After two years of not-quite-the-real-thing Folsom Street fairs, the massive kink and leather-focused street party is back in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood.
For the first time, gay and bisexual men who don’t inject drugs accounted for less than half of new HIV cases in San Francisco last year.
Governor Gavin Newsom has signed into law several bills aimed at addressing anti-bias incidents, particularly those targeting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and expanding the collection of sexual orientation and gender identity data.
Monkeypox vaccines are trickling in and, this weekend, there will be two more opportunities to get the jab in San Francisco.
As the deadline fast approaches for California legislators to adopt legislation this year, nine LGBTQ-related bills have now been sent to Governor Gavin Newsom to either veto or sign into law.
As of Thursday, San Francisco clinics are starting to administer monkeypox vaccines using a new split-dose technique intended to stretch the limited supply.
Two hate crimes bills backed by LGBTQ Asian and Pacific Islander Californians are moving forward in the state Legislature. They come amid a yearslong rise in street harassment and attacks motivated by racial bias toward API individuals.
When some LGBTQ kids go back to school in various Southern states this year at the end of their summer breaks, they may find support in a surprisingly intimate little detail. Handwritten notes of encouragement. From strangers.
Lesbian author Elana Dykewomon died in her Oakland home August 7, just hours before a staged reading of her first play over Zoom. She was 72.
Pat Norman, a trailblazing lesbian in San Francisco who became a “first” in many appointments, died August 5 at an assisted living facility in Las Vegas. She was 82.
A Russian court on Thursday found WNBA star Brittney Griner guilty of charges that she smuggled drugs into the country.
LGBTQ advocates say it is time for San Francisco leaders to revisit and update the citywide LGBTQ+ Cultural Heritage Strategy.
WNBA star and two-time Olympic gold medalist Brittney Griner has been locked up in a Russian jail since February, when she was detained at an airport in the country after authorities allegedly found vape canisters with cannabis oil in her luggage.
LGBTQ and HIV advocates rallied outside the local offices of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Monday, July 18, to demand speedier monkeypox testing and an increased supply of vaccines.
New San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins wasted no time in assembling her leadership team and cleaning house, with one LGBTQ prosecutor stating that she was fired July 15.
Six years after it called for the creation of a plan to preserve San Francisco’s LGBTQ cultural heritage, the Board of Supervisors is set to hold its first hearing on the completed document.
The San Francisco AIDS Foundation and the city’s health department are hosting a virtual forum on the monkeypox outbreak to help inform the public about the latest health crisis provoking worry across the globe.
San Francisco’s two-year fiscal budget set to be approved by the Board of Supervisors this month includes more than $17 million for various LGBTQ needs.
Governor Gavin Newsom has repealed California’s “walking while trans” loitering law, ending nine months of speculation on whether he would do so.
Hate crimes in California are at their highest level in more than 20 years, including bias attacks against the LGBTQ community, state Attorney General Rob Bonta said during a news conference June 28.