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LGBT Service Members, Alice News, and a DCCC Loophole that Should Be Fixed

LGBT Service Members, Alice News, and a DCCC Loophole that Should Be Fixed

Remembering Air Force Major Adrianna Vorderbruggen Last month I wrote about the military opening up all job fields to women. In that column, published December 17, I commented: “One of…

With Sandra Lee Fewer filing for the District 1 Supervisor seat on January 14 and Hillary Ronen officially kicking off her campaign for the District 9 Supervisor seat on the…

Integrating Social Service and Healthcare Delivery in San Francisco

Integrating Social Service and Healthcare Delivery in San Francisco

By Michael Costa The fact that the environments we live in can impact our health status has been well known for many years. The challenge is to interact effectively with…

Basics of Governor Brown’s Budget

Basics of Governor Brown’s Budget

The New Year is a fresh start, offering everyone a chance to make improvements. The State of California faces the same opportunity through its annual budget process, which began this…

Gun Safety Proposals from Kaplan and Others Unanimously Pass Oakland City Council

Gun Safety Proposals from Kaplan and Others Unanimously Pass Oakland City Council

On a day when the nation saw President Obama shed tears in memory of children killed by gun violence and Oakland saw a brazen shooting in broad daylight across the…

A Case of EOW: Early Obama Withdrawal

A Case of EOW: Early Obama Withdrawal

I am suffering from EOW (Early Obama Withdrawal). No week seems to go by without the President doing something that reconfirms why I have been a fan of his since…

Hillary Clinton’s Recent SF Visit Highlighted Youth Wisdom

Hillary Clinton’s Recent SF Visit Highlighted Youth Wisdom

The old adage “out of the mouths of babes” was in full force recently at an event that Hillary Clinton’s campaign held at the Innovation Hangar. Although it was a…

San Francisco Gay Flag Football League Continues to Grow

San Francisco Gay Flag Football League Continues to Grow

By John Chen While the city of San Francisco is busily welcoming Super Bowl 50, scores of local LGBT tight ends and wide receivers are busily catching and scoring every…

An Important Change to a Long-standing Pentagon Policy

An Important Change to a Long-standing Pentagon Policy

Happy holidays to you! This is often a time for reflection and sharing. In this column I want to share some good news and reflect on how we can reach…

End of Semester Thoughts

End of Semester Thoughts

Teacher Lyndsey Schlax of the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts is teaching the nation’s first on-site high school LGBT course, according to district officials. In this column,…

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