Issue:  Vol. 46 / No. 42 / 20 October 2016

Editorial: Recommendations for CA ballot props

There are 17 state propositions on the November ballot. Below are our recommendations. (read more)

B.A.R. election endorsements

The following is the Bay Area Reporter 's list of endorsements for the November 8 election. (read more)

Friends recall B.A.R. columnist Friday

Morgan Gorrono first met Wayne Friday three decades ago when he was a bartender at Uncle Bert's, a former gay bar in the Castro... (read more)

D7 Supe Yee in rematch with gay opponent

Four years ago Joel Engardio, a gay man and journalist, fell short in his bid for the District 7 seat on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. (read more)

Oakland council race heats up

Candidates for the at-large seat on the Oakland City Council expressed their opinions on a range of issues during a forum Monday night... (read more)

SF settles suit involving gay cop

San Francisco officials have agreed to settle a lawsuit in which a young black man claimed police beat and unjustifiably arrested him in a 2015 incident... (read more)

GLBT Historical Society to digitize B.A.R. archive

Perusing back issues of the Bay Area Reporter will be easier, after it was announced that the GLBT Historical Society will... (read more)

Most charges dismissed in Berkeley family's lawsuit

A federal lawsuit filed by the family of Kayla Moore, a transgender woman who died during a 2013 encounter with Berkeley police... (read more)

N. Bay casino builds hotel

When Graton Rancheria Tribal Chairman Greg Sarris showed up at Guerneville's Rainbow Cattle Company this summer with a $10,000 check for the Orlando massacre survivors... (read more)

Two LGBT magazines relaunch

Two longtime LGBT publishers have announced they are relaunching their national magazines. (read more)

LGBT History Month: From 'beach' to memorial: Castro site evolves over decades

The corner of 18th and Castro streets – arguably the center of the gay universe... (read more)

France scraps sterilization for trans people

The French National Assembly passed legislation last week that allows transgender people to legally change their gender... (read more)

Props Q, R don't stack up

Housing rights activists Scott Nelson, left, and Kelley Cutler built a house of cards, representing the false premises of San Francisco Propositions Q and R... (read more)

LGBT legal group looks back and pushes forward

In 1980, 10 lesbian and gay lawyers in the Bay Area came together and formed an LGBT bar association. (read more)

SFO planning for gender-neutral bathrooms

When the San Francisco International Airport's new Terminal 1 opens, the gender-neutral bathrooms... (read more)

Dems look to increase numbers in House

Republicans currently hold 247 of the House of Representative's 435 seats; Democrats hold 188. (read more)

Second PrEP failure reported at HIV prevention confab

A second case of HIV infection with resistant virus while on PrEP was reported this week at the HIV Research for Prevention... (read more)

South Bay queer women honored at luncheon

Three queer women were honored with the inaugural Phenomenal Women Awards in San Jose. (read more)

Political Notebook: TV ads with gay Wiener supporter cause uproar

Television ads featuring a gay supporter of San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener who attacked Supervisor Jane Kim's record... (read more)

News Briefs: Forbes picked to head SF Port

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has appointed Elaine Forbes as executive director of the Port of San Francisco. (read more)

Jock Talk: IGLFA readies to mark 25 years

As the International Gay and Lesbian Football Association gets ready to celebrate its 25th anniversary next year at the 2017 Unity Cup... (read more)

Seeing in the Dark: Film festival celebrates disability

People with disabilities are the largest minority group in the United States, according to the Current Population Survey... (read more)

Online Extra: Political Notes: Kim, Wiener look to top Dems for boost in Senate race

With just weeks to go before the polls close, San Francisco Supervisors... (read more)

Online Extra: Sampler: Groundswell Institute plans celebration beneath the stars

Groundswell Institute, a nonprofit retreat center north of San Francisco, is welcoming guests... (read more)

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