Issue:  Vol. 47 / No. 2 / 12 January 2017

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Politics a family pursuit for D8 Supe Sheehy

Politics has long run in the family of Jeff Sheehy, appointed last week by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee to the vacant District 8 seat on the Board of Supervisors. (read more)

Milk Plaza redesign gets $500K

Backed by a $500,000 donation from a gay California man and an upcoming international design competition, plans are being set for a multimillion-dollar redesign of San Francisco's Harvey Milk Plaza. (read more)

With Trump in mind, SF supervisors vote for unity

He is still a week away from becoming president, but Donald Trump loomed over this week's swearings-in of new and returning members to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors. (read more)

EQCA hires first national policy director

The LGBT advocacy group Equality California has hired its first national policy director. (read more)

Police offer tips to report hate crimes

With hate crimes on the rise nationally, a panel of activists and police officers suggested ways San Franciscans can help law enforcement keep the city from joining the trend. (read more)

California trans prisoner gets surgery

An imprisoned California transgender woman has had gender-affirming surgery, making her the first trans inmate in the country to undergo the procedure while incarcerated. (read more)

Person arrested in Berkeley homicide

A person who reportedly uses gender non-specific pronouns has been arrested in the homicide of one Berkeley woman and the stabbing of another. (read more)

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More Arts

Fine Arts - Early New Year gallery roundup

It's officially winter, and baby, is it ever cold outside. (read more)

Film - Nonconformist beats the odds

Early on in Mike Mills' absorbing feminist comedy-drama 20th Century Women, a small group of Santa Barbara, California residents are watching a distinctly gloomy presidential sermon from the James Earl Carter White House, just before American voters handed the one-time Georgia peanut farmer his walking papers. (read more)

Out There - Lavender & under suspicion

One of the best gay novels of recent times, made into an opera, was named in The New York Times' end-of-year list for "The Best Classical Music of 2016. (read more)

Out & About - Winterminal

Protest, puff, pronounce on or before Janury 20, and while you're at it, enjoy some subversive art, which may soon include anything. (read more)

Theatre - Return to 27 Rue de Fleurus

There was a there there after all. (read more)

Books - Comic book honors Pulse victims

This past week saw the publication of an eagerly awaited one-shot comic book that honors the lives that were lost or forever impacted by the June 12, 2016 mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. (read more)

Books - Heart-warming young adult tale

In its most basic description, it's a muscle. Nothing computerized, no easy-to-follow instructions or list of parts. (read more)

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