Former SCC Supervisor Susie Wilson, a Trailblazer in Silicon Valley Politics, Dies at 90

Susanne Boothe Wilson, who dedicated her life to public service, died in her San Jose home after a months-long battle with cancer.

Silicon Valley Democratic Club Elects Whole New Slate of Diverse, Progressive Leaders

The South Bay’s largest, most influential Democratic Party faction went through a dramatic shakeup Monday.

Transgender Activists, Allies in Silicon Valley Protest Trump Policy: ‘We Will Not be Erased’

South Bay trans advocates joined a nationwide campaign protesting a Trump administration proposal to narrow the definition of gender.

Election 2018: John Cox, Gavin Newsom Disagree About Almost Everything at Their Only Debate

The two men competing to be the next governor of California met for their first (and, alas, probably only) one-on-one stand-off.

Op-Ed: Are We Serious About Ending Homelessness—or Pushing Out Homeless People?

San Jose, a city with a million residents and 4,000 people living on the streets, no longer has a 24-hour emergency homeless.

Drag Queen Glams Up Story Time at San Jose Library, But Not Without Some Controversy

More than 400 attendees—about half of them children—showed up for the inaugural drag queen story time at the MLK Library last weekend.

In Surprise Ruling, High Court Sides with Baker Who Refused to Make Gay Couple’s Wedding Cake

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple, but not for the reasons expected.

Op-Ed: Why We Disrupted the Diridon Station Advisory Meeting

A group of residents concerned about displacement and gentrification have formed a coalition to disrupt the Google-San Jose negotiations.

Out + Smart in Silicon Valley: The New Faces of Gay Politics as the Breakthrough Generation Retires

Will quiet bias keep LGBTQ candidates out of office, or has shifting consciousness made the South Bay a safe place to run a gay campaign?

Op-Ed: Only By Working Together Can We Advance LGBTQ Equality

BAYMEC vice president talks about the group’s vision to foster a cohesive, unified and supportive LGBTQ community for the entire region.