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Popular San Francisco officer arrested for hit-and-run

Monday, November 30, 2015
Christopher Kohrs
Christopher Kohrs gained social media notoriety for his good looks and chiseled body while directing traffic in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood. ...

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San Francisco’s mayor says he’s “open” to allowing bathhouses in the city again

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Ed Lee
During the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, a San Francisco Superior Court judge effectively banned bathhouses. 30 years later, they may be reopening. ...

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San Francisco’s last gun store is closing for good

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Harvey Milk
A city still scarred by the 1978 assassination of gay rights activist Harvey Milk will no longer legally sell firearms. ...

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In memory of Princess Anastasia, a homeless transgender woman who lived and died on the Castro

Saturday, August 15, 2015
"Perhaps because she spent her final days on the street, the legend of Anastasia was just starting to take shape by the people who saw her every day." ...

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1 wounded in shooting at San Francisco LGBT pride event

Sunday, June 28, 2015
In this image taken from video provided by Sean-Franc Strang, a police officer has his gun drawn after shots were fired at a gay pride event in San Francisco, Saturday, June 27, 2015. Police say a bystander was shot at a gay pride event in San Francisco's Civic Center when an argument between several young men turned violent.
Police say a bystander was shot at an LGBT pride event in San Francisco's Civic Center when an argument between several men turned violent, but the argument was not tied to the event. ...

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San Francisco, city at the vanguard of the gay rights fight, celebrates marriage ruling

Friday, June 26, 2015
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, center, speaks at a news conference outside of City Hall in San Francisco, Friday, June 26, 2015, after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry nationwide.
Workers draped a giant, one-story-long rainbow flag over the front door of City Hall minutes after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide on Friday morning. ...

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Golden State Warriors President named grand marshall of San Francisco pride

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Rick Welts
Rick Welts was president of the Phoenix Suns when he came out publicly in 2011 via a front-page article in The New York Times. He joined the Warriors later that year. ...

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San Francisco archbishop will skip this year’s national rally opposing same-sex marriage

Thursday, April 23, 2015
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone speaks at the 2013 March for Marriage event in Washington, D.C.
San Francisco's Roman Catholic archbishop, who is at the center of growing debate over his opposition to gay marriage, will miss an annual march in Washington, D.C., next week opposing same-sex marriage, his archdiocese said. ...

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Some San Francisco Catholics call for ouster of anti-gay archbishop

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Salvatore Cordileone
More than 100 Bay Area Catholics went public with their complaints about the San Francisco archbishop, asking Pope Francis to replace Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone with someone more inclusive and less divisive. ...

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Four West Coast mayors lift bans on city-funded travel to Indiana

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Indianapolis, Ind.
The mayors of four West Coast cities say they're lifting bans imposed on city-funded travel to Indiana after changes were made to that state's religious objections law to make clear it can't be used to discriminate. ...

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