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    Student Voices: The Privilege of Passing as Straight

    Student Voices: The Privilege of Passing as Straight

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

    Standing Together to End Domestic Violence

    Standing Together to End Domestic Violence

    By Andrea Shorter October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Started in the early 1980s, advocates sought to bring the stigmatized and largely dismissed matters of spousal abuse out from behind…

    LGBT Life in China: Obstacles and Inspiration (Part 1 of 2)

    LGBT Life in China: Obstacles and Inspiration (Part 1 of 2)

    By Stuart Gaffney and John Lewis We realized that things would be a bit different on our recent trip to China—to talk about love, marriage, and LGBT equality—when organizers of…

    Hummingbird Place Takes Flight

    Hummingbird Place Takes Flight

    By Brett Andrews (Editor’s Note: This issue of the San Francisco Bay Times dedicated to local non-profits marks the debut of a new monthly column by Brett Andrews. One of…

    Largest LGBTQ+ Nonprofit Expo to Be Held in San Francisco on October 14

    Largest LGBTQ+ Nonprofit Expo to Be Held in San Francisco on October 14

    At least 125 local nonprofits serving the LGBTQ+ community will come together for a day of fun and community-building in the Castro on Saturday, October 14. The free afternoon event,…

    Paul Margolis of OurTownSF.org Helps to Keep SF’s LGBT Community Connected

    Paul Margolis of OurTownSF.org Helps to Keep SF’s LGBT Community Connected

    Storefront windows in the Castro have, for decades, functioned as billboards for the LGBT community. An iconic 1982 photograph taken by legendary San Francisco Bay Times photographer Rink, for example,…

    We’ve Come a Long Way … or Have We?

    By Louise “Lou” Fischer I recently saw the new movie Battle of the Sexes, an upbeat and engaging story about the 1973 exhibition tennis match between Billie Jean King and…

    There Is No Such Thing as a Straight Line in a Career

    There Is No Such Thing as a Straight Line in a Career

    By Julie Gleeson Many clients come to me feeling distressed that their career has ended, taken a hard left or right turn, or is no longer satisfying.  That is understandable,…

    Eco-Friendly Cars That Offer Quirky, Fun Rides in Challenging San Francisco

    Eco-Friendly Cars That Offer Quirky, Fun Rides in Challenging San Francisco

    By Philip Ruth San Francisco is a demanding place to test drive new cars. The crazy hills get steeper at every turn, and the traffic’s rapid pace rewards agility and…

    Words: Toxicity Kills Creativity

    By Michele Karlsberg Michele Karlsberg: For this issue of the San Francisco Bay Times, I present a guest article written by Isabella, who is a trailblazing publisher and author of…