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SF Mayor Ed Lee dies suddenly at 65

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (1952-2017)

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died from a heart attack early Tuesday morning, he was 65.

Lee, the city’s first Asian American mayor has been in office since 2011 after Gavin Newsom stepped down to become Lieutenant Governor of California. After that Lee went on to win the election in November of that same year.

Palm Springs swears in its all-LGBT City Council

The first trans person to be elected to a non-judicial office in California was sworn in as was bisexual lawyer Christy Holstege.

Palm Springs has made history this week as the first all-LGBT city council was sworn in on Wednesday. City Hall was filled to capacity with people who came out  in support of the new members.

Lisa Middleton, the first trans person to be elected to a non-judicial office in California was sworn in as was bisexual lawyer Christy Holstege.

Empress Nicole in SF for plaque dedication

The Queen Mother of the Americas, Empress Nicole honors founder Jose Julio Sarria, Empress I of San Francisco..

City Commissioner Nicole Murray Ramirez was in San Francisco for three days for a dedication ceremony at the San Francisco Rainbow Honor Walk in the Castro district. 

The Queen Mother of the Americas, Empress Nicole was asked to speak at the unveiling of the plaque in honor of founder Julio Sarria, Empress I of San Francisco.

CA legislature passes bill to protect LGBTQ seniors in long-term care

LGBT senior abuse includes, but is not limited to, refusal of admittance or eviction to long-term care facilities because of sexual orientation or gender identity.

On Wednesday, the California Legislature approved a bill which would create a "Bill of Rights" for LGBTQ seniors housed in long-term care facilities. This is one step closer to protecting elderly LGBTQ individuals who rely on assistance from long-term care professionals, some providers are accused of mistreatment of residents through discrimination and homophobia.

San Francisco activist and icon Bubbles shot and killed

San Francisco activist and DJ known as Bubbles, nee Anthony Torres, was shot and killed in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district on Saturday reports say. 

Colorful and always vibrant, Torres, 44, was a part of the underground music scene and had become a local gay icon since moving to the city twenty years ago.

After prison, ex Geffen stalker, former football player sets record straight

Jamie Kuntz tells his story after all this time.

(WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA) — After serving 13 months in prison for stalking gay billionaire playboy David Geffen, Jamie Kuntz is finally ready to tell his side of a troubling affair that made tabloid headlines from London to Los Angeles.

The simple facts of the case are not in dispute.