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Gay Mural Defaced in San Francisco's Mission District

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 28
A mural depicting gay Latinos in San Francisco's Mission District has been defaced three times in recent days.

Yale Grad's Essay Tears into SF AIDS Foundation

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 21
A senior essay by a recent Yale graduate blasts the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, questioning the nonprofit spending millions of dollars to establish a health center in the Castro

Projects Preserve Bay Area's Lesbian Past

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 20
Concerned that the Bay Area's lesbian past was quickly disappearing, Oakland resident Lenn Keller put out a call in April 2014 for anyone with stories to tell and ephemera to donate to contact her.

BARchive :: Excerpts From the New Memoir 'Sex, Drugs & Disco'

CULTURE | By Mark Abramson | Jun 14
San Francisco, Mid-1970s. A perfect place at a perfect time. Mark Abramson's memoir is the next best thing to being there -- and here's a sample.

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.

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."

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.

SFPD Probes Racist, Anti-Gay Texts

NATIONAL | Mar 22
The San Francisco Police Department is investigating four officers for allegedly being involved in exchanges of racist and homophobic text messages.

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