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    Standing Up for Marriage Equality in Alabama

    Standing Up for Marriage Equality in Alabama

    Last week’s shocking public letter from Roy Moore, Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, urging Alabama Governor Robert Bentley to ignore a federal court ruling and continue to exclude…

    Music Megastar Sylvester Brought Realness and Depth to Disco

    Music Megastar Sylvester Brought Realness and Depth to Disco

    A true superstar, Sylvester represented the black and gay cultural origins of disco to mainstream America and made it possible for RuPaul’s success. His body of work includes crucial contributions…

    Ann Rostow: How About Those Justices!

    Ann Rostow: How About Those Justices!

    By Ann Rostow How About Those Justices! Did you happen to notice last week that we were inundated with Super Bowl stories for days and days leading up to the…

    Local and National News

    Local and National News

    By Dennis McMillan LGBT Organizations Commemorate Black History Month February is Black History Month, and a number of LGBT organizations are marking it with special programs and events. HRC is…

    Remembering Cookie Dough (Nov. 8, 1963–Jan. 29, 2015)

    Remembering Cookie Dough (Nov. 8, 1963–Jan. 29, 2015)

    Beloved entertainer Cookie Dough (Eddie Bell) passed away on January 29 in San Francisco with her husband Michael Chu by her side. According to fellow performer and San Francisco Bay…

    Beyond Long-term Care Insurance

    Beyond Long-term Care Insurance

    Seventy percent of people turning age 65 today can expect to require some form of long-term care during their lives, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.…

    Ann Rostow: We’re on the Docket

    Ann Rostow: We’re on the Docket

    By Ann Rostow We’re on the Docket On Friday, January 16, the Supreme Court announced that it will review the Sixth Circuit marriage cases, scheduling briefs by mid-April, with a…

    In the News

    In the News

    By Dennis McMillan Political Arm of the Statewide Tenant Movement Launched 2015 marks the launch of the Tenants Together Action Fund. TT Action Fund will work to hold legislators accountable,…

    Honoring Our Mother and Founding Court

    Honoring Our Mother and Founding Court

    By Nicole Murray Ramirez, Queen Mother I of the Americas San Francisco is the birthplace of the Gay Games, AIDS Name Project Quilt, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Harvey Milk’s gay…

    Reflecting Upon Our Half Century

    Reflecting Upon Our Half Century

    By John F. Weber, Emperor XXVI On behalf of the Imperial Council of San Francisco, Inc. Board of Directors, it is with special honor that I congratulate Emperor John Paul…