What Does A New Private Club in San Francisco Say About an Old Diversity Challenge?

| October 10, 2013 | 1 Comment
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There’s a new exclusive club opening in San Francisco that most of us won’t be part of. Anisse Gross, writing for The New Yorker, explains why this is a problem. Spoiler: she uses a really great seagull metaphor.

Inside the Musto Building, a space in San Francisco’s Financial District that once housed a marble mill and a candy warehouse, a pair of Internet multimillionaires has founded a members-only club called the Battery. It includes a wine cellar, a spa, and a poker room. The inclusiveness doesn’t extend very far beyond that.

Read more at: www.newyorker.com

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Lizzy Acker’s work has been published in Nano Fiction, Fanzine, Joyland, Eleven Eleven and elsewhere. She has read with Bang Out, RADAR, Quiet Lightening and others. Her first book, Monster Party, was released in December of 2010 by Small Desk Press.
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