Issue:  Vol. 48 / No. 13 / 29 March 2018

First rainbow flag co-creator tells her story

A woman who helped create the first rainbow flags is coming forward to tell her story and ensure her involvement, and that of another artist, is not lost to history. (read more)

Online Extra: Political Notes: Out Oakland councilman hosts re-election fundraiser

April kicks off with fundraisers for out candidates seeking local and state office in the East Bay as well as a national lesbian political group. (read more)

Trump outlines trans ban details

President Donald Trump signed a memorandum Friday that serves as an implementation plan for his policy to ban transgender people from serving openly in the military. (read more)

Senate Dems block Grenell appointment

Republican efforts to approve President Donald Trump's gay ambassador to Germany suffered yet another setback last week when Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley blocked the move. (read more)

New CDC heads spurs controversy

The Trump administration has appointed Dr. Robert Redfield, a longtime HIV/AIDS researcher and clinician... (read more)

Changes made after mayor, Sheehy tour Castro

Increased homeless outreach in the evenings, expansion of the Healthy Streets Operation, and limited hours for the Walgreens parking lot... (read more)

Wiener bill expands civil rights for trans prisoners

Today, incarcerated transgender people in California do not have the right to legally be referred to by their preferred... (read more)

'March for Our Lives' draws crowd

Tens of thousands of people gathered in San Francisco Saturday, March 24, to take part in the national "March for Our Lives. (read more)

Castro sober space marks 35 years with pageant

As the Castro Country Club begins its 35th year of service to San Francisco's LGBT sober community, the nonprofit will... (read more)

WeHo leads the way in gay-friendly LA

Los Angeles has long been a popular getaway for northern Californians. (read more)

Asian bar association honors Ed Lee at gala

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was posthumously honored by the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area at its annual gala... (read more)

Courts divided over Title VII's impact in LGBT cases

Lori Franchina worked as a firefighter for Providence, Rhode Island, and for four years, everything was fine. (read more)

LGBT leader Christopher Tripp Zanetis killed in Iraq helicopter crash

Stanford Law School graduate and Air National Guard search and rescue airman Christopher Tripp Zanetis died in a helicopter crash... (read more)

Political Notebook: East Bay LGBT Dem club fails to endorse in Assembly race

Should one of the three out candidates seeking the 15th Assembly District seat... (read more)

News Briefs: King, Kendell to speak in SF

Lesbian powerhouses Billie Jean King and Kate Kendell will appear at Brava Theatre next month, and tickets are available. (read more)

Jock Talk: The NCAA needs a reboot

Perhaps we have all come to expect too much of the NCAA. (read more)

Transmissions: Rollback

The Trump administration has once again attempted to ban transgender people from serving in the United States military. (read more)

Online Extra: Political Notes: Policy fights await new lesbian CA Senate leader

Policy fights over housing and health care are two of the more controversial issues newly installed... (read more)

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