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    When It Rains, It Pours

    By Ann Rostow Back in the day, before beluga caviar soared to a couple hundred dollars an ounce, I used to indulge. My father always bought me caviar for breakfast…

    Interview with Rabbi Miriam Senturia

    Interview with Rabbi Miriam Senturia

    It is a delightful coincidence that in the last issue of the Bay Times, Howard Steiermann shared how he goes about creating a wedding. I had just interviewed my dear…

    My Dad, An Intrepid Love Warrior

    My Dad, An Intrepid Love Warrior

    My 89-year-old dad passed away last week. He was a marvelous person – and an intrepid love warrior throughout his life. When I was born in 1958, my dad told…

    New Rainbow Scholarship Helps Aspiring LGBT Musicians

    New Rainbow Scholarship Helps Aspiring LGBT Musicians

    Special to the “Bay Times” The Bay Times was delighted to learn about a new annual award for LGBT musicians called the Rainbow Scholarship. Its founder, Lawrence Dillon, recently shared…

    A Love Letter to Shanti

    A Love Letter to Shanti

    HIV was ravaging the community here in San Francisco and around the world, and when I got the results that decreed me infected back in 1988, I assumed, like all…

    A Remembrance of Stu Smith and his Legacy of Service

    A Remembrance of Stu Smith and his Legacy of Service

    By Kaushik Roy With the passing of Stu Smith on February 3rd, San Francisco’s LGBT, HIV, and Recovery communities lost one of their iconic members and leaders. Words are inadequate…

    Tribute to Stu Smith

    Tribute to Stu Smith

    Rainbow Honor Walk

    No one ever brought more of the true Olympian spirit to San Francisco than Tom Waddell. As the Olympic Charter holds, he built “a peaceful and better world by educating…

    News from the GLBT Historical Society & The GLBT History Museum

    News from the GLBT Historical Society & The GLBT History Museum

    Three Questions for Lee Callahan: ‘Becoming a Volunteer Was Long at the Top of My List’ Lee Callahan has been a volunteer at The GLBT History Museum for nearly three…

    Sister Dana Sez: Words of Wisdumb From a Fun Nun

    Sister Dana Sez: Words of Wisdumb From a Fun Nun

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity Sister Dana sez (in a N’Awlins drawl), “May I be the first to wish y’all a Happy Mardi Gras?! And show me somethin’, mister!” Come…