transgender

8:40am

Mon May 18, 2015
Digest

Daily News Roundup for May 18th, 2015

Henry Coletto of the Friends of the Cañada de los Osos, instructs hunters to aim for the head of a pig during his pig-hunting presentation at the wild pig-hunting clinic offered by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.
LiPo Ching/Bay Area News Group

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

McDonald’s on Haight Street is a magnet for homeless youth, drugs // SF Chronicle

"Half a dozen young people sat on the sidewalk in front of the McDonald’s on Haight Street on Wednesday and one of them, 30-year-old Chris Redinger of Minnesota, packed a bowl with marijuana.

Read more

1:20pm

Wed March 4, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, March 4, 2015

From left to right: Hart, Delacroix, and Very.

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

Supervisors back off prior pledge to boost funding for nonprofits // SF Examiner

"San Francisco nonprofits that are dedicated to efforts such as providing health services or housing homeless persons received troubling news Tuesday that The City would not provide them with a boost in funding.

Read more

9:43am

Wed February 11, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Inside Hacienda
Larry Zhou

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

LGBT Community Holds "Die In" For SF Transgender Woman Killed in Stabbing // NBC Bay Area

"Hundreds of people came out Tuesday and staged a die-in in front of San Francisco City Hall to honor all those transgender people who have died violent deaths.

Read more

12:30am

Thu October 23, 2014
Out in the Bay ~ 10/23/14 ~ 7pm Thursday

Sea Slugs & "Science, Neat"

Shayle Matsuda

  

Shayle Matsuda is a graduate student studying sea slugs at the California Academy of Sciences. Out of the lab, he creates research experiences for high school students and hosts an interactive happy hour series at San Francisco's El Rio bar called "Science, Neat." He draws by hand, water-colors and uses digital media to make science more accessible. (His hand-drawn "Science, Neat" whale illustration is pictured here.) At a Bay Area Science Festival event Oct. 28, Shayle will talk about the challenges and rewards of being in transition from female to male while in the close quarters of a scientific expedition. He shares these and other highlights of his personal journey and his passion for science on tonight's Out in the Bay with host Eric Jansen.  7pm Thursday, Oct. 23, 91.7 FM + kalw.org

Read more

6:14pm

Wed September 10, 2014
Arts & Culture

Pastor Megan Rohrer: A shepherd finds the perfect flock

Pastor Megan Rohrer at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church
Michael Pisais

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church sits on a quiet residential corner in the outer Sunset district of San Francisco. Upstairs in a meeting room, a small group is gathered around rectangular folding tables to sing Grace before they eat. The sound of a sweetly harmonized “Amen” floats up to the rafters of the high-ceilinged room.

Church members gather every week for a potluck dinner with their pastor-- to share food, fellowship, and spiritual conversation. The group has an easy familiarity with each other; most of the congregants are older folks who have lived in the neighborhood a long time, and have been going to this church for decades. As they eat dinner, Pastor Megan Rohrer plays a contemporary pop song as a launch pad for discussion.

Some heads nod to the beat, but it’s clear that this kind of music isn’t the normal fare for this group. The room is filled with graying heads. Then, there’s the 34-years-young pastor, who stands out for another reason, too.

Read more

Pages