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    Update from the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band

    Update from the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band

    By Phillip Spencer Huff– Greetings of health and happiness from the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, the Official Band of San Francisco! As musicians, we thrive on bringing people together…

    Gay Blood Is Thicker Than Water

    Gay Blood Is Thicker Than Water

    By Stuart Gaffney– Many years ago, when I was a college student, I did my civic duty and decided to participate in a Red Cross blood drive publicized on campus.…

    Disturbing Parallels: No Excuse for Hate

    Disturbing Parallels: No Excuse for Hate

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– I don’t have to tell you; our world has changed drastically. I commend our state and local leaders who took decisive action to slow the spread…

    SF SPCA: Take Me Home with You!

    SF SPCA: Take Me Home with You!

    “Meet Bonnie, Clyde, and Jessica! These triplet cats are 5 years old and have been together their entire lives. They’re best friends and will do whatever it takes to get…

    Bernie Sanders Suspends Presidential Campaign, Paves Way for Biden

    Bernie Sanders Suspends Presidential Campaign, Paves Way for Biden

    Senator Bernie Sanders on April 8 ended his bid for the presidency, with former Vice President Joe Biden now the clear Democratic front-runner in the race. After a conference call…

    Six Feet of Separation: Sheltering-in for DV Survivors During COVID-19

    Six Feet of Separation: Sheltering-in for DV Survivors During COVID-19

    By Andrea Shorter– 1.5 million and rising: the number of people the world over infected by coronavirus as of this writing. Soon enough, if not already, more of us will…

    2020 Foresight: Expect the Unexpected

    2020 Foresight: Expect the Unexpected

    By John Lewis– When I was a senior in high school back in the 1970s, I played classical piano and was invited to perform the difficult Mendelssohn Piano Concerto in…

    Big Abilities and Style

    Big Abilities and Style

    By Philip Ruth– When is too much too much? It’s a subjective question with a highly personalized answer.  In terms of cars, the response has no baseline. Pretty much any…

    GGBA Member Spotlight: BottleART

    BottleART is an innovative organization that offers sticker decals of fine art crafted by art students. The exposure supports the students, and the proceeds support their art education locally. Plus,…

    GGBA: What Will Be Our New Normal?

    GGBA: What Will Be Our New Normal?

    By Michael Gunther– It is anyone’s guess what our new normal is going to be as the coronavirus pandemic continues to unfold. As business owners, who live with ambiguity on…