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    Castro Improvements, Armistead, and Upcoming Elections

    Castro Improvements, Armistead, and Upcoming Elections

    Castro Street This issue of the Bay Times is focused on how our “gayborhood” is changing, and nothing is more visibly changing than Castro Street! Thanks in large part to…

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    Compiled and with commentary by Dennis McMillan  Bath, MI – Michigan Dem Epically Smacks Down Homophobic, Anti-Gay Rights Group – 9.27 You may not have heard of the Public Advocate…

    PrEP Could Be a Game Changer In the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

    PrEP Could Be a Game Changer  In the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

    HIV continues to impact our community. In the last five years, 2,066 people in San Francisco alone have been newly diagnosed with HIV. Infections among women, gay men, Latinos, African…

    PrEP: The Good, The Bad and The Controversy

    PrEP: The Good, The Bad and The Controversy

    Based on research trials that showed lower infection rates for people considered at high-risk for HIV, Truvada, a combination pill of emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, was approved by the FDA on…

    Cars Are Mirroring Our Evolving Gayborhood

    Cars Are Mirroring Our Evolving Gayborhood

    First, there’s the influx of tech money that drives up prices and limits the breadth of people, LGBT or otherwise, who can afford to live here. This conjures up the…

    Transforming Lives by Building Aging and Disability Friendly Neighborhoods

    Transforming Lives by Building  Aging and Disability Friendly Neighborhoods

     Creating connections and ways for older and disabled adults to contribute to their communities strengthens both our neighborhoods and the participants themselves. Medical studies consistently show that remaining connected with…

    Transgender Pioneer Christine Jorgensen

    Transgender Pioneer Christine Jorgensen

    Dwight Eisenhower had been president of the United States for less than a month when Christine Jorgensen arrived at Idlywild Airport on February 12, 1953, and immediately became the most…

    Spend or Invest? New Thoughts on an Age-old Dilemma

    Spend or Invest? New Thoughts on an  Age-old Dilemma

    A familiar experience for many Americans is that as fast as money comes in, it goes out the door again in pursuit of the next “must have” purchase. Such spending…

    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…