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    OLOC Provides Courage for the Changes of Age

    OLOC Provides Courage for the Changes of Age

    How do you feel about getting old? People often cringe at the idea, or even the word! They dispute me when I claim the term. Yes, at 70 I’m clear…

    Harry Hay: The Founder of Us All

    Harry Hay: The Founder of Us All

    It was some time during the 1930s, Harry Hay remembered, when he turned to his then lover Will Geer to share an idea he had. Hay wanted to start a…

    Ann Rostow: I’m Thinking Friday, June 26

    By Ann Rostow I’m Thinking Friday, June 26 As June comes to a close, the Supreme Court has only a few days left to announce its remaining decisions. The Court…

    In the News

    In the News

    By Dennis McMillan Nation’s First LGBTQ Shelter Opens in the Mission Jazzie’s Place, the first shelter in the country for the adult LGBTQ community, opened in the Mission District, 1050…

    Protecting Education as the Great Equalizer

    Protecting Education as the Great Equalizer

    Earlier this month in Oakland, an obscure organization met to decide if California’s community and two-year colleges meet education standards. The process sounds simple, but the Accrediting Commission on Community…

    Supporting Bay Marriage

    Supporting Bay Marriage

    Our LGBT community in the Bay Area can help achieve goals and programs that more strongly unite the different parts of our region—supporting “Bay Marriage.” The Bay region shares needs…

    Pride Without Exception 2015

    Pride Without Exception 2015

    During LGBTQ Pride Month this year, we find ourselves thinking about a book I studied years ago in college: 20th century political philosopher John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice. In…

    Sports Pride in 2015

    Sports Pride in 2015

    June has become Pride Month in locales around the globe, celebrating who we are as LGBTQ people, and the diversity of our lives and loves and choices as equal human…

    Victory and More

    Victory and More

    Dr. Marcy Adelman We have much to celebrate, given all of the recent marriage equality gains both here and around the world. At last our beautiful loving relationships are being…

    The Journey Is the Goal

    The Journey Is the Goal

    By Cris Williamson In my youth, a wonderful Irish playwright once told me that all art must have three elements: a foot in the Past, a foot in the Present,…