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SFPD doubles reward money for 'Doodler' serial killer

SFPD doubles reward money for 'Doodler' serial killer

San Francisco police also announced they have identified a sixth victim of one of the city's most infamous serial killers.

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By Eric Jansen | January 28, 2022

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Marilyn Mitchell, a member of the popular early 2000s San Francisco Bay Area all-trans female rock band Lipstick Conspiracy, shared new music and life stories on this week's Out in the Bay — Queer Radio & Podcast.

By Heather Cassell | January 27, 2022

Authorities in the Mexican state of Chihuahua have arrested two people in connection with the killing of a lesbian couple in the city of Juarez.


By Matthew S. Bajko | January 26, 2022

A number of LGBTQ candidates seeking congressional and state legislative seats in California have picked up backing from two high-profile LGBTQ advocacy organizations.

By Cynthia Laird | January 26, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, who had joined landmark decisions from the court in support of LGBTQ rights, announced January 26 that he'd retire, opening up a chance for President Joe Biden to make a pick.


By John Ferrannini | January 26, 2022

After Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara's letter, four LGBTQ advocacy groups expressed appreciation and reiterated their support for ending the blood ban.

By Heather Cassell | January 26, 2022

A Wider Bridge is celebrating its 10-year anniversary honoring the organization's beginnings and looking toward its future at an upcoming virtual gala.


By John Ferrannini | January 25, 2022

Anti-Asian American Pacific Islander hate crimes were up 567% in 2021 — a dramatic spike. LGBTQs were the next most-targeted group, with a 50% rise over 2020 numbers.

By John Ferrannini | January 25, 2022

Ken Jones, who died last year, was a Black man who was key to the desegregation of LGBTQ activism. His caregiver has raised almost $4,000 out of a $15,000 goal to install a bench dedicated to him at the AIDS grove in Golden Gate Park.


By Cynthia Laird | January 25, 2022

Rachele Sullivan, a leatherwoman who once served on the board of San Francisco-based Folsom Street Events, died January 17, according to the nonprofit that produces the Folsom Street Fair and other activities.

By John Ferrannini | January 25, 2022

Nine state LGBTQ rights organizations announced a new coalition aimed at getting civil rights protections enshrined in federal law in a bipartisan fashion before the midterm elections.


By John Ferrannini | January 24, 2022

A court hearing in a lawsuit alleging that the San Francisco Police Department illegally spied on protesters in Union Square comes as Mayor London Breed and a number of city supervisors spar on whether to expand the use of surveillance technology.

By Matthew S. Bajko | January 21, 2022

A trio of California sites important to the history of the LGBTQ community has received support for being designated as such from a state panel.


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