Historian of the Gay Working Class

Posted December 18, 2007 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

Allan Bérubé, the gay historian who gave us “Coming Out Under Fire,” the definitive tome about queers in the military, died December 11 in upstate New York from complications due to stomach ulcers. He was 61. The former San Francisco
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Jeff Adachi …

Jeff Adachi …

Posted December 18, 2007 by

Dear Editor, Thank you for recognizing Public Defender Jeff Adachi as a 2007 Unsung Hero. It is hard to believe that when he first ran for Public Defender more than 5 years ago he was the “under dog,” challenging John
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Unsung Local Heroes of 2007

Posted December 17, 2007 by Randy Shaw

While Beyond Chron strives to credit the many unsung activists who have boosted social justice, many fail to make our pages or receive insufficient attention. In some cases, as with Public Defender Jeff Adachi’s courageous critique of gang injunctions, this
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All I Want for Xmas is 5 Million Tons of Garbage

Posted December 17, 2007 by Tommi Avicolli-Mecca

Xmas is all about spending. Forget Baby Jesus in his cold manger bed, or those overworked sweatshop elves in the North Pole. When all is said and done, Xmas in America is about one thing and one thing only: Cold
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Baseball Steroids, Marc Norton Replies …

Baseball Steroids, Marc Norton Replies …

Posted December 17, 2007 by

Editor: What is woefully lacking in the media frenzy surrounding the release of the Mitchell Report on steroid use among professional baseball players is the growing steroid use among college, high school, and even grade school students. We forget that
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Chronicle Begins Attack on Affordable Housing Measure

Posted December 14, 2007 by Randy Shaw

The San Francisco Chronicle has already opened its campaign against an affordable housing charter amendment slated to appear on the November 2008 ballot. In his December 12 column, C.W. Nevius misrepresented both the measure and those responsible for its passage.
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