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A candlelight vigil was held in San Francisco for Jennifer Laude, the 26-year old transgender Filipina woman allegedly killed by a Marine in the Philippines.

Protesters Call for Justice for Transgender Filipina Allegedly Killed by Marine

On Wednesday evening, around 100 people gathered in San Francisco’s Union Square to hold a candlelight vigil for Jennifer Laude, a 26-year-old transgender Filipina woman who was allegedly murdered by a U.S. Marine in the [...]
Cheryl Dunye

Successful Cinema Professor Cheryl Dunye Arrives at SF State

By Anthony Lazarus, SFSU News A faculty member for the Department of Cinema is landing on SF State’s campus just as she nabs a new accolade: Filmmaker, artist and educator Cheryl Dunye has been recognized [...]
Rebecca Kaplan

Council Awards $1.3 Million for LGBTQ Youth Services

The Oakland City Council awarded $1.3 million in city grants to support LGBTQ youth Tuesday evening. Approximately 540 LGBTQ young people per year are expected to benefit from the grants, which were awarded to five [...]
Junie Tate. Photo courtesy of Jesse Brooks.

Remember HIV/AIDS, Transgender Advocate Junie Tate Sugar

As we celebrate Black History month, the HIV/AIDS community pays honor to a life and contribution of Junie Tate Sugar, an advocate for HIV/AIDS, and Transgender, who was found at dead on the job on [...]
Miss Major Griffin-Gracy will receive The Life Achievement Award. Major is a Black, formerly incarcerated, transgender elder. She has been an activist and advocate in her community for over 40 years. From the 1969 Stonewall Rebellion to her current work as Executive Director of the Transgender GenderVariant Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP), she continues to work for transgender and gender variant people inside and outside the prison system. A major documentary about her life  "Major" will be released this year.

“Generations” Celebrates Black LGBT Historical Experience

  “Generations: Black LGBT History Experience” is a free gala event sponsored by local organizations will take place Friday, Feb. 21, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the African American Art / Culture Complex, 762 [...]
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SF Pride to Host Community Forum on Military Recruiters

The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee will host a community forum Tuesday, Nov. 19 on military recruiter participation in the annual Pride Celebration. The forum will take place at the Metropolitan Community Church, at [...]