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    SF Library News, Wiener to the Senate, D8 Supervisor Speculation, and Presidential Election Challenges

    SF Library News, Wiener to the Senate, D8 Supervisor Speculation, and Presidential Election Challenges

    By Zoe Dunning New Amnesty Program for SF Library Users If you are one of 155,000 library patrons with overdue items from the San Francisco Library, I have good news…

    Campaign Reflections

    Campaign Reflections

    In the period between the primary election and this general election, I’ve had the opportunity to reflect on the political process, what it is like to be a candidate, and…

    The Fallacy of the Protest Vote/Non-Vote

    The Fallacy of the Protest Vote/Non-Vote

      We are less than four weeks away from our U.S. Presidential Election. This will be my ninth election, and the stakes have never been higher. This is not hyperbole,…

    Recent Naval Reunion Opened Emotional Wounds Created by Past Homophobic, Sexist Policies

    Recent Naval Reunion Opened Emotional Wounds Created by Past Homophobic, Sexist Policies

    Have you ever gone to one of your high school or college reunions? For some of you, school was a great experience, where you made great friends, and so now…

    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…

    Philadelphia Bound

    Philadelphia Bound

    Funny hats. Large signs. Colorful buttons. Names of far-away states in vertical lettering on giant poles. Red, white and blue balloons and streamers. These are my memories as a child…

    Taking Inspiration from Diana Nyad

    Taking Inspiration from Diana Nyad

    Happy Pride Month, everyone! This is a month to celebrate our community, our families and our allies. It is also a month for reflection on what we have accomplished and…

    Election Slates Wield Powerful Influence

    Election Slates Wield Powerful  Influence

    The California primary is coming up very soon, on June 7. Many people are talking about the presidential candidates, but it seems the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee (DCCC)…

    Do Endorsements Matter? Election

    Do Endorsements Matter? Election

    “Endorsed by the San Francisco Democratic Party,” or “Endorsed by the Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club.” What does such a statement mean, and does it carry any weight? Why…

    Who Is Not Running for DCCC?

    Who Is Not Running for DCCC?

    The San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee, or DCCC, has become the hottest ticket in town. The most down-ballot of races has suddenly become the most sought-after elected office in…

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