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    San Francisco Pride Parade, Dykes on Bikes, Round About and More!

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    In the News: 7.12.2018

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan London Breed Sworn in as Mayor of San Francisco During Historic Inaugural On Wednesday, July 11, London Breed made history, becoming San Francisco’s first African-American female…

    Ann Rostow: The End of an Era

    Ann Rostow: The End of an Era

    By Ann Rostow– The End of an Era I just read over a dozen press releases from over a dozen civil rights groups bemoaning the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to…

    Bearing the Load of Justice Kennedy’s Departure

    Bearing the Load of Justice Kennedy’s Departure

    By Andrea Shorter– Who doesn’t remember one of the best scenes in the near cult classic TBS perennially aired movie My Cousin Vinny, when fiancée Mona Lisa Vito (Marisa Tomei)…

    Reflecting on Justice Kennedy’s Retirement: Can History Somehow Repeat Itself?

    Reflecting on Justice Kennedy’s Retirement: Can History Somehow Repeat Itself?

    By John Lewis and Stuart Gaffney– We and many others had long feared the day might come. It did on June 27, 2018, when Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he was…

    Strengthening the Effort to Abolish ICE

    Strengthening the Effort to Abolish ICE

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– With all of the painful and offensive things going on in the world today, it can sometimes be difficult to maintain hope. And…

    New State Budget Helps LGBTQ Community

    New State Budget Helps LGBTQ Community

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– State budgets are statements of our priorities and provide a framework for us to strengthen and uplift our communities. They are the most powerful tool California…

    Pride and Prejudice in the Age of Trump

    Pride and Prejudice in the Age of Trump

    By Kin Folkz– June: 30 days, 720 hours, 43,200 minutes. It was a magnificent month filled with precious Pride opportunities for our TLGBQIA+ community to publicly profess the rightness of…

    GGBA Business Tips, Member Spotight and More!

    GGBA Business Tips, Member Spotight and More!

    Business Tips from GGBA Commissioner Orders Workers’ Comp Insurers to Report Federal Income Tax Savings Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones recently issued an order requiring that every insurer licensed to write…

    Can Meditation Relieve Depression?

    Can Meditation Relieve Depression?

    By Tom Moon, MFT– Q: I’ve been depressed for a long time and finally started getting treatment for it last year. I’ve been taking antidepressants and seeing a therapist for…

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