Abercrombie & Fitch will allow workers to wear headscarves as part of a discrimination suit settlement.
Video of 49er great Steve Young speaking to the group Affirmation: Gay and Lesbian Mormons.
Pope Francis says the Catholic church has grown “obsessed” with abortion, gay marriage and contraception.
by Isabel Angell Talking to a group of clergymen from the San Francisco Archdiocese, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said yesterday that immigration reform should be a top priority for Catholics in the United States. That puts Cordileone right in line with bishops across America, who are calling on their parishioners to pressure lawmakers for comprehensive immigration […]
Steve Young, ex-49er quarterback, co-founder of Palo Alto private equity firm HGGC and all-around good guy, is speaking out on gay rights. He and his wife, Barbara, are the keynote speakers at next month’s convention of gay Mormons in Salt Lake City. Reporter Hank Plante, who covered LGBT issues (among other topics) for KPIX-TV in […]
By Vinnee Tong Earlier this year, ten San Francisco Muni buses featured Islamophobic ads that upset a lot of people. Now a San Francisco resident has used a crowdfunding campaign to raise money to put up a billboard intended as a counterpoint to those ads. The billboard went up on Monday on 10th Street in the city’s South of Market neighborhood. It reads: “Hate Has No Place […]
UPDATE: Archbishop of San Francisco Salvatore Cordileone has released a statement in response to the pope’s remarks. Original post Pope Francis this morning made what felt, at least, like a startling comment coming from the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church. Responding to reports about a “gay lobby” inside the Vatican and to accusations that […]
ABOARD THE PAPAL AIRCRAFT (AP) — Pope Francis reached out to gays on Monday, saying he wouldn’t judge priests for their sexual orientation in a remarkably open and wide-ranging news conference as he returned from his first foreign trip. “If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am […]
Nurses attending the National Nurses United conference took to the Golden Gate Bridge on June 20 to protest the Keystone XL Pipeline. They marched across the bridge dressed in red and carrying signs saying “Our Planet, Our Patients, Our Future” and “Heal America, Stop Climate Change.” The protesters are calling on the Obama administration to […]
By Cy Musiker Composer Mark Adamo has made some beautiful operas out of classic stories. He wrote the music and libretto for an operatic version of Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women,” among the most produced American operas today. And he gave a modern turn to Greek drama in his interpretation of Aristophanes’ “Lysistrata.” Now Adamo […]