Tag Archives: Bevan Dufty

SAN FRANCISCO: Interim Mayor Ed Lee Predicted To Easily Win Election

While it may take a day or two for all the ballots to be accounted for in an election that allows “ranked voting,” it appears that San Francisco’s interim Mayor Ed Lee will win by a massive margin. Lee was appointed to replace former mayor Gavin Newsom and promised at the time that he would not attempt to hold the ...

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B.A.R. Endorses Bevan Dufty

San Francisco’s Bay Area Reporter has endorsed Supervisor Bevan Dufty, who would become the city’s first openly gay mayor if elected. We’re not endorsing Dufty just because he is gay. But political recommendations are part of our responsibility as the leading LGBT newspaper and it would be significant for America’s gayest city to have an out mayor. It’s important to ...

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Bevan Dufty On MSNBC

Openly gay San Francisco supervisor and mayoral candidate Bevan Dufty appeared on MSNBC today to discuss the mixed reaction to his latest campaign ad, which features his young daughter.(Via – Think Progress)

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New Ad From Bevan Dufty

A cute new ad from openly gay San Francisco mayoral candidate Bevan Dufty includes his young daughter. Via email, my pal Karl Frisch speculates that this might be a first for an LGBT candidate.

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SAN FRANCISCO: Victory Fund Endorses Supervisor Bevan Dufty For Mayor

Openly gay San Francisco Supervisor Bevan Dufty has picked up the endorsement of the Victory Fund in his bid to become mayor. That’s a critical development for Dufty, who faces a mayoral field cluttered with almost two dozen declared candidates. SF Weekly reports: The Victory Fund’s endorsement signals a huge shift for Dufty’s campaign, political consultants said. The group is ...

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SF LGBT Center In Financial Crisis

San Francisco’s LGBT Center is asking the city for a $1M “mortage relief” bailout so that it doesn’t go under. Eight years after opening with great fanfare, San Francisco’s city-subsidized, $12.3 million Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center is on the verge of foreclosure – and is asking the cash-strapped city for a $1 million line of credit to ...

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Real Bad Does Real Good

Grass Roots Gay Rights West, the non-profit group that produces Folsom Street Fair’s Real Bad party, has presented $150,000 to the beneficiaries of this year’s event. That’s openly gay SF Supervisor (and mayoral candidate) Bevan Dufty on the right, wearing a suit. Behind Dufty is my dear friend Leif Wauters, last year’s party honcho. Four selected LGBT health and community ...

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Openly Gay SF Supervisor Bevan Dufty To Run For Mayor In 2011

San Francisco City Supervisor Bevan Dufty has announced his bid to become San Francisco’s first openly gay mayor. Via the Bay Area Reporter: Supervisor Bevan Dufty, who will be termed out of his District 8 seat in January 2011, will officially declare his candidacy to be San Francisco’s next mayor when he pulls papers to enter the race this morning, ...

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Gay SF Supervisor Bevan Dufty Introduces Resolution Condemning Church Vandalism

Yesterday openly gay San Francisco Supervisor Bevan Dufty introduced a resolution that condemns the vandalism of the Most Holy Redeemer Church. WHEREAS, Most Holy Redeemer Church, a Catholic community established in 1900 and located within the heart of San Francisco’s Castro District, is widely known as a Gay-friendly parish; and WHEREAS, For over 20 years the community of Most Holy ...

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