I've always sought to break ground in standing up for LGBT families -- so, of course, I'm proud that my first ad in the San Francisco mayor's race shows me as a parent and father, the most important job I could ever hope to hold.
If San Francisco's economic future depends on a well-trained workforce, we must address the growing trend of families leaving our community in search of better schools.
I am pleased this year's budget was passed with less conflict than in past years. But ultimately, this year's budget, passed by an interim mayor, is full of interim solutions to our long-term budget challenges.
We can't just create any jobs -- we need to create the right kind of jobs for San Francisco. Jobs that help working families, provide a living wage, create a greener city, and promote our common values of innovation, creativity and community service.
Five members of the Board of Supervisors want to revisit fights of the past by dismantling Care Not Cash, San Francisco's landmark policy that has delivered real results for thousands of formerly homeless San Franciscans.
In San Francisco, I found a city that shared my values and reflected my experience: celebrating diversity, promoting strong neighborhoods, and embracing the entrepreneurial spirit.