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Successful Cinema Professor Cheryl Dunye Arrives at SF State

By Anthony Lazarus, SFSU News A faculty member for the Department of Cinema is landing on SF State’s campus just as she nabs a new accolade: Filmmaker, artist and educator Cheryl Dunye has been recognized [...]
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Council Awards $1.3 Million for LGBTQ Youth Services

The Oakland City Council awarded $1.3 million in city grants to support LGBTQ youth Tuesday evening. Approximately 540 LGBTQ young people per year are expected to benefit from the grants, which were awarded to five [...]
Junie Tate. Photo courtesy of Jesse Brooks.

Remember HIV/AIDS, Transgender Advocate Junie Tate Sugar

As we celebrate Black History month, the HIV/AIDS community pays honor to a life and contribution of Junie Tate Sugar, an advocate for HIV/AIDS, and Transgender, who was found at dead on the job on [...]
Miss Major Griffin-Gracy will receive The Life Achievement Award. Major is a Black, formerly incarcerated, transgender elder. She has been an activist and advocate in her community for over 40 years. From the 1969 Stonewall Rebellion to her current work as Executive Director of the Transgender GenderVariant Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP), she continues to work for transgender and gender variant people inside and outside the prison system. A major documentary about her life  "Major" will be released this year.

“Generations” Celebrates Black LGBT Historical Experience

  “Generations: Black LGBT History Experience” is a free gala event sponsored by local organizations will take place Friday, Feb. 21, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the African American Art / Culture Complex, 762 [...]
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SF Pride to Host Community Forum on Military Recruiters

The San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee will host a community forum Tuesday, Nov. 19 on military recruiter participation in the annual Pride Celebration. The forum will take place at the Metropolitan Community Church, at [...]
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Spectrum “Shines Light” on Oakland LGBTQ Film Festival

Spectrum Queer Media will kickoff the 2nd annual Oakland Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transexual and Questioning (LGBTQ) Pride Film Festival with a celebratory “gay-la” opening, Wednesday, Aug. 28, 5:30 p.m., at the Oakland City Hall Rotunda, [...]
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Movement held its first meeting. Community members  Donna Clay-Conti (left) and
Ruth Mims-Jemerson were in attendance. Photo by Ken A. Epstein

Bay Area Organizes Sept. 7 Protest to Restore Voting Rights Act

The Bay Area Restore Section 5 Movement held its first East Bay meeting to organize an “in the streets” non-violent, voting rights demonstration to protest the Supreme Court’s recent decision that declared unconstitutional the “preclearance [...]