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    Summit Highlights Castro Dichotomy

    Summit Highlights Castro Dichotomy

    By Commissioner Leslie Katz (Editor’s Note: The recent “Lesbians Who Tech” summit, held February 7–March 2 at the Castro Theatre, focused on increasing visibility and tech participation in two historically…

    New and Improved Chris Culliver

    New and Improved Chris Culliver

    Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” Such change begins with individuals, and becomes all the more important for influential…

    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…

    Christian Agonistes

    By Ann Rostow Last week, as you no doubt witnessed, Arizona governor Jan Brewer vetoed the law that would have allowed business owners to refuse gay clients based on religious…

    What’s in the “I” of LGBTQI?

    What’s in the “I” of LGBTQI?

    In the spirit of inclusion, our rainbow alphabet acronym is LGBTQI, and mostly we are clear what these letters mean.  After reading my first article in the Bay Times, David…

    Reflections on Arizona’s Vetoed Anti-Gay Legislation: Time to Seize the Moment

    Reflections on Arizona’s Vetoed Anti-Gay Legislation: Time to Seize the Moment

    Arizona’s recently failed attempt to enact a law permitting restaurants, hotels, and other businesses to deny services to LGBT people, under the guise of religious liberty, rightly raised the ire…

    Honoring the Legacy of Stu Smith

    Today we mourn the loss of one of the most compassionate and beloved members of our community, Stu Smith. He left behind an inimitable legacy of lives touched, and he…

    My First and Last Love Letter

    My First and Last Love Letter

    Dear My One and Only Stu Smith, I wanted to send you a letter of love, gratitude and praise. I have never loved another human being as much as I…

    Stu Smith – December 7, 1940 – February 3, 2014

    Stu Smith – December 7, 1940 – February 3, 2014

    Stuart (Stu) Morrison Smith died after a brief battle with cancer on Monday, February 3, surrounded by old friends and family members including his beloved husband, Dave Earl. Mr. Smith…

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    Topeka, KS – Hundreds Protest “Religious Freedoms” Bill at Kansas Statehouse – 2.16  “Shock,” “fear” and “embarrassment” were among the words protesters used to describe their reaction to legislation that…