Stories about Transgender

Tom’s Town: We still don’t elect our elected officials

By Tom Temprano NOVEMBER 14, 2014 -- As the game of backroom baseball to decide who the Mayor appoints as a replacement for the Sacramento-bound...

Apple CEO needs to do more than come out

By Tommi Avicolli Mecca OCTOBER 31, 2014 -- I’m glad that Tim Cook has finally come out publicly. Everyone should. Living in the closet is...

Tom’s Town — Don’t fuck with drag queens: Facebook backs off

By Tom Temprano OCTOBER 3, 2104 -- I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again -- the 11th commandment is ‘don’t fuck with drag...

Tom’s Town: Campos, Ello — and some great carnitas

By Tom Temprano SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 -- David Campos is, to borrow a favorite basketball phrase of mine, ON FIRE this September. I’m not just...

Facebook is messing with drag queens. Big mistake

By Tom Temprano Facebook is ruffling quite a few wigs this week after sending notices to a number of notable drag queens, who locally include...

Tom’s Town: My Bay Marriage weekend

By Tom Temprano Last weekend I took a much-needed vacation to a place with warm weather, great food and friendly locals – Oakland! For those...

Tom’s Town: Finally, we win a name change

By Tom Temprano APRIL 18 -- Willie Brown may have his bridge, Dianne Feinstein may someday have her airport (or terminal), but I’m thrilled to...

Tom’s Town: Google Buses and High-School bullies

By Tom Temprano This Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting had to be the most cramped and uncomfortable place I’ve been in stuck for five hours...

Tom’s Town: Harvey Milk endorsements and LGBT political legacy

By Tom Temprano Although I spent last year as the president of the Harvey Milk Club, I was unprepared for the pretty-girl-at-the-prom attention that our...

Tom’s Town: Pass the Pipe, Ed

By Tom Temprano Mayor Ed Lee and his Department of Public Health have been exercising poor etiquette in their refusal to pass the pipe over...