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Unassuming Exteriors that Belie Interior Comforts

Unassuming Exteriors that Belie Interior Comforts

As we single LGBTs hit the bars and the apps to find our special someone, we put our best feet forward to make a good first impression. With some, the…

City College Update, State Senate Polling and the Year of the Woman

City College Update, State Senate Polling and the Year of the Woman

Some Good News from City College Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi and Mayor Ed Lee dropped by City College’s Downtown Center at 4th and Mission on April 7th to tour the facilities…

LGBT Senior Care Facilities Bill of Rights Unanimously Approved

LGBT Senior Care Facilities Bill of Rights Unanimously Approved

On March 31, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously ap­proved the groundbreaking LGBT Se­nior Long Term Care Facilities Bill of Rights. The much-needed ordinance, the first of its kind…

Up Your Games! Napa Golf & Business Retreat for Women

Up Your Games! Napa Golf & Business Retreat for Women

In addition to being an amazing mind-body game, golf is truly “The Business Sport.” Last week I co-presented a webinar entitled “What Playing Partners Can Tell You About Business Partners.”…

San Francisco Goes Boom

San Francisco Goes Boom

By Rafael Mandelman Sign of the times: The front page of a recent issue of the Chronicle had a story about a luxury residential project slated to break ground at…

Finding and Forging Lesbian Community

Finding and Forging  Lesbian Community

I love lesbians. I love community. So one of my favorite topics is lesbian community. I participate in numerous LGBT events and organizations and the experience is often a room…

Are You More City or Suburban? Mazda5 vs. the Nissan Murano

Are You More City or Suburban?  Mazda5 vs. the Nissan Murano

We Bay Area LGBTs are lucky in that we have the choice of different lifestyles—city, suburban or country. The two vehicles this week reflect the values of the first two,…

Reimagining Life

Reimagining Life

As a young man full of life and energy in 1982, I was forced to give up my dreams and ambitions because of a new disease that swept the country.…

Important Groundwork Being Laid Now for the November 2016 Elections

Important Groundwork Being Laid Now for the November 2016 Elections

What’s a delegate? Why should you care? What does that have to do with anything? Those who have been immersed in Democratic party politics long enough probably know the answers,…

President Mandelman, LGBT Soiree, Violence Report, and Shame on BART

President Mandelman, LGBT Soiree, Violence Report, and Shame on BART

Shame on Them Shame on the BART Board of Directors. On Thursday, February 12, the Board voted to ask the Alameda County DA to criminally prosecute the #blacklivesmatter protesters who…

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