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    Love and Justice: A Celebration of Marriage Equality in California

    This Valentine’s Day week marks the tenth anniversary of San Francisco permitting same-sex couples to marry. While the road has been long and winding, those first weddings here a decade…

    Time to Protest Rising Repression of the LGBTQ Community in Russia

    Time to Protest Rising Repression of the LGBTQ Community in Russia

    By Masha Penkova Russia is currently in the spotlight as the host country for the Olympics. But this is not the only reason why we should be paying attention. Rising…

    The Relevance of the Winter of Love to the Entire LGBTIQ Community Today

    The Relevance of the Winter of Love to the Entire LGBTIQ Community Today

    Next week marks the ten-year anniversary of the beginning of San Francisco’s “Winter of Love,” in which 4,037 same-sex couples married at San Francisco City Hall from February 12 to…

    Dreaming of Snow in the Castro

    Dreaming of Snow in the Castro

    California has always been the Golden State, famous for its gold digging and sunshine. But the current drought, talk of climate change, and memories of past winters here have us…

    In Memoriam

    In Memoriam

    Gwen Avery 1943 – 2014 Singer, songwriter and musician Gwen Avery passed away last week at a Santa Rosa hospital after complications from gall bladder surgery. She was best known…

    Fortnight in Review

    By Ann Rostow Pussy Non Grata I read somewhere that a woman in one of those homophobic African countries had tossed her cat into the streets, evicting him from her…

    Fighting to Save San Francisco’s Diversity

    Fighting to Save San Francisco’s Diversity

    Happy New Year to everyone! I hope your year has gotten off to a great start and that you haven’t broken too many resolutions so far . . . One…

    City College Heroes, Campos Rising, Dem Club Chiefs, and Redmond’s Back!

    City College Heroes, Campos Rising, Dem Club Chiefs, and Redmond’s Back!

    Early indications are that 2014 could be a very good year for City College of San Francisco. On January 2, we learned that Judge Curtis Karnow had granted a preliminary…

    Tenants in Affordable SF Housing Are Under Fire

    Tenants in Affordable SF Housing Are Under Fire

    Welcome new and old tenants alike.   In the roiling cauldron of landlord tenant relations in San Francisco, we need to review the rules of engagement. First, do you have a…

    The Stock Market Reaches New Highs – Now What?

    The Stock Market Reaches New Highs – Now What?

    If you had money invested in the stock market in 2013, you’re most likely pleased with the results. It’s rare that major stock indexes, like the benchmark Standard & Poor’s…