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    El Rio Embodies San Francisco’s Diversity and Creative Energy

    El Rio Embodies San Francisco’s Diversity and Creative Energy

    By Amy Meyers El Rio has been a melting pot of the San Francisco cultural scene for many decades. Famous for $2 Pabst Blue Ribbon in a can, homemade margaritas…

    El Rio Receives Legacy Business Status

    El Rio Receives Legacy Business Status

    By Karen Bardsley– On Monday, November 13, the San Francisco Small Business Commission unanimously decided to add El Rio to the city’s Legacy Business Registry. El Rio, Your Dive (to…

    Lavendar Pen Tour, Songs of the Season Over the Years, and More!

    Lavendar Pen Tour, Songs of the Season Over the Years, and More!

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    Transformative Victories: Giving Thanks for Our Transgender Candidates

    Transformative Victories: Giving Thanks for Our Transgender Candidates

    By Andrea Shorter– Something for which we should all give thanks? The record numbers of transgender people elected to offices across the country earlier this November! From Danica Roem’s masterful…

    In the News: 11.16.2017

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan Transgender Americans Won Historic Races on Election Day Following an incredible turnout of pro-equality voters, Americans across the country elected over half a dozen out transgender people to office…

    Ann Rostow: A Cancer on the Internet

    Ann Rostow: A Cancer on the Internet

    By Ann Rostow– A Cancer on the Internet– Before I start, may I share something? I’m no Luddite, and I can get enjoyably lost online as I may have mentioned…

    Taking Steps to Prevent Tenant Displacement and Homelessness

    Taking Steps to Prevent Tenant Displacement and Homelessness

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large As the Bay Area struggles with rising rents, homelessness, and displacement, we must continue to create and implement policies to protect our residents.…

    Leading the Way on Ending Homelessness

    Leading the Way on Ending Homelessness

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting If you surveyed San Franciscans and asked them to name the most pressing issues that we face as a city, homelessness would be on everyone’s list.…

    Taiwan Activists Say Now Is the Time to Fulfill the Promise of Marriage Equality

    Taiwan Activists Say Now Is the Time to Fulfill the Promise of Marriage Equality

    By Stuart Gaffney and John Lewis– This past October, we were thrilled to attend Taipei Pride, the largest annual gathering of LGBTQ people in Asia. We also then witnessed the…

    Behind the Lavender Pen

    Behind the Lavender Pen

    By Dr. Tim Seelig– Hopefully you have been watching, reading, and hearing all about the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus’ Lavender Pen Tour. The sheer magnitude of the undertaking was…