See Screaming Queens at Tenderloin Museum

Posted August 15, 2017 by Katie Conry

Directors Susan Stryker and Victor Silverman’s award winning documentary, The Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton’s Cafeteria, tells the forgotten story of the first collective act of militant resistance to the social oppression of queer people in the United States–a
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South Bay Inflicts Pain on SF Renters

Posted August 8, 2017 by

Last night in the south of San Francisco city of Brisbane, the City Council continued its deliberations over whether to include any housing on its “Baylands” site. The Brisbane Planning Commission has supported a project that includes two-million square feet
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Latino Mothers Say No to Another TL Drop-In Center

Posted August 8, 2017 by Garrett Bergthold

(Ed Note: This is the second in a series where Tenderloin residents and workers who oppose the lack of geographic equity in the city’s allocation of homeless services) As the debate rages on over a 24-hour homeless drop-in center coming
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Latinos Are Becoming Extinct in Hollywood, Report Shows

Posted August 8, 2017 by Dennis Romero

(This piece first appeared in LA Weekly ) Latinos, the largest minority in the nation, and the largest racial or ethnic group in California and Los Angeles, are virtually disappearing from the big screen, a new report on Hollywood diversity
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“Columbus”—Film Review

Posted August 8, 2017 by

Kogonada’s debut feature “Columbus” well earns its praise for being poetic and enigmatic but never static.  This gorgeously meditative film opens the viewer’s eyes to the everyday beauty that the psychic detritus of everyday routine blinds us to. The film’s
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SF Supes’ Stellar Year

Posted August 1, 2017 by

Has any prior San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed more critical housing legislation in a seven month period than the current group in 2017?  I don’t think so. Yet the Board’s stellar record has gotten little attention. The health care
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Tenderloin Deli Owner Fumes Over City Plans

Posted August 1, 2017 by Garrett Bergthold

Ed Note: This is the first in a series on Tenderloin opposition to a city proposal that ignores geographic equity in the distribution of homeless services. At 5 a.m. every weekday the owners of Turk and Larkin Deli open their
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No Sanctuary for Law-Breaking Feds

Posted August 1, 2017 by Matt Gonzalez

Two years ago Kate Steinle was shot while sightseeing on Pier 14 in San Francisco.  The accused, a homeless Mexican immigrant with no prior relationship to her, says it was an accident that occurred as he handled a discarded bundle
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