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    Grace Cathedral, 7th Annual Powwow and More!

    Grace Cathedral, 7th Annual Powwow and More!

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    In the News: 02.08.2018

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan City’s Oldest Gay Bar Closes After 108 Years The Gangway, in operation since 1910, closed on January 28. While this establishment at 841 Larkin Street did…

    Ann Rostow: Lunch at Tiffany’s

    Ann Rostow: Lunch at Tiffany’s

    By Ann Rostow– Lunch at Tiffany’s– This has nothing to do with GLBT news, but do you remember the zillion dollar no-bid contract for repair of the Puerto Rican electrical…

    Stop the Spread of D.C.’s Hate and Intolerance

    Stop the Spread of D.C.’s Hate and Intolerance

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting A painful truth that we have learned from the last election is that those with hate in their hearts are more common than we thought. Even…

    Protect Oakland Library Funding

    Protect Oakland Library Funding

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– The Oakland City Council will hear options for a library funding Measure. One of the options is from the Mayor/Administration, which will have…

    Memories of Dennis Peron (1945–2018), LGBT Activist and the ‘Father of Medical Marijuana’

    Memories of Dennis Peron (1945–2018), LGBT Activist and the ‘Father of Medical Marijuana’

    By Rink– Well known as a determined medical and recreational marijuana activist for decades, Dennis Peron was also a gay activist, a civil rights activist, and a patron of the…

    African American History Month: Celebrating ‘Hidden Figures’ of Resistance and Truth

    African American History Month: Celebrating ‘Hidden Figures’ of Resistance and Truth

    By Andrea Shorter– My four most favorite months of the year are February, March, June, and October. February because it is African American History Month, which I will come back…

    What Is the Sound of Two Hands Clapping?

    What Is the Sound of Two Hands Clapping?

    By John Lewis– Perhaps the most famous Zen koan (a seemingly nonsensical or paradoxical question that Zen students are instructed to contemplate) is the koan: “What is the sound of…

    Wanda Landowska: Going for Baroque

    Wanda Landowska: Going for Baroque

    By Dr. Bill Lipsky– The beautiful music filling the concert hall may have been familiar to some in the audience, but the sound of it was something unusual, unknown. In…

    Overcoming Toxic Shame – Part 2: Tools for Healing

    Overcoming Toxic Shame – Part 2: Tools for Healing

    By Tom Moon, MFT– In the last issue I described “toxic shame” as a deep and sometimes debilitating sense of self-loathing that results from traumatic experiences of being repeatedly humiliated,…

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