Issue:  Vol. 45 / No. 27 / 2 July 2015

Marriage decision
adds spark to Pride

The crowd was larger than any in recent memory and the mood was exuberant as people celebrated the 45th annual San Francisco Pride parade last weekend. (read more)

Wiener launches
CA Senate seat bid

Gay District 8 Supervisor Scott Wiener made official this week his long expected run for a state Senate seat. (read more)

SF party overlaps
with Trans March

Joy erupted on the streets of the Castro district and, earlier, outside San Francisco City Hall June 26 as people celebrated... (read more)

Supreme Court's marriage decision reverberates

The United States Supreme Court's June 26 decision striking down state bans against same-sex marriage has been touted as... (read more)

Pink Party sees
few problems

Thousands of people enjoyed a relatively trouble-free Pink Party in the streets of San Francisco's Castro district last weekend, soothing some nerves... (read more)

Man shot near SF Pride

A man was shot near San Francisco's LGBT Pride celebration last weekend. (read more)

South Bay celebrates Supreme Court's marriage ruling

From elders who never expected to see marriage equality in their lifetimes to youngsters so small they will never remember anything else... (read more)

Dyke March reclaims
traditional route

To the sound of drums and chants of "Who's streets? Our streets!" thousands of women broke away from the planned route of the annual Dyke March and crossed police lines... (read more)

Vandalized Mission mural burned

A mural depicting gay Latinos in San Francisco's Mission district that was vandalized multiple times in June was set on fire this week. (read more)

ICE issues new guidelines for trans people

Officials have moved to improve treatment for transgender people who are in federal immigration custody. (read more)

As STDs rise, SF asks
gay, bi men for help

San Francisco health officials are turning to gay and bisexual men for help in combating a decade-long rise in cases of sexually transmitted diseases. (read more)

UN secretary-general honored

Anette Trettebergstuen...presents the Harvey Milk Honors Medal to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon... (read more)

Irish diplomat delivers emotional remarks at Pride breakfast

Amid the self-congratulations and celebration by local and state political leaders... (read more)

Political Notebook:
For Republican Party, it pays to be at Pride

The San Francisco chapter of Log Cabin Republicans has long had a presence at the city's Pride celebration... (read more)

News Briefs: Castro Valley Pride turns 5

Castro Valley Pride, a family-friendly festival, will celebrate its fifth anniversary Saturday, July 11. (read more)

Jock Talk: Sports films look at athletes who want to belong

In recent years, the Frameline film festival has been blessed with several offerings that showcase emerging LGBT issues and personalities... (read more)

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