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Port Commission Approves Tagami Agreement Without Question

Commissioners of the Port of Oakland voted unanimously at their most recent meeting to give Phil Tagami’s team of developers an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement (ENA) to bargain for the next six months to come up [...]
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, [...]