by Seth Hemmelgarn
San Francisco police are still looking for the man suspected of fatally shooting Melquiesha "Mel" Warren, 23, outside a gay South of Market nightclub almost three weeks ago.
Shortly after the incident, which occurred near Club OMG, 43 Sixth Street, police announced they were looking for Michael Sione Green, 23, as the man who allegedly shot Warren and another woman. Green, whom police described as "extremely dangerous," was last seen wearing a beard and long hair past his shoulders and has been described as Tongan.(read more)
Despite the House leadership's refusal to bring it up for a
vote, a federal bill banning LGBT workplace discrimination isn't dead yet in
the eyes of a South Bay congressman.
A couple living in San Francisco's Bayview district is facing eviction from their home after the landlord said he wanted to move in, and then raised the rent $1,000. (read more)
Two events in San Francisco marking the 35th anniversary of the murders of Supervisor Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone were attended by hundreds of people, many of whom urged leaders to address the city's skyrocketing rents and upswing in evictions. (read more)
California's health insurance exchange is targeting uninsured LGBT residents with a new marketing campaign aimed at signing them up for coverage. (read more)
The windows illuminating the colors of the rainbow flag and the pulsating music spilling from Brix nightclub onto South First Street in downtown San Jose will cease after Monday, December 9. (read more)
Allison Talker, a junior from Wallenberg High School, talked about her experience in making the third place winning video "Love Hate Make the Right Choice." (read more)
More than 9,000 people with HIV were on a waiting list for
federal assistance in buying their medications in August 2011.
In the aftermath of Croatia's December 1 vote to limit marriage to only between a man and a woman, Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic vowed that the proposed bill to give same-sex couples many of the similar rights afforded to married couples will be passed. (read more)
Stuart Milk spoke of his late uncle, Harvey Milk, during the unveiling of a mural celebrating LGBT history at the Wells Fargo Bank branch, 557 Castro Street. (read more)
The San Francisco Department of Public Health recently held a transgender health fair where Dr. Barry Zevin discussed a new pilot program for gender reassignment surgery. (read more)
The San Francisco Media Company's Holiday Guide 2013, of which the Bay Area Reporter was a contributing publication, included the incorrect venue for San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus' annual concert Friday, December 6. (read more)
Having met line dancing at a weekly gay country western party, friends Robert Cortlandt and Dan Goldes have now partnered up to film the transformation taking place along San Francisco's Mid-Market corridor. (read more)
A group of LGBTs will host Operation T: Haiyan/Yolanda Typhoon Recovery Fundraiser to help victims of the massive storm that hit the Philippines last month. (read more)
It's the time of year when we're all bustling to find presents for our loved ones and making our resolutions for better diets and better workout habits for the new year. (read more)
Now that the holiday tree is up and lit, Castro merchants are ready to help you find the perfect holiday gift – for you or for that special someone on your list. (read more)