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    Changes Coming to Jane Warner Plaza

    Changes Coming to Jane Warner Plaza

    Tables and chairs are back at The Castro’s Jane Warner Plaza, inviting all to sit for coffee, lunch and to people watch. Andrea Aiello, Executive Director for the Castro/Upper Market…

    It Is Not OK

    It Is Not OK

    By Dr. Timothy Seelig (Editor’s note: Dr. Seelig wrote the following piece on June 13, the day after the Orlando shooting.) Today, everyone is processing at their own pace and…

    Dykes on Bikes® Fab Forty!

    Dykes on Bikes® Fab Forty!

    By Vick Germany This year marks the 40th anniversary of the San Francisco Dykes on Bikes® Women’s Motorcycle Contingent. Forty years ago, a small group of women motorcyclists, who were…

    One ‘Last Call’ as Maud’s Turns 50

    One ‘Last Call’ as Maud’s Turns 50

    By Paris Poirier and Karen Kiss As patrons heard “last call” at Orlando’s Pulse earlier this Pride month, they were ambushed by a madman. We all know the gruesome and…

    North Carolina #NO HB2!

    North Carolina #NO HB2!

    Mandy Carter has been, as she puts it, an “out, southern, black, lesbian, social justice activist” who has advocated for human rights for five decades. A Co-founder of the National…

    Hospice Care in the LGBT Community: Interview with Pam Peirce, LCSW, of Hospice by the Bay

    Hospice Care in the LGBT Community:  Interview with Pam Peirce, LCSW,  of Hospice by the Bay

    It was an honor for us to sit down a few days ago with Pam Peirce, LCSW, at Hospice by the Bay, to learn about hospice care and the unique…

    Slowing Down

    Slowing Down

    Life always seems to be a little slower whenever someone you know dies or is very sick. You think about the last time you shared a moment together, the memories…

    Memorial for Eileen Hansen, Community Activist and Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club Leader

    Memorial for Eileen Hansen, Community Activist and Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club Leader

    A memorial and gathering to honor Eileen Hansen took place this past weekend at Hibernia Beach in the Castro. Hansen, who remained politically active while bravely fighting cancer, was a…

    Foundation Established in Memory of Sergio Klor de Alva

    Foundation Established in Memory of Sergio Klor de Alva

    Family and friends of Sergio Klor de Alva have just established a 501(c )3 charitable foundation, “In the Interest of Justice.” The fund was set up to grant “Sergio Klor…

    Spontaneous Gathering in Memory of JP Leddy, GGBA President

    Spontaneous Gathering in  Memory of JP Leddy, GGBA President

    By Dennis McMillan An assemblage of nearly a hundred friends of Jon Paul “JP” Leddy gathered on April 27 at Castro & Market Streets aka “Hibernia Beach”/the Bank of America…

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