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    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…

    Let’s Not Go It Alone: Finding Hope Through Connections

    Let’s Not Go It Alone: Finding Hope Through Connections

    Not long ago, an aging gay man in his 70’s shared with me his grief over the death of his cherished partner, who died as a result of HIV/AIDS in…

    The New Old Gay Epidemic

    The New Old Gay Epidemic

    Here’s a little known fact about me: I used to smoke two packs of cigarettes, Camel filter or Export A, daily during my college years in Canada. It was pretty…

    State of the (Marital) Union

    State of the (Marital) Union

    As of July 17, nearly 44 percent of the U.S. population lives in 19 states and the District of Columbia where same-sex couples legally may marry. One year ago—even after…

    Ann Rostow: Utah King To Me

    By Ann Rostow Utah King To Me! My last column ended with a bang. No sooner had I filed the tedious accounting of GLBT civil rights news dribs and drabs…

    Project Open Hand Expands Services, Launches Food = Medicine Pilot Study

    By Kevin Winge For nearly 30 years, Project Open Hand has been here for our community. In the earliest days of the AIDS epidemic, founder Ruth Brinker prepared healthy dinners…

    In Memoriam

    In Memoriam

    Anthony Turney December 23, 1937 – July 4, 2014 The Venerable Anthony Turney, Archdeacon for the Arts at San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral, died peacefully at Coming Home Hospice following a…

    Ensuring Protection and Inclusion for LGBT Seniors

    Ensuring Protection and Inclusion for LGBT Seniors

    In the previous Aging in Community column, Daniel Redman discussed key legal documents all LGBT seniors should have, but that are particularly important for people living with dementia. This week,…

    If You’re in the Homestretch Before Retirement, It’s Time to ‘Floor It’

    If You’re in the Homestretch  Before Retirement, It’s Time to ‘Floor It’

    As people enter their 50s and early 60s, earnings from work or other income sources often begin to reach a peak. In many instances, this also happens at the same…