Topics :: San Francisco

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BARchive :: The Lion Pub and Other Lost Gay Dens

CULTURE | By Michael Flanagan | Aug 2
Visitors to Pacific Heights could be excused these days for thinking there is little gay about it, save for the gay colors on Victorians like the Painted Ladies in Alamo Square. But this was not always the case.

LGBT Refugees Find Housing A Hurdle in SF

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 1
San Francisco's high housing costs are particularly problematic for LGBT refugees resettled to the Bay Area. Most come with little money, few or no local connections, and uncertain job prospects.

Gay Mural Arson Shocks Artist

CRIME | By Khaled Sayed | Aug 1
The artist who created an LGBT mural in the Mission district that has been vandalized multiple times said at a recent forum that he wasn't surprised the art was damaged, but he was shocked by an arson attempt on the project.

Hundreds Turn Out in Support of Defaced LGBT Latino Mural

NATIONAL | By Khaled Sayed | Jul 12
A wounded community came together to heal as hundreds turned out at a recent rally following repeated vandalism of a mural in San Francisco's Mission district that depicts gay, transgender, and lesbian Latinos.

Suspect Charged in Shooting Near SF Pride

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jul 11
The teenager accused of shooting a man who had been attending this year's LGBT Pride celebration in San Francisco appeared in court this week to face charges that include attempted murder.

Gay Mural Defaced in San Francisco's Mission District

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 28
A mural depicting gay Latinos in San Francisco's Mission District has been defaced three times in recent days.

Yale Grad's Essay Tears into SF AIDS Foundation

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 21
A senior essay by a recent Yale graduate blasts the San Francisco AIDS Foundation, questioning the nonprofit spending millions of dollars to establish a health center in the Castro

Projects Preserve Bay Area's Lesbian Past

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 20
Concerned that the Bay Area's lesbian past was quickly disappearing, Oakland resident Lenn Keller put out a call in April 2014 for anyone with stories to tell and ephemera to donate to contact her.

BARchive :: Excerpts From the New Memoir 'Sex, Drugs & Disco'

CULTURE | By Mark Abramson | Jun 14
San Francisco, Mid-1970s. A perfect place at a perfect time. Mark Abramson's memoir is the next best thing to being there -- and here's a sample.

SF Sheriff's Plan to Move Trans Women Out of Men's Jail

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jun 14
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi plans to stop classifying transgender inmates who have not had surgery according to their birth sex, meaning that trans women would no longer be housed with men.

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