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LGBT Community Building Long Term Political Power with Record Number of Viable Candidates

As the Democratic National Convention gets underway, LGBT elected officials and leaders are viewing this election cycle as a unique opportunity to advance equality by supporting LGBT candidates nationwide. US Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) and Mark Takano (D-CA), former Houston Mayor Annise Parker, and Victory Fund President & CEO Aisha C. Moodie-Mills noted the(…)

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Calendar of LGBT Events

Monday, July 25,    Positive Image’s Sonoma General LGBTQQI Meeting will be held at the Sonoma Community Center (Room 211), 276 East Napa Street in Sonoma. Also Monday, at 7 p.m. Parents of Trans Youth Meeting will happen at Positive Images Center, 312 Chinn Street in Santa Rosa Also Monday, 5:30 – 8 p.m. Marin AIDS(…)

Windsor Fashion Designer to Showcase Gender-fluid Clothing at Santa Rosa Benefit

The Arlene Francis Center proudly presents Chrysalis Fashion Benefit, an inaugural solo project by Michael Lee Brandon Powell, 20, of Windsor, CA. This party begins with a fashion show featuring gender-fluid designs presented by local models, and produced using fabric and clothing from local thrift stores repurposed as fashion for either sex. After the fashion(…)

Arts & Entertainment

Documentary on San Francisco Trans Movement Premieres Online (VIDEO)

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood, one of the first recorded transgender riots in United States history. In a recent NPR story, it was called “the transgender community’s debut on the stage of American political history” by Susan Stryker, one of the directors of the(…)

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California Voters Face Important Issues

Voters in California may be less than thrilled to realize that a whopping 17 measures have qualified for the ballot in the November general election. All voters may be wise to cancel their cable television subscriptions to avoid what is likely to be an unprecedented amount of political advertising. Three measures bear on HIV and(…)

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