San Francisco News

LGBTs Condemn Attacks on Jewish Community

Author: Heather Cassell Published: March 16, 2017

Bay Area Jewish LGBTs have condemned the more than 100 anti-Semitic bomb threats that have occurred at… Read more

SF Synagogue Welcomes LGBT Refugees

Author: Matthew S. Bajko Published: February 16, 2017

Michael Chertok, president of congregation Sha’ar Zahav, is among congregation members who have offered to open their… Read more

Wiener Unveils LGBT Seniors Bill

Author: Matthew S. Bajko Published: February 2, 2017

LGBT seniors and HIV-positive people living in long-term care facilities throughout California would be protected from discrimination… Read more

Bill Seeks 3rd Gender Option

Author: Melody Gutierrez Published: January 26, 2017

Gay Jewish California state Senator Scott Wiener proposed a bill to create a third gender option on… Read more

What Trump’s Inauguration Means to this Jewish Lesbian Mother

Author: Melanie Nathan Published: January 20, 2017

Melanie Nathan, a lesbian activist from San Francisco and a friend of A Wider Bridge, wrote this… Read more

JCRC to Honor Mark Leno

Author: A Wider Bridge Staff Published: January 18, 2017

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is scheduled to honor in February gay former California State Senator… Read more

Trip to Germany A Reminder of Our Duty to Speak for the Voiceless

Author: Becca Israel Published: December 22, 2016

A recent trip to Germany made queer Jewish woman Becca Israel more understanding of her Jewish responsibility.… Read more

Colorful life of influential artist in ‘Rainbow Logic’

Author: Saul Sugarman Published: November 3, 2016

Seth Eisen, a Bay Area-based teacher, choreographer and chronicler of LGBT artists, has created “Rainbow Logic,” a… Read more
On Sunday, November 6, at 3:30 PM, A Wider Bridge co sponsors a screening of the transgender… Read more

From rabbinical student to legislator to ‘next adventure’

Author: Dan Pine Published: October 13, 2016

Gay Jewish politician Mark Leno, representing California’s 11th State Senate district, finishes his term at the end… Read more