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    GGBA Member Spotlight: Dawn Ackerman of OutSmart Office

    GGBA Member Spotlight: Dawn Ackerman of OutSmart Office

    By Magdalena Rodriguez– Dawn Ackerman, the Immediate Past President of the Golden Gate Business Association (GGBA), is the CEO of OutSmart Office, the first and only LGBT “Tier One Supplier…

    Rainbows Over Taiwan

    Rainbows Over Taiwan

    By John Lewis and Stuart Gaffney– The rain poured down from the sky on Taiwan’s national legislature building on the morning of May 17, 2019, as lawmakers inside debated whether…

    Similar Sizes, Different Missions in Crossovers

    Similar Sizes, Different Missions in Crossovers

    By Philip Ruth– Compact crossovers are where it’s at these days, and why not? They combine the aura of an SUV with family-sized practicality, all nestled within parkable dimensions. While…

    Why I Ride in the AIDS/LifeCycle

    By Pam Schmitz– Like many people who participate in the AIDS/LifeCycle, I lost someone whom I cared about during the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s. I was just out of…

    San Francisco Travel’s Self-Guided Tour of Women’s History

    San Francisco Travel’s Self-Guided Tour of Women’s History

    When entertaining out of town visitors, such as for upcoming Pride, or for a great staycation, we recommend going on San Francisco Travel’s self-guided tour of women’s history. The tour,…

    Groundbreaking Video Mural at SFMOMA Features Bay Area Luminaries and Other Locals

    Groundbreaking Video Mural at SFMOMA Features Bay Area Luminaries and Other Locals

    San Francisco Bay Times columnist and legendary entertainer Donna Sachet, longstanding Bay Times columnist and “Fun Nun” Sister Dana Van Iquity, founding Bay Times contributor Cleve Jones, members of the…

    Leading Expert on San Francisco’s Civic Center Sheds Light on This City Hub in New Book

    Leading Expert on San Francisco’s Civic Center Sheds Light on This City Hub in New Book

    The San Francisco Civic Center was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1987 and was listed in the National Register of Historic Places eleven years later. We locals often take…

    Gay and Lesbian Studies Pioneer Recalls the Moment in the 1950s When She Came Out

    Gay and Lesbian Studies Pioneer Recalls the Moment in the 1950s When She Came Out

    By Michele Karlsberg– Michele Karlsberg: This excerpt originally appeared in My Butch Career: A Memoir by Esther Newton, published by Duke University Press in 2018. It is reprinted here with her permission. My psychiatrist…

    AIDS Life/Cycle Is a Transformative Experience

    AIDS Life/Cycle Is a Transformative Experience

    By Tom Moon, MFT– Among participants in the AIDS/LifeCycle (ALC), there is a longstanding tradition in which riders read personal testaments—”Why I Ride”—to one another. Here is one, representative of…

    Act Now to Reduce Your 2019 Tax Bill

    Act Now to Reduce Your 2019 Tax Bill

    By Brandon Miller, CFP– Cartoonists often depict unpleasant shock by drawing characters with their eyes comically popping out of their face. That image keeps coming to mind when I hear…