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    We in the LGBT Community Have Two Kinds of Family

    We in the LGBT Community Have Two Kinds of Family

    Like most people I know, I don’t have a family “tree” per se—it seems like more of a family vine. Lots of grafting, transplanting, dead branches and new shoots. I…

    David Campos for the Win!

    David Campos for the Win!

    Regular readers of this column may remember that last month I wrote about the Leland Yee fiasco and tried to contextualize it in the larger tragedy of money’s pervasive and…

    Our Spiritual Power As We Age

    Our Spiritual Power As We Age

    How hard it can be to talk about spirituality and aging. Inevitably, we have to consider religion, too, and all its complexity. The truth is that we live in a…

    News from the GLBT Historical Society & The GLBT History Museum

    News from the GLBT Historical Society  & The GLBT History Museum

    New Exhibit: ‘Queer Past Becomes Present’ “Queer Past Becomes Present” is the new exhibition in the freshly remodeled Main Gallery of the GLBT History Museum. The topics included in the…

    Three Essential Money Topics to Discuss Before Marriage

    Three Essential Money Topics to Discuss Before Marriage

    When couples tie the knot, they make a commitment to stand by one another, for richer or poorer. Despite this earnest vow, money is a common source of marital strife…

    Yukio Mishima: Silk and Insight

    Yukio Mishima: Silk and Insight

    The dark troubles that followed World War II for Japan produced a troubled writer to express the confusions and conflicts of a nation transformed, in a matter of months, from…

    Reunited

    Reunited

    As we celebrated LGBT couples getting married in Arkansas last weekend, we were packing our bags to head to my 30th college class reunion—attending together as a legally married couple.…

    Mitigating the Impacts of Evictions

    Mitigating the Impacts of Evictions

    (Editor’s Note: We are honored to present a new column for the Bay Times, authored by Supervisor David Campos. We have long admired his work and his efforts to champion…

    Ann Rostow: Hmmmm. What Shall We Talk About?

    By Ann Rostow Hmmmm. What Shall We Talk About? I think there are only three states left in the country that are not embroiled in a federal marriage suit, not…

    When a Woman Has a Prostate

    When a Woman Has a Prostate

    I feel a lot of prostates; it’s part of my job. And yes, a fair number of my patients are women with prostates and men with vaginas. In fact, the…