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Frameline38 Announces Opening Night, Centerpiece, and Closing Night Films of Upcoming San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival

Frameline38: the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival has announced its Opening Night, Centerpiece, and Closing Night films for this year’s renowned showcase of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer cinema. Frameline38, the world’s first and largest LGBT film festival, will be held June 19 – 29, 2014 in San Francisco and the East Bay.(…)

Catch Me If You Can To Open at Spreckels in May

Spreckels Theatre Company presents the Northern California premiere of the Broadway musical “Catch Me If You Can,” the high-flying musical comedy based on the DreamWorks film and incredible true story that inspired it. Set in the early 1960s, “Catch Me If You Can” is inspired by the real-life adventures of Frank Abignale Jr., a teenager(…)

Equality CA Welcomes New Executive Director

Equality California, the largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy organization in California, announced today that its executive director, John O’Connor, will step down in July following a successful, 18-month tenure leading EQCA through a period of extensive organizational transition. EQCA also announced that board member Rick Zbur, a senior partner with the law(…)

Transgender Teen’s Imprisonment Under Scrutiny

    Is it a violation of a 16-year-old’s rights to place her in a prison with adult inmates even though she has not been charged with any crime? Her treatment is appropriate and legal because she has “an extensive history of violence” against staffers and other residents of psychiatric facilities, according to the Connecticut(…)

34th Annual Russian River Women’s Weekend Happens May 15 – 19

The 34th Annual Russian River Women’s Weekend will be from May 15 – 19, this year.  We have an action packed weekend planned: Friday-Let’s get this party started pool party. 3rd Annual DRAGSTRAVAGANZA. Saturday-Wet Tease Pool Party, Burlesque Show and Dance Party, as well as Live Music.  Sunday – Liquid Church Pool Party, Tattoo Contest,(…)

SRJC Theatre Arts Brings Tony Award Winning Musical Comedy to the Stage in Monty Python’s Spamalot April 25-May 4

The Santa Rosa Junior College (SRJC) Theatre Arts Department presents the hilarious musical comedy in Monty Python’s Spamalot, adapted from the 1975 film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The musicalpremiered in the 2005 season at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre in New York, where it received 14 Tony Award nominations and won 3 Tonys, including Best Musical. The Santa Rosa(…)

Court Rules Against Ohio Ban on Same-sex Marriage Recognition

A federal judge has ordered Ohio to recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages. A federal judge in Ohio on Monday ruled against the state law barring recognition of out-of-state same-sex marriages, although the order is temporarily stayed until state officials take further action. In a 45-page decision, U.S. District Judge Timothy Black determined the Ohio law barring recognition(…)

Bill to Modernize Birth Certificates Introduced

Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez introduced AB 1951, sponsored by Equality California, to modernize birth certificates to accurately reflect the gender of a child’s parent or parents. The new birth certificates would allow each parent to identify as mother, father or parent. “Birth certificates establish real rights and responsibilities, and it’s important to have them in sync(…)

Barebacking Study Reveals Disturbing Connection With Hook-Up Apps

A new study by England’s University of Westminster found what appears to be a disturbing uptick in the number of young gay men who find unprotected sex with a stranger “exciting.” The study, first published in Pink News, found that a staggering 70 percent of young gay men surveyed in London said they believed sex(…)