LGBTQ

Alvin Orloff collaborated with colorful San Francisco counterculture figure Bambi Lake in the recently reissued “The Unsinkable Bambi Lake.” <ins>(Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F. Examiner)</ins>

Remembering counterculture legend Bambi Lake

Bookseller-writer Alvin Orloff had ‘loads of fun’ working on the performer’s tell-all memoir

 

The Lyon-Martin home, located at 651 Duncan St, will become a historical landmark as it has been a refuge for lesbian activists in the LGBTQ+ movement for about 50 years. As supervisors unanimously passed on Oct. 20 for this home to be landmark, Friends of Lyon-Martin House was formed and have brought more than 150 people to sign a letter wishing for the house to become a landmark. (Samantha Laurey/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

A lesbian refuge becoming a historic city landmark

The Lyon-Martin home serves as a ‘symbol of strength and resilience’ for gay women

  • Nov 29, 2020

 

An exhibition about rainbow flag creator Gilbert Baker remains on view at the recently reopened the GLBT Historical Society Museum in The Castro. (Samantha Laurey/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Castro museum reopens its door to LGBTQ history

GLBT Historical Society archives remain closed, but public is welcome back

 

A new law strives to eliminate discrimination surrounding sentencing related to California’s sex offender registry that has harmed LGBTQ+ youth. (Courtesy photo)

Inching toward equality for LGBTQ+

Reactions to SB 145 are marred with personal biases and fear mongering

A new law strives to eliminate discrimination surrounding sentencing related to California’s sex offender registry that has harmed LGBTQ+ youth. (Courtesy photo)
Supervisor Jane Kim is working with community activists and preservationists to help the Gangway,  San Francisco's oldest gay bar, relocate and preserve its history. (Examiner file photo)

Effort underway to save San Francisco’s oldest gay bar

San Francisco's oldest gay bar may be saved and relocated using a…

Supervisor Jane Kim is working with community activists and preservationists to help the Gangway,  San Francisco's oldest gay bar, relocate and preserve its history. (Examiner file photo)
Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerMembers of the LGBT community and its supporters gathered at City Hall on Tuesday to hold a die-in and bring attention to the violence that affects them.

Activists rally at City Hall to protest violence against transgender people

When Taja DeJesus' body was found on the steps of a building…

Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. ExaminerMembers of the LGBT community and its supporters gathered at City Hall on Tuesday to hold a die-in and bring attention to the violence that affects them.
Supervisor David Campos

New SF law would require developer disclosure of housing discrimination track record

Residential builders and developers doing business in San Francisco may soon have…

Supervisor David Campos
Courtesy Don LabitStanford student Jason Galisatus inspired county supervisors to start a commission focusing on needs of the LGBTQ community.

San Mateo County starts LGBTQ commission

San Mateo County's new Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Commission will…

Courtesy Don LabitStanford student Jason Galisatus inspired county supervisors to start a commission focusing on needs of the LGBTQ community.