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Five Building Blocks of Successful Change

Five Building Blocks of  Successful Change

In my day job, I am a change management consultant. Usually when I tell people that at a cocktail party I get a perplexed look. I watch the other person…

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…

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,…

Sweat and Glitter

Sweat and Glitter

Happy New Year to our faithful San Francisco Bay Times readers! I hope your year is off to a good start. How many New Year’s resolutions have you made? How…

What to Start, Stop, and Continue in 2015

What to Start, Stop, and Continue in 2015

As 2014 winds down, it’s time for reflection of the past year and plans for the coming year. Professionally, politically and personally I find myself taking stock of where things…

Do Ask Do Tell

Do Ask Do Tell

On November 4, several women won local elections. Libby Schaaf will become the next Mayor of Oakland. San Francisco Supervisor Malia Cohen won re-election to the San Francisco Board of…

Castro Improvements, Armistead, and Upcoming Elections

Castro Improvements, Armistead, and Upcoming Elections

Castro Street This issue of the Bay Times is focused on how our “gayborhood” is changing, and nothing is more visibly changing than Castro Street! Thanks in large part to…

Endorsement Season

Endorsement Season

As many of you may know, I was elected to the San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee (DCCC) two years ago. This is the governing body of the party in…

Combine Politics with Pride

Combine Politics with Pride

Happy Pride Month! June is my favor­ite time of year. I love seeing the col­orful pride flags up and down Market Street, catching new flicks at the Fra­meline Film Festival,…

We in the LGBT Community Have Two Kinds of Family

We in the LGBT Community Have Two Kinds of Family

Like most people I know, I don’t have a family “tree” per se—it seems like more of a family vine. Lots of grafting, transplanting, dead branches and new shoots. I…

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