35 years since assassination of Harvey Milk, George Moscone
Nov27

35 years since assassination of Harvey Milk, George Moscone

A vigil was held on Wednesday night not only to remember Mayor George Moscone and San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Harvey Milk – who were assassinated by former SF Board of Supervisors member Dan White on this day 35 years ago – but to continue Milk’s belief of fighting for a cause.

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Community “comes out,” celebrates diversity
Oct16

Community “comes out,” celebrates diversity

  By Marilyn Fernando The Guardsman   Lady Gaga’s quintessential lyric, “Baby, I was born this way,” played in the plaza outside the creative arts extension building during National Coming Out Day, an annual celebration to raise awareness about the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender community through pride.Curious passers-by, openly gay Student Trustee William Walker and LGBT students and staff convened Oct. 11 for...

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Gay community, restaurateurs tussle over vacant bar space
Sep26

Gay community, restaurateurs tussle over vacant bar space

  By Marilyn Fernando The Guardsman The eerie and shuttered Eagle Tavern, once a hotbed of activity for some of San Francisco’s more alternative bar patrons, has established itself as an irreplaceable gay landmark and will soon reopen following months of protests and complaints. Gay owners Alex Montiel and Mike Leon renewed their liquor license in late August,  and expect to officially reopen the bar under a new name, The SF...

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PHOTO STORY: Rainbows reign over downtown SF
Jun25

PHOTO STORY: Rainbows reign over downtown SF

For more photos, visit us on Facebook: The Guardsman   By Shane Menez The Guardsman Mark Twain once said, “The coldest winter I ever saw was the summer I spent in San Francisco.” However, the sky was clear and sunny as tens of thousands celebrated the 42nd annual San Francisco Pride Parade on June 24. The two mile route started from The Embarcadero and ended at the Civic Center. The parade showcased a diverse range of...

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Pride flag flies at City Hall, kicking off summer pride events
Jun20

Pride flag flies at City Hall, kicking off summer pride events

By  Sara Bloomberg The Guardsman San Francisco’s annual Pride celebration kicked off Monday afternoon with a flag raising ceremony at City Hall, where equality and funding for HIV and AIDS services were hot topics.   Mayor Ed Lee promised continued support for local HIV and AIDS services.   If the Board of Supervisors approves Lee’s new budget proposal, $6.7 million will be restored for local HIV and AIDS services that were...

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