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San Francisco Lgbt Community Center
The SF LGBT Center is a nonprofit organization serving the lesbian, gay, bisexuality, bisexual, transgender, and queer community of San Francisco, California, and nearby communities, located at 1800 Market Street (San Francisco), Market Street in San Francisco. The mission of the SF LGBT Center is "to connect the diverse LGBTQ+ community to opportunities, resources, and each other to achieve a stronger, healthier, and more equitable world for LGBTQ+ people and our allies." Programs and Services The Center's programs and services include: *Economic Development (including housing and financial services, employment services, and small business services) *Youth Services (including drop-in navigation, mental health services, and housing programs) *Community Programs (including information and referral program, arts and culture program, and volunteer program) *Building Services (including event rental space, computer lab, and partner organization tenants) Operations The agency's annua ...
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Nonprofit Organization
A nonprofit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity, not-for-profit organization, or nonprofit institution, is a legal entity organized and operated for a collective, public or social benefit, in contrast with an entity that operates as a business aiming to generate a profit for its owners. A nonprofit is subject to the non-distribution constraint: any revenues that exceed expenses must be committed to the organization's purpose, not taken by private parties. An array of organizations are nonprofit, including some political organizations, schools, business associations, churches, social clubs, and consumer cooperatives. Nonprofit entities may seek approval from governments to be tax-exempt Tax exemption is the reduction or removal of a liability to make a compulsory payment that would otherwise be imposed by a ruling power upon persons, property, income, or transactions. Tax-exempt status may provide complete relief from taxes, reduc ..., and some may also qua ...
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José Castro
José Antonio Castro (1808 – February 1860) was a Californio politician, statesman, and general who served as interim Governor of Alta California and later Governor of Baja California. During the Bear Flag Revolt and the American Conquest of California, Castro led Mexican forces as the Commandante General of Northern California. Biography José Castro was a ''Californio'', born in Monterey, California when it was under New Spain, Spanish colonial rule. His father José Tiburcio Castro was a soldier, member of the ''Diputación'' (territorial legislature), mayordomo (administrator) of Mission San Juan Bautista after it was secularized, and grantee of Rancho Sausal. As a young man, Castro was a vocal and active supporter of Californian self-rule and full independence from Mexico. His first public office was as secretary to the Monterey ''ayuntamiento'' (town council). In 1830, Castro was arrested for his opposition to the Mexican governor of Alta California. By 1835 he was ''Vo ...
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Buildings And Structures In San Francisco
A building, or edifice, is a structure with a roof and walls standing more or less permanently in one place, such as a house or factory. Buildings come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and functions, and have been adapted throughout history for a wide number of factors, from building materials available, to weather conditions, land prices, ground conditions, specific uses, and aesthetic reasons. To better understand the term ''building'' compare the list of nonbuilding structures. Buildings serve several societal needs – primarily as shelter from weather, security, living space, privacy, to store belongings, and to comfortably live and work. A building as a shelter represents a physical division of the :Human habitats, human habitat (a place of comfort and safety) and the ''outside'' (a place that at times may be harsh and harmful). Ever since the first cave paintings, buildings have also become objects or canvasses of much artistic expression. In recent years, interest in susta ...
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List Of San Francisco Designated Landmarks
A ''list'' is any set of items. List or lists may also refer to: People * List (surname)List or Liste is a European surname. Notable people with the surname include: List * Friedrich List (1789–1846), German economist * Garrett List (1943–2019), American trombonist * Guido von List (1848–1919), Austrian/German writer and occult ... Organizations * List College Albert A. List College of Jewish Studies, known simply as List College, is the undergraduate school of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS). It was founded by Solomon Schechter Solomon Schechter ( he, שניאור זלמן הכה ..., an undergraduate division of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America * SC Germania List The SC Germania List is a German German(s) may refer to: Common uses * of or related to Germany * Germans, Germanic ethnic group, citizens of Germany or people of German ancestry * For citizens of Germany, see also German nationality law * Ge ..., German rugby uni ...
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List Of LGBT Community Centers
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) related organizations and conferences range from social and support groups to organizations that are political in nature. Some groups are independent, while others are officially recognized advocacy groups within mainstream religious organizations. * For groups whose primary purpose is campaigning for the legal LGBT rights by country or territory, rights of LGBT people, please see ''List of LGBT rights organizations''. * For organizations affiliated with Political party, political parties, please see ''List of LGBT organizations that affiliate with political parties''. * For organizations primarily serving LGBT medical professionals or promoting LGBT health, please see ''List of LGBT medical organizations''. International * Affirming Pentecostal Church International — an Apostolic Pentecostal denomination operating in the US and many other countries * All Out (LGBT), All Out — a global not-for-profit organisation that is focused o ...
