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Political Notebook: Out Peninsula council candidates elected

Political Notebook: Out Peninsula council candidates elected

San Mateo County will see two more freshmen city council members as a pair of out candidates have been elected in South San Francisco and Redwood City.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | November 24, 2020

As the number of out LGBTQ people winning elective office continues to grow around the Bay Area, San Francisco is seeing a decline.

By Cynthia Laird | November 24, 2020

Illuminate SF Festival of Light has added some temporary light artworks to its many others to brighten nights as the days get shorter.


By Heather Cassell | November 24, 2020

Transgender homicides continued to trend upward around the world, according to Transgender Europe's annual Trans Murder Monitoring report released November 20, the International Transgender Day of Remembrance.

By John Ferrannini | November 20, 2020

Preliminary numbers show the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic and its changes to daily life are having on LGBTQ people — and suggest lessons that can be learned from the fight against HIV/AIDS.


By Matthew S. Bajko | November 18, 2020

Despite San Francisco voters adopting a slew of revenue-generating local propositions on the November 3 ballot, the city is bracing for more budget turmoil over the coming months.

By Cynthia Laird | November 18, 2020

It's Transgender Awareness Month, with Mayor London Breed raising the trans flag Monday, November 16, ahead of a rally and march that evening.


By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | November 18, 2020

In the earliest days of the Remembering Our Dead project, which led to the Transgender Day of Remembrance, may of us shared a hope that by showing the astounding level of anti-transgender violence we face, perhaps we could begin to stem the tide.

By Heather Cassell | November 18, 2020

The European Union is increasing its efforts to become a global leader in LGBTQ rights in order to push back against a rising tide of hate against queer people.


By John Ferrannini | November 13, 2020

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund is warning that throwing out the entire Affordable Care Act could cause discrimination against LGBTQ people and people living with HIV.

By Cynthia Laird | November 11, 2020

The San Francisco Arts Commission's 2020 Art on Market Street Poster Series continues, this time with a celebration of the city's 50th anniversary of LGBTQ Pride.


By Heather Cassell | November 11, 2020

LGBTQ people around the world breathed a collective sigh of relief as news spread last weekend that Democrats would return to the White House as Joe Biden was declared president-elect.

By John Ferrannini | November 10, 2020

Attorneys with Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund have filed to overturn an executive order from President Donald Trump banning some diversity training in federal agencies and their contractors.


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