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Online Extra: Political Notes: Newsom hires gay gubernatorial spokesmen

Online Extra: Political Notes: Newsom hires gay gubernatorial spokesmen

By Matthew S. Bajko

California Governor-elect Gavin Newsom adds more LGBT leaders to his gubernatorial team, naming two gay men as his top spokespeople.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | December 12, 2018

Over a year ago gay state Senator Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) lashed out in a published post on the website Medium at then supervisorial candidate Rafael Mandelman for contending he would serve on the board in a similar fashion as Wiener had.

By Cynthia Laird | December 12, 2018

San Francisco Impact Partners, which was started by gay city resident Shaun Haines last year, is ramping up to help people who are homeless this holiday season.


By Roger Brigham | December 12, 2018

The participation numbers were a fraction of what organizers first dreamed of.

By Christina A. DiEdoardo | December 12, 2018

In Bay Area activist circles, we often draw — whether consciously or otherwise — a hard distinction between "actions" (which cost money and resources) and "fundraisers."


By Alex Madison | December 11, 2018

Gay Amtrak passenger out of coma, speaks; report lists LGBT-friendly affordable universities; Equality Utah wants to ban conversion therapy.

By Matthew S. Bajko | December 5, 2018

When it comes to having an official city band, San Francisco's leaders say strike up the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band.


By Cynthia Laird | December 5, 2018

Oakland Zoo is set to go big this holiday season with its annual ZooLights special event.

By Roger Brigham | December 5, 2018

The 10th annual Santa Skivvies Run to benefit the San Francisco AIDS Foundation will be held Sunday, December 9, in the Castro.


By by Sari Staver | December 5, 2018

As we begin the first holiday season with legal cannabis, shelves are stocked with dozens of new gizmos for the pot aficionado on your list.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | December 5, 2018

In 2013, a woman from the Dominican Republic landed in Miami. While she was hoping to witness the birth of her grandchild, police had other ideas, arresting her on an outstanding drug charge. She was taken to the local jail and processed.


By Alex Madison | December 4, 2018

Crowdfunding page set up for injured drag kings; Twitter bans misgendering and deadnaming; group asks lab and other genetic sites not to work with Trump administration.

By Cynthia Laird | November 28, 2018

San Francisco Mayor London Breed this week announced that local nonprofit legal services organizations will receive $5.8 million in total funding over the next two years to provide assistance to city tenants facing evictions.


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