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Book traces history of SF's Civic Center

Book traces history of SF's Civic Center

By by Veronica Dolginko

Local attorney Jim Haas has written a book about the history of San Francisco's Civic Center.

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By Brian Bromberger | May 29, 2019

It all began with a sleepless night in June 2014. Mason Funk, a writer and producer of nonfiction TV programs for Discovery Channel, A&E, Fox Sports, and others, began reviewing his life from the time he knew he was gay, realizing how much it had changed.

By Brian Bromberger | April 24, 2019

One never knows what treasures they might find in an attic.


By Brian Bromberger | October 17, 2018

Perhaps the best way to characterize Camille Beredjick is atheism with a smile.

By Brian Bromberger | August 15, 2018

For readers bewildered by how to make sense of gender today, a new book by sociologist Arlene Stein, "Unbound: Transgender Men and the Remaking of Identity," recently published by Pantheon Books, follows the journey of four patients.


By Brian Bromberger | June 20, 2018

New book examines the intersection of drag and camp within the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

By Brian Bromberger | April 4, 2018

Mark Dowd has experienced two vocations. One was a calling to the priesthood, which didn't last, but the second was to journalism, which wound up becoming his life's work.


By Brian Bromberger | February 14, 2018

With his recent vulgar ranting about "shithole countries" vis-à-vis immigration, President Donald Trump has once again been accused of being a racist, which makes Randy Boyd's new e-book, the perfect opportunity to discuss race relations.

By Brian Bromberger | December 20, 2017

They may be the worst eight words a gay man can hear - "I have bad news on the HIV test" - but health journalist John-Manuel Andriote endured them in 2006 when he received an HIV diagnosis, turning his world upside down.


By Mark Abramson | June 14, 2015

San Francisco, Mid-1970s. A perfect place at a perfect time. Mark Abramson's memoir is the next best thing to being there, and here's a sample.

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