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Protestors Bring San Francisco Pride to a Halt

A group of about 12 protestors brought the San Francisco 2019 Pride Parade to a halt on Sunday (30 June). They were drawing attention to the police’s participation in the parade, which they found objectionable because of the treatment by police to members of the LGBTQ Community both in the city and around the world. They also(…)

SF Approves Nation’s First Ban On E-Cigarette Sales

TechCrunch reports: San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance that prohibits the sale of e-cigarettes within the city. If signed into law, the new legislation would amend the city’s health code, making it illegal for stores to sell vaping products or for online retailers to ship them to San Francisco addresses, which means it(…)

Los Angeles LGBT Center Receives $25,000 from National Endowment for the Arts

The Los Angeles LGBT Center has been awarded a $25,000 Arts Works grant from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) benefiting art education programs tailored to LGBT seniors. Over the course of 18 months, Reflections of a Lifetime courses will provide seniors with opportunities and tools to share their personal life stories through the arts. The initiative(…)