Sunday, May 16, 2021

Tag: LGBT

OPINION: What went wrong June 5 — and what we can learn

Editor’s note: Progressives who supported Mark Leno or Sup. Jane Kim are looking at the results of the election and trying to figure out what happened and what can...

Pride, 40 years after the Briggs Initiative

In 1978, it was scary to be a gay teacher. The Briggs Initiative, which would have banned lesbian and gay people from teaching in public schools, was headed for...

LGBT leaders come together to denounce wedding cake ruling

LGBT community leaders – not all of whom are in agreement on the June 5 election – came together this afternoon to denounce the Supreme Court’s ruling in the...

Campaign trail: Alioto, Breed seek GOP support …

Angela Alioto’s surprising announcement that she wants to radically weaken the city’s Sanctuary ordinance has already cost her political support. Mark Leno announced Friday that he was rescinding his endorsement...

Campaign trail: Kim ad attacks Wiener bill

On the eve of the first hearing on SB 827, Sup. Jane Kim released an ad directly taking on the billand linking her campaign even more directly to an...

Supes unanimously rename SFO terminal for Harvey Milk

While a lot of the attention and time was on SB 827, the Board of Supes took an historic vote today to rename the Terminal One at San Francisco...

Drag Queens Against Guns

On June 12th, 2016, a mass shooting left 49 dead and 53 wounded at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida on Latin night. As someone who helps organize one of...

Campaign Trail: Breed, SuperPACs and D8 campaign money

SuperPAC money has been one of the defining issues of the early parts of the mayoral campaign. Mark Leno and Sup. Jane Kim have both signed a pledge to...

A stunning surprise: Interim Mayor Mark Farrell

In a stunning vote that nobody expected, the Board of Supes selected Sup. Mark Farrell to be interim mayor, leaving the June race wide open and with no incumbent. Farrell...

The Agenda, Nov. 12-19: A homeless sleep-in, a D-8 debate…

More than 1,000 homeless people are on the adult shelter waitlist in San Francisco. The city continues to find ways to criminalize these folks. This is Homeless Awareness Week,...