Issue:  Vol. 47 / No. 3 / 19 January 2017

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ACA repeal worries LGBT health advocates

Facing harassment at her old job, Sunnyvale resident Amy Krakar opted to quit last summer and work as a freelance graphic designer from home. (read more)

Obama commutes Manning's sentence

Transgender former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, convicted of leaking secret information to WikiLeaks, had the bulk of her 35-year prison sentence commuted by President Barack Obama Tuesday. (read more)

Gay Rep. Pocan
girds for Trump

This Friday when President-elect Donald Trump is taking his oath of office outside the Capitol in Washington, D.C., gay Congressman Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) will be volunteering at a food pantry in the city of Verona. (read more)

ADAP hits snags

California's AIDS Drug Assistance Program, which is supposed to help thousands of people get the care they need to stay alive, has been hit with problems that have sparked concern among state officials and clients. (read more)

Gay Clinton staffer has no regrets

Software engineer Cheston Lee had no interest in leaving his lucrative job at a San Francisco startup, but when the Hillary Clinton campaign offered him a position heading its fundraising technology team, the 32-year-old gay man packed his bags for Brooklyn. (read more)

SF Women's March will have LGBT contingent

The National Center for Lesbian Rights has organized an LGBT contingent to walk together during the January 21 Women's March in San Francisco. (read more)

South Bay to hold Women's March

Thousands of marchers are anticipated to take to the streets of San Jose for the South Bay's Women's March Saturday, January 21. (read more)

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Theatre -
Thrillpeddlers in peril!

As 1950s horror movies liked to conclude, "The End – or is it?" so it is with Thrillpeddlers. (read more)

Film - Sundance stories

The 2017 edition of the Sundance Film Festival, playing Park City, Utah from Jan. 19-29, sets out to define the independent-film menu across a broad range of genres. (read more)

Out There - Who's afraid of Samuel Beckett?

Bill Irwin knows that we are blessed to live in a world that was graced by the great Irish poet, dramatist and novelist Samuel Beckett. (read more)

Out & About -
Not normal

From idealistic visions to political nightmares, art reflects reality, which is this week a bit scary. (read more)

Theatre - Marital secrets

If misery loves company so much, why doesn't it just marry it? Well, sometimes it does, but the spouses may not realize at first that this is their bond. (read more)

Music - Mahler cantata given deluxe treatment

Gustav Mahler and Michael Tilson Thomas go way back. (read more)

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