Thursday, January 21, 2021

Tag: LGBT

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...

Queering Psychedelics conference aims to expand definitions, minds

Psychedelics are having a moment that's turning into a movement. Shrooms are being decriminalized. MDMA is being (re)approved for post-traumatic stress therapy. Ketamine is being investigated as a viable...

‘Queer California: Untold Stories’: a confetti shower of the overlooked

ART LOOKS Traversing decades, mediums, and populations, Queer California: Untold Stories, on view through August 11 at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA), aims to shine a light upon...

Arts Forecast: The week’s best moments to honor Momma

ARTS FORECAST Every day is a good day to show Mom love, but this weekend is an excuse to go in big. Mother’s Day is on Sunday! You can...

Tenant representation and spy technology

The Board of Supes Rules Committee will consider Monday/15 two items with both immediate and long-term policy and political significance – Mayor Breed’s latest appointment to the Rent Board...

Breed Rent Board appointment raises issues for tenants

For 40 years, the process for selecting members of the San Francisco Rent Board has been pretty consistent. The board, which has the crucial (and often complex) job of overseeing...

Good for Gavin: Is this the end of the death penalty?

Good for Gavin. Seriously: I have had a lot of issues with the gov, but he's done something really important. The new governor has started out with a bold initiative,...