“My edge giving to Mr. Andrews, mainly because both of you seem to have critical thinking skills and have passion to do this work. One advantage for me was Mr. Andrews early on willingness to reach out and express his interest in this.”
Gay SF ethics applicant receives nod from panel [BAR]

“Her mother sat down and said, ‘Why is my daughter seen by this city and this country as a throwaway soul?’ And I couldn’t answer that because all the actions of The City that were happening at that time, this population was seen as a throwaway,”
Recent violence increases focus on protecting San Francisco transgender community [Ex]

“Among the ideas discussed was mutually digging harder for help to the homeless from big-money tech companies that seem to proliferate these days like mushrooms in San Francisco. Another was soliciting more volunteer efforts from spiritually minded folk, like the 12 dentists who recently stepped forward at Congregation Emanu-El to help the homeless with their teeth.”
Bevan Dufty’s S.F. meeting to help homeless [Chron]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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