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    Diversity in Tech? Even Apple’s Tim Cook Admits We’re Not There Yet

    Diversity in Tech? Even Apple’s Tim Cook Admits We’re Not There Yet

    Apple recently published statistics about the race and gender makeup of its workers within the U.S. To its credit, Apple is more transparent than most about such data, but the…

    StartOut Empowers LGBT Entrepreneurs to Greatness in Business and in the Community

    StartOut Empowers LGBT Entrepreneurs to Greatness in Business and in the Community

    By Jonathan D. Lovitz Success for the LGBT community nationwide is constantly being redefined. For decades, the thought of being out at work, let alone starting your own national business,…

    Ann Rostow: You Got a Fast Car

    By Ann Rostow You Got A Fast Car A huge news story might be breaking this week. In journalism, the professional term for such a situation is “hic sugit,” which…

    On the Road to LGBT Equality in Japan

    On the Road to LGBT Equality in Japan

    Imagine living as an LGBT person in a country of over 120 million people where sexual expression between individuals of the same gender has essentially never been criminalized, where no…

    Rest in Peace, Robin Williams, You Were Truly a Gay Icon

    Rest in Peace, Robin Williams, You Were Truly a Gay Icon

    By Dennis McMillan Everyone on the planet is mourning the tragic demise of comic extraordinaire Robin Williams, but none more than the LGBTQ community. Williams was definitely a queer icon.…

    Aging, Illness and the 5 Stages of Grief

    Aging, Illness and the 5 Stages of Grief

    Denial Who, me? Aging? So, I turned 60 in January 2013, big deal. “Oh, you’ll see. Being over 60 is different,” friends said. “Not for me” was my constant retort.…

    REAF: 20 Years of Providing Hope, Sustaining Lives

    The SF Bay Times congratulates REAF, the Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation, on its 20th anniversary gala and concert. “Help is on the Way” is Northern California’s largest annual AIDS benefit concert.…

    Bryan “Feather Lynn” Higgins’ Unforgettable Light

    Bryan “Feather Lynn” Higgins’ Unforgettable Light

    At the Bay Times, we will never forget Bryan “Feather Lynn” Higgins. We saw this beautiful radical faerie often, at events, at the deli on Noe where Higgins worked, or…

    Reflecting on the Life and Death of Bryan “Feather Lynn” Higgins

    Reflecting on the Life and Death of  Bryan “Feather Lynn” Higgins

    Images of intolerance and hatred filled the media this week. We have witnessed the militarization of a police force against its people in Ferguson, Missouri, as they rioted against perceived…

    Photos Courtesy Of Gay Games Ix Presented by The Cleveland Foundation and Federation of Gay Games

    Photos Courtesy Of Gay Games Ix Presented by The Cleveland Foundation and Federation of Gay Games

    By Tony Jasinski Team SF did us proud at Gay Games IX in Cleveland, bringing back several well-earned medals. Here are just a few of the highlights: Michael Survillion from…