Pride for the Chosen Few

Posted June 26, 2008 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

Every year, the glossy invitation arrives without fail. Every year, I clip it to the calendar in my kitchen and then forget about it until later in the summer when I toss it into the recycling bin. It’s no accident.
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State Senate Committee Passes Paid Sick Days

Posted June 26, 2008 by Nick Hardeman

AB 2716 two votes away from becoming first state law to guarantee paid sick days in the nation. SACRAMENTO-Two days after Senator Barack Obama unveiled a national push for paid sick days, California State Senate Democrats today passed Assembly Bill
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Wiener Support for Plan C Could Shape Democratic Race

Posted June 25, 2008 by Paul Hogarth

SF Democratic Party Chair Scott Wiener, who faces a challenge for this position from Supervisor Aaron Peskin, has contributed $250 to Plan C – a group that promotes condo conversions, tenant evictions and displacement. Wiener’s support for Plan C, which
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Would a Terror Attack Help McCain?

Posted June 25, 2008 by Randy Shaw

Charlie Black, a top adviser to John McCain, created controversy this week with comments in Fortune magazine that another terrorist attack in the United States “would be a big advantage” to the presumptive Republican nominee. Most pundits criticized Black’s bluntness,
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There’s No ENDA to the Cowardice

Posted June 25, 2008 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

Supervisor Tom Ammiano probably gave the best characterization of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a national gay rights organization that is currently on the hot seat for dropping “gender identity” from the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), the Congressional gay rights
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