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Isbell moved to alternate seat on SF rent board

Isbell moved to alternate seat on SF rent board

Mayor London Breed on Friday reversed course and moved Reese Aaron Isbell, who she swore in to a tenant seat on the San Francisco Rent Board last month, to an alternate seat on the panel.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | April 17, 2019

Gay District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman shares the concerns of those who are questioning the credentials of gay rent board member Reese Aaron Isbell.

By Matthew S. Bajko | April 17, 2019

The black and white photo, at first glance, could be of any sharply dressed couple. The woman is adorned in her Sunday best and the gentleman sports a pinstripe suit.


By Matthew S. Bajko | April 15, 2019

A committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has recommended that a gay member of the city's rent board be unseated.

By Matthew S. Bajko | April 15, 2019

Report finds few smaller cities in California are an ideal location for LGBT seniors, with just Santa Ana making the list of top 20 locales across the U.S. that do.


By Matthew S. Bajko | April 10, 2019

Two transgender women are up for seats on a pair of important oversight bodies in San Francisco that advise local lawmakers on a number of policy concerns.

By Matthew S. Bajko | April 8, 2019

A bill to make it easier for people to access PrEP via their local pharmacy survived its first committee vote April 8 after California lawmakers amended it to restrict the supply of the HIV prevention medication to one month.


By Cynthia Laird | April 8, 2019

Gay state Senator Scott Wiener announced Monday that his bill to ensure intersex individuals can provide informed consent before any medical treatments or interventions was pulled from this year's legislative calendar amid opposition from medical groups.

By Matthew S. Bajko | April 3, 2019

Effective April 15 California will ban state-funded travel to South Carolina due to lawmakers in the Palmetto State enacting anti-LGBT legislation.


By Matthew S. Bajko | April 3, 2019

Tenants rights activists have called into question the appointment of well-known gay Democratic Party activist Reese Aaron Isbell to the city's rent board, and a supervisor plans to hold a hearing on his selection that could lead to his removal.

By Matthew S. Bajko | March 29, 2019

San Francisco Mayor London Breed has named well-known gay Democratic Party activist Reese Aaron Isbell to the city's rent board. It is believed he is the first out gay man to serve on the commission.


By Matthew S. Bajko | March 29, 2019

Should he become president of the United States in 2021, Pete Buttigieg promises to sign into law sweeping federal legislation that would protect the rights of LGBT people across the country.

By Matthew S. Bajko | March 27, 2019

A move by California lawmakers to allow over the counter access to PrEP is raising concerns about patient privacy and adherence to the HIV prevention medication.


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