Activism

21 Mar 2022

California May Become “Sanctuary” for People Fleeing Texas and Florida

By Emily Hoeven California’s Democratic leaders have a message for Texans and Floridians opposed to their states’ stances on abortion, LGBTQ rights and gun control: You’re more than welcome in the Golden State. The latest offering came from Democratic state Sen. Scott Wiener of San Francisco, who on Thursday announced

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17 Mar 2022

CA COVID Rent Assistance Program Applications Due March 31st!

There is help out there for millions of Californians still struggling to catch their financial breath after 2 years of pandemic, but navigating the resources can be time-consuming and confusing.  All the info and links you need for the California COVID-19 Rent Relief Program are below. The CA COVID-19 Rent Relief Program, which helps

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15 Mar 2022

SF Educators Slept Inside School District Offices to Demand Payment

Twenty San Francisco Unified School District educators slept inside the district’s offices on Monday night to demand that the district pay them, as hundreds of teachers and other staff members have gone unpaid or only received partial paychecks since January. The group and dozens of their supporters — all members

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15 Mar 2022

What To Do If Your Employer Tells You To Come Back To The Office

You may not realize this, but collectively, workers are strong as fuck. We’re the backbone of the entire economy. If the Covid-19 pandemic has proven anything, it’s that for the most part, offices are fucking pointless.   If you have to work, you’re a worker. I don’t care if you jerk

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15 Mar 2022

Why I Think Drug Addiction Is The Next Civil Rights Issue

I’m going to start this article with a hypothetical situation: Say there’s a guy named Ken. Ken likes smoking meth. I think meth is disgusting, but Ken fucking loves it. Ken supports himself as a janitor at an office building. Ken does his job and goes home. Ken spends the

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10 Mar 2022

CounterPulse Within Reach of Building Purchase in TL

After 2 years of performance art venues getting kicked in the teeth, this story is a beam of light on a dark stage. CounterPulse is on the verge of owning its own building in the Tenderloin, after nearly 7 years of raising funds, the arts non-profit has accumulated $5.5 million

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09 Mar 2022

SF’s First Lesbian-Owned Comic Book Shop Opens in the Mission

Leah Morrett is the owner of Sour Cherry Comics, a new queer-centric bookstore and community space in the Mission District that opened at 3187 16th St. earlier this month.  “Sour cherries are not sweet, and that’s the point,” she tells me. “[The name’s] a little subversive, a little cutesy, and

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08 Mar 2022

What It Feels Like To Be Trans

Written By: Lorelei Valentine I have dreams that I’m out shopping. I’ll find a cute pair of boots, a small, but practical handbag that would tie together a look. I go down a few isles, flicking my fingers through the racks, until I find the perfect halter top. I have

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