Issue:  Vol. 45 / No. 16 / 16 April 2015

Work starts on
LGBT senior housing

Graffiti covers the interior walls throughout Richardson Hall, a vacant historic Spanish Colonial Revival style structure at the corner of Laguna and Hermann streets built in 1925 as part of the now-defunct San Francisco State Teacher's College complex. (read more)

Openhouse to honor Hernandez, Hormel at Spring Fling

A former San Francisco health director is among the honorees at this year's Spring Fling, a benefit held by Openhouse... (read more)

Trans people face
high costs to transition

Jaclyn Mae came out of the closet when she was 21. When she told her family in Indiana that she was a transgender woman... (read more)

Sisters: Don't call it
Pink Saturday

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have decided that organizers of this year's event can't use the name Pink Saturday. (read more)

AHF lawsuit against
city on hold

An AIDS-related nonprofit suing San Francisco over the city's formula retail rules has agreed to put its lawsuit on hold. (read more)

Worker sues US for same-sex benefits back pay

A longtime federal employee who lives in the East Bay is accusing the government of not paying her back for health care costs... (read more)

Queer youth benefit
set for Mission High

A colorful collection of people will don drag in order to show LGBTQ youth that high school doesn't have to be a drag. (read more)

Vatican silent on
gay French ambassador

The Vatican has been decidedly silent on France's appointment of gay Ambassador Laurent Stefanini to the Holy See. (read more)

Longtime Gay Games advocate Marc Naimark dies

Marc Naimark, a gay man who was involved for many years with the Federation of Gay Games, died in Paris April 8. (read more)

Political Notebook: Gay man fills vacancy on SF college board

Mayor Ed Lee appointed a gay Obama administration appointee this week... (read more)

News Briefs: NCLR to honor Navy vet, Tennessee plaintiffs at gala

A retired Navy veteran from Idaho and the plaintiff couples and legal team in the Tennessee marriage equality case will be honored... (read more)

Jock Talk: Most support plan to keep Gay Games focused on sports

Event costs, the inclusion of women and minority athletes, and the diversity of sports offerings were the major concerns raised... (read more)

Seeing in the Dark:
Sometimes, I forget I'm blind

When I mention this to friends, they laugh and suggest the same interpretation for my confession. (read more)

Transmissions: A restroom, a symbol

In November 2011 I found myself making a whirlwind trip to Washington, D.C. to be part of a meeting in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. (read more)

Online Extra: Political Notes: Gay San Diego councilman
runs for CA Assembly

An out San Diego councilman has become the first LGBT non-incumbent... (read more)

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