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Grant-Making Crusader Tim Hanlon Is a True Angel in America

Grant-Making Crusader Tim Hanlon Is a True Angel in America

Tim Hanlon, President of the Wells Fargo Foundation and recipient of this year’s National AIDS Memorial Grove Lifetime of Commitment Award, has helped to provide more than $17.8 million to…

History Repeats Itself

History Repeats Itself

  January 31, 1979, at the Nothing Special Bar on Castro. That was the day that I met William (Skip) Oakes. Not in my wildest dreams could I have imagined…

The Joy Continues, The Work Continues

The Joy Continues, The Work Continues

August brings with it more wedding bells, as equal marriage rights take effect in Minnesota and Rhode Island, and more and more couples marry in California. It’s a great feeling…

2013 Pride Grand Marshals Announced

2013 Pride Grand Marshals Announced

  The San Francisco Pride Committee has confirmed the 2013 Pride Parade Grand Marshals. They include Mario Benton, wardrobe stylist and fashion show producer; Chili D (Diane Felix), DJ and…

Out on the Front Lines

Out on the Front Lines

By Lt. Lenny Broberg The recent Boston marathon bombing made me and many others stop and think: What would I have done? If you had heard the explosions, which way…

The Saint of 9/11: FDNY Chaplain Father Mychel Judge

The Saint of 9/11: FDNY Chaplain Father Mychel Judge

By Brendan Fay Fr. Mychal Judge was born on May 11, 1933, and died on September 11, 2001. He had a heart as big as New York. There was room…

Post Election Relief and Excitement

By Zoe Dunning Published: November 14, 2012   The fall election is behind us, and overall the results were great news for LGBT Americans. President Obama won re-election, a record…

Obama: “What Matters Above All Is the Love”

Editor’s Note: Before his historic election win earlier this month, President Barack Obama replied to a letter sent by 10-year-old Sophia Bailey Klugh. As you can read below, the young girl was bullied…

A Lavendar Sweet for the Nation

By Reese Aaron Isbell Twenty years ago, the Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club led our community into historic “Lavender Sweeps,” as they were then named, in 1990 and 1994.…

Using Our Vote for a Better Future

By Glendon “Anna Conda” Hyde The election is over and we have piles of mail as a reminder of the cost. After all, we did just witness insane spending by…