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Political Notes: SF launches last minute 2020 census push

Political Notes: SF launches last minute 2020 census push

With the U.S. Census Bureau planning to wrap up its efforts on the 2020 count Thursday, September 30, San Francisco officials are making a last minute push to see that every resident of the city is counted.

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By John Ferrannini | September 25, 2020

Windows, including a stained-glass one, were broken at Most Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church in the Castro neighborhood September 19.

By BAR staff | September 25, 2020

The flag-draped coffin of the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg arrived at the U.S. Capitol Friday.


By John Ferrannini | September 24, 2020

District Attorney Chesa Boudin and District 5 Supervisor Dean Preston jointly announced a victim assistance program for merchants in the latter's central San Francisco district September 21.

By BAR Editorial Board | September 23, 2020

We often find at least some San Francisco props worth rejecting, but not this year.


By John Ferrannini | September 23, 2020

Employment issues, health care, and consumer privacy are represented by statewide ballot measures that voters will decide in November.

By BAR staff | September 23, 2020

Hundreds of people turned out in the Castro Friday, September 18, to mourn the death of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 23, 2020

At one point in time there were at least 50 businesses catering to the leather and LGBTQ community located in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 23, 2020

Four out candidates are running this year to join the board of the AC Transit regional transit system that runs buses in both Alameda and Contra Costa counties.


By BAR staff | September 23, 2020

Authors of the SF Principles gathered last week to unveil their paper calling on long-term survivors to be included in all facets of HIV/AIDS policymaking, research, and planning.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | September 23, 2020

Over the last few months, "Harry Potter" author JK Rowling as devolved from a beloved children's author to the trans equivalent of reviled anti-gay crusader Anita Bryant.


By Heather Cassell | September 23, 2020

LGBTQ Iranians face widespread violence, according to a new report critical of the Islamic country's human rights record that renew attention to its violence against gays, including executions of gay men.

By John Ferrannini | September 23, 2020

The answer is always "no" if you don't ask — but because Folsom Street Events took the plunge, Margaret Cho will host this year's eponymous street fair.


By John Ferrannini | September 23, 2020

Oakland City Councilwoman Lynette McElhaney said people are wrong about her late son, Victor McElhaney.

By BAR staff | September 23, 2020

The obituary for Lin Moses.


By BAR staff | September 23, 2020

The obituary for Terri Higa.

By by Paul Schindler, Gay City News, Courtesy National LGBT Media Association | September 23, 2020

In an unprecedented move, all 12 LGBTQ newspapers belonging to the National LGBT Media Association have endorsed Joe Biden and Kamala Harris ahead of the November 3 election.


By Liz Highleyman | September 22, 2020

Timothy Ray Brown, once known as the Berlin Patient, is in home hospice care due to a recurrence of leukemia, he and his partner, Tim Hoeffgen, have revealed.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 22, 2020

Santa Clara County is losing another high profile LGBTQ official, as gay deputy county executive David Campos has been hired by San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin to be his office's new chief of staff.


By John Ferrannini | September 22, 2020

LGBTQ veterans' groups are blasting new instructions from the United States Department of Defense regarding military service by transgender people.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 21, 2020

The Alameda County Democratic Party is backing a number of out East Bay candidates running in the November 3 election, several of whom would make LGBTQ political history should they win their races.


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