Issue:  Vol. 45 / No. 48 / 26 November 2015

Trans victims recalled at
Day of Remembrance

A somber remembrance of transgender people who have been killed in the last year included some closure for one three-year old Oakland case as police announced that it had been solved. (read more)

Gay scooter rider killed in hit-and-run collision

A gay man riding his scooter early Sunday morning near his home in San Francisco's Sunnyside neighborhood was killed in a suspected hit-and-run incident. (read more)

Bay Area World AIDS Day events set

Each year during World AIDS Day, people take time to remember loved ones who've been lost to the disease and those who continue living with it. (read more)

Defense misgenders
trans assault victim

As the couple accused of attacking a transgender woman in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood pleaded not guilty recently... (read more)

Killer in '12 trans death ID'd

Police have identified the man they believe fatally shot a transgender woman in 2012 in downtown Oakland. (read more)

Trans employees open up about workplace issues

Accomplished opera singer Breanna Sinclaire, recently honored by Out magazine as one of the top 100 LGBT advocates of the year... (read more)

Gilead expands PrEP assistance; feds call for more hep C coverage

Gilead Sciences recently changed its co-pay assistance program for Truvada for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis... (read more)

Marijuana enters the mainstream

As marijuana goes mainstream, cannabis entrepreneurs are promoting their products by comparing them to brands already accepted by their new demographic... (read more)

Taiwan boasts budding gay scene

I was in Taipei earlier this month and I was lost. I was looking for the LGBT bookstore, Gin Gin, in the gay-popular district of Gongguan. (read more)

Southern Indian state first to introduce trans policy

State Chief Secretary Jiji Thomson of Kerala, a southern state on the Malabar Coast of India, unveiled India's first transgender policy... (read more)

Political Notebook:
List of out CA Statehouse 2016 candidates expands

The list of out candidates seeking California Statehouse seats in 2016 continues to expand as the March filing deadline approaches. (read more)

News Briefs: Tree lightings to ring in the holdiays

Holiday tree lightings will take place in San Francisco this week to usher in the season. (read more)

Jock Talk: And thanks
for all the fish

It is that special day of the year during which we gorge ourselves on poultry flesh and contentious family conversations... (read more)

Transmissions: The next day

On November 20, Transgender Day of Remembrance is marked with events, marches, letters from dignitaries, and so on. (read more)

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