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Phillips enters formal plea in SF murder case

By Alex Madison | Thursday Apr 26, 2018
In handcuffs and an orange jumpsuit, Michael John Phillips, a gay San Francisco man, pleaded not guilty to murder, robbery, and other charges related to the death of an elderly man he was reportedly caring for at his arraignment in San Francisco Superior

News Briefs: Holliday to headline Bliss

By Cynthia Laird | Wednesday Apr 25, 2018
Grammy- and Tony-winning vocalist Jennifer Holliday will headline Maitri Compassionate Care's annual Bliss benefit Sunday, May 6.

LGBT House candidates look to help Dems take control

By Lisa Keen | Wednesday Apr 25, 2018
An analysis of LGBT candidates running for congressional races this year.

Transmissions: Secrets and truths

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | Wednesday Apr 25, 2018
I'm going to let you in on a little secret.

Jock Talk: Marathoner conquers the North Pole

By Roger Brigham | Wednesday Apr 25, 2018
I asked Larry Rich what it was like running a marathon at the North Pole. He spoke to me about the strange sound the snow made beneath his feet. That made all the sense in the world to me.

Global acceptance of LGBTs has increased around the world

By Heather Cassell | Wednesday Apr 25, 2018
Researchers at the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law determined in three newly published reports that the average level of acceptance of LGBT people around the world has increased since 1980.

Editorial: The Times' disservice to Baldwin

By BAR Editorial Board | Wednesday Apr 25, 2018
Tammy Baldwin, the U.S. Senate's first out lesbian member, has been targeted for defeat by Republicans in her re-election bid this November.

Guest Opinion: SF fur ban may spark larger social movement

By Rob Daroff | Wednesday Apr 25, 2018
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently voted to ban fur sales, making it the third and largest U.S. city to pass such a prohibition.

Union organizer, teacher John Mehring dies

By Cynthia Laird | Wednesday Apr 25, 2018
John Mehring, a gay man who was a local union organizer and teacher, died March 30 at a hospital in Minneapolis. He was 65.

Political Notebook: Lesbian health official seeks CA House seat

By Matthew S. Bajko | Wednesday Apr 25, 2018
A health executive and retired nurse is mounting an underdog campaign in California's southeastern desert region to become the first lesbian from the Golden State to serve in Congress.

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