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    Remembering Gwen Avery: Great Soul, Great Singer

    Remembering Gwen Avery: Great Soul, Great Singer

    Gwen Avery, the amazing and powerful African-American blues singer who gave so much to the Bay Area lesbian community, died unexpectedly from complications of gall-bladder surgery on January 31 at…

    Own Your Other-worldliness

    Own Your Other-worldliness

    At age 64, after 3 decades and 4 failed attempts, Diana Nyad was the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida in under 53 hours without a shark cage.…

    Deeply Personal, Highly Provocative Facing Fear

    Deeply Personal, Highly Provocative Facing Fear

    A powerful gay-themed film, Facing Fear, has been nominated for an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category. Written and directed by Bay Area resident Jason Cohen, the film artfully…

    Joey McGuire’s Intoxicating, Masterful Sister Phyliss Withe-Litaday

    Joey McGuire’s Intoxicating, Masterful Sister Phyliss Withe-Litaday

    Her talent is undeniable. The vision of her is incomparable. Her spirit is unforgettable, and her sound is ever intoxicating. Combined with a powerful and masterful way of presenting a…

    National and Local News Map

    Boise, ID – State Police Cite 44 for Trespassing After “Add the Words’’ Protest Blocks Senate – 2.3 Frustrated after eight years of rejection, a group of “Add the Words”…

    U.S. Delegation to Sochi

    The White House Delegation to the Sochi Winter Olympic Games includes three out gay athletes:     • Billie Jean King, Tennis         • Caitlin Cahow, Women’s…

    LGBT Athletes and Straight Allies Supporting the P6 Campaign

      Sochi-bound Olympians, including snowboarder Belle Brockhoff, Australian bobsled team captain Heath Spence and alpine skier Mike Janyk are just a few of the on-site ambassadors in Russia who will…

    Principle 6

    Principle 6

    Principle 6, a campaign inspired by the values of the Olympic charter, is a way for athletes, spectators and global supporters to celebrate the Olympic principle of non-discrimination and call…

    FAQs on Fees and Commissions

    FAQs on Fees and Commissions

    In this mysterious world of how things happen in real estate, there are a few subjects that sometimes make us, clients and agents alike, squirm. One of those subjects is…

    Awe-Inspiring Nature in the East Bay Hills

    Awe-Inspiring Nature in the East Bay Hills

    As I sit at my desk putting thought to keypad, I am watching the sunset over the East Bay Regional Park near the Parkridge trailhead. Although the hills and Mt.…