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    Champions of City College

    Champions of City College

    City College of San Francisco (CCSF) is one of the largest community colleges in California, and yet since 2012, it has been threatened by the loss of its accreditation due…

    Path Forged, Next Steps Needed

    Path Forged, Next Steps Needed

    We just finished celebrating the DCCC Ultimate Women’s Power Luncheon hosted by Leader Nancy Pelosi. Last year, the luncheon featured Hillary Clinton. This year, it honored Senator Boxer, and every…

    Oakland’s Housing Crisis—Success and Moving Forward

    Oakland’s Housing Crisis—Success and Moving Forward

    On September 30, I along with my colleagues on the City Council held a Special Council Meeting on Hous­ing and unanimously passed Oakland’s Housing Equity Roadmap—a comprehensive plan to address…

    Get Covered in 2016

    Get Covered in 2016

    Life-saving changes are well under way through federal health care reform, or the Affordable Care Act, and we must stand up to the chal­lenge. We all know someone with no…

    In the News

    By Dennis McMillan Protections for Transgende Foster Youth Signed into Law Legislation authored by Senator Mark Leno (and co-sponsored by the National Center for Lesbian Rights, Equality California and Transgen­der…

    Making LGBT Lives Visible Again

    Making LGBT Lives Visible Again

    On October 7, Governor Brown signed the LGBT Disparities Reduc­tion Act that requires four state agen­cies to collect voluntary self-reported demographic information on sexual orientation and gender identity. This bill…

    Sister Dana sez, “Did everybody do their patriotic duty during Fleet Week – and take a sailor home?!”

    Sister Dana sez, “Did everybody do their patriotic duty during Fleet Week – and take a sailor home?!”

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity Sister Dana sez, “Did everybody do their patriotic duty during Fleet Week – and take a sailor home?!” The trans community has been an intriguing…

    Ann Rostow: She’s Still Standing

    Ann Rostow: She’s Still Standing

    By Ann Rostow She’s Still Standing My friends, I thought I was done with Kim Davis back in August. Yet every two weeks, the minute this column goes to press,…

    Post Fleet Week: LGBTs During the World Wars

    Post Fleet Week: LGBTs During the World Wars

    Teacher Lyndsey Schlax of the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts is teaching the nation’s first on-site high school LGBT course, ac­cording to district officials. In this column,…

    10 Years of the New de Young

    10 Years of the New de Young

    On October 15, 2005, amid celebrations, speeches and ceremonies, the people of San Francisco welcomed a new museum building unlike anything they had ever seen be­fore. A decade later, this…