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    National and Local News Map – 10.31.13

    Philadelphia, PA – Will Philly Become the Most Queer-Friendly City on Earth? – 10.28 When Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter signed legislation to afford equal rights to queers, he said he…

    Round About – 29th Annual HRC Gala

    “Engage: Join The Momentum” was the theme of HRC’s 2013 Bay Area Gala at The Westin St. Francis Hotel. Co-chaired by Heather Freyer and Matt Hendry, the program included a…

    Under One Roof to Maintain Castro Presence Through Holiday Season, Announces $25K Disbursement to AIDS/HIV Charities

    Under One Roof to Maintain Castro Presence Through Holiday Season, Announces $25K Disbursement to AIDS/HIV Charities

    Under One Roof, the non-profit organization that gives 100% of profits from social enterprise initiatives to AIDS/HIV causes and has for more than 20 years, informed the Bay Times this…

    Get Ready to Rumble

    Get Ready to Rumble

    Tenant concerns abound now, and especially in San Francisco. Each week, I hear things like: “My landlord sent me an email telling me that I have thirty days to vacate.”…

    Vote No on Propositions B and C

    Vote No on Propositions B and C

      With just days left before the November 5th election, the battle over Propositions B and C has been raging in mailboxes, editorial pages and cable television ads across the…

    Halloween Safety (and Throughout the Whole Year, Too)

    Halloween Safety (and Throughout the Whole Year, Too)

    As you don your costume for the gay High Holy Day of Halloween, don’t forget to make a plan for your safety. Have a travel plan and go with friends…

    Sister Dana Says Wisdumb from a Fun Nun

    Sister Dana Says Wisdumb from a Fun Nun

    But now on to happy Halloween news and OUR traditional values (the EssEff ones) with THE SISTERS OF PERPETUAL INDULGENCE, who are putting on the annual CHILDREN’S HALLOWEEN IN THE CASTRO, held again this…

    Fighting Bullies and Standing Up for Our Rights

    Fighting Bullies and  Standing Up for Our Rights

    When my partner Phil and I drove to Sacramento in August to sign paperwork declaring my candidacy for State Assembly, we were acutely aware of just how personal politics can…

    Halloween is Boo-tiful!!!

    I LOVE COSTUMES! I always have. Dressing up appeals to my imaginative sensibilities and though it is not historically documented, I am convinced that gay people “invented” Halloween. Who but…

    Project Open Hand Offers Sweet Salvation

    Project Open Hand Offers Sweet Salvation

    The 22nd annual Hand to Hand Luncheon, a benefit for Project Open Hand, will take place at 11 AM on December 12 at The Fairmont in San Francisco. The benefit…