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Exhibition Highlights Radical History of Black Lesbian Scholar Angela Davis

Angela Davis (center, no glasses) enters Royce Hall at UCLA for her first philosophy lecture in October 1969. Kendra Alexander (right, with glasses) A new exhibition at the GLBT History Museum, 4127 18th St., San Francisco, drawing on rare posters and ephemera from a private collection will highlight the journey of black lesbian activist Angela(…)

The Dinah Amps Up the Volume on Women Empowerment

For many, The Dinah is an annual tradition between friends; for others it is a bucket-list goal, a pilgrimage to our very own Mecca that every queer woman should make at least once in her life. No matter what the impetus for attending is, The Dinah is for all a unique opportunity to experience one of(…)

California Coastal Legislators Condemn Trump Offshore Oil Expansion

Countering the Trump administration’s proposal to expand offshore oil and gas drilling in federal waters, California State Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) will join Assemblymember Monique Limón (D-Santa Barbara) and Assemblymembers David Chiu (D-San Francisco) and Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) to introduce an Assembly Joint Resolution condemning that action. “California’s precious coastline is not for sale.(…)

27% of California Adolescents Are Gender Nonconforming, Study Finds

A new UCLA study finds that 27 percent, or 796,000, of California’s youth, ages 12 to 17, report they are viewed by others as gender nonconforming at school. The study also assessed differences in mental health among gender nonconforming youth and gender conforming youth in the state and found no significant difference in the rates(…)

Equality California Endorses Candidates in Congressional and State Senate Races

Thursday, Equality California announced the endorsement of three strong pro-equality candidates for Congress and California State Senate offices. “In light of the Trump Administration’s anti-LGBTQ actions, it is imperative that we continue to promote and support strong pro-equality candidates at both the state and the national level,” said Rick Zbur, Executive Director of Equality California.(…)

42 Bay Area LGBTQ Organizations Receive Community Issues Grants from Horizons Foundation

  Horizons Foundation’s 2017 slate of Community Issues grantees represent a diverse group of organizations and individuals serving nine Bay Area counties. Grants are being awarded in the arts, advocacy and civil rights, health and human services, community building, and leadership, and encompass programs that focus on youth, the elderly, immigration, trans rights, LGBTQ history,(…)