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Reflections on a Hallowed Club Infused with Spiritual Energy

Reflections on a Hallowed Club Infused with Spiritual Energy

By Barbara Price Twenty years ago this summer, I was sitting in the audience of a Joan Armatrading concert at the Berkeley Community Theater just before the show began, and…

NCLR’s Work in 2015 and Beyond

NCLR’s Work in 2015 and Beyond

By Christopher Stoll, Esq. As we edge closer to a U.S. Supreme Court decision that could bring the freedom to marry to same-sex couples from coast to coast, we at…

NCLR to Honor Idaho Navy Veteran and Couples/Legal Team in Historic Supreme Court Marriage Case

NCLR to Honor Idaho Navy Veteran and Couples/Legal Team  in Historic Supreme Court Marriage Case

The National Center for Lesbian Rights will honor a retired Navy veteran and NCLR client who is fighting to bring LGBT equality to Idaho, and NCLR will also honor the…

Living at 55 Laguna

Living at 55 Laguna

By Michelle Alcedo So, here’s the deal. Securing an affordable housing unit in San Francisco is highly competitive, because the selection process is done by lottery. Far more people will…

Coming Home: Conveying a Legacy to Openhouse

Coming Home: Conveying a Legacy to Openhouse

Openhouse is excited to celebrate a recent pledge of $50,000 from the Coming Home Fund at the Horizons Foundation. Coming Home was a San Francisco institution that established a hospice…

Words from Openhouse Supporters

Words from Openhouse Supporters

Margie Adam As we get older, many LGBT people experience a sense of growing invisibility. We’re not as likely to show up at the marches, conferences, and concerts. We’re less…

NGPA’s Education Fund Helps Aspiring LGBT Aviators and Allies

NGPA’s Education Fund Helps Aspiring LGBT Aviators and Allies

Do you know an aspiring aviator? NGPA’s Education Fund provides scholarships to aviators with the de­sire to develop professional aviation skills and ratings beyond the private pilot certificate, and who…

LGBT Labor History in the Bay Area

LGBT Labor History in the Bay Area

By Miriam Frank The Bay Area’s vibrant heritage of queer community is matched by a long and powerful history of labor organizing. Labor/ gay connections hearken back to the mid-1930s,…

25 Years with Olivia

25 Years with Olivia

By Jill Cruse Making $700 a summer at Girl Scout Camp in 1978, I remember sitting at the Camp Staff house, loving my job and listening to Cris Williamson’s “Waterfall”…

Changing the World One Smile at a Time

Changing the World One Smile at a Time

By Rachel Wahba It’s been a long time and we travelled many seas, and survived many storms. It has not been easy being a lesbian company, but the rewards continue…

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