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California Bill: 1 Year in Jail for Using Wrong Transgender Pronoun

A new bill being considered by the California State Senate would punish people who “willfully and repeatedly” refuse “to use a transgender resident’s preferred name or pronouns” in a public health, retirement or housing institution.

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Criticism Over San Francisco’s ‘Anti-Crime’ Measure, Proposition R

An “anti-crime” ordinance, known as Proposition R, is facing criticism from experts in law enforcement who feel the November 8 referendum is a misguided play on San Francisco residents’ fears that will shift power from the San Francisco Police Department to City Hall.

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‘Nude is Not Lewd’: Another Naked March in San Francisco

Approximately two-dozen free-spirited, naked activists marched nude from San Francisco’s Castro district to the Haight-Ashbury on Sunday during what they billed as the “Nude Summer of Love” parade to honor the late Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead.

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San Francisco Supervisor Wants More Subways in City

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener, who is a candidate for the California State Senate, announced he wants “unprecedented growth” in San Francisco and intends to increase subway infrastructure by ensuring that the city always has at least one subway under construction.

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SF Supervisors Agree to Slap Warning Labels on Soda

On Tuesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed three pieces of legislation attacking the sugar in soda drinks. One proposal from Supervisor Scott Wiener requires billboards, buses, transit shelters, posters and sports stadiums to sport warning labels on soda advertising. Another proposal from Supervisor Malia Cohen bars any advertising for soda on city property. A third proposal from Supervisor Eric Mar prevents the city from spending any money on soda.