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    When Is Enough, Enough?

    When Is Enough, Enough?

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting It was the worst mass shooting in modern history—that’s what we heard last year after the Orlando Pulse nightclub massacre.  Just over a year later, with…

    Cannabis Tax Presents Opportunity to Fund Vital Public Services

    Cannabis Tax Presents Opportunity to Fund Vital Public Services

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large In November 2016, the voters of California passed Proposition 64, legalizing cannabis for adult use. It passed by 57 percent of the vote…

    The Great Secret to Successful Negotiation

    The Great Secret to Successful Negotiation

    By Tom Moon, MFT If you are having a hard time resolving a disagreement or a conflict with someone in your life, you might want to take some advice from…

    Don We Now Our Ghoul Apparel

    Don We Now Our Ghoul Apparel

    By Dr. Bill Lipsky –  Before Pride, before the Castro or Folsom Street fairs, before the Dyke March, or any of the other major celebrations on LGBT San Francisco’s crowded…

    KLIMT & RODIN: An Artistic Encounter

    At the Legion of Honor through January 28, 2018 The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are proud to present KLIMT & RODIN: An Artistic Encounter, on the occasion of…

    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,…