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    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Trans (But Were Afraid to Ask)

    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Trans (But Were Afraid to Ask)

    By Michele Karlsberg– Michele Karlsberg: In trans activist, writer and former naval aviator Brynn Tannehill’s new book, Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Trans (But Were Afraid to Ask), she breaks…

    Meet the 2019 GGBA Board of Directors, GGBA Calendar and More!

    The 2019 GGBA board is made up of a dynamic group of business professionals. They bring a diverse range of perspectives and business acumen to the boardroom and to the…

    Women’s March Has Evolved to Become a Movement, Not a Moment

    Women’s March Has Evolved to Become a Movement, Not a Moment

    By Morgan Shidler– When the Women’s March was announced just days after the election in 2016, I think the prospect of organizing to get out to D.C. for it saved…

    Courage, for a Change, from California’s First ‘First Partner’

    Courage, for a Change, from California’s First ‘First Partner’

    By Andrea Shorter– It’s the middle of January 2019, and we just celebrated the birthday and civil rights movement legacy of the late Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with…

    California Leads When Washington Will Not

    California Leads When Washington Will Not

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– Here in California, we are witness to unprecedented dysfunction in Washington, exemplified by the longest government shutdown in American history. While the drama unfolds in our…

    After Ten Years, Oscar Grant Honored

    After Ten Years, Oscar Grant Honored

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– Oscar Grant III was a 22-year-old African-American man who was fatally shot in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day 2009 by…

    Could a Gay Phoenix Rise from the Ashes in Poland?

    Could a Gay Phoenix Rise from the Ashes in Poland?

    By Stuart Gaffney and John Lewis– On January 14, the nation of Poland was rocked by the horrific stabbing to death of Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz—on stage in front of…

    In Memoriam

    Mary Oliver Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award and numerous recognitions, poet Mary Oliver was often compared with Emily Dickinson for her artistry and introspection. She and her partner, photographer Molly Malone…

    From Self-Criticism to Self-Compassion

    From Self-Criticism to Self-Compassion

    By Tom Moon, MFT– Lucas arrived for his weekly therapy session in an agitated and unhappy state. It was confusing, he told me, because his life had been going great.…

    Winter Fancy Food Show Highlights 2019 Trends

    The Specialty Food Association (SFA) recently presented the Winter Fancy Food Show at Moscone Center in San Francisco from January 13–15. This year’s Show featured over 80,000 foods and beverages…