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Genes Without Frontiers Genes Without Frontiers The so-called gene chip could revolutionize the way we treat cancer patients. That is, if biotech firms don't keep it out of doctors' hands. February 09, 2000

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News, Bay View Legal Precedent

Legal Precedent

Having just completed Stanford University's renowned law school program, and now preparing full time for next month's rigorous California bar exam, Dylan Vade's total immersion in the law only underscores what he finds lacking about it. As a female-to-male transgendered…
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News, Feature Dim Sum Diva

Dim Sum Diva

There she was, the goddaughter of Quincy Jones, talking scat with the Barbra Streisand of Hong Kong on an all-Mandarin TV interview show hosted by a man known as the Asian Larry King. Come again? You know Patti Austin. She…
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News, Postscript Dying to Know

Dying to Know

From our table at a sidewalk cafe in August 2000, my partner Mark and I took turns pointing out things that made us smile: a young couple pushing a baby stroller, a rambunctious puppy tugging at his leash, an elderly…
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News, Feature Art of the Scare

Art of the Scare

Mrs. Oglesby is one scary-looking substitute teacher. She's got the requisite mean scowl, gray hair pulled into a tight bun, and horn-rimmed glasses. But that's nothing compared to the giant toilet plunger she carries, which can flush the junior high…
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The House That Chuck Built

When an estimated 7,000 people walk through the doors of San Francisco's new $15 million gay and lesbian community center during a weeklong opening gala next week, prominently displayed above the front door will be the name Charles M. Holmes,…
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News, Feature Beyond Bozo

Beyond Bozo

Bozo the Clown packed it in this summer, but for today's working and aspiring clowns, the response was relief rather than sadness. In the heyday of Bozoism decades ago, nearly 200 TV stations across the country broadcast local versions of…
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News, Bay View The Adventures of Capt. GayMan

The Adventures of Capt. GayMan

During the presidential campaign, candidate George W. Bush announced he was a ""Don't Ask, Don't Tell' man," supporting the controversial policy of how to deal with gays in the military. Bush's assertion was a departure from the traditional Republican stance…
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News, Feature Boys' Band

Boys' Band

America's first gay band is looking a little older and less rebellious under the lights in a rare San Francisco performance. Pansy Division hasn't been heard from in a while, other than at the occasional gay pride festival in places…
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News, Feature Out of Africa

Out of Africa

From a window table overlooking the tree-lined stretch of boutiques, bookstores, and cafes near the Stanford University campus, two professors dine on spring rolls and tom yum soup as they ruminate on life and death half a world away. Drs.…
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News, Sidebar Saving Togo

Saving Togo

While virologist Phyllis Kanki fights AIDS in Nigeria with Ivy League research labs and $25 million at her disposal, a 27-year-old graduate student in history at Stanford hopes to start a similar prevention initiative in Togo -- with notably less…
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News, Dog Bites

Dog Bites

Wednesday, May 2 SF Weekly publishes a story headlined "Smoking Gun," about recently uncovered documents showing that tobacco company R.J. Reynolds developed a "subculture urban marketing" campaign targeting San Francisco gays and homeless people. Its name: Project SCUM. Asked how…
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  • clipping at Brava Theater Sept. 11
    Sub Pop recording artists 'clipping.' brought their brand of noise-driven experimental hip hop to the closing night of 2016's San Francisco Electronic Music Fest this past Sunday. The packed Brava Theater hosted an initially seated crowd that ended the night jumping and dancing against the front of the stage. The trio performed a set focused on their recently released Sci-Fi Horror concept album, 'Splendor & Misery', then delved into their dancier and more aggressive back catalogue, and recent single 'Wriggle'. Opening performances included local experimental electronic duo 'Tujurikkuja' and computer music artist 'Madalyn Merkey.'"

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