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    In the News: August 18, 2016

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan Latest Poll Finds Young Americans Overwhelmingly Favor LGBT Rights Young people in America overwhelmingly support LGBT rights when it comes to policies on employment, health care…

    Ann Rostow: Thanks for Nothing, Justice Breyer!

    Ann Rostow: Thanks for Nothing,  Justice Breyer!

    By Ann Rostow Thanks for Nothing, Justice Breyer! As the last issue went to press came the extraordinary news that the U.S. Supreme Court effectively reversed the Fourth Circuit’s ruling…

    O Pioneers! The Story of Chamberlain and Chaffe

    O Pioneers! The Story of Chamberlain and Chaffe

    On January 23, 1849, Jason Chamberlain, a 27-year-old carpenter, and James Chaffee, 25, a wheelwright, boarded the ship Capitol at anchor in Boston Harbor. They had met and become dear…

    Going Green Without Advertising It

    Going Green Without Advertising It

    Buying a hybrid once meant making a distinct statement about being green. Driving a Toyota Prius or Honda Insight demonstrated its owner’s commitment to saving gas and the environment. But…

    4 Ways a Budget Can Pay Off

    4 Ways a Budget Can Pay Off

    What comes to mind when you think of creating a budget? For many people, even the thought of putting one together is unappealing. However, there’s another more positive way to…

    On the Precipice of Equality During the 96th Anniversary of Voting Rights for Women

    On the Precipice of Equality During the 96th Anniversary of Voting Rights for Women

    By Debra Walker I am excited about the possibility that we will have a woman president come January, but I am even more excited that she is Hillary Rodham Clinton.…

    What It’s Like to Attend the DNC: Raw Emotions, Exhilaration and Unforgettable Moments

    What It’s Like to Attend the DNC:  Raw Emotions, Exhilaration and Unforgettable Moments

    In my last column, I wrote about my plans to travel to Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention as a Hillary Clinton delegate. It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I don’t…

    ‘Gay Olympics’ or Gay Olympics?

    ‘Gay Olympics’ or Gay Olympics?

    With 17 statewide measures, 24 local measures and a BART bond all coming before the voters in November, wading through the ballot, not to mention the voter handbook, promises to…

    City College on the Ballot

    City College on the Ballot

    With 17 statewide measures, 24 local measures and a BART bond all coming before the voters in November, wading through the ballot, not to mention the voter handbook, promises to…

    The Dignity Fund: Help Make San Francisco the Best It Can Be

    The Dignity Fund:  Help Make San Francisco the Best It Can Be

    The Dignity Fund proposal to provide a sustained increase in dedicated funding for San Francisco’s seniors and adults living with disability has received the support of both the Mayor and…

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