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Political Notebook: Oakland candidate Harris receives surprise boost

Political Notebook: Oakland candidate Harris receives surprise boost

By Matthew S. Bajko

Three weeks ahead of the November 6 election lesbian Oakland City Council candidate Pam Harris received a surprise boost to her candidacy when the incumbent unexpectedly endorsed her.

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By Heather Cassell | October 17, 2018

Ugandan LGBT activists have been on edge this year.

By Christina A. DiEdoardo | October 17, 2018

Other than the act itself, perhaps the most disgraceful aspect of the internment of Japanese-Americans in the Bay Area and elsewhere by the federal government in 1942 was the fact that most who were not of Japanese ancestry did nothing to protest.


By Roger Brigham | October 17, 2018

Rare are the star athletes who go on to post-playing stints that are just as brilliant as their first careers.

By Cynthia Laird | October 17, 2018

Jill Soloway, the creator of Amazon's "Transparent" TV show, will be in San Francisco next week to promote their new book, "She Wants It: Desire, Power, and Toppling the Patriarchy."


By Alex Madison | October 16, 2018

Gay Georgia man denied service by homophobic landscaper; anti-gay mailers target gay Illinois candidate on Coming Out Day; Wednesday is International Pronouns Day.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 15, 2018

LGBT senior advocates are backing a campaign calling on California's next governor to develop a statewide Master Plan For Aging.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 10, 2018

The late gay Supervisor Harvey Milk was a fierce advocate for San Francisco's public transit system.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | October 10, 2018

In April 2015, a year before the Departments of Justice and Education under President Barack Obama issued guidance to public schools clarifying that Title IX protected transgender students, a school district in Virginia faced a dilemma...


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 10, 2018

Altif Brown, a co-founder and head of community at Constellation Labs, can count on one hand the number of other African-Americans he knows working in the blockchain sector. He has yet to meet another gay person.

By Cynthia Laird | October 10, 2018

Chanticleer, a male a cappella group, will remember its founder, Louis A. Botto, and consign some of his ashes to the National AIDS Memorial Grove during a public ceremony Thursday, October 18, at noon.


By Roger Brigham | October 10, 2018

Local pro and college sports teams announce various Pride- and diversity-themed events.

By Alex Madison | October 9, 2018

EQCA rescinds endorsement of GOP Assembly candidate; Becerra files friend of the court brief in Philly same-sex foster parent case; national Latino organization announces LGBTQ committee.


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