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    Why Do We “Otherize”?

    Why Do We “Otherize”?

    “Otherizing” means placing people outside of the circle of “us.” It appears to be an innate and universal human capacity. It’s dangerous, because as soon as we see people as…

    I’m Not Just a Marriage Equality USA Volunteer, I’m Also a Client

    I’m Not Just a Marriage Equality USA Volunteer, I’m Also a Client

    One week from today, I expect my life paradoxically to stay pretty much exactly the same, yet at the same time to change utterly, in ways I’m not sure I…

    The Language of Love

    Bonita and Annie are a Christian couple who have been together for over 20 years. Both women are active in the equality movement and suggested we all 3 collaborate in…

    Aging in Place: Bathrooms

    Aging in Place: Bathrooms

    A month ago, when I was writing the first installment of this article, I was helping my parents to explore options for adapting their home to better meet their needs…

    The First Time- Part 3

    The First Time- Part 3

    Last month, we left you hanging a bit as we discussed the importance of finding the right location of your future home. While you might be flexible about many of…

    Profiles of Compassion and Courage: Joshua Klipp

    Profiles of Compassion and Courage: Joshua Klipp

    Jazz vocalist Joshua Klipp believes that life’s length is measured in breath, but it’s depth is measured in love. This talented transgender role model adds with passion, “I love life!”…

    Simplicity Sometimes Requires Work

    Simplicity Sometimes Requires Work

    Steve Jobs once said, “Simple can be harder than complex: You have to work to make it simple…But once you get there, you can move mountains.” Currently, the cosmos calls…

    Pete Nowlen: New Artistic Director of the SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band

    Pete Nowlen: New Artistic Director of the SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band

    White smoke wafts from the concert hall. After a year-long search and a finalists’ concert series, the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band has chosen Pete Nowlen, director of concert bands…

    Grammy-Nominated Violist Keith Lawrence

    Grammy-Nominated Violist Keith Lawrence

    I am extremely honored to introduce to you a powerhouse of a musician: Mr. Keith Lawrence. Keith is an accomplished violist with talent, style and presence that earn him large…

    Ditties

    Ditties

      “Make new friends but keep the old, one is silver and the other is gold.” “Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket, save it for a…