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Political Notebook: At 19, gay school leader already has eyes on higher office

Political Notebook: At 19, gay school leader already has eyes on higher office

He has served less than a year on the San Leandro Unified School District Board of Education yet James Aguilar already has his sights on running for higher office.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | August 23, 2019

In a major coup for his mayoral bid, gay San Diego Assemblyman Todd Gloria has secured the endorsement of the San Diego Democratic Party.

By Cynthia Laird | August 21, 2019

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence will be honored by Glide at the 10th anniversary of its Legacy Gala Saturday, September 7, from 8 p.m. to midnight at August Hall, 420 Mason Street in San Francisco.


By Heather Cassell | August 21, 2019

Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib denounced the Palestinian Authority's ban on LGBT gatherings and threats to queer Palestinians.

By Meg Elison | August 19, 2019

The first-ever National Trans Visibility March is scheduled to take place Saturday, September 28 in Washington, D.C.


By Matthew S. Bajko | August 16, 2019

Equality California plans to call on the California Democratic Party to censure a state Senate candidate for what it considers to be homophobic campaign tactics, the Bay Area Reporter has learned.

By Matthew S. Bajko | August 14, 2019

San Francisco's only LGBT citywide municipal officeholder is all but assured of re-election this year, as Treasurer-Tax Collector José Cisneros is once again running unopposed. Cisneros, 63, is seeking a fourth four-year term.


By Heather Cassell | August 14, 2019

An advertising campaign, "Love is Love," launched by the Coca-Cola Company ahead of a progressive music festival in Budapest, Hungary last week has led to political leaders calling for a boycott of the global soft drink company.

By Cynthia Laird | August 14, 2019

Queers will lead a protest Monday, August 19, in front of the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in San Francisco advocating closing detention camps and stopping deportations and raids.


By Roger Brigham | August 14, 2019

A few years back, Joey Van Matre, an Oklahoma research analyst who had recently relocated to the Bay Area, was in search of a sport to help him open up socially.

By Belo Cipriani | August 14, 2019

The California Gold Rush attracted many unique and memorable characters to the West Coast.


By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | August 14, 2019

At long last, Gavin Grimm has won his case.

By Meg Elison | August 13, 2019

Conservative Ohio lawmaker blames Dayton mass shooting on drag queens and trans people; Dayton victims include shooter's trans sibling.


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