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    Choosing Your Bay Area Wedding Venue

    Choosing Your Bay Area Wedding Venue

    By Alexis Garhammer, CWP– Choosing a venue is one of the biggest decisions couples need to make when planning their wedding. The reception site sets the tone for the entire…

    An LGBTQ Athlete’s Story: Mark McCabe Part 2 – Gay Rugby Changed My Life

    An LGBTQ Athlete’s Story: Mark McCabe Part 2 – Gay Rugby Changed My Life

    By John Chen– (Editor’s Note: Part 1 of Mark McCabe’s story is in the June 7 issue of the San Francisco Bay Times. McCabe was on the fast track to…

    London Breed, San Francisco’s First Black Woman Mayor, Carries City’s Hopes

    London Breed, San Francisco’s First Black Woman Mayor, Carries City’s Hopes

    London Breed, during her formal San Francisco mayoral election victory speech on June 14 at Rosa Parks Elementary School, pledged to “push the envelope” and to “make the hard decisions”…

    San Francisco Bay Times: Freedom of Expression of Our Community for 40 Years

    San Francisco Bay Times: Freedom of Expression of Our Community for 40 Years

    By John Lewis and Stuart Gaffney– It was early May, 1992, and San Francisco was among several cities in the nation where street protests erupted in response to the Rodney…

    From Stonewall to Decades of TLGBQIA+ Activism: Superqueeroe Miss ‘Mama’ Major Griffin-Gracy

    From Stonewall to Decades of TLGBQIA+ Activism: Superqueeroe Miss ‘Mama’ Major Griffin-Gracy

    By Kin Folkz–   (Editor’s note: San Francisco Bay Times welcomes new columnist Kin Folkz in this issue. A 2018 San Francisco Pride Parade Community Grand Marshal, Kin Folkz is…

    Strength Training Hacks

    Strength Training Hacks

    By Cinder Ernst– Today’s article will give you ways to make your strength training more effective. You might be doing strengthening exercises at home such as push-ups, planks or squats.…

    Shining Our Rainbow Light Through the Prism of Pride

    Shining Our Rainbow Light Through the Prism of Pride

    By Andrea Shorter– Thank goodness for Pride. We could all use a big rainbow dose of LGBTQ Pride celebration at about right now. At the heart of the festivities of…

    Rafael Mandelman’s Vision for San Francisco

    Rafael Mandelman’s Vision for San Francisco

    District 8 will soon have one of our city’s most genuinely thoughtful, hard-working, dedicated and compassionate individuals as its new supervisor: Rafael Mandelman. He served as a San Francisco Bay…

    Pride Spotlight: FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of Trans and Queer Performance

    Pride Spotlight: FRESH MEAT FESTIVAL of Trans and Queer Performance

    It’s back! The nation’s most celebrated trans/queer performance festival returns to San Francisco’s Z Space this June 14–16. A transgender superhero rock opera, world champion gay ballroom, award-winning queer disabled…

    An LGBTQ Athlete’s Story: Mark McCabe

    An LGBTQ Athlete’s Story: Mark McCabe

    By John Chen– The amount of vile, degrading homophobic hate spewed and shouted from the terrace every game, everywhere, and non-stop gradually wore down Mark McCabe’s will, determination and desire…