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Wondrous World of Tom of Finland

By David Lamble | Thursday Oct 19, 2017
Early in the new biopic "Tom of Finland," opening Friday, our hero is a Finnish soldier guarding his country's northern border from enemy attack.

Ty's at the Hoedown

By David Elijah-Nahmod | Thursday Oct 19, 2017
Openly gay country music superstar Ty Herndon will be the special guest at the 20th anniversary Hoedown and Sundance Stompede. Herndon will be appearing at the Regency Ballroom on Saturday October 21.

On the Tab :: Oct. 19 - 26

Thursday Oct 19, 2017
Autumnal offerings, and Halloween just around the corner, orange is the new pumpkin spice. Attend some of the many benefits for Sonoma and Napa fire victims, don a face mask and dance through the smoke.

Political Notebook: Signing sweep for Gov. Brown on LGBT bills

By Matthew S. Bajko | Wednesday Oct 18, 2017
For the fourth year in a row, California Governor Jerry Brown did not veto any of the LGBT-related bills that landed on his desk during the legislative session.

Seeing in the Dark: Painter discusses barriers for artists with disabilities

By Belo Cipriani | Wednesday Oct 18, 2017
According to a 2012 Census report, 56.7 million Americans have a disability. This figure translates to roughly 19 percent of the population - making people with disabilities the largest minority group in the country.

News Briefs: SFMTA board OKs plaque for former chair Nolan

By Cynthia Laird | Wednesday Oct 18, 2017
The San Francisco Metropolitan Transportation Agency board voted earlier this month to install a plaque in the Castro Muni station honoring Tom Nolan, a gay man who sat on the transit oversight panel for many years.

Brown moves CA forward

By BAR Editorial Board | Wednesday Oct 18, 2017
Governor Jerry Brown moved California forward this week when he signed Senate Bill 179, the Gender Recognition Act, making it easier for transgender, intersex, and nonbinary people to obtain state-issued identity documents that correspond to their gender.

Trump's refugee death sentence

By Jessica Stern | Wednesday Oct 18, 2017
On October 1, with the start of the 2018 fiscal year, President Donald Trump's aggressive restructuring of federal funds and policies became a reality.

Gay liberation figure Charley Shively dies

By Michael Bronski | Wednesday Oct 18, 2017
Charley Shively, one of the pivotal figures in the gay liberation movement, died Friday, October 6 at the Cambridge Rehabilitation and Nursing Home, in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Jock Talk: Death of the Outgames, 2006-2017

By Roger Brigham | Wednesday Oct 18, 2017
When the Miami World Outgames went belly up at the end of May, angry LGBT sports activists and athletes said they wished the licensing body would go out of business.

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