Saturday, September 19, 2020

Tag: LGBT

Milk Club narrowly opposes Big Tobacco

The Harvey Milk LGBT Club voted narrowly this week to oppose the tobacco-industry-funded vaping initiative, Prop. C, after a process that has led some club members to call for...

Three supes who voted against homeless commission supported a very similar plan in 2016

There’s an interested oddity about the vote to delay (and possibly kill) Sup. Matt Haney’s proposal for a commission to oversee the Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing. Three of...

From ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ to Frameline: Kate Walsh on acting and activism

More is what six friends living in New York City are striving for in Sell By, Mike Doyle’s new romantic comedy. In the film, premiering at Frameline on June 26,...

Haney moves to save Mezzanine — and Soma nightlife

Supervisor Matt Haney announced Thursday that he will introduce a resolution that would give an added layer of protection to nightlife and entertainment venues in Soma. If passed, this measure...

Pride time: 6 quick picks at the National Queer Arts Festival

Despite the tea on Twitter, Pride month isn’t just about the continued corporate cashing-in on on-normative identity disguised as celebratory hedonism. Case in point: the National Queer Arts Festival....

The tensions are going to emerge at the Dem Con this weekend

The Democratic Convention officially starts this afternoon, and the talk amoung progressive delegates is all about the nasty attacks on Kimberly Ellis, who is running for state party chair. Lenore...

The political intrigue over the Adachi leak continues

The political intrigue around the San Francisco Police Department, its union, and the leak of the Jeff Adachi files continues, and gets more convoluted by the day. The latest is...

Does more density bring down housing costs? Come to the debate

The biggest change to housing law in California in decades – state Sen. Scott Wiener’s AB 50– is on hold, for the moment. But Wiener isn’t giving up, and...

Will density solve the housing crisis? Our live talk

On Thu/30, 6:30pm-9:30pm, eminent economic geographer Michael Storper will be at the LGBT center to discuss the role of SB 50 and the future of housing in California. The...

New study challenges Wiener’s approach to housing

Pretty much everybody who’s paying attention to the housing crisis in San Francisco – except, apparently, the Chronicle – is talking about the new study by eminent economic geographers...