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San Francisco

Former-Willis-Wine-Bar_pcTerriStark
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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HireTrans
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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MayorsAgainstCoChairs
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
National Politics
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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The Dinah/Pipi Ray Diamond
Travel
Full disclosure…no, “disclosure” isn’t even the word. This is an actual confession: 2016 marks my first Club Skirts Dinah Shore Weekend ever. ...
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