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What puts young trans* women at risk for HIV? A Q&A with two San Francisco researchers

What puts young trans* women at risk for HIV? A Q&A with two San Francisco researchers

, by Emily Newman

Recent research in San Francisco has identified some unique life experiences that seem to increase HIV risk among young trans* women, which may help inform HIV prevention efforts. Read More

Sex work in San Francisco: Navigating morality, health, and laws across the ages

Sex work in San Francisco: Navigating morality, health, and laws across the ages

, by Cirrus Wood

Cirrus explores the complicated history our city has with sex work—at times offering protections and at others turning a blind eye. Read More

Is this the end of gay bars in San Francisco?

Is this the end of gay bars in San Francisco?

, by Cirrus Wood

Cirrus contemplates the “gay” bars appealing to mixed crowds, the changing make-up of the Castro, and the more fluid gender and sexual identities of younger LGBT people. Read More

AIDS in 1985, and today

AIDS in 1985, and today

, by Emily Newman

In honor of World AIDS Day, San Francisco AIDS Foundation staff share memories of what it was like to work for an AIDS service organization in the early days of the epidemic. Read More

The Incidental Pornographer

The Incidental Pornographer

, by Cirrus Wood

“Although I had indeed now starred in an adult film, it made about as much sense to call me a porn star as it does to call teenage sex a felony,” mused Cirrus Wood after making rent money from a foot fetish adult film. Read More