Issue:  Vol. 44 / No. 16 / 17 April 2014

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Online Extra: Wedding Bells Ring: Coalition announces support days before Oregon lawsuit arguments

Racial justice groups back marriage equality in Oregon; marriage case filed in Georgia; judges hear oral arguments in Utah, Oklahoma cases. (read more)

Online Extra: Political Notes: Advocates urge swift action on SF LGBT senior report

Advocates urge quick action on San Francisco LGBT senior report recommendations.
(read more)

Hearing on HIV funding cuts set

An estimated $2.7 million in federal budget cuts for HIV care and prevention services in San Francisco in the coming fiscal year will be discussed at a Board of Supervisors committee hearing May 7. (read more)

Pot club changes could spark debate

The San Francisco Planning Commission recently approved a report that recommends considering allowing medical cannabis dispensaries in more neighborhoods and reducing the space required between pot clubs and schools. (read more)

Seniors lack
affordable housing options

LGBT seniors in cities across the country are facing a lack of affordable housing options as they age. (read more)

Many Asian LGBT seniors in SF rely on faith groups

Faith communities are an especially important source for social support among Asian American LGBT seniors in San Francisco. (read more)

Hey, over here!

Jesse Bie casts an alluring eye with his attractive balloon headdress, hoping to get interested fellows to his Gay Men's Salon booth at the second annual Atmosqueer, a volunteer and services fair sponsored by the LGBT Community Center, the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, and Bridgemen. (read more)

Supes urge retirement system to divest Russian investments

A San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee heard from LGBT advocates and others about why the city's retirement system should divest investments in Russian securities because of the country's anti-gay laws. (read more)

SF set to name street after transgender icon

San Francisco is set to name a street after a transgender icon, marking the first time the city has awarded such an honor to a member of the transgender community. (read more)

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More Arts

Theatre - State-censored sex drives

A biography of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and the saga of Monica Samille Lewinsky collided in playwright John W. Lowell's mind to create The Letters, (read more)

Fine Arts - What's up
in the April galleries?

To enter the realm of prolific African American artist Romare Bearden is to surrender to the rhapsody of color, (read more)

Out There - The cook, the tramp & the barihunk

If you're like Out There, you appreciate male pulchritude, especially when it comes attached to the baritone register. (read more)

Theatre - Kosher Comedy
presents Muslim comic

Shazia Mirza was raised in a strict Muslim environment. Raised in London by Pakistani parents, she's a trained biochemist who likes to make people laugh. (read more)

Dance - Maelstrom of classic & modern dance

Oh, for a lookout point from which the important dance events of the last two weeks could be seen, assessed, and described! (read more)

Out & About - You-foria

While many folks celebrate various religious events this week, be sure to also celebrate yourself. (read more)

Books - Mommy dearest

Caretaking for an elderly parent is an inevitability for many of us. (read more)

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