Anti-Asian American Pacific Islander hate crimes were up 567% in 2021 — a dramatic spike. LGBTQs were the next most-targeted group, with a 50% rise over 2020 numbers.
Ken Jones, who died last year, was a Black man who was key to the desegregation of LGBTQ activism. His caregiver has raised almost $4,000 out of a $15,000 goal to install a bench dedicated to him at the AIDS grove in Golden Gate Park.
Rachele Sullivan, a leatherwoman who once served on the board of San Francisco-based Folsom Street Events, died January 17, according to the nonprofit that produces the Folsom Street Fair and other activities.
Nine state LGBTQ rights organizations announced a new coalition aimed at getting civil rights protections enshrined in federal law in a bipartisan fashion before the midterm elections.
A court hearing in a lawsuit alleging that the San Francisco Police Department illegally spied on protesters in Union Square comes as Mayor London Breed and a number of city supervisors spar on whether to expand the use of surveillance technology.
A trio of California sites important to the history of the LGBTQ community has received support for being designated as such from a state panel.
The San Francisco Police Department has assigned its first out gay captain to oversee its Community Engagement Division.
In the California Legislature there have long been lawmakers succeeded by their spouses or their siblings.
Polish lawmakers in the country's lower house of parliament on January 13 voted 227-214 in favor of a bill that will increase government oversight of schools.
Accessing hormone therapy to affirm gender identity as a transgender teen could mean better mental health in the long run than for those who wait until adulthood or never receive treatment, according to a new Stanford University study.
Captain Christopher Del Gandio has made history as the first out gay man to make that rank with the San Francisco Police Department. He is also currently the highest-ranking out LGBTQ police officer in the department.
The California State Historical Resources Commission will hold a virtual meeting Friday, January 21, at 9 a.m. to consider several nominations for federal historical designation and one for state designation.
As a 30-year resident of San Francisco — who is also a transgender woman — I was elated when I first saw, in 2017, that the city had designated an official and legally-recognized Transgender District, centered at Turk and Taylor streets.