Lessons in ... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
South Bay celebrateda little Pride [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
Kenya's 'Stone the Gays'bill rejected [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
Jock Talk: Closing notes on an incredible Gay G... [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
Transmissions: Where we cross [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
Stewart joins CA appellate bench [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
Probe of SF man's death continues [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
Sarria's activism recalled a year after death [Published Bay Area Reporter - Aug 21 2014]
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