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    March Madness

    March Madness

    I love basketball. When I was young, we lived in an older Victorian duplex in Milwaukee. There were no playgrounds or parks with basketball hoops anywhere nearby, so my sister…

    Getting Down to Retirement Business When You’re Self-Employed

    Getting Down to Retirement Business When You’re Self-Employed

    If you call yourself a consultant, a freelancer or an independent contractor, you’re one of the growing numbers of Americans without an employer-sponsored retirement savings plan. As a solo entity,…

    The Lesbian Health & Research Center at UCSF

    The Lesbian Health & Research Center at UCSF

    Many of you probably know, or can relate to, someone like Vivian. At aged 74, she is a lesbian who recently went to her regular doctor for a medical check-up.…

    Pride Bursting Out at the California Democratic Convention

    Pride Bursting Out at the California Democratic Convention

    Earlier this month, we spoke at the California Democratic Convention celebration of the tenth anniversary of San Francisco’s “Winter of Love,” when over 4,000 same-sex couples from all over the…

    Shaping the Waterfront’s Future, CA Democrat Convention, Upcoming Soiree

    Shaping the Waterfront’s Future, CA Democrat Convention, Upcoming Soiree

    The San Francisco Democratic County Central Committee handed the developers a big win on March 12 when the Committee narrowly voted to oppose Proposition B on the June ballot. Conceived…

    National and Local News Brief

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan Madison, NJ – College Baseball Player Comes Out as Gay to His Team After Years of Struggle – 2.24 Matt Kaplon didn’t want to call a…

    Summit Highlights Castro Dichotomy

    Summit Highlights Castro Dichotomy

    By Commissioner Leslie Katz (Editor’s Note: The recent “Lesbians Who Tech” summit, held February 7–March 2 at the Castro Theatre, focused on increasing visibility and tech participation in two historically…

    New and Improved Chris Culliver

    New and Improved Chris Culliver

    Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” Such change begins with individuals, and becomes all the more important for influential…

    Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregiving & Connection: You Are Not Alone on This Journey

    Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregiving & Connection: You Are Not Alone on This Journey

    Consider this scenario: Your partner of 40 years was diagnosed with dementia 5 years ago. You have been caring for her alone all of this time. You feel isolated, stressed…

    Christian Agonistes

    By Ann Rostow Last week, as you no doubt witnessed, Arizona governor Jan Brewer vetoed the law that would have allowed business owners to refuse gay clients based on religious…