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    Fighting Bullies and Standing Up for Our Rights

    Fighting Bullies and  Standing Up for Our Rights

    When my partner Phil and I drove to Sacramento in August to sign paperwork declaring my candidacy for State Assembly, we were acutely aware of just how personal politics can…

    Project Open Hand Offers Sweet Salvation

    Project Open Hand Offers Sweet Salvation

    The 22nd annual Hand to Hand Luncheon, a benefit for Project Open Hand, will take place at 11 AM on December 12 at The Fairmont in San Francisco. The benefit…

    HRC Is Committed to Uniting America Under Single Banner of Fairness

    HRC Is Committed to Uniting America Under Single Banner of Fairness

    Earlier this month at the Human Rights Campaign National Dinner in Washington, HRC President Chad Griffin received thunderous applause when he said, “Here at this largest-ever HRC National Dinner, we…

    Proudly Presents Speak Out

    Proudly Presents Speak Out

    Speak Out, a new campaign that hopes to bring HIV out of the closet for bisexual and gay men, recently held a reception at Blush Wine Bar in the Castro.…

    The Inner Fitness Frontier

    The Inner Fitness Frontier

    I usually start out my golf seminars asking people a pretty basic question: “What makes your golf ball go?” Even if you’re not a golfer, which I’m guessing most of…

    We Do Have Friends in Washington

    This might seem a strange article to write, considering the current goings-on, but there are some positives in the Nation’s Capital and today I will highlight a few of these…

    National and Local News Map

    Oxford, MS – Time to Make It Right, Ole Miss! – 10.8 Two weeks ago, some brave local activists from GetEQUAL Mississippi and partner groups stood outside an “ex-gay therapy”…

    “Speak Out” Campaign Brings HIV Out of the Closet

    “Speak Out” Campaign Brings HIV Out of the Closet

    A new campaign entitled Speak Out launched this month with a series of outdoor ads and targeted messages, including a “media take over” of the Castro MUNI station, with the…

    Welcome to the 40th Castro Street Fair!

    Welcome to the 40th Castro Street Fair!

    The Bay Times, like the Castro Street Fair, is Castro-based and celebrates the diversity of our ever-growing LGBT family. We are the oldest and largest Bay Area newspaper that is…

    Bigotonni Al Pesto

    Bigotonni Al Pesto

    There’s a lot to discuss this week, but first, I am sad to say that our latest GLBT boycott will require me to actually give up one of my favorite…