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    Faith and Love

    Faith and Love

    In recent weeks, several states and national Republican leaders have been pushing for laws and policies to allow businesses to discriminate against LGBT people—and to discriminate against other historically marginalized…

    SF Pride Generates Mega $ for City and Announces This Year’s Grand Marshals, Honorees

    There is plenty of Pride news, with the 45th annual San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade being less than three months away. The Office of Economic Analysis in San…

    Rainbow Honor Walk James Baldwin: Passionate Advocate for Human Rights By Dr. Bill Lipsky

    Rainbow Honor Walk James Baldwin: Passionate Advocate for Human Rights By Dr. Bill Lipsky

    In 1953, when he was only 29 years old, James Baldwin published Go Tell It on the Mountain, his first novel. The semi-autobiographical story of growing up in a deeply…

    From San Francisco City Hall to the U.S. Supreme Court

    From San Francisco City Hall to the U.S. Supreme Court

    The atmosphere was electric and the excitement and anticipation palpable, as over a thousand LGBT people from all across the country gathered in Washington, DC, on Tuesday for the historic…

    LGBT Seniors Are Particularly Vulnerable to Both Mental and Physical Abuse

    LGBT Seniors Are Particularly Vulnerable to Both Mental and Physical Abuse

    I’ve worked in the field of elder abuse prevention for the past 25 years and, sadly, I’ve heard many stories about elder abuse in our community. Our reluctance to face…

    Breaking Down Barriers to Sports and Business

    Breaking Down Barriers to Sports and Business

    At a Civil Rights Summit in Austin last April 2014, basketball great Bill Russell related the current struggles of gay athletes fighting for equal playing opportunities with the decades-long discrimination…

    Ann Rostow: But Who Knows Where or When?

    Ann Rostow: But Who Knows Where or When?

    By Ann Rostow But Who Knows Where or When? Not too long ago (but just long enough for me to forget the details) I read an excellent essay urging GLBT…

    In the News

    By Dennis McMillan   SF AIDS Foundation to Open New Health & Wellness Center The San Francisco Bay Times was privileged to attend a sneak peek inside the San Francisco…

    Openhouse Offers a New Model of Aging in Community

    Openhouse Offers a New Model of Aging in Community

    With construction set to begin at 55 Laguna—a new LGBT-welcoming senior housing development in San Francisco—it is time to celebrate Openhouse, the small yet mighty organization that is making this…

    Living at 55 Laguna

    Living at 55 Laguna

    By Michelle Alcedo So, here’s the deal. Securing an affordable housing unit in San Francisco is highly competitive, because the selection process is done by lottery. Far more people will…