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    Why Can’t I Find a Partner? 1. Three Attachment Styles

    Why Can’t I Find a Partner? 1. Three Attachment Styles

    By Tom Moon, MFT– In my psychotherapy work (primarily with gay men) over the last four decades, probably the most common question I’ve been asked is, “How can I find…

    ‘Hugged by a Boy’ on the Barbary Coast

    ‘Hugged by a Boy’ on the Barbary Coast

    By Dr. Bill Lipsky– The San Francisco Call was shocked, shocked to discover there were such goings-on. “Hugged by a Boy” read the headline in its August 3, 1894, issue.…

    Gentle Methodists, Where’s Your Anger?

    Gentle Methodists, Where’s Your Anger?

    By Dr. Tim Seelig– Once again, we return to Holly Near’s iconic lyrics, “We are a gentle, angry people.” Well, one group of people should be firmly in the angry…

    Remembering Jeff Adachi

    Remembering Jeff Adachi

    By Louise “Lou” Fischer– Jeff Adachi was a hero and a fierce protector of the constituents he served. His untimely and sudden passing at the age of 59 was a…

    A Quick Review of Tax Changes That Could Impact You

    A Quick Review of Tax Changes That Could Impact You

    By Brandon Miller, CFP– Remember that scene in Gone with the Wind where Scarlett O’Hara says, “I can’t think about that right now. If I do, I’ll go crazy. I’ll…

    The Three Components of Self Compassion: 3 – Mindfulness vs. Over-Identification

    The Three Components of Self Compassion: 3 – Mindfulness vs. Over-Identification

    By Tom Moon, MFT– Can we intentionally learn to be less self-critical and more self-compassionate? Psychologist Kristin Neff believes that we can. Based on her pioneering research, she has identified…

    The Castro Farmers’ Market Returns for the Season

    The Castro Farmers’ Market Returns for the Season

    By Debra Morris– Strike up the band and pass the veggies! The Castro Farmers’ Market returns for the season on Wednesday, March 13, 4 pm to 8 pm, at Noe…

    The Matchbook: Tenderloin Historical Ephemera Project

    The Matchbook: Tenderloin Historical Ephemera Project

    Through March 31 at the Tenderloin Museum Through the mundane act of picking up a matchbook and striking a match, one is transported to another place and time. The past…

    #WomensHistoryMonth: Writing Your Memoir

    #WomensHistoryMonth: Writing Your Memoir

    By Michele Karlsberg– Michele Karlsberg: Sandra Gail Lambert, author of A Certain Loneliness: A Memoir, and Tina Alexis Allen, author of Hiding Out: A Memoir of Drugs, are featured in this issue…

    Honoring the Oscar Grant Foundation and Love Not Blood Campaign

    Honoring the Oscar Grant Foundation and Love Not Blood Campaign

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– This year my office has chosen to honor the Oscar Grant Foundation and the Love Not Blood Campaign for Black History Month. Oscar…