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San Francisco Giving Up On the Pink Party?

LOCAL EVENTS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Mar 27
There will be no Pink Party in the city's gay Castro district the Saturday before the annual LGBT Pride parade this June, marking the first time in more than 20 years the event hasn't taken place in some incarnation.

Federal Recognition Sought for San Francisco LGBT Historic Sites

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 27
Historic preservation officials are seeking federal recognition for four sites in the city that played a role in the history of San Francisco's LGBT community.

Gay Man Works to Bolster SF Arts Scene

FINE ARTS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Mar 19
With artists and cultural institutions struggling to afford to live and do business in San Francisco, Cultural Affairs Director Tom DeCaigny is helming City Hall's efforts to bolster the local arts community.

Abuse of Trans Inmates in San Francisco?

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Mar 10
The San Francisco Sheriff's Department is investigating a report that some staff have been calling transgender inmates "faggots."

NIMBY Wins; Sex Offender Rehab Co. Gives Up on San Francisco Site

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 21
Sharper Future, the sex offender rehabilitation company, has announced that it's given up trying to move into San Francisco's Duboce Triangle neighborhood.

Anti-Gay Group Gets Pissy About SF Park's Public Urinal

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 15
A bathroom-obsessed, anti-LGBT group based in Sacramento is threatening San Francisco officials with a lawsuit if they don't remove the recently installed pissoir from Mission Dolores Park.

Proposed Sex Offender Clinic Roils San Francisco Neighborhood

NATIONAL | By Sari Staver | Feb 14
At the standing-room-only meeting some 200 residents, many wearing nametags that said "I Have A Question," heard gay Supervisor Scott Wiener promise that the move "was not a done deal."

No Love Lost Between Castro Merchants and Super Bowl

CORPORATE | By Matthew S. Bajko | Feb 13
There was little for many merchants in San Francisco's gay Castro district to love about the city playing host to the annual football championship game.

San Francisco Set to Adopt LGBT Historic Statement

NATIONAL | By Matthew S. Bajko | Nov 1
Two years after a pair of local historians began researching San Francisco's queer past, their report documenting often overlooked chapters of the city's history is set to be adopted by city officials.

In San Francisco, Trans Policy Plays A Role in Sheriff's Election

POLITICS | By Khaled Sayed | Oct 31
San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi's plans to stop classifying transgender inmates who haven't had surgery according to their birth sex have raised criticism from people in his department and has become an issue as he tries to hold onto his job.

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