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MILK CLUB LETTER ON THE EAGLE CLUB’S SALE
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It has recently come to our attention that a non-LGBT group of entrepreneurs has entered into a purchase agreement for the former EagleTavern. This comes as a shock to many in the LGBT community as there was no outreach done or notice given about this historical community space despite the fact that many LGBT San Franciscans had expressed much interest in the building’s future. Furthermore our community had previously heard that there were queer entrepreneurs in negotiation to take over this space; buyers who intended to return it to a place that would continue to serve as a center to those who previously patronized the Eagle and enjoyed it as a LGBT-friendly space.

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Resolution in Support of Justice for Eliana Lopez, Ross Mirkarimi, and Theo Mirkarimi

Resolution in Support of Justice for Eliana Lopez, Ross Mirkarimi, and Theo Mirkarimi
by the Harvey Milk Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Democratic Club
Passed 7/17/12

Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi’s removal from office has triggered a serious discussion on issues ranging from a political figure’s legal accountability for his or her transgressions, to unscrupulous dismissals, political opportunism, and female disempowerment. We at the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club are committed to justice for Eliana Lopez, Ross Mirkarimi, and their son Theo Mirkarimi. The current process as it stands now gives us no confidence that this will take place: Over the past several months, Eliana Lopez’s wishes have been blatantly disregarded, and opportunities for Ross Mirkarimi to come to terms with his behavior and the after-effects of his actions have been compromised at the altar of political spectacle.

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