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Political Notes: San Francisco and Cork, Ireland to fly twinned Progress flags for international LGBTQ day

Political Notes: San Francisco and Cork, Ireland to fly twinned Progress flags for international LGBTQ day

San Francisco and Cork, Ireland officials will raise twinned versions of the Progress pride flag at their city halls this Sunday, May 16, in observance of an international day that raises awareness about LGBTQ issues.

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By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.

By John Ferrannini | August 18, 2020

One of two people who were taken into custody during an anti-police protest action at the 2019 San Francisco LGBT Pride parade filed a federal lawsuit against the city and four police officers.

By John Ferrannini | June 28, 2020

The unofficial 50th annual commemoration of LGBT Pride in San Francisco Sunday, June 28, was a return to Pride's roots in protest, as hundreds of demonstrators citywide marched in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.

By Cynthia Laird | June 27, 2020

Oakland police on Monday said they were investigating a June 27 incident of vandalism at the LGBTQ community center as a hate crime.

By Cynthia Laird | June 24, 2020

This year's Bay Area Reporter Pride cover and a look at some of our past Pride section covers.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 24, 2020

Two years ago voters in Dixon, California overwhelmingly ousted from office a city councilman who had written a homophobic newspaper column in which he called for holding a "straight Pride" event.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 24, 2020

At the start of 2020 it wasn't at all clear that LGBTQ advocates in Contra Costa and San Mateo counties could achieve their goal of having every single city in their jurisdictions celebrate June as Pride Month for the first time.

By Liz Highleyman | June 24, 2020

Protests can potentially raise the risk of coronavirus transmission, but activists can take steps to protect themselves and others.

By Terry Beswick | June 24, 2020

LGBTQ people are free, right?

By StormMiguel Florez | June 24, 2020

I have been invited to write on what it means to be an San Francisco Pride community grand marshal in a time of COVID-19 and shelter-in-place.

By Jane Spahr | June 24, 2020

It is such an honor and joy to have been voted as community grand marshal in this 50th year of LGBTQAI+ Pride. What a historical moment for us as we celebrate 50 years of working toward our freedom.

By John Ferrannini | June 24, 2020

It would be hard for the historical irony of this weekend to be lost on anyone — there will be no in-person LGBT Pride parade in San Francisco on the occasion of the event's milestone 50th anniversary.

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