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    Ann Rostow: Conference Call

    By Ann Rostow Conference Call Welcome to the waiting game, dear readers. On Monday, September 29, the U.S. Supreme Court considered whether or not to accept up to seven marriage…

    Realtors Behaving Badly

    Realtors Behaving Badly

    The Realtors are pissing me off. Not as individuals, mind you. After all, it’s an industry of professionally charming people. And beyond being charming, in my experience most realtors care…

    Castro Improvements, Armistead, and Upcoming Elections

    Castro Improvements, Armistead, and Upcoming Elections

    Castro Street This issue of the Bay Times is focused on how our “gayborhood” is changing, and nothing is more visibly changing than Castro Street! Thanks in large part to…

    National and Local News Map

    Compiled and with commentary by Dennis McMillan  Bath, MI – Michigan Dem Epically Smacks Down Homophobic, Anti-Gay Rights Group – 9.27 You may not have heard of the Public Advocate…

    PrEP Could Be a Game Changer In the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

    PrEP Could Be a Game Changer  In the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

    HIV continues to impact our community. In the last five years, 2,066 people in San Francisco alone have been newly diagnosed with HIV. Infections among women, gay men, Latinos, African…

    PrEP: The Good, The Bad and The Controversy

    PrEP: The Good, The Bad and The Controversy

    Based on research trials that showed lower infection rates for people considered at high-risk for HIV, Truvada, a combination pill of emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, was approved by the FDA on…

    Cars Are Mirroring Our Evolving Gayborhood

    Cars Are Mirroring Our Evolving Gayborhood

    First, there’s the influx of tech money that drives up prices and limits the breadth of people, LGBT or otherwise, who can afford to live here. This conjures up the…

    Transforming Lives by Building Aging and Disability Friendly Neighborhoods

    Transforming Lives by Building  Aging and Disability Friendly Neighborhoods

     Creating connections and ways for older and disabled adults to contribute to their communities strengthens both our neighborhoods and the participants themselves. Medical studies consistently show that remaining connected with…

    Transgender Pioneer Christine Jorgensen

    Transgender Pioneer Christine Jorgensen

    Dwight Eisenhower had been president of the United States for less than a month when Christine Jorgensen arrived at Idlywild Airport on February 12, 1953, and immediately became the most…

    Spend or Invest? New Thoughts on an Age-old Dilemma

    Spend or Invest? New Thoughts on an  Age-old Dilemma

    A familiar experience for many Americans is that as fast as money comes in, it goes out the door again in pursuit of the next “must have” purchase. Such spending…