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FDA approves first treatment for COVID-19

FDA approves first treatment for COVID-19

The federal Food and Drug Administration approved the first new treatment for COVID-19 October 22.

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By Chris Johnson, Washington Blade | October 23, 2020

President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden squared off in the final presidential debate.

By Eric Jansen | October 23, 2020

Frameline Distribution has released for online viewing "50 Years of Fabulous," an award-winning documentary recounting the life and legacy of iconic queer rights activist José Julio Sarria.


By John Ferrannini | October 22, 2020

In light of vocal opposition to a proposed plan to install security cameras throughout the business district in San Francisco's LGBTQ Castro neighborhood, the group entertaining the idea is hitting the pause button for now.

By John Ferrannini | October 22, 2020

As Pope Francis this week indicated he's OK with same-sex civil unions, a gay man who aspired to be a Roman Catholic priest but who left the church in protest of firings of LGBTQ people from its institutions spoke out about the church.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 21, 2020

A day after San Francisco officials moved forward with the process to landmark the home of an iconic lesbian couple, a historic Japantown site with ties to LGBTQ history took a step closer to becoming a city landmark.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 21, 2020

Two gay men who grew up in the South Bay are aiming to make LGBTQ political history in their respective cities come the November 3 election. Either would be the first out male city council person in their hometowns.


By BAR Editorial Board | October 21, 2020

This week California Governor Gavin Newsom announced that he had created a scientific safety review workgroup to advise the state on COVID-19 vaccines.

By Jerald Crook | October 21, 2020

I first encountered the Invisible Histories Project through its director of research and development Maigen Sullivan.


By John Ferrannini | October 21, 2020

The day Peggy Caserta took acid for the first time changed her life — and that of San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood — forever.

By Ed Walsh | October 21, 2020

California state Senator Scott Wiener hosted an hourlong virtual town hall meeting October 20, focused on problems related to mental health and substance use, which have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.


By Sari Staver | October 21, 2020

San Francisco-based Breast Cancer Action has launched its annual awareness campaign and has a new interim ED.

By Brian Bromberger | October 21, 2020

With its predominantly conservative politics, the South has never been a leader or promoter of LGBTQ rights. So it would come as no surprise that being a queer teacher in this often-homophobic region would be a challenge.


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