SFBay Archives: appeal

Sex workers argue in court for legal prostitution

A lawyer for a sex workers’ advocacy group asked a federal appeals court in San Francisco today to overturn a 145-year-old California law that criminalizes prostitution. Attorney Louis Sirkin told a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of…

San Francisco moves toward honoring site of ‘Compton’s Cafeteria’ riot

San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim Tuesday introduced legislation to create the nation's first transgender, lesbian, gay and bisexual cultural district in an area that was home to a historic protest.