• Sad Francisco 17: Is the Transgender District a force for gentrification or liberation? w/ Jemma DeCristo


    Jemma DeCristo (@jemmaisOKeh) returns to explain the ways that the Transgender Cultural District is a container for gentrification and police.

    Support the show at patreon.com/sadfrancisco.

    “San Francisco May Soon Have the World’s First Transgender Cultural District” by Toshio Meronek, for Vice: https://www.vice.com/en/article/xyvapd/san-francisco-may-soon-have-the-worlds-first-transgender-cultural-district | Christina Hanhardt’s “Safe Space”: https://bookshop.org/a/82838/9780822354703 | “Improvements for Whom? Business Improvement Districts and Their Impact on Communities” report by Spencer Bowen, Emily Estus, Vanessa Quintana, and Maiya Zwerling with Paul Boden at WRAP (wraphome.org): https://www.law.berkeley.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Goldman-School-BIDS-Report-May-2019.pdf | Tamar Jacoby, “McGeorge Bundy: How the Establishment’s Man Tackled America’s Problem with Race”: https://web.archive.org/web/20221129211941/http://aliciapatterson.org/stories/mcgeorge-bundy-how-establishments-man-tackled-americas-problem-race | Mandi Issacs Jackson, Model City Blues: Urban Space and Organized Resistance in New Haven