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Political Notebook: SF says strike up the LGBT band

Political Notebook: SF says strike up the LGBT band

By Matthew S. Bajko

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

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By Matthew S. Bajko | December 7, 2018

Bay Area cities welcome new LGBT elected leaders as the winners of this year's races take their oaths of office.

By Matthew S. Bajko | November 30, 2018

After weeks of ballot count updates, lesbian Assembly candidate Sunday Gover was unable to overtake Assemblyman Brian Maienschein (R-San Diego) in their contest for the 77th Assembly District seat. She lost by 607-votes.


By Matthew S. Bajko | November 29, 2018

Gay state party chair Eric Bauman has resigned due to charges he sexually harassed multiple staff members and younger male leaders within the party.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | November 28, 2018

A light, steady rain did not deter about 500 people from gathering in San Francisco Tuesday, November 27, to mark the 40th anniversary of the assassinations of mayor George Moscone and supervisor Harvey Milk.


By Matthew S. Bajko | November 28, 2018

Gay District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman and Mayor London Breed, who were both small children at the time of the 1978 assassinations of mayor George Moscone and supervisor Harvey Milk, held a special commemoration Tuesday.

By Matthew S. Bajko | November 28, 2018

Whether or not gay California Democratic Party Chair Eric Bauman remains in the high-profile position will rest on the findings of an investigation into charges that he sexually harassed young men working for the statewide party, LGBT Dems said.


By Matthew S. Bajko | November 26, 2018

Lesbian state Assemblywoman Sabrina Cervantes declared victory Monday in her bid for re-election to a second two-year term.

By Matthew S. Bajko | November 26, 2018

CA Democratic Party Chairman Eric Bauman is taking a leave of absence while being investigated for sexual misconduct charges hours after SF Dem chair called on him to do so.


By Matthew S. Bajko | November 20, 2018

Long Beach native Tom Paulino has had his eye on a career in politics since being accepted to UC Berkeley, where he graduated in 2012 with a degree in a double major of political science and history. The question was how to achieve that goal.

By Matthew S. Bajko | November 20, 2018

On Election Night it appeared that gay Alameda City Councilman Jim Oddie had failed to win a second, four-year term. In the race for two council seats, he landed in third place among the five candidates.


By Matthew S. Bajko | November 20, 2018

The devastating news of the murders of the city's mayor and first openly gay supervisor left Shireen McSpadden and her fellow students at Lowell High School with a feeling of dread. It was a shattering blow for the then 14-year-old freshman.

By Matthew S. Bajko | November 20, 2018

Despite the Associated Press calling the last two statewide contests in California for the Democratic candidates last Friday, it took until Monday evening for both of the races to be officially over.


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