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11 thru 20 of 31972

News Briefs: Gay publisher donates items to national museum

By Cynthia Laird | Wednesday May 23, 2018
The gay publisher of the Philadelphia Gay News has donated a trove of materials to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

Jock Talk: Gay Games hoping for 10,000

By Roger Brigham | Wednesday May 23, 2018
With little more than one month left to register for the Gay Games, organizers report they are right at the brink of 9,000 registrants, and the event stands a solid shot at becoming the first Gay Games since 2006 to have 10,000 registrants.

Bill will exempt compassionate care programs from some taxes on cannabis

By Cynthia Laird | Wednesday May 23, 2018
Gay state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) on Thursday (May 24) announced a bill that would exempt compassionate care programs from having to pay some taxes enacted under Proposition 64, the state's adult recreational marijuana law.

Panel looks at queer youth, past and present

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Wednesday May 23, 2018
French and American panelists took a look back at history and kept an eye on the present during a presentation on the lives of queer youth in the two countries.

Canada joins Global Equality Fund

By Heather Cassell | Wednesday May 23, 2018
Canada officially joined the Global Equality Fund with a $200,000 contribution to protect LGBT rights, Global Affairs Canada officials announced May 17.

Political Notebook: Progressive lawyer and DJ aims to take on Pelosi

By Matthew S. Bajko | Wednesday May 23, 2018
Burning Man attendees known him as a DJ for the Gender Bender camp. Privacy and free speech activists likely have gotten to know him through his work with the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Bill of Rights Defense Committee.

City announces backfills for CDC cuts

By Cynthia Laird | Wednesday May 23, 2018
San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell and gay District 8 Supervisor Jeff Sheehy this week announced that the city will backfill $4.2 million in federal cuts to HIV/AIDS programs, including funding for the Getting to Zero initiative.

Valdez wins Texas Dem primary for governor

By Lisa Keen | Wednesday May 23, 2018
Lupe Valdez won the Democratic nomination for governor of Texas in a runoff primary Tuesday night, becoming the first openly LGBT person - and the first Latina - to win a major party nomination for governor in the state.

LGBTQ homeless shelter proposed in South Bay

By Heather Cassell | Wednesday May 23, 2018
A homeless shelter for LGBTQ people in Santa Clara County is one of several recommendations that are expected to go before the Board of Supervisors in June for funding in next year's budget.

Fremont names first female, lesbian police chief

By Alex Madison | Wednesday May 23, 2018
The city of Fremont announced Monday that Kimberly Petersen has been named its new police chief, making her the first woman and lesbian to lead the department.

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