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Ann Rostow: Passive Aggressive

By Ann Rostow Passive Aggressive On October 6, the High Court stunned the GLBT community and the vast majority of legal analysts by lifting its hold on marriage rights in…

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Compiled and with commentary by Dennis McMillan Juneau, AK – Alaska Will Issue Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples – 10.13 Alaska will begin accepting marriage applications from same-sex couples after…

Equal Pay for Equal Work is Long Overdue

Equal Pay for Equal Work is Long Overdue

Despite passage more than 50 years ago of the Equal Pay Act of 1963, which requires that men and women in the same work place be given equal pay for…

Many Boomers Must Work

Many Boomers Must Work

These days Boomers, meaning those of us between 50 and 68, are feeling squeezed in ways we never expected. Our mantra has always been, “I want to live!” and most…

There’s No Place Like Home

There’s No Place Like Home

Like the twister that transported Dorothy’s house to Oz 75 years ago, a tornado of love and equality has swept away numerous states’ bans on marriage for LGBT couples over…

Almost There, Oakland

Almost There, Oakland

                          Gertrude Stein traveled home to Oakland in 1935 after a 40-year absence and famously said, “there is…

Oakland’s Record-breaking Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan Continues to Amaze

Oakland’s Record-breaking Councilmember Rebecca Kaplan Continues to Amaze

When members of our SF Bay Times team first met Rebecca Kaplan nearly a decade ago, we were extremely impressed. At the time, Kaplan was in her 30’s, yet she…

Ann Rostow: Conference Call

By Ann Rostow Conference Call Welcome to the waiting game, dear readers. On Monday, September 29, the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether or not to accept up to seven marriage…

Realtors Behaving Badly

Realtors Behaving Badly

The Realtors are pissing me off. Not as individuals, mind you. After all, it’s an industry of professionally charming people. And beyond being charming, in my experience most realtors care…

Castro Improvements, Armistead, and Upcoming Elections

Castro Improvements, Armistead, and Upcoming Elections

Castro Street This issue of the Bay Times is focused on how our “gayborhood” is changing, and nothing is more visibly changing than Castro Street! Thanks in large part to…

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