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    Queer Fashion Week 2016

    Queer Fashion Week 2016

      The second annual Queer Fashion Week (QFW) is now underway in Oakland at the historic spot called Venue (420 14th Avenue). The glamorous event, which runs through October 2,…

    Tumeka’s Story Second Chance at Project Open Hand

    Tumeka’s Story Second Chance at Project Open Hand

    Tumeka has faced neglect, depression, abuse, and addiction. She has survived some of the most extreme sorrows and losses this world could deliver, yet still completely embodies strength, grace, and…

    Art for AIDS Has Become an Invaluable Resource for HIV-Affected Clients at UCSF Alliance Health Project

    Art for AIDS Has Become an Invaluable Resource  for HIV-Affected Clients at UCSF Alliance Health Project

    By dk haas Art for AIDS began in 1996 as a small community event held by artists who felt powerless while watching their friends die of AIDS. The event was…

    The Clinton Foundation’s Impact on the Fight Against HIV/AIDS and More

    The Clinton Foundation’s Impact on the Fight Against HIV/AIDS and More

    I am so honored to be writing for the San Francisco Bay Times about this historic presidential campaign. As someone who has followed Hillary Clinton’s work for many years, and…

    The Search for ‘Screaming Queens’: Remembering the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot

    The Search for ‘Screaming Queens’: Remembering the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot

    “As near as we can tell at this late date, based on incomplete and contradictory information, on a weekend night in August 1966, the patrons of Compton’s Cafeteria in the…

    Calendar of Events for the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot 50th Anniversary

    Calendar of Events for the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot 50th Anniversary

    The GLBT History Museum   Cruising the Tenderloin in the 1960s: A Talk by Felicia Elizondo Thursday, August 4   7:00–9:00 pm    Admission: $5.00; free for members Felicia Elizondo, a self-described “Mexican…

    The LGBTQIA Center’s Namesake, James C. Hormel

    The LGBTQIA Center’s Namesake, James C. Hormel

    James C. Hormel has devoted his life to the advocacy of basic human rights, social justice and the well being of all individuals. Hormel is an alumnus of Swarthmore College,…

    Call for Volunteers – Celebration of Craftswoman Needs You

    Call for Volunteers – Celebration of Craftswoman Needs You

    The 37th annual Celebration of Craftswomen takes place November 27–29 at Fort Mason Center’s Herbst Pavilion. It is a greatly anticipated tradition for us every year, with “Betty’s List” and…

    Welcome to the Tom and Jerry Christmas Tree!

    Welcome to the Tom and Jerry Christmas Tree!

    By Tom Taylor and Jerome Goldstein We present our Tom and Jerry Christmas Tree, which has been an annual, ongoing tradition for the past 30 years. The yearly Christmas Display…

    What’s Happenin’ for Halloween, Queen!

    What’s Happenin’ for Halloween, Queen!

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity On October 31, 1989, two weeks after San Francisco was devastated by the Loma Prieta earthquake, we Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence stood on stepstools and…

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