San Francisco Peer Based Healthcare Provider Appoints New Member To Its Executive Team  

St. James Infirmary Names Maitri Compassionate Care Development Officer Toni Newman As Its Executive Director 

VALENCIA, Calif. - April 2, 2018 - PRLog -- Effective May 9th, 2018, Toni Newman will be taking over as the Executive Director for St. James Infirmary, www.stjamesinfirmary.org.  St. James Infirmary is a peer-based occupational health and safety clinic located in San Francisco, CA, offering free, compassionate, and non-judgmental healthcare and social services for former and current sex industry…

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Ribbon cutting for TGNC Washington Street House with Mayor London Breed and SF Supervisor Aaron Peskin 

Mayor London N. Breed celebrated the opening of the first transitional housing program for transgender and gender nonconforming adults in San Francisco and in the country—Trans Home on Washington Street. Mayor Breed hosted a press conference and conducted a ribbon cutting of the new Trans Home along with St. James Infirmary, the Office of Transgender Initiatives, the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD), Larkin Street Youth Services, TAJA Coalition, community leaders, and City…

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Toni Newman of St. James Infirmary Wins Legacy Award for San Francisco TDOV 2019 

San Francisco, CA — It is with great pleasure to announce that St. James Infirmary’s very own Executive Director Toni Newman will be the recipient of the Legacy Award at the 2019 Transgender Day of Visibility due to the extensive and transformative work Toni has contributed through her fearless advocacy for San Francisco’s transgender community through the pursuit of expanding free and effective healthcare and civil liberties for San Francisco’s sex workers.

St. James serves as a model for compassionate,…

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Lambda lit fest Toni Newman 

 

Toni Newman is the executive director for St. James Infirmary, a peer-based occupational health and safety clinic located in San Francisco, offering free, compassionate, and non-judgmental healthcare and social services for former and current sex industry workers. A devoted intersectional activist, she has also fought for the rights of the LGBTQ community, those living with HIV, and communities of color. Previously she served as development manager for Maitri Compassionate Care in San Francisco, and…

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Every Precaution: Tips for Protecting Yourself from an Abuser Seeking Revenge 

If you are a domestic violence survivor who has managed to escape a dangerous and threatening situation, you doubtless understand the importance of finding safe haven and keeping your whereabouts as private as possible. Even a restraining order may not be enough to prevent an abusive former partner from seeking revenge. It is for that reason that you must be careful to cover your tracks. Once you’ve found another residence, never self-identify using a physical street address; always use a post office box…

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Transgender Author Toni Newman at Literary Soul Symposium in Dallas Texas September 16-18 

Transgender Author and Activist Toni Newman will be at the Literary Soul Symposium in Dallas Texas. She will be discussing her Memoir I Rise-The Transformation of Toni Newman and Heart of a Woman short film based off the memoir.     DALLAS - Sept. 12, 2016 - PRLog -- Transgender Author of I Rise-The Transformation of Toni Newman and Activist Toni Newman will be at the Literary Soul Symposium on September 16-18. The Literary Soul Symposium will be held on Saturday, September 17, 9 am to 5 pm at the…

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Chapter 7 (The Erotic Professionals) within book I Rise has been turned into Feature film:  Heart of a Woman (www.heartofawomanfilm.com)
Directed by British Film Director Keith Holland and Executive Producer Alton Demore starring Angelica Ross, Rachel Sterling, Justin Berti, Isis King and Jason Stuart.

 

Book was Edited by Kevin Hogan and Foreword of the Book was written by Dr. Marc Weiss. The Cover of the Book was photographed by Eric Scot. Technical Assistance was given by Alton Demore, my business partner. The Title of the Book was inspired by the Poem I Rise written by Dr. Maya Angelou, Reynolds Professor at Wake Forest University, my alma mater, where I graduated in the class of 1985.  Studying Law to obtain Juris of Doctorate degree.

 

 

 

    

Heart of a Woman Film