Social Issues

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What Is the Arts Mainstream?

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Fri, Aug 8 2014 - 12:00pm

Brad Erickson, Playwright; Executive Director, Theatre Bay Area
Ed Decker, Founding Artistic Director, New Conservatory
Jewelle Gomez, Author; Poet; Activist
Lenore Chinn, Painter; Board Member, Queer Cultural Center Read more »

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LGBT Retirement Living: A Panel Discussion about Exclusive vs. Inclusive Communities

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Wed, Aug 6 2014 - 5:15pm

Marcy Adelman, Ph.D., LGBT Activist; Founder, Open House Read more »

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When Gay Isn’t Global: How Organizations Remain LBGT-friendly Where a Nation Isn’t

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Tue, Aug 5 2014 - 6:00pm

DJ Peterson, President, Longview Capital Advisors; Twitter @dj_longview
Additional panelists TBA Read more »

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Ambassador James Hormel: How the LGBTQ Movement Has Evolved In a Lifetime

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Mon, Aug 4 2014 - 6:00pm

James C. Hormel, Former U.S. Ambassador, Luxembourg; Author; Philanthropist; Political Activist
In conversation with Dr. Sandra Hernández, President and CEO, California HealthCare Foundation
Introduction by John Boland, President and CEO, KQED San Francisco Read more »

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Ralph Nader

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Thu, Jul 31 2014 - 6:00pm

Ralph Nader, Political Activist; Author, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State; Twitter @RalphNader
Debra J. Saunders, Columnist, San Francisco Chronicle; “Token Conservative” Blogger, SFGate.com; Twitter @debrajsaunders — Moderator Read more »

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Opening Reception and Walk-Through for “LGBT Art: Our Common Wealth"

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Tue, Jul 29 2014 - 5:00pm

Join the Commonwealth Club and members of The Queer Cultural Center with artists from the current exhibition for a reception and walk-through of the exhibit. Artists Rudy Lemcke, Lenore Chinn, Bren Ahearn, Indira Allegra and Preston Gannaway join curator Pamela Peniston in an examination of their work and a discussion of LBGT art.

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The Affordable Care Act and the LGBT Community

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Tue, Jul 22 2014 - 6:00pm

Elizabeth Sekera, RN, Clinic Director, Lyon-Martin Health
Maddie Deutsch, MD, Clinical Lead, Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, UCSF
Anand Kalra, Program Manager, Transgender Law Center
Barry Zevin, MD, Clinical Lead, Transgender Health Services, San Francisco Department of Public Health – Moderator
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Empowering Girls through Sport: Giving Girls a Voice and a Choice!

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Thu, Jul 17 2014 - 6:00pm

Lorrie Fair, Member, U.S. Women’s 1999 World Cup Champion Team; Former Athlete Ambassador, Right to Play; Sports Envoy for the Secretary of State
Nick Gates, Founder and Global Strategist, Coaches Across Continents Read more »

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Michael Waldman

Michael Waldman
Wed, Jul 9 2014 - 6:00pm

Michael Waldman, President, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law; Author, The Second Amendment: A Biography Read more »

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Breaking Bread: Returned Peace Corps Volunteers’ Stories of Sharing Lives and Cultures

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Mon, Jul 7 2014 - 6:00pm

Justina Wu, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Kenya 2005–2007 
Zach Matheson, Returned Peace Corps Volunteer, Mali 2011–2012 
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