Issue:  Vol. 44 / No. 44 / 30 October 2014

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Political Notebook:
E. Bay sees surge in
out candidates

There are more out candidates running for political office in Alameda County in next week's election than there are in San Francisco... (read more)

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. (read more)

Patrons surprised
at lesbian bar's closure

The Lexington Club, known simply as the Lex, is more than just a bar catering to lesbians. (read more)

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. (read more)

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... (read more)

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. (read more)

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Theatre - Leslie Uggams reinvents herself

Leslie Uggams doesn't spend much time counting backwards, except maybe when other performers boast about their 50 or so years in show business. (read more)

Dance -
Impromptu intimacies

Cal Performances devoted last weekend in Berkeley to Schubert. (read more)

Out There - For the birds

The ease of taking two-day getaways is one of the Bay Area's great perks, with so much natural beauty and wonder only a short drive from the pulse and frenetic energy of the city. (read more)

Theatre -
Power to the people!

Sitting with college friends in a dorm room around 1970, we found vicarious danger and a smattering of imagined relevance listening to Gil Scott-Heron's "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised. (read more)

Music - Spoiler alert: tragedy looms

The San Francisco Opera revived its classic production of Puccini's beloved potboiler Tosca last week for an abbreviated run of five performances at the War Memorial Opera House. (read more)

Out & About - Electerror

If you're not voting this week, you can only blame yourself for whatever political stupidity reigns over the next few years. (read more)

Music - Soundtracking

Throughout his prolific career as a film-score composer, the late Henry Mancini won four Oscars and 20 Grammys. (read more)

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