Part one of a series
In March, Gloria Casarez, director of LGBT affairs for the Mayor’s Office, was diagnosed with breast cancer.
In December 1973, a 19-year-old Mark Segal disrupted the live broadcast of “CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite,” running on the set and sitting on Cronkite’s desk with a sign that read: “Gays Protest CBS Prejudice.
City officials are seeking the immediate eviction of a local Boy Scouts chapter from a city-owned building, though the Scouts maintain their federal anti-bias lawsuit should take precedence over the eviction action.
The Gayborhood will be brimming with community organizations next weekend during the 19th-annual OutFest celebration, with two of the groups receiving special recognition for their longstanding commitment to the local LGBT community.