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    A Thank You to First Responders

    By Mariko Pitts On April 15, 2013, two explosions shattered spirits in Boston. Like others, I perused the TV networks looking for action shots and updates on the whereabouts of…

    Local News

    Last Call for Alcohol in SF Is Still 2 AM California lawmakers have rejected a bill, SB 635, which would allow bars and clubs to serve alcohol until 4 AM…

    News Map Briefs

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan Salem, OR – Oregon Senator Is Optimistic for GOP Support for ENDA – 4.26 Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley (Oregon) said he has been having talks with…

    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…