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Interim SF LGBTQ youth agency leader departing for AIDS agency

Interim SF LGBTQ youth agency leader departing for AIDS agency

Nearly a year after being named the interim leader of a San Francisco LGBTQ youth agency, Toni Newman will be departing to help run a beleaguered Black AIDS nonprofit on a limited basis.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | September 24, 2021

Ohio is now the 18th state covered by California's travel ban restriction due to enacting anti-LGBTQ legislation. The prohibition on taxpayer-funded travel to the Buckeye State takes effect Thursday, September 30.

By Eric Jansen | September 23, 2021

Out in the Bay proudly features a new queer podcast this week: "Stereotypes — Straight Talk from Queer Voices," produced and hosted by KALW and KQED colleague Christopher Beale, a former commercial radio personality.


By Heather Cassell | September 22, 2021

The recent appearance of Hungarian diplomats at a San Francisco City Hall gathering has been criticized by Hungarian Americans and LGBTQ leaders, and has resulted in Mayor London Breed vowing to tighten up vetting for future events.

By John Ferrannini | September 22, 2021

Aria Sa'id, president of San Francisco's Transgender District, said she "had no idea this was happening until now" when asked about Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis' new advisory council.


By John Ferrannini | September 22, 2021

This year's pared-down Folsom Street Fair — rechristened Megahood2021 after its inaugural 1984 installment — is still expecting as many as 40,000 revelers.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 22, 2021

First-time political candidate Jennifer Esteen has been scooping up early endorsements from around the Bay Area for her 2022 bid for Alameda County's 20th Assembly District seat, currently held by Assemblyman Bill Quirk (D-Hayward).


By Roger Brigham | September 22, 2021

The decision last week by organizers of Gay Games XI in Hong Kong to postpone the event for one year until November 2023 seemingly materialized at the last moment without warning.

By Bob Goldfarb | September 22, 2021

The Leather & LGBTQ Cultural District, created by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 2018, is 22 city blocks in the South of Market neighborhood that have been home to numerous leather and kink venues since the 1960s.


By Matthew S. Bajko | September 22, 2021

During a bill signing ceremony Wednesday focused on legislation strengthening reproductive health care services in California, Governor Gavin Newsom also signed into law legislation that protects the health care privacy of LGBTQ patients and others.

By BAR Editorial Board | September 22, 2021

In two recent instances, California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis has missed opportunities regarding LGBTQ issues in San Francisco.


By BAR staff | September 22, 2021

The May 18, 1995 issue of the Bay Area Reporter featured a half-page ad on page 3 from the Indiana estate of Phil Causey, a San Francisco gay man who died of AIDS in 1991.

By Cynthia Laird | September 22, 2021

Horizons Foundation has announced 18 Bay Area LGBTQ nonprofits were recipients of a total $250,000 in grants from the foundation's LGBTQ Resilience and Recovery Fund.


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