The first case in the United States of the new Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, has been detected in San Francisco, local and national health officials announced December 1.
Governor Gavin Newsom has tapped an out judge with Bay Area ties for a vacant seat on the state's 3rd District Court of Appeal.
At its first meeting in December the San Francisco Planning Commission will take up the redevelopment project proposed for the Church Street site of the former Sparky's Diner.
Swiss same-sex couples can walk down the aisle starting July 1, the Federal Council announced November 17.
Lawsuit alleges SB 132, which allows incarcerated transgender people to ask for a transfer to a state prison or detention center that matches their gender identity, is unconstitutional under both the federal and state constitutions.
Nine years after telling a gay couple she could not prepare a flower arrangement for their wedding because of her religious beliefs, the owner of a flower shop in Washington state has agreed to pay $5,000 to settle the dispute.
In a victory for media organizations, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2-1 that tapes of the 2010 San Francisco federal trial that struck down California's same-sex marriage ban can be released.
The leader of the California Assembly is facing criticism after he bounced a gay Asian committee chair and replaced him without warning with a straight white colleague.
President Joe Biden on November 17 nominated a second lesbian to serve on the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
This year marks a new beginning for Puerto Rico's LGBTQ community following the deadliest year for transgender people in the U.S. territory in 2020.
Chick-fil-A is closing in on San Francisco, says Bay Area Reporter assistant editor and political columnist Matthew S. Bajko.
Tenants at a majority-LGBTQ apartment building adjacent to Mission Dolores Park are facing an attempt to evict their whole building. One 67-year-old gay retired man told the B.A.R. he fears he could become homeless.
District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman commissioned a report that examines how to construct more housing in the various neighborhoods he represents.