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    There Goes the Gayborhood?

    In this issue we’ve looked at the past and the present of the Castro, but what about its future? And how does the Castro now compare to other traditionally LGBT…

    New and Improved Castro Street Helps to Preserve SF’s Gayborhood

    New and Improved Castro Street Helps to Preserve SF’s Gayborhood

    By Andrea Aiello We’re almost there. In about one month, we’ll have our neighborhood back. We’ll say goodbye to our friends on the construction crew. Some may be sad to…

    History of the Castro/Upper Market

    History of the Castro/Upper Market

    By Pauline Scholten In its first 200 years of recorded history, the sheltered little valley now called The Castro has been variously known as Rancho San Miguel, Horner’s Addition, Eureka…

    Positive Resource Center to Honor SF Bay Times Photographer Rink

    On October 1, Positive Resource Center will present the Emerson Community Volunteer Award to San Francisco Bay Times photographer Rink, who has been photographing our community for nearly five decades.…

    Fair Housing for LGBT People: Local Initiative with a National Impact

    Fair Housing for LGBT People:  Local Initiative with a National Impact

    As marriage equality moves from state to state, we can now focus our attention on fighting for LGBT rights in other areas, including access to housing. As a gay man,…

    HIV/AIDS Researcher Joep Lange Helped to Save Millions of Lives

    HIV/AIDS Researcher Joep Lange  Helped to Save Millions of Lives

    “There is a disturbing misconception that ‘access for all’ is just a challenge for the developing world,” said Joep Lange, former President of the International AIDS Society, in 2004. “Access…

    Audry deLucia: An Influential Advocate of LGBT Women in Business

    Audry deLucia: An Influential Advocate of  LGBT Women in Business

    As Chair of the Golden Gate Business Association’s Women Advancing Ventures in Enterprise Committee, Audry deLucia works to increase the engagement and success of LGBT women in business. She speaks…

    Renew Your Commitment to End LGBT Discrimination Here and Worldwide

    Renew Your Commitment to End LGBT Discrimination Here and Worldwide

    The theme of 2014 Pride, “Color Our World with Pride,” symbolizes the ongoing efforts to combat oppression and elevate the dignity and freedoms of LGBT people in the United States…

    Local News Briefs

    HealthRIGHT 360 and Lyon-Martin Health Services Welcome New Partnership HealthRIGHT 360 recently announced that a proposed merger with Lyon-Martin Health Services is moving forward, following unanimous votes by the boards…

    National News Briefs

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan  Seattle, WA – Gay Scouts Ask Amazon to Cut Funding as National Group Convenes – 5.22 The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) is kicking off its…