Tag Archives: Gavin Newson

Ad Featuring Gavin Newsom Blamed For Flipping Prop 8 Support

UPDATE: Equality California’s Geoffrey Kors says that “this is crunch time” and implores LGBT Americans to come to their aid. “People change their minds about Proposition 8 when they hear the lie that churches will lose their tax-free status if they won’t marry same-sex couples,” said Kors. “Even though this is not true. “So this is crunch time. With less ...

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Tomorrow: Newsom, Paterson Co-Host Prop 8 Fundraiser In Manhattan

Tomorrow in Manhattan: SF Mayor Gavin Newsom and NY Gov. David Paterson will co-host a $5000 a plate fundraiser to fight California’s Proposition 8. Gov. David A. Paterson, who has made legalizing same-sex marriage in New York a priority of his administration, is lending his support to gay and lesbian advocates in California who are fighting a proposal to define ...

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SF Mayor Gavin Newsom Enters CA Governor Race

Riding high in popularity with the recent gay marriage triumph, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has filed the paperwork to begin his run for governor of California in 2010. Newsom, a Democrat best known for challenging California’s ban on same-sex marriage in 2004, is six months into his second and final term, which expires in 2011. Speculation over whether he ...

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A Historic First, For The Second Time

This time, it will be legal. When same-sex marriages start at 5 p.m. June 16, San Francisco will stage a repeat of the ceremony that started the 2004 Winter of Love, when thousands of gay and lesbian couples married at City Hall. This time, though, Del Martin and Phyllis Lyon’s wedding will be legal. Mayor Gavin Newsom said Monday that ...

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Gavin Newsom For CA Gov?

SF Mayor Gavin Newsom is plotting a run for the governorship of California. San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom who gained international notoriety when he issued marriage licenses for same-sex couples in 2004 is reportedly considering a run for governor in 2010. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Newsom has been meeting quietly over the past few months with Democratic strategists. ...

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The City And County Of San Fran-Nanny

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom wants to place a municipal tax on soda because it causes obesity and strains the public health system. Newsom is asking his staff to draft a law that would tax large grocery stores for stocking Coke, Pepsi and other drinks sweetened with high fructose corn syrup. A spokesman for the mayor says the details are ...

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Susan Leal Struck By Car

Susan Leal, the head of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and the highest ranked lesbian in that city’s government, was struck by a car and thrown 30 feet yesterday. Miraculously, Leal remained conscious and appears to have no broken bones or internal injuries. Leal has been making headlines lately as rumors abound that Mayor Gavin Newsom has asked her ...

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No More “Porn Days” For SF

SF Mayor Gavin Newsom can’t stay out of the news these days. Marital infidelity, a gay stalker, and now the right-wing is coming after him for designating last Friday “Colt Studios Day“, in honor of the 40th anniversary of the legendary SF-based porn studio. Rev. Louis Sheldon of the Traditional Values Coalition says, “San Francisco has proven yet again why ...

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HomoQuotable – Bevan Dufty

“He is like a cross between Liberace and Hello Kitty. He is out of his gourd.” – SF Supervisor Bevan Dufty, decscribing new age author Han Shin, who has been served with a restraining order for stalking San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom. Shin has been found inside of the mayor’s residence when the mayor was not home, and was observed ...

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Newsom Fucks Up (And Around)

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newson, the darling of some gay marriage activists, has been exposed for having an affair with the wife of his election campaign manager. Newsom is up for re-election this year and faces a grassroots campaign urging openly lesbian state Sen. Carole Migden to run against him. Not all gay marriage proponents are Newsom fans. Some activists ...

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