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    All Politics Is Local: Board of Supervisors Recommendations and Spotlight on Two Great Women

    All Politics Is Local: Board of Supervisors Recommendations and Spotlight on Two Great Women

    By Louise “Lou” Fischer– While the rest of the world is focusing on the nail-biting drama of the upcoming federal election and wondering if we will keep the House, flip…

    Clear as the Living Daylights: Democracy vs. Demise

    By Andrea Shorter– From where I stand, there is no time to waste not to be definitive, clear, and cut to the chase about the choice before us in this…

    Oakland Police Commission and Why It Needs Your Vote in November

    Oakland Police Commission and Why It Needs Your Vote in November

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– In November 2016, in the wake of abuse scandals, cover-ups, and poor management from a quick line of chiefs, 83.19% of Oakland voters…

    Finding Home and Safety in a Gay Men’s Chorus

    Finding Home and Safety in a Gay Men’s Chorus

    On a May evening in 1989 at my final high school chorus concert—a night filled with music, dancing, and the anticipation of our senior trip—I came out, or rather, I…

    The Embedded Philanthropy in Biden’s Plan for Black America

    The Embedded Philanthropy in Biden’s Plan for Black America

    By Derek Barnes– In the wake of the disproportionate impact of COVID-19, police brutality, social unrest, and widening economic inequality, a good friend recently reached out and wanted direction on…

    Poland at a Crossroads with LGBTIQ People in the Crosshairs

    Poland at a Crossroads with LGBTIQ People in the Crosshairs

    By John Lewis– On a warm summer evening in 1987, I found myself hanging out in the heart of the medieval main square of Krakow, Poland, with my three new…

    Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health

    By Michele Karlsberg– Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health (PM Press), edited by Adrian Shanker, is considered to be the first book of the new decade that is a…

    The Extremely Busy Woman’s Guide to Self-Care

    The Extremely Busy Woman’s Guide to Self-Care

    By Suzanne Falter– (Editor’s Note: Lesbian author and podcaster Suzanne Falter is an expert at getting others “Back to Happy.” That is the title of her new podcast—available at iTunes…

    Jean Malin: Broadway’s Queen of Queens

    Jean Malin: Broadway’s Queen of Queens

    By Dr. Bill Lipsky– Some years after it happened, the nationally syndicated columnist Dorothy Kilgallen told her readers about a fight in a Greenwich Village club in 1928 or 1929.…

    18th Street ‘Shared Spaces’ Kickoff Deemed a Success, with Some Lessons Learned

    18th Street ‘Shared Spaces’ Kickoff Deemed a Success, with Some Lessons Learned

    The Castro Merchants on Sunday, August 23, launched the 18th Street “Shared Spaces” program that established a car-free corridor between Collingwood and Hartford Streets. The launch marked San Francisco’s third…

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