Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Tag: LGBT

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,...

Preston launches campaign with energetic event

Dean Preston officially launched his campaign for District Five supervisor Friday night with a party that brought together a broad spectrum of the progressive movement. The star of the show...

Save the Redstone Building!

My first job in San Francisco was in the Redstone Building, at 2940 16thStreet, near the 16thand Mission BART plaza. I worked as a canvasser for the Abalone Alliance,...

Center of Sex and Culture closes — but Dr. Carol Queen looks to the future

A blow has been dealt to San Francisco, and we are positive that we did not give our consent. SoMa’s very special corner for freaks and sluts,...

A scary time in Venezuela

I am a Venezuelan national and also now a US national. I have been in the US now for 17, years but have the privilege of going back to...

Trans women from the migrant caravan need SF sponsors

Transgender and other LGBTQ people who joined the migrant caravan to the US border seeking asylum are having a hard time finding sponsors to live with in the United...

Fearless artist Keith Haring’s sister tells his tale, for all ages

LIT World AIDS Day, marked every December 1, is usually a solemn occasion, a reminder of how far we still have to go to end the global crisis. But...

The politics of the Milk-Moscone assassinations

The assassinations of Harvey Milk and George Moscone were a terrible human tragedy. The murder of the first openly gay elected official in the United States stunned the emerging...