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By April Roeseler | March 7, 2018

In less than two years, California's Tobacco 21, or "T21," law has proved to be a powerful weapon in the war on illegal tobacco sales to underage youth.

By Dana Van Gorder | February 28, 2018

During the eight years of Barack Obama's presidency, great progress on HIV and hepatitis C occurred as a result of his vigorous, compassionate, and competent leadership.


By Ricardo Lara | February 21, 2018

In my race to become California's next insurance commissioner - and our first openly gay statewide elected leader - I have traveled all over the state, and there is one question I always get.

By John Bauters | February 14, 2018

Despite significant efforts to combat homelessness, the needs of the homeless population are outpacing the local response.


By by Rick Smolan and Jennifer Erwitt | February 7, 2018

The LGBTQ movement for equality dates back to the years after World War II - when contemporary homophobia also really began.

By Jeff Sheehy | February 1, 2018

San Francisco is a dynamic city with stubborn challenges. Residents want local government to combat homelessness and property crime with greater urgency.


By Gary Waddell | January 24, 2018

California is leading the way in implementing LGBTQ-inclusive textbooks in public schools. Senate Bill 48, the FAIR Education Act, authored by gay then-state Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) went into effect January 1, 2012.

By by Gil F. Chavez | January 17, 2018

The United States is currently experiencing the largest person-to-person hepatitis A outbreak, which is predominantly affecting people who are homeless or who use drugs in unsanitary conditions, in more than two decades.


By Theresa Sparks | January 10, 2018

For my entire life, two things have remained constant: confusion about my gender and a deeply held belief I could do nothing about it.

By by A. Skye | December 20, 2017

I believe youth homelessness can be healed if we know the root causes of it.


By Susan Talamantes Eggman | December 13, 2017

"A 2:15 alarm, two trains, and a bus get her to work by 7 a.m." This was the August headline in a New York Times story about Stockton resident (and one of my constituents) Sheila James and her daily commute from Stockton to San Francisco.

By Andrea Aiello | December 6, 2017

The Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza, or FHMP, is excited about the community dialogue to reimagine and reinvigorate Harvey Milk Plaza.


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