As I write this Sunday night, June 30, we're in the last waning hours of Pride Month 2019.
It's Pride season, and I want to remind you that, as everyone grabs a cup of slightly-cool beer and goes out to party in the streets, we are honoring the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising.
Caster Semenya is a South African middle-distance runner. She took home Olympic gold in both 2012 and 2016, and has won the world championships three times.
Attention: Cannabis shoppers.
Over the past year, there has been a lot of public debate on able-bodied actors playing characters with disabilities.
When I was growing up, I had a secret that was so terrible, so shameful, I knew I could never let anyone ever know: I was transgender.
Before the weeklong Oakland teachers strike formally ended Sunday night with teachers ratifying a new contract, members of the Oakland Education Association marked the fourth day on the picket line against the school district by focusing on a school.
While much of the city was rushing for last-minute gifts on a rainy Valentine's Day, a small group of activists with Pangea Legal Services showed up to support Aida Carolina Andrade-Amaya, who has been in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody.
It's strange to be writing about the latest round in a fight that has gone on for 50 years (and that originally began when I was 2 months old), but that seems to be the nature of any story about People's Park in Berkeley.
For the last couple of years, I have spent a lot of time warning of the dangers to come. Now I no longer have to. Because, you see, the danger is here.
To its defenders, Manny's — a cafe, bookstore, and self-described "civic social gathering space" (whatever that means) — is the best thing to hit the Mission since Hillary Clinton.
Some people prefer to communicate with words, while others find images more telling. For gay San Francisco resident Kurt Schwartzmann, drawing has always been a way to share his thoughts with the world.
With it being a new year, I wanted to share a gentle suggestion or two. Maybe you can tack these on to the end of a list of your resolutions.