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The Inside Story of How the Bay Area Got Ahead of COVID-19 Crisis

By Angela Hart, Anna Maria Barry-Jester | Apr 21, 2020

The Bay Area issued the nation's first stay-at-home order, likely saving thousands of lives and charting the course for much of the country.

CommUNITY Rainbow Run Rescheduled; Pulse Annual Remembrance Going Virtual

Apr 17, 2020

The Fourth Annual CommUNITY Rainbow Run has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 12, 2020 and the Annual Remembrance Ceremony at 7 p.m. on Friday, June 12 will be experienced virtually for the first time

Online Extra: Folsom Street ED Gone After Short Tenure

By John Ferrannini | Apr 15, 2020

Folsom Street Events has another new leader, as former executive director Sarah Patterson is no longer with the organization, the Bay Area Reporter has learned.

'Everybody is Scared': Struggle to Keep Apart on Subway

By Tom Hays, Marshall Ritzel | Apr 10, 2020

Even though ridership has plummeted in the city, making jam-packed trains and buses the exception rather than the rule, passengers aren't always guaranteed even 6 inches (15 centimeters).

SAGE Launches SAGEConnect to Combat Social Isolation for LGBT Elders

Apr 6, 2020

SAGE has launched a program that matches LGBT elders with volunteer community members and allies in the midst of the national pandemic.

NYC Pride Announces Talent for Pride Island 2020

Mar 9, 2020

NYC Pride releases its first phase of talent announcements with the afro-futuristic Saturday headliner Janelle Monáe, joined by Betty Who, Luisa Sonza, Pussy Riot and more for Pride Island 2020.

SF man ordered to stay away from gay Apple CEO for 3 years

Mar 3, 2020

A three-year restraining order was issued by a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge March 3 against a San Francisco man who showed up to the home of gay Apple CEO Tim Cook with flowers and champagne.

Boy Scouts File for Bankruptcy Due to Sex-Abuse Lawsuits

By David Crary | Feb 18, 2020

Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan.

Governor Wants to Add Tracks, Access at Penn Station

Jan 7, 2020

The country's busiest train station would get new tracks, expanded terminals and better access for commuters under a plan announced Monday by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

MORE! in 2020: Looking back — and forward

By Juanita MORE! | Dec 30, 2019

Nightlife icon and community activist Juanita MORE! shares her thoughts on 2019's ups and down, and projects to look forward to in 2020.

The Oregon Lottery Proudly Sponsors Teacher of the Year

By EDGE | Dec 30, 2019

The Oregon Lottery proudly sponsors the Oregon Teacher of the Year Program. Each year this program recognizes and honors teacher excellence, celebrating exemplary educators across the state.

Provincetown Film Society Announces New CEO

By EDGE | Dec 11, 2019

The Provincetown Film Society (PFS) announced today that after a national search, Rachael Brister has been hired as the organization's new CEO. Brister will also serve as the Executive Director of The Provincetown International Film Festival.

Watch: Boston Man Charged in Box-Cutter, Snow Shovel Hate Crime

Watch: Boston Man Charged in Box-Cutter, Snow Shovel Hate Crime

Dec 9, 2019

Boston man Eddie Smith is due to be arraigned on assault and battery, mayhem, and committing a hate crime charges after he allegedly "hit a 25-year-old man in the head with a snow shovel and slashed his eye with a box cutter" Tuesday. Watch below.

Complacency a Concern as AIDS Treatment Improves in Africa

By Rodney Muhumulza | Dec 1, 2019

AIDS has no cure. HIV is still here. But some people are forgetting that.

Kentucky Principal Who Banned LGBTQ Books Indicted for Child Pornography

By Sam Cronin | Nov 14, 2019

Former Kentucky school principal Phillip Todd Wilson was indicted Wednesday for 17 child pornography possession and distribution charges filed in August of this year. He made headlines in 2009 for spearheading an effort to ban books with LGBTQ content.

Field honors gay SF national parks landscape architect

Nov 13, 2019

Visit any national park site in San Francisco and you will likely encounter a vista that has been shaped in some manner by Bay Area native Michael Boland.

Buttigieg: Homophobic Remarks of Tenn. Lawmaker Don't 'Speak for Most People'

By Sam Cronin | Oct 31, 2019

After Tennessee County Commissioner Warren Hurst's rant about Democratic Candidate Pete Buttigieg, the South Bend, Indiana Mayor has issued a response. His comments don't "speak for most people."

Police Investigate Homophobic Bullying of Male Cheerleader in California High School

By Sam Cronin | Oct 24, 2019

Police in Santa Clara, CA were called to Wilcox High School Monday to investigate a case of homophobic bullying allegedly targeted towards a male cheerleader. Read more on the developing story here.

Oregon Lottery Supports Programs Oregonians Love

By EDGE | Oct 21, 2019

Why do we play? For the fun in playing, the joy in winning and the opportunity to support the things that make Oregon, well, Oregon.

Debbie Harry Faces It: Blondie singer's memoir and fan art

By Jim Provenzano | Oct 9, 2019

Blondie cofounders Debbie Harry and Chris Stein were guests at the Arts & Ideas series hosted by the Jewish Community Center on October 3, to discuss Harry's memoir, 'Face It.'

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