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    Thoughtful, Gentle Lilting Addresses Grief But Is Life Affirming

    Thoughtful, Gentle Lilting Addresses Grief But Is Life Affirming

    Lilting, written and directed by the openly gay Hong Khaou, is a subtle and moving chamber drama about the communication gap between Richard (Ben Whishaw) and Junn (Pei Pei Cheng).…

    Sister Dana sez, “Did everybuddy go purple for National Spirit Day against bullying?”

    Sister Dana sez, “Did everybuddy go purple for National Spirit Day against bullying?”

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity Funded by the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District, the CASTRO STREET HISTORY WALK is 20 plaques engraved in the Castro Street sidewalks documenting the history…

    Almost There, Oakland

    Almost There, Oakland

                              Gertrude Stein traveled home to Oakland in 1935 after a 40-year absence and famously said, “there is…

    Oakland’s Record-breaking Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan Continues to Amaze

    Oakland’s Record-breaking Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan Continues to Amaze

    When members of our SF Bay Times team first met Rebecca Kaplan nearly a decade ago, we were extremely impressed. At the time, Kaplan was in her 30’s, yet she…

    Oakland’s Record-breaking Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan Continues to Amaze When members of our SF Bay Times team first met Rebecca Kaplan nearly a decade ago, we were extremely impressed. At the…

    Ann Rostow: Conference Call

    By Ann Rostow Conference Call Welcome to the waiting game, dear readers. On Monday, September 29, the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether or not to accept up to seven marriage…

    Realtors Behaving Badly

    Realtors Behaving Badly

    The Realtors are pissing me off. Not as individuals, mind you. After all, it’s an industry of professionally charming people. And beyond being charming, in my experience most realtors care…

    Castro Improvements, Armistead, and Upcoming Elections

    Castro Improvements, Armistead, and Upcoming Elections

    Castro Street This issue of the Bay Times is focused on how our “gayborhood” is changing, and nothing is more visibly changing than Castro Street! Thanks in large part to…

    National and Local News Map

    Compiled and with commentary by Dennis McMillan  Bath, MI – Michigan Dem Epically Smacks Down Homophobic, Anti-Gay Rights Group – 9.27 You may not have heard of the Public Advocate…

    PrEP Could Be a Game Changer In the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

    PrEP Could Be a Game Changer  In the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

    HIV continues to impact our community. In the last five years, 2,066 people in San Francisco alone have been newly diagnosed with HIV. Infections among women, gay men, Latinos, African…