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    San Francisco, Where Are We Going?

    San Francisco, Where Are We Going?

    The city I love, and the people that make San Francisco a place to leave one’s heart, are going away. Where are we headed? Some of us, a prevailing minority,…

    Heterosexism in the Sports World

    Heterosexism in the Sports World

    April and springtime of 2014 are already here. Has your Inner Athlete come out yet?! We’ve all got bodies, as well as minds, that need to be exercised and that…

    March Madness

    March Madness

    I love basketball. When I was young, we lived in an older Victorian duplex in Milwaukee. There were no playgrounds or parks with basketball hoops anywhere nearby, so my sister…

    The Lesbian Health & Research Center at UCSF

    The Lesbian Health & Research Center at UCSF

    Many of you probably know, or can relate to, someone like Vivian. At aged 74, she is a lesbian who recently went to her regular doctor for a medical check-up.…

    Shaping the Waterfront’s Future, CA Democrat Convention, Upcoming Soiree

    Shaping the Waterfront’s Future, CA Democrat Convention, Upcoming Soiree

    The San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee handed the developers a big win on March 12 when the Committee narrowly voted to oppose Proposition B on the June ballot. Conceived…

    Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregiving & Connection: You Are Not Alone on This Journey

    Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregiving & Connection: You Are Not Alone on This Journey

    Consider this scenario: Your partner of 40 years was diagnosed with dementia 5 years ago. You have been caring for her alone all of this time. You feel isolated, stressed…

    The Final Frontier?

    The Final Frontier?

    In the campaign to repeal Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, we often portrayed the military as the toughest culture in which to come out – close bonds with your colleagues, intimate…

    Remembering Stu Smith, Tenants Rising, City College Update and More

    Remembering Stu Smith, Tenants Rising, City College Update and More

    I’ll admit it. I have trouble letting go. But saying good-bye to Stu Smith, who died on February 3, has been especially tough. Stu’s death was awfully fast, coming less…

    Building Connections Is the Key to Healthy Aging

    Building Connections Is the Key to Healthy Aging

    Connection to community is the number-one predictor of health and well-being for older adults. No matter your income level, cultural background, degree of mobility or living arrangement, it is the…

    Fighting to Save San Francisco’s Diversity

    Fighting to Save San Francisco’s Diversity

    Happy New Year to everyone! I hope your year has gotten off to a great start and that you haven’t broken too many resolutions so far . . . One…