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    San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women Honors Dr. Marcy Adelman

    San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women Honors Dr. Marcy Adelman

    All of us here at the San Francisco Bay Times congratulate columnist Dr. Marcy Adelman, who was recently recognized by the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women “for…

    The End of August

    The End of August

    When I was growing up in Massachusetts, the end of August was about looking forward to school, to cooler and more comfortable weather, to leaves turning bright red and golden…

    We’re With You All the Way, Gavin

    We’re With You All the Way, Gavin

    When people talk about the different levels of government, they usually know about their local government, such as their City and/or County, and also that we have State and Federal…

    Speaking to Your Soul

    Speaking to Your Soul

    Astrology by Elisa Quinzi ARIES (March 21–April 19) The celestial spotlight is on self-care and detail duty. Take care of business in every sense of the word: bills, doctor visits, diet…

    Designing Men and Women Chaffe

    Designing Men and Women Chaffe

    The groundbreaking, breathtaking contributions that designing LGBT men and women made to the world’s skyline deserve a place on any list of the great monuments. Whether or not their work…

    Understanding Sex Addiction

    Understanding Sex Addiction

    “I’ve always had a lot of casual and anonymous sex. Does that make me a sex addict?” “Isn’t the whole concept of sex addiction just another way of shaming gay…

    In Memoriam: Joani Blank

    In Memoriam: Joani Blank

    By Dr. Carol Queen Joani Blank, who founded Good Vibrations in 1977, has died. She was 79 and had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer just over two months before. True…

    Project Open Hand Weekend Declared

    Project Open Hand Weekend Declared

    The San Francisco Giants, Ghirardelli Chocolate Company and Project Open Hand are proud to join forces on September 10–11, 2016, for “Project Open Hand Weekend,” a special two-day celebration benefitting…

    Tumeka’s Story Second Chance at Project Open Hand

    Tumeka’s Story Second Chance at Project Open Hand

    Tumeka has faced neglect, depression, abuse, and addiction. She has survived some of the most extreme sorrows and losses this world could deliver, yet still completely embodies strength, grace, and…

    Art for AIDS Has Become an Invaluable Resource for HIV-Affected Clients at UCSF Alliance Health Project

    Art for AIDS Has Become an Invaluable Resource  for HIV-Affected Clients at UCSF Alliance Health Project

    By dk haas Art for AIDS began in 1996 as a small community event held by artists who felt powerless while watching their friends die of AIDS. The event was…