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Political Notebook: LGBT clubs snub out SF school board candidates

Political Notebook: LGBT clubs snub out SF school board candidates

By Matthew S. Bajko

Of the trio of out candidates seeking seats this year on the San Francisco Board of Education, it appears two have failed to secure the support of either of the city's two main LGBT political clubs.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | August 16, 2018

With SF school board member failing to make ballot, four out candidates are among those vying for three open seats on the oversight body.

By Roger Brigham | August 15, 2018

In the end, Paris proved to be exactly what the Gay Games needed.


By Cynthia Laird | August 15, 2018

The Bay Area Reporter's leather columnist was recognized by a national sex-positive organization at an event in the Castro.

By Belo Cipriani | August 15, 2018

In August 2013, Laurel Hilbert arrived in Los Angeles on a student visa to learn English. Then named Ahmad, the blind 17-year-old had no money, no friends, and did not know the language of this vast country.


By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | August 15, 2018

I recently had the pleasure of speaking at an elementary school LGBTQ support group, where I shared my experiences as someone who is now as old as so many of the "community elders" I met when I was first coming out.

By Alex Madison | August 14, 2018

LA County children's services to undergo audit after death of 10-year-old; LGBT Bar Association announces "inclusion" campaign; senators author bill to ask LGBT questions on 2030 census.


By Matthew S. Bajko | August 13, 2018

South Bay LGBT political group elects a new president ahead of the fall election. California political watchdog fines transphobic campaign committee.

By Matthew S. Bajko | August 8, 2018

Working as a manager of Blue Bottle Coffee's Hayes Valley location, JoEllen Depakakibo learned what it takes to run a successful coffee business. She decided to use that knowledge to open her own coffeehouse.


By Matthew S. Bajko | August 8, 2018

Mounting their first bids for public office this fall, gay men in Dublin and Redwood City are aiming to become the first out elected members of their city councils.

By Cynthia Laird | August 8, 2018

Openhouse, the agency that provides housing and services for LGBT seniors, has announced a series of town hall meetings with Executive Director Karyn Skultety, Ph.D.


By Roger Brigham | August 8, 2018

Here are some observations, reports, and comments from this scribe and wrestling coach who is in Paris for his fourth consecutive Gay Games.

By Heather Cassell | August 8, 2018

France's LGBT expert Frederic Potier is working to reduce hate crimes against the country's queer community and improve LGBT lives throughout France.


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