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    Our Queer Powerhouses, and the Ellis Act

    Over the years, San Francisco has graced our State Legislature with some extraordinarily effective and prolific legislators, and it should be a point of pride for our LGBT community that…

    Building a More Successful LGBT Business Community

    As Golden Gate Business Association’s recently hired Managing Director, I am humbled to stand on the shoulders of giants. GGBA has played an important role in shaping the conversation around…

    Embracing a Gay Lifestyle With Integrated Body-Mind Fitness

    Embracing a Gay Lifestyle With Integrated Body-Mind Fitness

    (Editor’s Note: In this issue, we welcome new health and fitness columnist Jamie Leno Zimron. A 5th Degree Aikido Black Belt, Zimron is an LPGA pro, somatic psychologist, body-mind trainer…

    Obamacare and Us

    Obamacare and Us

    It has been over three years since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was passed. It is often called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or more commonly, Obamacare. It…

    One Soldier’s Legacy

    One Soldier’s Legacy

    This past week brought some incredibly sad news – former Army Sergeant Darren Manzella passed away Thursday, August 29, in a tragic roadside accident in upstate New York. He was…

    November Elections, Dennis Herrera and the Fight to Save City College

    November Elections, Dennis Herrera and the Fight to Save City College

    The November elections are fast approaching, and with all four local office holders—City Attorney Dennis Herrera, Treasurer Jose Cisneros, Assessor-Recorder Carmen Chu and District 4 Supervisor Katy Tang— running essentially…

    Helping Tenants During Challenging Times

    Helping Tenants During Challenging Times

    Editor’s Note: Last month, LGBT leaders in San Francisco told the Bay Times that housing was at the top of the list of concerns for our community here in the…

    City College Update, Campos Announces, and Remembering Jazzie Collins

    City College Update, Campos Announces, and Remembering Jazzie Collins

    It has now been just over a month since the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) announced its decision to terminate accreditation for City College of San Francisco,…

    Call to Service

    Call to Service

    It’s not what you think. I’m not talking military service; I’m talking board service. Have you ever served on a non-profit’s Board of Directors? If not, I’m here to recruit…

    Covering Essential Expenses in Retirement

    Covering Essential Expenses in Retirement

    Today’s retirees face unique challenges — including prolonged periods of market uncertainty and longer average lifespans — which make thoughtfully planning for retirement more critical than ever. For most, feeling…