For a shrill time, just add abortion. Or, in the case of Planned Parenthood's "invasion" of South San Francisco -- as Catholic Radio put it -- plan to not offer termination of pregnancies and suffer the preposterous parade regardless. There are about 10 Planned Parenthood and related clinics in the ... More >>
Dominique Strauss-KahnEvery once in a while, San Francisco politicians surprise you. The city's Board of Supervisors is justly acknowledged for its symbolic gestures at the local level -- banning plastic bags, expressing support for cop killers, and the like. But the span of officialdom's tut-tut ... More >>
Sadly, New Leaf is being turned overExploding costs of health care benefits and leases will force New Leaf -- a 35-year-old San Francisco center serving the LGBT community with mental health, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS services -- to close in October. The center's board of directors announced ... More >>
Tired of hiding the truth, she transitioned into a male sex worker. Hes been in a struggle with societal norms and himself ever since.
Hospital removes man's cancerous prostate. Two months later, doctors say he didn't have cancer after all
One man's hope for Nigeria's tiny neighbor
Letters from January 24, 2001
New U.S. guidelines suggest that powerful anti-viral drug combinations should be used later, rather than earlier, in treating AIDS
They are the "AIDS babies." Born before doctors learned how to prevent HIV transmission to newborns, hundreds of California kids are growing up under the burden of a deadly disease.
Letters from November 29, 2000
What's a man to do if he doesn't want his balls hanging around? Simple: Just find someone to cut them off.
Got It; Got It; Didn't Get It; Female Cracker Morons Who Maim; Ounce of Prevention; Our Apologies, John; The Oddest Clarification We've Published This Year
The Party After the Party: What to Do With the "Y2K Dividend"
World AIDS Day
An AIDS vaccine designed by renowned researcher Don Francis is in final testing. The Plague could be over - but the gay and scientific establishments are utterly unenthused.
Gay activists push for return of traditional bathhouses
Researchers are stunned by a gland they thought dormant
Gay-bashing survivor applies for political asylum
More HIV-infected gay men are choosing unprotected sex with infected partners; questions about the dangers go begging
How ACT UP San Francisco spreads spit, fake blood, used cat litter, and potentially deadly misinformation through the AIDS community
The promise of a new treatment has opened a painful divide
Some people with HIV don't get sick for years and years and years. Their lives might contain the clues for the cure.
Michael Petrelis has entered the AIDS debate once again
Homeless gay youths in San Francisco run an extraordinary risk of HIV infection, according to city statistics. On the street, safety is a matter of economics -- and hope.
What you should know about illin' in the city
Hepatitis B is the Rodney Dangerfield of diseases: It just can't get respect. But it sure can kill you.
The enforcement of drug laws should be less hurtful than the dangers inherent indrug use itself, say the "harm reductionists" at Prevention Point, who practice what they preach by distributing 1.5 million needles to the city's drug users
AIDS dissidents Peter Duesberg and Bryan Ellison find new enemies: each other