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Tag: St. James Infirmary

The lady was a champ: Remembering Margo St. James, patron saint of sex work

Groundbreaking SF icon, who passed this month at 83, left an indelible mark on the fight for sex workers' rights

PHOTOS: Tenderloin streets filled with trans activists, allies for Courthouse 2 Compton’s march

Honoring the historic Compton's Cafeteria Riot, the trans and sex worker uprising against police which helped launch the contemporary LGBTQ rights movement—and in the wake of both a momentous...

Supes want to crack down on massage businesses

The Board of Supes Land Use Committee approved stricter rules for massage establishments despite opposition from both therapeutic massage businesses and sex-worker advocates who said it would further drive...

The agenda: What’s ‘divisive’?

I keep hearing the same song from one side of San Francisco’s Democratic Party, and it goes like this: We are all Democrats here, and we need to be united...

Oakland party fire claims nine lives, dozens are missing

A fire broke out around 11:30pm Friday night at during a party at GhostShip in Oakland's Fruitvale district -- an artist-collective space that regularly hosts parties featuring underground electronic...

Black Lives Matter, others pull out of SF Pride Parade

Three major participants have dropped out of this year's SF Pride parade, after the SF Pride organization announced earlier this week that it would heighten security in the wake...

Dem Party Chair Mary Jung’s sex-work hypocrisy

Truth is a pretty fungible commodity during election season, and we all give candidates a little slack. But an oped in today’s Examiner by the chair of the local...

Anger, sadness, hope as St. James Infirmary forced out

San Francisco's beloved sex worker health clinic will have to find a new home after losing its building, but a fundraising campaign looks to the future.  By Caitlin Donohue OCTOBER 21,...
48 Hills Big Week: Litquake 2015

BIG WEEK: What to do Oct. 7-13, 2015

Litquake, Shocktoberfest, Sandcastle Contest, Decompression, Latin Legends, Ocean Beach Fest, Indigenous Powwow, Youngblood Brass Band, more essential events. By Marke B.  BIG WEEK The vast tsunami of words and acts that is...

Tom’s Town: Remembering Harvey Milk and fighting the NRA

Last Thursday, Harvey Milk was celebrated, on what would have been his 84th birthday, everywhere from San Francisco to Washington DC -- and in mailboxes across America! The Postal...