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    Cinco de Mayo, Round About Town and More!

    Cinco de Mayo, Round About Town and More!

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    Ann Rostow: Notes from Underground

    Ann Rostow: Notes from Underground

    By Ann Rostow– Notes from Underground I have a habit of putting vague column ideas into the “notes” area on my iPhone. I’m not talking about GLBT stories per se,…

    Rocket Man: Mayor Pete’s Big Moment

    Rocket Man: Mayor Pete’s Big Moment

    By Andrea Shorter– He was born and raised in South Bend, Indiana, and is the son of an immigrant. Both of his parents were professors at the University of Notre…

    Turning to Each Other and White Plum Blossoms

    Turning to Each Other and White Plum Blossoms

    By John Lewis– As I type, Stuart’s 95-year-old mom is approaching the end of life.  Stuart’s mom was always ahead of her time. She holds degrees from UC Berkeley, the…

    When Will Enough Be Enough?

    When Will Enough Be Enough?

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– Gun violence has become all too common in our country. Nowhere is safe—not a movie theater, not a school, not a workplace and not even a…

    Saving Restorative Justice and More

    Saving Restorative Justice and More

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– The fiscal difficulties facing the Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) made national headlines earlier this year. The OUSD Board voted to cut $21.75…

    San Francisco Realtor Steve Gallagher Strengthens Community in the Castro

    San Francisco Realtor Steve Gallagher Strengthens Community in the Castro

    May marks the 1908 founding of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), which got its start under another name at a surprising location: a YMCA auditorium. The founders were the…

    Fredy Hirsch and Jan Mautner: Love in a Time of Holocaust

    Fredy Hirsch and Jan Mautner: Love in a Time of Holocaust

    By Dr. Bill Lipsky– In Berlin’s Topography of Terror Museum, built upon the ruins of the building that housed many of the most infamous offices of Nazi evil, archivists and…

    Lesbian Love and Life Featured in Swedish Sci-Fi Space Flick

    Lesbian Love and Life Featured in Swedish Sci-Fi Space Flick

    By Gary M. Kramer– The imaginative Swedish sci-fi film Aniara opens with what looks like an end credits crawl as images of disasters unspool behind them. “Say goodbye to Earth,”…

    Sister Dana sez: “After so many instances of defending corrupt Trump, Bill Barr should be disbarred from the bar.”

    Sister Dana sez: “After so many instances of defending corrupt Trump, Bill Barr should be disbarred from the bar.”

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity– Sister Dana sez, “After so many instances of defending corrupt Trump, Bill Barr should be disbarred from the bar. Hey, look at that! I just used the…

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