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    In the News: 2.23.2017

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan San Francisco LGBT Businesses Support ‘A Day Without Immigrants’ General Strike On Thursday, February 16, many LGBT business owners in the Bay Area observed “A Day…

    Ann Rostrow: Taste Test

    Ann Rostrow: Taste Test

    By Ann Rostow There are many divides in America, and there are many things that divide me from Donald Trump. But there is yet another profound opposition between us. Trump…

    Urging CalPERS to Divest from the Dakota Access Pipeline

    Urging CalPERS to Divest from the Dakota Access Pipeline

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large In September, the Oakland City Council passed my Resolution opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), and supporting the land, water, and treaty rights…

    Resist for Immigrant Rights

    Resist for Immigrant Rights

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting Last month, the president issued an executive order targeting undocumented immigrants for deportation. Since then, we have seen the federal government raid homes and workplaces across…

    Growing a Successful Nonprofit: Accept a Helping Hand

    Growing a Successful Nonprofit: Accept a Helping Hand

    By Wendy Ross There are more than 10,000 nonprofit organizations in the Bay Area, many of which are robust and thriving. Each of them works hard to deliver human services,…

    Art Imitates Life in the New TV Show Doubt

    By Stuart Gaffney and John Lewis As we eagerly anticipate the upcoming premiere of the landmark LGBT history miniseries When We Rise, we were excited to see the premiere of another…

    San Francisco Pride Announces 2017 Grand Marshal Nominees

    The San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride Celebration and Parade has announced the slate of nominees for public vote for the event’s 2017 Community Grand Marshals. Annually, the general…

    Chris Columbus Receives First Robin Williams Award for Excellence in Entertainment

    Chris Columbus Receives First Robin Williams Award for Excellence in Entertainment

    Legendary writer, director and producer Chris Columbus received the first ever Robin Williams Award for Excellence in Entertainment at a ceremony held at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco on…

    Winter Fancy Food Show Suggests World Peace Happens Over Food

    Winter Fancy Food Show Suggests World Peace Happens Over Food

    By Elaine Viegas Representatives from 1400 companies based all around the world traveled to San Francisco recently for the Specialty Food Association’s 2017 Winter Fancy Food Show, held January 22–24…

    Student Voices: Two Spirit

    Student Voices: Two Spirit

    By Jenn Bowman (Editor’s Note: Teacher Lyndsey Schlax of the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts (Asawa SOTA) launched the nation’s first on-site high school LGBTQ course in…

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