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    José Sarria’s Continuing Role in the Fight for LGBT Rights

    José Sarria’s Continuing Role in the Fight for LGBT Rights

    “Why be ashamed of who you are?” activist, singer and drag performer José Julio Sarria (1922-2013) once asked. Sarria, who died last year, exemplified gay pride even before the word…

    Oscar Wilde: Work of Genius

    Oscar Wilde: Work of Genius

    “It’s an odd thing,” Lord Henry Wotton once remarked, “but anyone who disappears is said to be seen in San Francisco. It must be a delightful city and possess all…

    The Future of Team SF Is in Your Hands

    The Future of Team SF Is in Your Hands

    By Martha Ehrenfeld Cleveland…really, Cleveland? That was my reaction five years ago when a friend on the Federation of Gay Games (FGG) board announced that the games were coming to…

    A Gold Medal for LGBT Athletics & Equality

    A Gold Medal for LGBT Athletics & Equality

    By Jamie Leno Zimron The Gay Games IX torch is about to be lit in Cleveland! Early August is exactly six months since the Sochi Winter Olympics in Russia, which…

    Gay Games IX Tom Waddell Award Winners

    Gay Games IX Tom Waddell Award Winners

    By Doug Litwin The international Federation of Gay Games manages the quadrennial Gay Games from right here in San Francisco. Created in 1990 at Gay Games III, the organization began…

    Contributions of Lucie van Mens to Women’s Health ‘Were Beyond Measure’

    Contributions of Lucie van Mens to Women’s Health ‘Were Beyond Measure’

    Lucie van Mens, Director of Program Development and Support for The Female Health Company, developer of FC2 female condoms to safeguard against HIV, was yet another victim of the Malaysia…

    Project Open Hand Expands Services, Launches Food = Medicine Pilot Study

    By Kevin Winge For nearly 30 years, Project Open Hand has been here for our community. In the earliest days of the AIDS epidemic, founder Ruth Brinker prepared healthy dinners…

    In Memoriam

    In Memoriam

    Anthony Turney December 23, 1937 – July 4, 2014 The Venerable Anthony Turney, Archdeacon for the Arts at San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral, died peacefully at Coming Home Hospice following a…

    Fortnight in Review

    Hello dear Readers, and Happy Pride Month! I’m actually thinking that I might have done my duty after several decades of loyal Pride atten­dance. Here in Austin, we don’t even…

    A Year Like None Other: NCLR’s Litigation Work

    A Year Like None Other: NCLR’s Litigation Work

    By Christopher Stoll, Esq. Ever since NCLR’s founding, we have been at the forefront of some of the most important legal cases in the history of the LGBT movement, from…