Stories about Homelessness

OPINION: Queer homelessness, queer shame

When will the mainstream LGBT organizations declare war on poverty? By Tommi Avicolli Mecca JULY 17, 2105 -- Once again, for the second time in a...

Major HIV success reported in SF — but what about the people who were kicked out?

As many as 20 percent of HIV-positive people have left SF in the past five years. Is the housing crisis skewing the numbers?   By...

Up against a serial evictor

Fergus O'Sullivan keeps throwing tenants out of their homes. Now some of them are fighting back By Erin McElroy JUNE 30, 2015 -- On Sunday June...

Castro celebration set for same-sex marriage victory

Join thousands in celebration of Supreme Court ruling, 6pm-9pm in the Castro, Fri/26.  By Marke B.  PARTY RADAR Good lord, now that the Supreme Court has...

Supes decide that more cops are the answer to crime

Despite evidence, the board votes 6-5 to link police staffing to population By Tim Redmond JUNE 24, 2015 – The Board of Supervisors voted yesterday to...

ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2015

All-night drag-a-thons, cheap disco man-a-thons, queer prom, neon fairies, a mustache party, Lexington Club and Cookie Dough tributes, Horsemeat Disco, Pound Puppy, Hard French,...

Why market-rate housing makes the crisis worse

The city's own studies show that building luxury units causes more problems than it solves. Why is this not the defining issue in housing...

SF Democratic Party votes against the Mission

County committee rejects community call for a break in runaway development By Tim Redmond MAY 28, 2015 – As if there were any doubt left, the...

OPINION: Closed doors at City Hall

An open letter to the mayor on free speech, evictions -- and why only the rich seem to get access to Room 200 by Tommi...