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    Ann Rostow: Deplorable

    Ann Rostow: Deplorable

    By Ann Rostow– Deplorable Being a good Democrat, and being human, I usually get some satisfaction out of setbacks for the Republican party, and for conservatives in particular. Most of…

    Standing Together to End Domestic Violence

    Standing Together to End Domestic Violence

    By Andrea Shorter October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Started in the early 1980s, advocates sought to bring the stigmatized and largely dismissed matters of spousal abuse out from behind…

    LGBT Life in China: Obstacles and Inspiration (Part 1 of 2)

    LGBT Life in China: Obstacles and Inspiration (Part 1 of 2)

    By Stuart Gaffney and John Lewis We realized that things would be a bit different on our recent trip to China—to talk about love, marriage, and LGBT equality—when organizers of…

    Let the Conversation Begin

    Let the Conversation Begin

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– In collaboration with the San Francisco Department of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS), the San Francisco Interfaith Council will host a half-day workshop on October 16…

    Hummingbird Place Takes Flight

    Hummingbird Place Takes Flight

    By Brett Andrews (Editor’s Note: This issue of the San Francisco Bay Times dedicated to local non-profits marks the debut of a new monthly column by Brett Andrews. One of…

    Linda Scaparotti, Esq., to Receive HRC’s Charles M. Holmes Community Service Award

    Linda Scaparotti, Esq., to Receive HRC’s Charles M. Holmes Community Service Award

    On October 14, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) will hold its annual fundraising Gala at the Westin St. Francis. On the day of the event, which will feature HRC President Chad…

    Stronger Together

    Stronger Together

    By Roger Doughty It could hardly have been more ironic. When news broke only nine months ago—on Inauguration Day—that all mention of LGBTQ issues had vanished from the White House…

    Largest LGBTQ+ Nonprofit Expo to Be Held in San Francisco on October 14

    Largest LGBTQ+ Nonprofit Expo to Be Held in San Francisco on October 14

    At least 125 local nonprofits serving the LGBTQ+ community will come together for a day of fun and community-building in the Castro on Saturday, October 14. The free afternoon event,…

    Paul Margolis of OurTownSF.org Helps to Keep SF’s LGBT Community Connected

    Paul Margolis of OurTownSF.org Helps to Keep SF’s LGBT Community Connected

    Storefront windows in the Castro have, for decades, functioned as billboards for the LGBT community. An iconic 1982 photograph taken by legendary San Francisco Bay Times photographer Rink, for example,…

    We’ve Come a Long Way … or Have We?

    By Louise “Lou” Fischer I recently saw the new movie Battle of the Sexes, an upbeat and engaging story about the 1973 exhibition tennis match between Billie Jean King and…

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