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LGBTQ Agenda: State orgs push for bipartisan LGBTQ civil rights legislation

LGBTQ Agenda: State orgs push for bipartisan LGBTQ civil rights legislation

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.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | January 21, 2022

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.

By Matthew S. Bajko | January 20, 2022

In the California Legislature there have long been lawmakers succeeded by their spouses or their siblings.


By Heather Cassell | January 20, 2022

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.

By Cynthia Laird | January 19, 2022

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.


By Matthew S. Bajko | January 17, 2022

The two leading candidates for San Francisco's open Assembly seat are sparring over who would be the stronger advocate for a universal health care bill being considered in Sacramento.

By Heather Cassell | January 13, 2022

Search engine and social media companies are failing to root out disinformation about widely debunked conversion therapy, according to two new reports released January 12.


By Matthew S. Bajko | January 12, 2022

In the coastal community of Pescadero a roughly seven-acre parcel recently was acquired by Delano Nursery where it plans to expand its business and grow more of the plants it sells rather than importing them from overseas.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | January 12, 2022

It is a new year: a chance to start with a clean slate, of course.


By John Ferrannini | January 11, 2022

South Carolina is the one of three states that requires people convicted of consensual gay sex prior to 2003 to register as sex offenders.

By Matthew S. Bajko | January 10, 2022

Two more out candidates are officially entering the 2022 race for the East Bay's open 20th Assembly District seat.


By Matthew S. Bajko | January 10, 2022

One LGBTQ political leader is noticeably absent from the endorsement lists for the four candidates running in the special election for San Francisco's open state Assembly seat.

By Roger Brigham | January 5, 2022

I wrote my first sports column for the Bay Area Reporter 15 years ago this week.


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