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Early New Year Gallery Roundup

By Sura Wood | Sunday Jan 15, 2017
It's officially winter, and baby, is it ever cold outside. But gallery-wise, the year is heating up what might otherwise be a dreary season. Throw on the parka and grab the umbrella, there are places to go and things to see.

Return to 27 Rue de Fleurus

By Richard Dodds | Sunday Jan 15, 2017
There was a there there after all. It just didn't happen to be in Oakland. The there that was there was at 27 Rue de Fleurus in Paris, where Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas held court with many of the best and brightest of the Lost Generation.

Comic Book Honors Pulse Victims

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sunday Jan 15, 2017
This past week saw the publication of an eagerly awaited one-shot comic book that honors the lives that were lost or forever impacted by the June 12, 2016 mass shooting at Pulse.

Politics A Family Pursuit for D8 Supe Sheehy

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sunday Jan 15, 2017
Politics has long run in the family of Jeff Sheehy, appointed last week by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee to the vacant District 8 seat on the Board of Supervisors.

Milk Plaza Redesign Gets $500K

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Sunday Jan 15, 2017
Backed by a $500,000 donation from a gay California man and an upcoming international design competition, plans are being set for a multimillion-dollar redesign of San Francisco's Harvey Milk Plaza.

Nonconformist Beats the Odds

By David Lamble | Saturday Jan 14, 2017
It not unfair to observe that "20th Century Women," with its growing tide of awards-season buzz for its star Annette Bening, arrives as the second half of a matched set of movies.

Out There :: Lavender & Under Suspicion

By Roberto Friedman | Saturday Jan 14, 2017
Based on gay historical novelist Thomas Mallon's brilliant "Fellow Travelers" (2007), the opera of the same name centers on a gay romance during the "Lavender Scare" of the McCarthyite 1950s in Washington, DC.

With Trump in Mind, SF Supervisors Vote for Unity

By Matthew S. Bajko | Saturday Jan 14, 2017
He is still a week away from becoming president, but Donald Trump loomed over this week's swearings-in of new and returning members to San Francisco's Board of Supervisors.

EQCA Hires First National Policy Director

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Saturday Jan 14, 2017
The LGBT advocacy group Equality California has hired its first national policy director.

SF Progressives Plan Their Anti-Trump Strategy

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Saturday Jan 14, 2017
Fighting to save access to health care and realizing they need to prepare for President-elect Donald Trump's proposal to deport immigrants and other conservative plans, about 200 people gathered in San Francisco last weekend to strategize.

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