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Political Notebook: GOP CA legislators do well on LGBT scorecard

By Matthew S. Bajko | Wednesday Jan 16, 2019
An overwhelming majority of Republican legislators in California earned scores of 50 percent or more on the 2018 Legislative Scorecard compiled by Equality California, the statewide LGBT advocacy group.

Redstone tenants rally to save SF building

By Tony Taylor | Wednesday Jan 16, 2019
After over a century as a hub of community activism, the 55,000 square foot red brick building at the corner of 16th and Capp streets has fallen prey to wealthy real estate developers.

Sparse turnout for info on Castro film shoot

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Wednesday Jan 16, 2019
CBS Films will shoot scenes of a new movie, "The Phone," in the Castro next week, but residents didn't seem too concerned about the project as only a half-dozen showed up at a recent informational meeting.

SF bridge club has success, offers lessons

By Sari Staver | Wednesday Jan 16, 2019
When a handful of gay men got together to play bridge regularly in 1978, they had no idea the group would be setting attendance records four decades later.

Chechnya renews persecution of LGBTs, activists say

By Heather Cassell | Wednesday Jan 16, 2019
LGBT activists sounded the alarm that Chechen authorities have renewed their crackdown on LGBTs in Chechnya, detaining several gay men and women.

Jock Talk: SF Fog rugby competes on the pitch

By Roger Brigham | Wednesday Jan 16, 2019
The season for rugby, that most aggressively affable of team sports, is upon us. Forget the transient wind, chill, and rain: this is the season for the Fog.

Gay chorus plans fire relief benefit concert

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Wednesday Jan 16, 2019
The San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus will hold a benefit concert later this month to help those ravaged by the wildfires in northern California.

News Briefs: Panel to discuss being queer, API

By Cynthia Laird | Wednesday Jan 16, 2019
The Gay Asian Pacific Alliance and Team Q of the United Democratic Club will hold a panel discussion on the queer, Asian-American and immigrant experience Monday, January 28.

Guest Opinion: Support needed for LGBT refugees

By Junior Mayema | Wednesday Jan 16, 2019
Fleeing persecution from homophobic countries can be the most life-risking experience and the wisest decision at the same time.

Obituaries: Anson John Royer Jr.

By BAR staff | Wednesday Jan 16, 2019
The obituary for Anson John Royer Jr.

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