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San Francisco


40 Years after the Defeat of the Briggs Initiative: Our Power in Speaking Up and Speaking Out

In this special edition of our program, we will take a look at the fight over the landmark anti-gay Briggs Initiative 40 years later.

Join us as Michelle Meow brings her long-running daily radio show to The Commonwealth Club one day each week. Meet fascinating—and often controversial—people discussing important issues of interest to the LGBTQ community, and have your questions ready.

See more upcoming Michelle Meow Shows at The Commonwealth Club here.


Lunch provided by SF LGBTQ Speakers Bureau

November 29, 2018

The Commonwealth Club of California
110 The Embarcadero
Max Thelen Boardroom
San Francisco, 94105
United States

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Michelle Meow
Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" (Radio and TV); Twitter @msmichellemeow
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John Zipperer
Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable, The Commonwealth Club—Co-Host
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Tom Ammiano
Former California Assemblymember; Former President, San Francisco School Board; President, San Francisco Board of Supervisors
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Gwenn Craig
Former Co-manager, San Franciscans Against Proposition 6; Former President, Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club; Former Member, San Francisco Police Commission
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Sue Englander
Lecturer, History and Women & Gender Studies Departments, San Francisco State University; Lecturer, History and Labor and Community Studies, City College of San Francisco

11:30 a.m. check-in and light lunch
noon program