Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Tag: Cleve Jones

Generations of activism: Checking in with Cleve Jones

The LGBTQ community has already survived the tragic loss of Harvey Milk, the deaths of hundreds of thousands during the AIDS pandemic, and decades of discriminatory legislation. But lifelong activist...

The mother who stoned San Francisco

Alia Volz, the author of Home Baked: My Mom, Marijuana, and the Stoning of San Francisco,  knew she had a good story on her hands. Every time the San Francisco native...

At Litquake, the infamous Literary Death Match hits 500

The field of literature is often criticized for its focus on dead writers, but you can’t blame Literary Death Match for adding to the corpse pile. With Litquake, the...

Arts Forecast: White Night rally marks SF’s legacy of insurrection

ARTS FORECAST It was a bitter pill for the Castro the day Supervisor Harvey Milk and George Moscone were gunned down in City Hall in 1979. Making the ordeal even...

Party Radar: Quick ‘n dirty guide to Folsom 2018

PARTY RADAR It's that time, almost! Time to coordinate your leather-chic looks, eat whole grains, polish up your spurs, and tackle that jumble of raw bodies and tanned cowhide we...

Measure to tax big, rich corporations to fund housing for the homeless heads for November ballot

Sponsors of a measure that would raise hundreds of millions of dollars to build supportive housing, increase the city’s shelter capacity, and fund efforts to prevent homelessness turned in...

With half the votes counted, mayor’s race still too close to call

As I was walking into the Rafael Mandelman for Supervisor party, at Cafe Du Nord, I ran into Sup. Hillary Ronen, who was heading out. We both knew Mandelman...

SF sends the white supremacists packing

San Francisco sent the white supremacists packing today. Joey Gibson cancelled his rally at Crissy Field, saying he was afraid of violence (after the police made it clear that they...

‘Ignoring hate does not make it go away’

It now appears that the National Park Service will not block the white supremacist rally Saturday, and the event will go forward at Crissy Field at 2pm. There will be...

2016: Some very bright spots

Good lord, 2016 -- the year the music died, the year the Internet got too real, the year America got majorly oranged. When the Bay Area wasn't showing its...