activism

Dance Brigade’s 40th anniversary presentation “Gracias a la Vida: Love in Bitter Time” comes to Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Jan. 13-14. (Courtesy Robbie Sweeny)

SF’s wild, wonderful Dance Brigade going strong at 40

San Francisco’s Dance Brigade is marking 40 years of art and activism…

 

Espanola Jackson (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner, 2014)

Community remembers tenaciousness, caring spirit of Bayview activist

Espanola Jackson, a longtime Bayview-Hunters Point resident and community activist with four…

 

ACT UP protesters shout on the floor of the Moscone Center on June 25, 1990 to disrupt the keynote speech of then-U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Louis Sullivan at the 6th International AIDS Conference. AP Photo/Bill Beattie

AIDS protesters of 1990s see parallels with modern black civil rights struggles

Peaceful resistance. Police clashes. Accusations of riots. A struggle for civil rights.…

 

Tony Robles speaks to protesters during a candlelight vigil outside of the Twitter headquarters in SoMa on Monday. PHOTO BY EVAN DUCHARME

Eviction activist champions The City through poetry

San Francisco’s whole culture may soon be evicted, yet, I often struggle…

Tony Robles speaks to protesters during a candlelight vigil outside of the Twitter headquarters in SoMa on Monday. PHOTO BY EVAN DUCHARME
COURTESY JOHN WINTERS

ACT UP protesters reflect on AIDS demonstrations 25 years ago

Pride 2015 This story is part of a Thursday series leading up…

COURTESY JOHN WINTERS
Courtesy Ed and Eddy/FlickerThis year

Pink Saturday may end; Wiener seeks new hosts

San Francisco's Pride celebration is four months away, but there's already rain…

Courtesy Ed and Eddy/FlickerThis year