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Assemblyman Low returns as LGBTQ caucus chair

Assemblyman Low returns as LGBTQ caucus chair

California was experiencing one of its boom cycles the first time gay Assemblyman Evan Low (D-Campbell) served as chair of the Legislative LGBTQ Caucus during the 2017-2018 session.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | January 13, 2021

The Alameda County Democratic Central Committee will see a record number of LGBTQ members serving on the oversight body for the local party this year.

By Matthew S. Bajko | January 6, 2021

An out Peninsula city councilwoman is running for an open seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors in 2022.


By Michael K. Lavers, Washington Blade | January 6, 2021

Thousands of President Donald Trump's supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday as lawmakers were beginning to certify the Electoral College results.

By Matthew S. Bajko | January 6, 2021

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors' lone LGBTQ member plans to request a hearing be held this year on the city's plan to preserve its LGBTQ cultural heritage.


By Lisa Keen | January 6, 2021

A look at the numbers in Tuesday's U.S. Senate runoff races in Georgia indicate that Democrats have won control of the upper chamber of Congress — a development with potentially favorable consequences for the LGBTQ community and the nation.

By Cynthia Laird | January 4, 2021

Lesbians took oaths of office January 4 for a seat on the Alameda County Superior Court and the Oakland City Council.


By Matthew S. Bajko | January 4, 2021

The country's attention will be riveted on Georgia this week where runoff races for the state's two U.S. Senate seats will determine whether Democrats or Republicans control the chamber.

By Lisa Keen | December 29, 2020

In 2020, the nation faced two existential threats: an out-of-control coronavirus pandemic that killed more than 300,000 people in the United States in less than 12 months, and an erratic, self-obsessed Republican president.


By Matthew S. Bajko | December 29, 2020

The Political Notebook's end-of-year op-art offering for 2020 is a queer comic to ring out the annus horribilis.

By Matthew S. Bajko | December 22, 2020

Hours after he appointed Secretary of State Alex Padilla Tuesday as California's first Latino senator in the U.S. Congress, Governor Gavin Newsom named Assemblywoman Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) to be his successor.


By Matthew S. Bajko | December 22, 2020

There is one name among the list of possible state attorney general picks that, if selected by Gov. Gavin Newsom, could lead to SF having the second gay man serving in a citywide municipal office.

By Matthew S. Bajko | December 18, 2020

San Francisco's two LGBTQ Democratic clubs will be electing new leaders in January, as the political organizations say goodbye to their current male leaders.


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