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    Trans Woman Stabbed on Muni Samantha Hulsey, a 24-year-old trans woman, was stabbed in the chest on Muni on January 3, according to the SF Chronicle and other reports. Hulsey…

    Addressing Homelessness in 2015

    Addressing Homelessness in 2015

    One of the most critical issues facing San Francisco in 2015 is the homelessness and displacement crisis. While San Francisco is the wealthiest city in the nation, it is also…

    Café Flore Offers Soul-Satisfying Meals and Queer Camaraderie in the Heart of the Castro

    Café Flore Offers Soul-Satisfying Meals and  Queer Camaraderie in the Heart of the Castro

    We cannot imagine the Castro without Café Flore. In the heart of our neighborhood since 1973, it has always provided a welcome spot to meet, eat, linger, engage in passionate…

    To Be a Fly on the Wall

    To Be a Fly on the Wall

    On Friday, January 9, the United States Supreme Court will discuss whether to review one or more of the five marriage equality cases now before it. We’d love to be…

    2015: Starting Strong & Making a Statement!

    2015: Starting Strong & Making a Statement!

    Wow, here we are in January again, and it seems like another year just flew and blew by. Meanwhile, every day matters, and how we approach and use each moment…

    Jim and Fred: A Love Story

    Jim and Fred: A Love Story

    Jim and Fred went on a date 33 years ago. They fell in love and moved in together. They knew early on that they had something special. Jim told me…

    Ann Rostow: GLBT 2014 News Quiz

    Ann Rostow: GLBT 2014 News Quiz

    By Ann Rostow It’s That Time Again! Merry Christmas dear readers, and welcome to our annual GLBT News Quiz. I was just glancing over last year’s quiz, and noticed the…

    Sam and Julia Thoron: Beacons of Hope During Difficult Times

    Sam and Julia Thoron: Beacons of Hope During Difficult Times

    By Nancy McDonald Sam and Julia are the National role models for starting and sustaining a local PFLAG Chapter. They have taught all of us so much, and have never…

    PFLAG’s Sam and Julia Thoron Have Provided Years of Unconditional Love and Support for Our Community

    PFLAG’s Sam and Julia Thoron Have Provided Years of Unconditional Love and Support for Our Community

    By Jody Huckaby After 25 years, Sam and Julia Thoron are stepping down from their leadership of PFLAG San Francisco. Their years of service started with a simple conversation with…

    What to Start, Stop, and Continue in 2015

    What to Start, Stop, and Continue in 2015

    As 2014 winds down, it’s time for reflection of the past year and plans for the coming year. Professionally, politically and personally I find myself taking stock of where things…