San Francisco

San Francisco

Entertainment
DeGeneres' first tour in 15 years will visit three cities over eight nights, making stops in San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle. DeGeneres' stand-up sets at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall will be filmed for her debut Netflix original comedy special. ...
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National
North Bay LGBTs hit hard by the firestorm that ripped through the heart of wine country began returning home as evacuation orders were lifted and firefighters gained control ...
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Femme Space participant Luna Merbruj. Photo: Elena Rose
Entertainment
The National Queer Arts Festival is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and is expanding to the South Bay. ...
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National
The SF LGBT Center launched #HireTrans Wednesday, a mass transit PSA campaign aimed at encouraging employers to hire transgender workers. ...
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Politics
"Mayors Against LGBT Discrimination" is a broad-based, nonpartisan coalition comprised of local officials who support equal protections and fair treatment for all LGBT people. ...
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Sister Tilly Comes Again, a member of the group The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, poses for a portrait before a charity fashion show entitled Project Nunway starts in San Francisco, December 2, 2012. The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (SPI) is a charity and street performance organization founded in 1979 which uses religious imagery to raise money for AIDS, LGBT-related causes, and mainstream community service organizations. Picture taken December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jana Asenbrennerova
International Travel
Award-winning photojournalist Jana Ašenbrennerová’s exhibit, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, opened August 8 in Prague, Czech Republic. ...
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Harvey Milk
Politics National
Harvey Milk served on the submarine rescue ship USS Kittiwake and was honorably discharged as a lieutenant junior grade. ...
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Grand Canyon National Park’s new Superintendent Christine Lehnertz Photo: baynature.org
Travel
The Grand Canyon will get its first female superintendent following a sexual harassment scandal that has rocked the world renowned park in Arizona. ...
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United Methodist Church Photo
Faith and Religion
Rev. Oliveto will lead the church as the denomination’s first openly gay bishop despite the ongoing policies forbidding ordination of “self-avowed practicing homosexuals.” ...
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Equator Coffees & Teas founders Helen Russell and Brooke McDonnell along with vice president of operations Maureen McHugh were honored by the Small Business Administration’s head Maria Contreras-Sweet, at a special event at their San Francisco location next to the Warfield May 6, 2016. (Left to Right, starting with second to the left) Brooke, Helen, Jacklyn Jordan, Maria Contreras-Sweet, and Maureen. Photo: Heather Cassell
Travel
Being honored at the White House for Small Business Week is only one of many firsts for the 21-year old San Rafael-based lesbian-owned coffee company. ...
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