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    June 26, 2013

    San Francisco Celebrates Gay Marriage

    Hundreds of gay marriage supporters gathered at city hall early this morning to wait -- and then celebrate -- the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act. Minutes after the top court announced that it was tossing out Prop. 8, the state's ban on gay marriage, ... More >>

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    July 2, 2010

    Week in Gay: Carrie Prejean to Wed 'Jesus in Cleats'

    Her prince has come!​On Thursday, members of the LGBT media were invited to participate in some kind of weird press conference at the White House. Was it a show of good faith (this is a first for queer journalists) or just another attempt to appear attentive? An administration official named Melod ... More >>

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    June 25, 2010

    The Week in Gay: Gays Invade San Francisco!

    Adam Hood loves you​What is the best way to kick off San Francisco Pride Weekend? By listening to an ex-gay, ex-San Franciscan who wears an ascot and just loves him some pussy! Adam Hood doesn't want the gays to bring the gangrene into heaven but he does want to bring flavor savers. Imagine hi ... More >>

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    May 7, 2010

    The Week in Gay: George Rekers, Another Secretly Queer Homophobe

    Rekers: I hired him to carry my luggage, not be my man-whore!​ Unbelievable! Dr. George Rekers, a guy whose entire career was based on the notion that gay people don't have to be gay, is a closeted gay snorkeler. Surprise! With each passing day the story continued to grow increasingly so ... More >>

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    April 22, 2010

    Bisexual Ballers Deemed Not Gay Enough For Gay Softball League; Lawsuit Ensues

    Your reaction to this photograph could determine your eligibility for softball's Gay World Series​There may or may not be crying in gay softball. But there's definitely litigation. A trio of players for a gay San Francisco team this week filed suit in Seattle against the North American Gay Amateur ... More >>

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    August 17, 2009

    Obama Administration Fails In Attempt To Have Its Gay Wedding Cake and Eat It, Too

    But does President Obama 'feel your pain'?​In the gay marriage wars, you can never make everybody happy. But a court filing by the Obama administration today may well piss off everyone.  Social conservatives surely have had their tighty-whiteys worked into a twist by the Department of Justice ... More >>

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    November 26, 2008

    Border Crossers

    Long rap sheet? No problem. Transgender Latina hookers in S.F. are successfully fighting deportation by asking for asylum.

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    April 21, 2004

    Looking Ahead

    Aides insist that Mayor Gavin Newsom is focused on City Hall; his sudden celebrity has spawned speculation about higher office. Much higher.

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    April 18, 2001

    Better Than Nothing

    Gary Johnson is about to become the first transsexual to sue for discrimination under a new state law. The only catch: He must admit to being "disabled."

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    July 24, 1996

    The Other Side's Other Side

    A surprising look at gay and lesbian life in Russia

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    May 22, 1996

    Against All Odds

    Fundamentalists want to ban same-sex marriage. All across California, people are mad as hell. So how come nobody's doing anything about it?

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    August 30, 1995

    Achtenberg's Third Act

    Roberta Achtenberg bristles when anyone dares say that Williw Brown is the one who gets things done. "I have gotten things done my entire life, right?" she says, citing when her accomplishments as a law school dean, her 800-page book on sexual orientatio

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