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Alerts: Sept. 24 – 30, 2014

September 23, 2014
THURSDAY 25 The Free Speech Movement — 50 Years Later First Unitarian Church, 1187 Franklin Street, SF. 7pm, free. Join three veterans of the Free...

Facebook talks delayed, drag queens plan to sass social media into the 21st century

A cadre of drag queens, LGBT rights supporters and politicos trekked in their glamorous best to Facebook HQ today, to negotiate the reinstatement of...

Events: August 13 – 19, 2014

August 12, 2014
Listings are compiled by Guardian staff. Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings,...

Pride and prejudice

How the attack on teacher tenure echoes through the movement for LGBT rights

Film Listings: April 9 – 15, 2014

April 8, 2014
Film listings are edited by Cheryl Eddy. Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see...

On pins and needles

Same-sex marriage ruling hits San Francisco on the eve of Pride -- oh hey, we won stuff!

SCOTUS talks same sex marriage: San Francisco responds

March 27, 2013
LGBT rights activists held a vigil outside the California Supreme Court building in San Francisco March 26 as part of several events launched in...

LGBT youth law, ignored

March 27, 2013
Thirteen years ago, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors enacted an ordinance designed to make city services more accessible to lesbian, gay, bisexual and...

Rally and vigils for marriage equality in S.F. this week

March 25, 2013
The U.S. Supreme Court will hold back-to-back hearings this week as justices consider Prop 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), setting the...

San Francisco female priest and gay Catholics react to selection of Pope Francis

Victoria Rue, a female Roman Catholic Priest, leads a small community of renegade Catholic worshipers in San Francisco. Ordained by a trio of female...

Nite Trax: DJ Sprinkles lays it out

February 21, 2013
The phenomenal house DJ and experimental musicmaker on mainstream visibility, transgender globalism, Bay Area queer culture, and the "shopping mall diversity" of the current...

Mark Zuckerberg about to feel some heat

February 12, 2013
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg plans to host a fundraiser for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at his Palo Alto home tomorrow, and Democracy for...

Roe v. Wade anniversary inspires flash mob, pro-choice rally, and pro-life march in SF

January 22, 2013
Remember when a dance revolution broke out in Justin Herman Plaza during Occupy San Francisco? This coming Saturday, the same choreographers behind that flash...

Takei wisdom at San Francisco’s ‘Star Trek’ convention

November 20, 2012
Bay Area Trekkers (don’t call them “Trekkies”!) set their coordinates for the city this past weekend as the official 2012 San Francisco Star Trek...

On the Cheap Listings

November 13, 2012
Submit items for the listings at listings@sfbg.com. For further information on how to submit items for the listings, see Picks. WEDNESDAY 14 "Badass" Project One gallery,...

Healthy transitions

Trans people are struggling to find decent health care -- but hope is in sight

Best of the Bay 2012: Local Heroes

2012 Local HeroesAlex Tom and Shaw San LiuAlex Tom and Shaw San Liu — the executive director and lead organizer for the Chinese Progressive...

Guardian feminism panel calls for change, gang activity

In the interest of behaving badly, let us first say that we won't apologize for the "roving feminist gangs" comment, nor the laughter that...

Obama’s evolution

May 10, 2012
Other than a few Mitt Romney supporters, most of us view evolution as a wonderful biological mechanism to which we owe our supposed higher...

Stuck in reverse

January 4, 2012
Some days, you wake up, check the news, and wonder just what the hell happened to this country. And I'm not talking about that...

Our Weekly Picks: November 23-29

November 22, 2011
WEDNESDAY 23Immortal Technique "So now that it's proven, that a soldier of revolution/ Or head of an empire, disguised in a constitution/ Can not...

Inside the occupation

With its general assemblies, People's Mic, and chants of 'We are the 99 percent,' OccupySF gains momentum despite a police crackdown

Eric Quezada. Presente.

Beloved Mission Activist dies at 45

Classics

January 5, 2010

Best of the Bay 2008