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    Survivors

    Survivors

    By Tom Moon, MFT The concept of survivor guilt has been around since the 1960s, when it was identified in survivors of the Holocaust and the bombing of Hiroshima. Originally,…

    Maitri Celebrates 31 Years of Service to the Community at Bliss 2018

    Maitri Celebrates 31 Years of Service to the Community at Bliss 2018

    Maitri has provided compassionate care to our community’s most vulnerable with advanced HIV since 1987. The venerable organization is one of the city’s most respected and valued resources in providing…

    Judy Dater: Only Human

    Judy Dater: Only Human

    At the de Young through September 16 Spanning five decades of the artist’s work, Judy Dater: Only Human is the first exhibition in over twenty years to explore the career…

    Game Changers

    Game Changers

    By Michele Karlsberg Michele Karlsberg: Two new books by lesbian authors Kathleen Archambeau and Robin Lowey are featured in this issue of the San Francisco Bay Times. I asked both…

    This Month at the Castro Farmers’ Market

    This Month at the Castro Farmers’ Market

    Farm-Fresh Eggs in a Rainbow of Colors Have you ever wondered why chicken eggshells naturally come in different colors? Some really beautifully colored eggs can be found at your farmers’…

    RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom

    RESPECT: Hip-Hop Style & Wisdom

    By Lyndsey Schlax (Editor’s Note: Teacher Lyndsey Schlax of the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts (SOTA) launched the nation’s first on-site high school LGBT course in 2015.…

    Lifting Low Wage Earners Out of Poverty

    Lifting Low Wage Earners Out of Poverty

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– The Earned Income Tax Credit has been an effective anti-poverty tool, yet too many hardworking Californians don’t claim it and leave money on the table. According…

    Marching and Acting to Stop This American Carnage

    Marching and Acting to Stop This American Carnage

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– The United States of America is number 1—and that’s not something to be proud of in this case. In fact, it’s something to…

    Take a Break from Rehearsing and Rehashing

    Take a Break from Rehearsing and Rehashing

    By Tom Moon, MFT– Recent findings in neuroscience suggest a pessimistic conclusion: the way we’re wired makes it easier for us to be unhappy than happy. The complex human brain…

    Doris Day Birthday Celebration Highlights Homeless Senior Pets

    Doris Day Birthday Celebration Highlights Homeless Senior Pets

    A few members of our San Francisco Bay Times team recently attended the birthday celebrations for legendary entertainer Doris Day. At a very sharp 96, she is living proof that…