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Oakland council prez Kaplan, wife divorced last fall

Monday Jun 17, 2019
After marrying five years ago in a private summer wedding ceremony, Oakland at-large City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan and Pamela Rosin divorced last fall. The couple had been together since 2012 after first meeting at Oakland's East Bay Church.

SF supes panel backs Castro LGBTQ district

Monday Jun 17, 2019
A San Francisco Board of Supervisors panel threw its support Monday behind the creation of an LGBTQ cultural district in the city's Castro neighborhood.

Online Extra: Political Notes: In a 1st, all Napa County cities fly Pride flag

Friday Jun 14, 2019
For the first time, all five cities in Napa County have agreed to fly the rainbow flag in honor of June being Pride Month.

Federal court requires heightened review in trans military ban case

By Lisa Keen | Friday Jun 14, 2019
A federal appeals panel in Seattle ruled Friday that President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people in the military "treats transgender persons differently than other persons," but it did not reinstate an injunction against enforcement of that ban.

Impresario Marc Huestis impresses with new memoir

By John F. Karr | Friday Jun 14, 2019
The buzz is on! Marc Huestis has just published his endlessly exciting and not infrequently moving autobiography, "Impresario of Castro Street" ($19.99).

Trans performance celebrated: 'Fresh Meat'

By Rae Raucci | Friday Jun 14, 2019
The Fresh Meat Festival is an annual San Francisco performance celebration of transgender talent in diverse areas, from musical and vocal acts to dance performances, performance arts, theater pieces, and beyond.

Political Notebook: More cities fly the rainbow flag

Wednesday Jun 12, 2019
Three more Bay Area cities are now flying the rainbow flag for the first time in honor of Pride Month, as is the government office for Alameda County.

As Oakland council prez, Kaplan breaks the mold

Wednesday Jun 12, 2019
Lesbian at-large Oakland City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan's election in January as president of the legislative body made headlines for being the first time an out LGBT person had served in the leadership role.

Guidance will mandate insurance coverage for PrEP

Wednesday Jun 12, 2019
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released a recommendation Tuesday, calling on health care providers to offer PrEP to men and women at high risk of acquiring HIV.

Editorial: Police and Pride

By BAR Editorial Board | Wednesday Jun 12, 2019
Until recently, LGBT Americans regularly suffered harassment, abuse, and worse at the hands of law enforcement, an oppression justified by religion and criminalized by the government.

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