San Francisco

San Francisco

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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(L to R) U.S. Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry, Founder and CEO of Out & Equal Workplace Advocates Selisse Berry, and President of Walt Disney Resorts and Parks George Kalogridis at the Out & Equal Executive Forum Conference in San Francisco, March 22–24, 2016. Photo: Out & Equal
Politics
During his keynote speech to 90 senior LGBT and ally executives, Berry appealed to the business leaders why he believes they hold a key role in advancing LGBT rights around the world. ...
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