1. Emergency personnel respond to a call about a man near Alhambra Avenue in Martinez, Calif., on Tuesday, March 11, 2017. ©Photo by Sarahbeth Maney
  2. A trail of destruction is left behind from the North Bay fires in Santa Rosa's Rocky Point Way neighborhood in Calif., on Friday, October 13, 2017. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Xpress News
  3. Thousands of people gather to honor Indigenous tribes around America, at Alcatraz Island in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, November 23, 2017. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Xpress News
  4. Kids watch as the ferry departs from pier 33 in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, November 23, 2017. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Xpress News
  5. People rest during the Indigenous People’s Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering at Alcatraz Island in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Xpress News
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    Sheena Rose (left) and Olivia Hart get dressed backstage at Aunt Charlie's bar, the last bar to host drag shows, in the Tenderloin district in San Francisco, Calif., on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Special to SF Chronicle
  7. Robb Beresford exits the stage after a dress rehearsal for the world premiere of Alonzo King LINES Ballet 35th Anniversary at YBCA Theater in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, April 5, 2018. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Special to SF Chronicle
  8. Girls wear bedazzled crowns during a traditional religious Portuguese festival in commemoration of Portugal's Queen, St. Isabel in San Jose, Calif., on Sunday, June 24, 2018. ©Photo by Sarahbeth Maney
  9. Olivia Hart (left) and Collette LeGrande talk in front of Aunt Charlie's Lounge in the Tenderloin neighborhood of San Francisco, Calif., on Saturday, August 11, 2018. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Special to SF Chronicle
  10. Narhonda, of Oakland, holds her face while sobbing after receiving news that her godfather had passed away while trying to save people in a fire that broke out at 4 a.m. inside a West Oakland rehabilitation center in Calif., on Monday, March 27, 2017. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Xpress News
  11. United Postal Service employees hold candles during a memorial for three victims shot and killed by a co-worker at the UPS facility in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood on San Bruno Avenue and 17th streets on Monday, June 19, 2017. ©Sarahbeth Maney/San Francisco Examiner
  12. (Left to right) Dorothy Bedecarre, Sam Stone and Makenzi Rasey of Buffalo, cheer during Ani DiFranco's performance at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass music festival at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Saturday, October 6, 2018. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Special to SF Chronicle
  13. Nisha (a pseudonym) came to America in 2015 on an H-4 visa. Shortly after, her husband became physically and verbally abusive but Nisha was dependent on his income due to her immigration status. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Special to SF Chronicle
  14. Noey Guess gets her hair done before a photo shoot at Lake Merritt in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. ©Sarahbeth Maney
  15. Kyle Guerrero, 31, rakes dead branches as a wildfire spreads near Green Valley Road in Napa, Sonoma County on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. Guerrero was working voluntarily to extinguish fires as they spread closer to homes. The Northern California fires burned for three weeks, claiming 44 lives. ©Sarahbeth Maney/Xpress News
  16. Kat Vasquez returns to her property for the first time in months since the Tubbs Fire destroyed her home in Oct. 2017. Kat looks toward the last trees still standing on her property on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018.