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14 Jun 2018

NYC Pride – Then and Now

Before the Stonewall riots, gay bars and serving alcohol to gay patrons were illegal under New York State’s Liquor Authority that banned “disorderly” conduct. Police officers regularly patrolled the local bar scene, harassing patrons and arresting people wearing less than three gender appropriate clothing items based on a criminal statute.

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12 Jun 2018

SUPPORT GUN CONTROL AND PARTY AT THE SAME TIME!

By Neil Raymond How would you like to pledge your support for gun control AND be at a kick-ass concert at the same time?! I’m talking about Party to Protect Our Lives at Littlefield in Gowanus on June 16th (doors open at 7 PM). They’re going to donate 100% of

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11 Jun 2018

Native San Franciscans are Like Unicorns. This is What it’s Like.

Guest post by Kelly Navarro Transplants, this piece is not for you. We’re not saying we hate you. We like you, we really do. But this one, this is dedicated to the homies, the real OGs. Who are we? Some call us Unicorns because of how rare we are, we’ve

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06 Jun 2018

What It’s Like Being Married to a Nonbinary Person in a Binary World

Guest Post by Max Silver We live in a world conditioned to believe there are only two genders: man and woman, boy and girl. Likewise, our minds are geared towards binary thinking-patterns. Everything is right or wrong, odd or even, yes or no, up or down, black or white. The

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05 Jun 2018

Tips For a Goth Night Out At Death Guild in SF

Death Guild began in 1993 at a venue called The Pit, currently AsiaSF (definitely not as spooky sounding). It is one of the longest running industrial/goth nights in the United States.

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01 Jun 2018

Are Residential Parking Permits Destroying the Planet?

Guest post by Christian Utzman For the longest time my gasoline bill used to be $20 a month, but these days it’s more like $200. What changed?  Residential Parking Permits (RPP) came to my neighborhood.  RPPs are stickers for your car that allow you to stay parked for longer than

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31 May 2018

Broke-Ass Honeymoon: How To Do It On A Shoestring

This article is specifically designed to be helpful for the thrifty young married couple who wants to have a honeymoon and is willing to make a few sacrifices to be able to afford it. Utilizing these strategies, my husband and I were able to have a whirlwind 2 week vacation in Europe, visiting Barcelona, Florence, Venice, Rome and Naples

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24 May 2018

Stormy Daniels Received the Key to the City of West Hollywood

The historical lady Godiva rode through the streets naked, on the back of a horse, in the 11th century, to protest high taxes. The parallel is a strange one to make. Perhaps because the themes of resistance and nudity played a large part in both stories…

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