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    Winning Rhode Island and Beyond

    By Thom Watson, Marriage Equality USA I was poised to write this column as a speculation about which state would be the tenth to recognize civil marriage equality for same-sex…

    2013 Pride Grand Marshals Announced

    2013 Pride Grand Marshals Announced

      The San Francisco Pride Committee has confirmed the 2013 Pride Parade Grand Marshals. They include Mario Benton, wardrobe stylist and fashion show producer; Chili D (Diane Felix), DJ and…

    Out on the Front Lines

    Out on the Front Lines

    By Lt. Lenny Broberg The recent Boston marathon bombing made me and many others stop and think: What would I have done? If you had heard the explosions, which way…

    The Saint of 9/11: FDNY Chaplain Father Mychel Judge

    The Saint of 9/11: FDNY Chaplain Father Mychel Judge

    By Brendan Fay Fr. Mychal Judge was born on May 11, 1933, and died on September 11, 2001. He had a heart as big as New York. There was room…

    HIV / AIDS News

    HIV/AIDS News The major reservoir for HIV infection was identified this week, representing a major breakthrough in HIV/AIDS research, according to a study published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine.…

    The LGBT Aging Policy Task Force

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman  Guest Contributor On May 24, 2012 the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed legislation establishing the city’s first LGBT Aging Policy Task Force. Subsequently, fifteen diverse…

    The Trevor Project Gives the Greatest Gift of All

    By Danny Cowan, Guest Editorial Whether you are preparing for a holiday celebration this season with your chosen family, your biological one, alone or with friends, I encourage you to…

    Local News

    Castro Street Sidewalks to be Widened Funding has been secured and planning is starting for the long-discussed widening of pedestrian sidewalks in the 400 and 500 blocks of Castro Street (between…

    National News Map

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan Hollywood, CA – Matt Damon Did Not Deny Gay Rumors Regarding Ben Affleck – 12.14   Matt Damon and Ben Affleck’s meteoric rise to fame with…

    Ten Things I Learned in 2012

    By Zoe Dunning In the spirit of year-end reflections, here are ten things I learned in 2012: 1. Every vote counts. I was elected to the San Francisco Democratic Central…