The call has been led by Supervisor Scott Wiener, after Russia passed a law criminalizing any activity that supports gay rights.
Two nude activists got married in front of San Francisco City Hall on Thursday and were promptly arrested and issued a citation.
A group of more than 50 activists returned Saturday to a plot of agricultural land in Albany that’s owned by the University of California at Berkeley to harvest crops.
University of California police arrested nine people Monday morning who have been trying to make sure that a piece of the school’s land in Albany is used for sustainable agriculture, a university spokesman said.
Occupy activists who broke locks and set up an encampment on University of California, Berkeley agricultural research land in Albany have refused to leave.
About 40 activists who are part of a group calling itself “Occupy the Farm” are planting 15,000 seedlings on a 10-acre plot of land in Albany that is owned by the University of California at Berkeley, a spokesman for the group said Monday.
Homeless advocates have occupied several vacant buildings in San Francisco to call for more housing for the homeless.
Recent protests of the BART system have been fueled by computer hackings and street demonstrations by a group known as Anonymous. One man who claims to be a part of the clandestine “hactivist” squad agreed to talk to CBS 5.
Saturday marks the 40th anniversary of the end of the Native American occupation of Alcatraz, an event referred to by many as the beginning of the concept of Red Power.
Bay Area music legend Joan Baez will be honored at the San Francisco gathering this weekend to mark Amnesty International’s 50th anniversary.