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Online Extra: Dem prez candidates address prior stances on LGBT issues, pledge support at forum

Online Extra: Dem prez candidates address prior stances on LGBT issues, pledge support at forum

By Lisa Keen

Several Democratic candidates seemed to throw President Barack Obama under the metaphorical bus Friday night, as they sought to illustrate how they didn't take as long as other Democrats to "evolve" on LGBT issues.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | September 20, 2019

A new report has chronicled how the vast majority of states and the federal government are falling short on LGBT data collection efforts.

By Cynthia Laird | September 19, 2019

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will remain involved in this year's Folsom Street Fair despite an initial contract dispute that threatened their participation.


By Liz Highleyman | September 18, 2019

A group of advocates has filed a federal class action lawsuit against Gilead Sciences Inc. and its partner companies, alleging that they violated antitrust laws.

By Heather Cassell | September 18, 2019

San Francisco recently welcomed its latest gay diplomat.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 18, 2019

There is a brief moment toward the end of the documentary "5 Blocks" where an anonymous woman can be heard screaming "Get off my block!" in the background of a shot showing traffic on Market Street near the intersection of Eighth Street.

By Roger Brigham | September 18, 2019

After months of seemingly nonstop clashes between Hong Kong police and pro-democracy protesters, many Gay Games supporters are doubting the quadrennial event can be held in Hong Kong in 2022.


By Brian Bromberger | September 18, 2019

It has been 25 years since brash gay journalist Randy Shilts died of AIDS.

By Lisa Keen | September 18, 2019

The Arizona Supreme Court September 16 ruled that a business can — under certain circumstances — cite the business owner's religious beliefs to claim an exemption from a city human rights ordinance.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 18, 2019

The two leading candidates in San Francisco's heated contest for the District 5 supervisor seat both are vocal critics of the city's mass transit system and its less-than-stellar service in the Haight, Cole Valley, and Fillmore neighborhoods.

By BAR staff | September 18, 2019

One of the more visible elements of the under construction Eagle Plaza public parklet will be dedicated Sunday, September 22, at the culmination of the annual Leather Walk


By Paul Berge | September 18, 2019

This week's editorial cartoon.

By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2019

The LGBT community in and around the Northern California city of Quincy is hosting its first Plumas Pride event this weekend.


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