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Political Notebook: Sex-positive SF Dem Club seeks chartering from local party

Political Notebook: Sex-positive SF Dem Club seeks chartering from local party

A new political club for polyamorous, queer, and kink Democrats is seeking to be officially chartered by local party officials next week.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | July 15, 2019

While the Political Notes column was on hiatus, a gay man became chair of the UC board, gay CA insurance czar landed in hot water, and EQCA endorsed a lesbian's state Senate bid.

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 10, 2019

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors gave its final approval Tuesday for declaring the Castro neighborhood the city's third LGBTQ cultural district.


By Cynthia Laird | July 1, 2019

Chasten Buttigieg fills in for husband Pete Buttigieg during Stonewall 50 march in New York City.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 28, 2019

A campaign is underway to have the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency update its map for the city's Muni subway lines so they resemble the colors of the Pride flag.


By Matthew S. Bajko | June 26, 2019

Twelve years ago House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) infuriated the LGBT community by supporting the strategy to strip transgender protections out of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

By Lisa Keen | June 26, 2019

Pete Buttigieg's meteoric campaign to become a top tier contender for the Democratic presidential nomination has been shaken by metaphorical earthquake that will test his fitness to address one of the nation's most divisive powder kegs: racism.


By Matthew S. Bajko | June 26, 2019

Mayor London Breed has signed legislation to designate a historic LGBT eatery site in North Beach a city landmark. It is the city's fourth LGBT historic site and is believed to be the first landmark in the country to focus on an early queer eatery.

By Lisa Keen | June 19, 2019

Ahead of next week's Democratic presidential debates, several candidates have been showing their Pride.


By Matthew S. Bajko | June 19, 2019

When a rainbow flag was raised Monday over the California Capitol, both Governor Gavin Newsom and Equality California, the statewide LGBT advocacy organization, claimed it marked the "first time ever" it had flown over the building.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 17, 2019

After marrying five years ago in a private summer wedding ceremony, Oakland at-large City Councilwoman Rebecca Kaplan and Pamela Rosin divorced last fall. The couple had been together since 2012 after first meeting at Oakland's East Bay Church.


By Matthew S. Bajko | June 14, 2019

For the first time, all five cities in Napa County have agreed to fly the rainbow flag in honor of June being Pride Month.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 12, 2019

Three more Bay Area cities are now flying the rainbow flag for the first time in honor of Pride Month, as is the government office for Alameda County.


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