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    Pride or Prejudice?

    Pride or Prejudice?

    By Joanie Juster– Sunday, June 30, dawned clear and warm, a perfect day for a colorful celebration of Pride and joy. From my view (Contingent #108), I’ve never seen the…

    Reach Out and Shout

    Reach Out and Shout

    By Stuart Gaffney and John Lewis– On Friday evening of Pride weekend, we were seated on a BART train, decked out in our activist tuxes and rainbow bow ties on…

    New CA Laws Aim to Reduce Hate Crime and Gun Violence

    New CA Laws Aim to Reduce  Hate Crime and Gun Violence

    By Phil Ting– California just released its 2023 hate crime numbers, and I am happy to see that, overall, there were fewer cases reported—from 2,120 in 2022 to 1,970 last…

    Youth Vote: Measure QQ Comes to Life

    Youth Vote: Measure QQ Comes to Life

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Counsilmember at Large– On November 3, 2020, Oakland voters passed Measure QQ, which amended the city charter to allow the city council to pass an…

    Message to the Members of the Golden Gate Business Association From the GGBA Board of Directors

    (Editor’s Note: In late June, on the Friday before Pride weekend 2024 in San Francisco, the San Francisco Chronicle and other media outlets reported that Tony Archuleta-Perkins—then the President of…

    Nancy Geenen Brings Leadership Experience at the International Level to the GGBA

    Nancy Geenen, recently named the acting President of the Golden Gate Business Association (GGBA), is a self-described serial entrepreneur. “I advise, coach, and mentor business owners, entrepreneurs, and executives who…

    Reflections on Pride 2024 in San Francisco

    Reflections on Pride 2024 in San Francisco

    By Kate Brown Ph.D– As 2024’s Pride activities conclude, I reflect on the wonderful celebration of inclusivity, solidarity, and support for the LGBTQ+ community that is such an integral part…

    Donna’s Chronicles, “San Francisco Pride 2024 lived up to its reputation…”

    Donna’s Chronicles, “San Francisco Pride 2024 lived up to its reputation…”

    By Donna Sachet– San Francisco Pride 2024 lived up to its reputation as the premier party week in the country with something for everyone! We congratulate an incredible team of…

    Lit Snax: 7.11.24

    Hombrecito by Santiago Jose Sanchez Literary wunderkind Santiago Jose Sanchez penned his impatiently awaited first novel and it is getting rave reviews. It follows the complex dynamic between a son and his…

    Recommendations from Book Passage 7.11.24

    Swift River (fiction- hardcover) by Essie Chambers Set in 1987, Swift River concerns a Black mother and daughter living in poverty, a missing father, and the long-hidden racist history of…

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