Recent Comments

    Home » 2021 » June (Page 2)

    Welcoming Juneteenth to the Celebration of Liberation and Freedom

    Welcoming Juneteenth to the Celebration of Liberation and Freedom

    By Andrea Shorter– Spring has sprung, summer is here, and Pride is back with a vengeance, baby! As we come out, come out from wherever we’ve been sheltering in, on,…

    ‘Mother of Pride’ Importance Disputed by Early NY Gay Liberation Front Members

    ‘Mother of Pride’ Importance Disputed by Early NY Gay Liberation Front Members

    Do a quick Google search for “Brenda Howard” plus “Mother of Pride” and some 30,400 results are generated. They include sources such as the Legacy Project Chicago, The Advocate, the…

    Investing in Our Children’s Mental Well-Being

    Investing in Our Children’s Mental Well-Being

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– As we move on from the pandemic, it is clear back-to-normalcy won’t happen quickly, especially for our kids. Not only did they lose more than a…

    Mother’s Pride: A Conversation with TV Host & Wine Educator Leslie Sbrocco

    Mother’s Pride: A Conversation with TV Host & Wine Educator Leslie Sbrocco

    By Liam P. Mayclem– “Expressive, legs for days with buckets of personality”—but enough about the wine; let’s talk about everyone’s favorite food and wine TV personality Leslie Sbrocco. She is…

    Cocktails With Heather

    Cocktails With Heather

    By Heather Freyer– (Editor’s Note: Many of us at the San Francisco Bay Times have long admired LGBTQ community member Heather Freyer for her incredible work ethic, coolness in the…

    Kokak: The Tiffany of Chocolates

    Kokak: The Tiffany of Chocolates

    By David Landis– Entrepreneur Carol Gancia introduces high-end luxury chocolates to the Castro She’s adorable. Effervescent. Immediately likeable. You can tell she has a good heart. And even better, she…

    Donna’s Chronicles, “Like some of the best ideas to ever surface…”

    Donna’s Chronicles, “Like some of the best ideas to ever surface…”

    By Donna Sachet– Like some of the best ideas to ever surface, Pride Brunch was born during a conversation at The Edge in the Castro over several (make that many)…

    Coming Out as a Lesbian to Myself, Family, Friends, and the Dyke Community

    Coming Out as a Lesbian to Myself, Family, Friends, and the Dyke Community

    By Janet Rachel– Growing up with the values of the 1940s & 1950s in white, segregated middle-class neighborhoods, I wasn’t prepared for the shock, anxiety, fear, or relief of coming out…

    Summer Road Trip Up the California Coast

    Summer Road Trip Up the California Coast

    By John Chen– Summer is here and what better way to ring in the most active time of the year than with a road trip hugging Northern California’s amazingly scenic…

    Filled with Pride

    Filled with Pride

    By Jan Wahl– Pride is basically defined as “a feeling of deep pleasure or satisfaction from one’s own achievements or achievements of those whom one admires or finds an association…