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    Responsible Vs. Carefree: It’s Your Pick

    Responsible Vs. Carefree: It’s Your Pick

    Responsibility or carefreeness? This week’s Volkswagen and Audi give us two similarly priced answers to that question, and they each have style and refinement that’s above and beyond others in…

    Making History at the U.N.

    Making History at the U.N.

    Subhi Nahas, an openly gay Syrian refugee from Idlib, a city north of Damascus, made history recently when he and a gay Iraqi refugee addressed the first ever meeting of…

    In the News

    By Dennis McMillan  Center for American Progress Calls Out GOP Candidates on LGBTQ Issues The Center for American Progress (CAP) Action Fund is calling out the field of 2016 GOP…

    Frida Kahlo’s Truth Lives on in Her Art

    Frida Kahlo’s Truth Lives on in Her Art

    Everybody loves Frida Kahlo…now. Barely 60 years after her death, she and her art have inspired over 65,000 web sites, hundreds of books and articles, documentaries, movies, and fashions. Reproductions…

    Ann Rostow: Updates

    Ann Rostow: Updates

    By Ann Rostow Updates Last time, I mentioned that the Republican National Committee was poised to consider a bunch of non-binding resolutions during their summer meeting, including a couple of…

    The Rule of Law

    The Rule of Law

    As efforts to exclude LGBT couples from marriage continue in a handful of locales mostly in the South, the language of United States District Judge David Bunning’s recent ruling rejecting…

    Balancing Civil Rights and Religious Freedom

    Balancing Civil Rights and Religious Freedom

    The idea that someone can be fired for exercising his or her personal freedoms—especially those we have fought for, like same sex marriage—is unthinkable. This is why many, including me,…

    ‘All Lives Matter’ Is Not Enough

    ‘All Lives Matter’ Is Not Enough

    Over the past several weeks, some people have responded to the Black Lives Matter movement by saying that “all lives matter.” While it is certainly true that all lives do,…

    Tabula Rasa Presidential Candidates Continue to Detract from What’s Really at Stake

    Tabula Rasa Presidential Candidates Continue to Detract from What’s Really at Stake

    Amidst all of the sound bites, attack rhetoric and hype around trying to focus on candidate weaknesses, it is often hard to remember that we need to focus on whom,…

    LGBTQ Studies Is a Class Whose Time Has Come

    LGBTQ Studies Is a Class Whose Time Has Come

    By Lyndsey Schlax Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts is a special place. Our students are dedicated and talented, our faculty and staff are smart and unique and…