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    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…

    Transgender Law Center’s 2017 Plan of Resistance

    Transgender Law Center’s 2017 Plan of Resistance

    We know that 2017 will be a cruel and difficult year for transgender and gender nonconforming people, but now is not the time for panic, isolation, or doubling down on…

    City College Accredited, Resisting Trump, and Maintaining Progressive Values

    City College Accredited, Resisting Trump, and Maintaining Progressive Values

    By Rafael Mandelman Open and Accredited, For Seven Years! City College is accredited for the next seven years! After a four-year battle with the Accrediting Commission for Junior and Community…

    Common Ground

    Common Ground

    By Jessica Lehman Last weekend, I joined the diverse crowd at San Francisco Airport to protest Trump’s ban on Muslim immigrants and refugees. One of the signs that brought tears…

    Leasing or Buying: Which Option Is Right for You?

    Leasing or Buying: Which Option Is Right for You?

    By Brandon Miller, CFP What’s the best route to acquiring a new and reliable set of wheels? Choosing the make and model of the vehicle you wish to drive, as…

    Would You Commit to These Green Cars?

    Would You Commit to These Green Cars?

    By Philip Ruth February means Valentine’s Day, which has most of us thinking about our romantic lives. For those in relationships, the big VD typically means celebrating the bond and…

    Five Thousand Demonstrators Gather in San Francisco on Inauguration Night to Protest Trump and His Policies

    Five Thousand Demonstrators Gather in San Francisco on Inauguration Night to Protest Trump and His Policies

    By Dennis McMillan ANSWER Bay Area [Act Now to Stop War and End Racism] partially sponsored the 5 pm Friday demonstration against Trump on Inauguration night. Sponsors stated, “On January 20, 2017,…

    Thousands Gather for Obamacare Rally Outside City Hall

    Thousands Gather for Obamacare Rally Outside City Hall

    By Dennis McMillan On Sunday, January 15, thousands assembled outside San Francisco City Hall to voice their support for nationwide healthcare and to share concerns about how the Trump administration…

    Thoughts on Inauguration Day 2017

    Thoughts on Inauguration Day 2017

    By Frank Woo This is a day that I could never fathom happening in my lifetime. The extraordinary progress we have made just in the last eight years have been…

    We’re Still Here

    We’re Still Here

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large When I first became out and active as a queer person, in the 1980s, we did not have the support of a President,…