How Accessible are Feminine Hygiene Products in SF?

The past couple of years have brought immense attention to the inaccessibility of  feminine hygiene products in our country. In an effort to make these products more available for those who need it most, activists and legislators have fought to ban the tampon tax that many states still impose. A total of 12 states currently do not tax citizens for purchasing products like pads and tampons. To Assemblymember Cristina Garcia’s despair, California is not one of them.

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Resistance: The Meaning of Black August

“Settle your quarrels, come together, understand the reality of our situation, understand that fascism is already here, that people are already dying who could be saved, that generations more will live poor butchered half-lives if you fail to act. Do what must be done; discover your humanity and your love in revolution.”

― George L. Jackson

Unlike the so-called Black History Month, a month that celebrates commercialism and a sanitized version of the history of decedents of the Afrikan holocaust,

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Meet Your Vendor: Jeffrey Chambers

Jeffrey Chambers has been a vendor for the Street Sheet for the 16 years he has lived in San Francisco. It’s the only job he’s ever had here. He never really felt that he needed to do anything else. He lives with his wife in a townhouse on Treasure Island that they’ve had for nine years. Together they have three sons — ages 12, 13 and 15 — but they are living with their grandmother temporarily in Stockton.

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For LGBTQ+ homeless community, shelter system can be a nightmare

The LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and other identifications) community faces various forms of discrimination everyday.  Even in SanFrancisco, a city which many assume to be the most liberal, those who identify as LGBTQ+ are faced with homophobia, transphobia, and other forms of intolerance.  On August 11, 2016, the San Francisco LGBT Center was attacked, as an individual proceeded to shout homophobic slurs and shatter the building’s glass exterior with a metal pipe.

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Fundraiser for COHSF – August 12, 2017 at the Roxie Theater!

We are excited to present an upcoming benefit for the Coalition on Homelessness at the historic Roxie Theater! Mark your calendars for this special occasion: Saturday, August 12 at 1:30pm. Details below.

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(NOT) IN MY BACKYARD is an evening of local documentary short films on San Francisco’s housing crisis, followed by a panel from the Homeless Speakers Bureau.

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