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    Six Ways to Protect Your Identity

    Six Ways to Protect Your Identity

    Recent data breaches at several national retailers illustrate the importance of keeping your identity safe and secure. Not only are identity thieves getting more brazen — hacking into retail computer…

    Jane Addams: Cultural Feminist

    Jane Addams: Cultural Feminist

    For Americans living during the first decades of the 20th century, Jane Addams seemed to be a Victorian matron: prim and proper, with a hint of lavender on her lace…

    Spring Cleaning for the Lavender Soul

    Spring Cleaning for the Lavender Soul

    By The Reverend Doctor James C. Lovette-Black Spring is in the air, and how sweet it is to see sunshine, enjoy the warmth, and to anticipate the year! The pagan…

    One of the most contested races this election season will determine who will succeed Tom Ammiano in the California State Assembly, District 17. The district is an important one, encompassing…

    Top 10 Tax Tips for Legally Married Same-Sex Couples

    Courtesy of Nanette Lee Miller, CPA 1. Married Tax Status Determine if there is any benefit to filing amended income tax returns using “married” status. Married tax status, as compared…

    National and Local News Map

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan  Lansing, MI – Obama Administration to Recognize Michigan Same-Sex Marriages – 3.28 The marriages of same-sex couples who wed in Michigan when marriage equality was briefly…

    Ann Rostow: The Litigious Month of April

    By Ann Rostow It’s April, which means that oral arguments on marriage are around the corner at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. It also means that…

    Civil Grand Jury Seeks LGBT Juror Applicants

    Interview with Judge Gail Dekeron “Bay Times” Exclusive One of the most powerful and influential positions in the city is that of Civil Grand Juror. Currently, the Civil Grand Jury…

    My San Francisco Village Experience: Finding My Identity Through Connection & Community

    My San Francisco Village Experience:  Finding My Identity Through Connection & Community

    By Ralph Beren, Ed.D. Throughout our lives, we identify ourselves in many different ways. Some are identities that we create through our personal development, such as via professional expertise, parenthood,…

    San Francisco, Where Are We Going?

    San Francisco, Where Are We Going?

    The city I love, and the people that make San Francisco a place to leave one’s heart, are going away. Where are we headed? Some of us, a prevailing minority,…