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By Matthew S. Bajko | November 6, 2019

San Francisco City Treasurer-Tax Collector José Cisneros cakewalked into his fifth term Tuesday, as he ran unopposed. Cisneros, a gay man, is the only LGBT person to hold one of the city's seven elected executive positions.

By John Ferrannini | November 6, 2019

Housing advocates were elated with the passage of Proposition A, the $600 million bond measure for affordable housing.


By John Ferrannini | November 6, 2019

In being elected San Francisco's next sheriff Tuesday, Paul Miyamoto will make history in January when he takes his oath of office to become the first Asian American sheriff in California.

By Lisa Keen | November 6, 2019

More than 75% of openly LGBT candidates running in Tuesday's off-year elections won. The total included 112, 106 Democrats, one Republican, one independent, and four with undeclared party affiliations.


By Matthew S. Bajko | November 1, 2019

Transgender Palm Springs City Councilwoman Lisa Middleton could make history if she enters the special election for an open California Senate seat.

By Matthew S. Bajko | November 1, 2019

This year's largely overlooked San Francisco municipal elections will come to a close Tuesday night with Mayor London Breed all but assured of securing a full four-year term.


By Lisa Keen | October 31, 2019

A confirmation hearing for two of President Donald Trump's nominees to the nation's largest federal appeals court snared considerable media attention Wednesday after one of them dissolved into tears.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 30, 2019

Due to the sudden resignation Wednesday of state Senator Jeff Stone (R-La Quinta), who is joining the Trump administration, a special election will be called to fill his Palm Springs area seat.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 30, 2019

San Francisco-based queer activist and organizer Sophia Andary has moved from the realm of street protests and social justice advocacy to having a seat at the table at City Hall.

By Lisa Keen | October 28, 2019

Mainstream media outlets have spent considerable space in recent days trying to reckon whether gay presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is "surging" to the top tier of the Democratic field or stalling in the second tier.


By Matthew S. Bajko | October 25, 2019

California leaders are taking steps to protect transgender voters ahead of the March 3 presidential primary.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 23, 2019

Having finished his first legislative session, Governor Gavin Newsom is winning praise from LGBT advocates for his across-the-board support for the six LGBT-related bills sent to his desk.


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