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    NCLR to Honor Idaho Navy Veteran and Couples/Legal Team in Historic Supreme Court Marriage Case

    NCLR to Honor Idaho Navy Veteran and Couples/Legal Team  in Historic Supreme Court Marriage Case

    The National Center for Lesbian Rights will honor a retired Navy veteran and NCLR client who is fighting to bring LGBT equality to Idaho, and NCLR will also honor the…

    Living at 55 Laguna

    Living at 55 Laguna

    By Michelle Alcedo So, here’s the deal. Securing an affordable housing unit in San Francisco is highly competitive, because the selection process is done by lottery. Far more people will…

    Coming Home: Conveying a Legacy to Openhouse

    Coming Home: Conveying a Legacy to Openhouse

    Openhouse is excited to celebrate a recent pledge of $50,000 from the Coming Home Fund at the Horizons Foundation. Coming Home was a San Francisco institution that established a hospice…

    Words from Openhouse Supporters

    Words from Openhouse Supporters

    Margie Adam As we get older, many LGBT people experience a sense of growing invisibility. We’re not as likely to show up at the marches, conferences, and concerts. We’re less…

    NGPA’s Education Fund Helps Aspiring LGBT Aviators and Allies

    NGPA’s Education Fund Helps Aspiring LGBT Aviators and Allies

    Do you know an aspiring aviator? NGPA’s Education Fund provides scholarships to aviators with the de­sire to develop professional aviation skills and ratings beyond the private pilot certificate, and who…

    LGBT Labor History in the Bay Area

    LGBT Labor History in the Bay Area

    By Miriam Frank The Bay Area’s vibrant heritage of queer community is matched by a long and powerful history of labor organizing. Labor/ gay connections hearken back to the mid-1930s,…

    25 Years with Olivia

    25 Years with Olivia

    By Jill Cruse Making $700 a summer at Girl Scout Camp in 1978, I remember sitting at the Camp Staff house, loving my job and listening to Cris Williamson’s “Waterfall”…

    Changing the World One Smile at a Time

    Changing the World One Smile at a Time

    By Rachel Wahba It’s been a long time and we travelled many seas, and survived many storms. It has not been easy being a lesbian company, but the rewards continue…

    Fighting Discrimination in Education

    Fighting Discrimination in Education

    (Editor’s Note: This article marks the debut of new San Francisco Bay Times columnist Assemblymember Phil Ting, who has been a longtime ally of our community. As you can see…

    LGBT in Oakland: How Far We’ve Come, and Our Next Steps

    LGBT in Oakland: How Far We’ve Come, and Our Next Steps

    (Editor’s Note: A while back, we mentioned the future launch of a new San Francisco Bay Times column authored by Oakland Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan. We are now delighted to…