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    NCLR Advances LGBT Equality Through Policy and Legislation

    NCLR Advances LGBT Equality Through Policy and Legislation

    By Maya Rupert, Esq. NCLR’s public policy and legislative team has been busy in Washington, D.C., working with the Obama administration and our friends on Capitol Hill to make sure…

    News from the GLBT Historical Society & The GLBT History Museum

    News from the GLBT Historical Society  & The GLBT History Museum

    New Exhibit: ‘Queer Past Becomes Present’ “Queer Past Becomes Present” is the new exhibition in the freshly remodeled Main Gallery of the GLBT History Museum. The topics included in the…

    Grant-Making Crusader Tim Hanlon Is a True Angel in America

    Grant-Making Crusader Tim Hanlon Is a True Angel in America

    Tim Hanlon, President of the Wells Fargo Foundation and recipient of this year’s National AIDS Memorial Grove Lifetime of Commitment Award, has helped to provide more than $17.8 million to…

    History Repeats Itself

    History Repeats Itself

      January 31, 1979, at the Nothing Special Bar on Castro. That was the day that I met William (Skip) Oakes. Not in my wildest dreams could I have imagined…

    The Joy Continues, The Work Continues

    The Joy Continues, The Work Continues

    August brings with it more wedding bells, as equal marriage rights take effect in Minnesota and Rhode Island, and more and more couples marry in California. It’s a great feeling…

    2013 Pride Grand Marshals Announced

    2013 Pride Grand Marshals Announced

      The San Francisco Pride Committee has confirmed the 2013 Pride Parade Grand Marshals. They include Mario Benton, wardrobe stylist and fashion show producer; Chili D (Diane Felix), DJ and…

    Out on the Front Lines

    Out on the Front Lines

    By Lt. Lenny Broberg The recent Boston marathon bombing made me and many others stop and think: What would I have done? If you had heard the explosions, which way…

    The Saint of 9/11: FDNY Chaplain Father Mychel Judge

    The Saint of 9/11: FDNY Chaplain Father Mychel Judge

    By Brendan Fay Fr. Mychal Judge was born on May 11, 1933, and died on September 11, 2001. He had a heart as big as New York. There was room…

    Post Election Relief and Excitement

    By Zoe Dunning Published: November 14, 2012   The fall election is behind us, and overall the results were great news for LGBT Americans. President Obama won re-election, a record…

    Obama: “What Matters Above All Is the Love”

    Editor’s Note: Before his historic election win earlier this month, President Barack Obama replied to a letter sent by 10-year-old Sophia Bailey Klugh. As you can read below, the young girl was bullied…