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A Ugandan Parliamentarian's First Gay Wedding

Melanie Nathan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Melanie Nathan

Imagine a Ugandan Parliamentarian, fresh from signing a petition to bring back the Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA), walking down the Castro marveling at all the rainbow flags, awestruck by the notion of a "gay" neighborhood. She has never seen gay people or lesbians show public affection before.

LOOK: Happy 10th Anniversary To The Marriages That Started It All

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Oh, how far we’ve come. Ten years ago today, San Francisco issued the United States’ first same-sex marriage licenses -- a move then-mayor Gavi...

A Look At LGBT Landmarks, Then And Now

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Kristen Droesch for Every political and social movement has its landmarks. The Civil Rights movement had the Lincoln Memorial, an...

WHOOPS: City Accidentally Directs Noise Complaints To Phone Sex Line Hotline

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.23.2013 | Weird News

In what may be the most awkward wrong number mishap ever, San Franciscans annoyed by the early morning noise from the Nike Women’s Marathon this wee...

PHOTOS: Wedding Season!

AP/The Huffington Post | LISA LEFF | Posted 06.29.2013 | San Francisco

By Lisa Leff, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- Dozens of gay couples waited excitedly Saturday outside of San Francisco's City Hall as clerks resu...

PHOTOS: Original City Hall Ruins Unearthed At Construction Site

Robin Wilkey | Posted 09.25.2012 | San Francisco

While digging during a project in downtown San Francisco, construction crews were stopped by an unexpected find: the ruins of the city's original City...

LET IT SNOW! City Hall Gets A Subzero Surprise

Robin Wilkey | Posted 08.07.2012 | San Francisco

City Hall got festive this weekend at the annual Season of Giving City Hall Open House celebration. Keeping in tradition with Gavin Newsom, Mayor Ed L...

PHOTOS: Rainbow World Fund's Spectacular 'Tree Of Hope'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A beloved San Francisco holiday tradition returned this week in all of its breathtaking yuletide glory. Organized by the Rainbow World Fund, an a...

Drunken Man Smashes Windows Of City Hall

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

At about 4:30am on Tuesday morning, San Francisco City Hall security guards responded to a live surveillance camera feed that showed a man breaking th...

Consensus Pension Reform Plan -- Working Together For San Francisco Families

Edwin M. Lee | Posted 10.11.2011 | San Francisco
Edwin M. Lee

In order to preserve basic city services and critical safety-net programs, San Francisco has to address the large unfunded liabilities and unsustainable spending on employee benefits.