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LGBT Culture In San Francisco
The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ' or ' is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay men, gay, bisexual, and transgender. In use since the 1990s, the term is an adaptation of the initialism ', which began to replace the term ''gay'' in reference to the broader LGBT community ... (LGBT ' is an initialism An acronym is a word In linguistics, a word of a spoken language can be defined as the smallest sequence of phonemes that can be uttered in isolation with semantic, objective or pragmatics, practical meaning (li ...) community in San Francisco San Francisco (; Spanish Spanish may refer to: * Items from or related to Spain: **Spaniards, a nation and ethnic group indigenous to Spain **Spanish language **Spanish cuisine Other places * Spanish, Ontario, Canada * Spanish River (dis ... is one of the largest and most prominent LGBT communities in the United States, and is one of the most important in the history of American LGBT rights and a ...
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San Francisco Chronicle
The ''San Francisco Chronicle'' is a newspaper serving primarily the San Francisco Bay Area The San Francisco Bay Area, popularly referred to as the Bay Area, is a populous region surrounding the , , and in . Although the exact boundaries of the region are variously defined, the Bay Area is defined by the to include the nine counti ... of Northern California Northern California (colloquially known as NorCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises the northern portion of the U.S. state of California California is a U.S. state, state in the Western United States. With over .... It was founded in 1865 as ''The Daily Dramatic Chronicle'' by teenage brothers Charles de Young Charles de Young (January 8, 1846 – April 23, 1880), along with his younger brother M. H. de Young, founded the newspaper The Daily Dramatic Chronicle, which became the '' San Francisco Chronicle'', and was its editor-in-chief. He was murdered b ... and Michael H. de Yo ...
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Alta California
Alta California ('Upper California'), also known as ('New California'), among other names, was a province of New Spain New Spain, officially the Viceroyalty of New Spain ( es, Virreinato de Nueva España, ), or Kingdom of New Spain, was an integral territorial entity of the Spanish Empire The Spanish Empire ( es, link=no, Imperio Español), also known as th ..., formally established in 1804. Along with the Baja California peninsula The Baja California Peninsula ( en, Lower California Peninsula, es, Península de Baja California) is a peninsula A peninsula ( la, paeninsula from ' "almost" and ' "island") is a landform surrounded by water on most of its border while be ..., it had previously comprised the province of , but was split off into a separate province in 1804 (named ). Following the Mexican War of Independence The Mexican War of Independence ( es, Guerra de Independencia de México, links=no, 16 September 1810 – 27 September 1821) was an a ...
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Victorian Architecture
Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century. ''Victorian'' refers to the reign of Queen Victoria Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland There have been 12 British monarchs since the political union of the Kingdom of England The Kingdom of En ... (1837–1901), called the Victorian era In the , the Victorian era was the of 's reign, from 20 June 1837 until her death on 22 January 1901. The era followed the and preceded the , and its later half overlaps with the first part of the ' era of Continental Europe. There was ..., during which period the styles known as Victorian were used in construction. However, many elements of what is typically termed "Victorian" architecture did not become popular until later in Victoria's reign, roughly from 1850 and later. The styles often included interpretations and eclectic E ...
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Lesbian
A lesbian is a homosexual Homosexuality is Romance (love), romantic attraction, sexual attraction, or Human sexual activity, sexual behavior between members of the same sex or gender. As a sexual orientation, homosexuality is "an enduring pattern of emotional, romantic ... woman.Zimmerman, p. 453. The word ''lesbian'' is also used for women in relation to their sexual identity Sexual identity is how one thinks of oneself in terms of to whom one is romance (love), romantically or Sexual attraction, sexually attracted. ''Sexual identity'' may also refer to sexual orientation identity, which is when people identify or dis ... or sexual behavior Human sexual activity, human sexual practice or human sexual behaviour is the manner in which humans experience and express their Human sexuality, sexuality. People engage in a variety of sexual acts, ranging from activities done alone (e.g., ..., regardless of sexual orientation Sexual orientation is an enduring patt ...
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Solar-powered
Solar power is the conversion of renewable energy Renewable energy is energy that is collected from renewable resource File:Global Vegetation.jpg, Global vegetation A renewable resource, also known as a flow resource, is a natural resource which will replenish to replace the portion resou ... from sunlight Sunlight is a portion of the given off by the , in particular , , and light. On , sunlight is and through , and is obvious as when the Sun is above the . When direct is not blocked by s, it is experienced as sunshine, a combination of b ... into electricity Electricity is the set of physical Physical may refer to: *Physical examination, a regular overall check-up with a doctor *Physical (album), ''Physical'' (album), a 1981 album by Olivia Newton-John **Physical (Olivia Newton-John song), "Physi ..., either directly using photovoltaics Photovoltaics (PV) is the conversion of light into electricity using semiconducting material A semicond ...
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