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    Beach Blanket Babylon Star Renée Lubin to Perform and Serve as Grand Marshal at SF Mardi Gras Benefit

    Beach Blanket Babylon Star Renée Lubin to Perform and Serve as Grand Marshal at SF Mardi Gras Benefit

    San Francisco’s Krewe de Kinque (KDK) Mardi Gras club is gearing up for “Diners, Divas & Dives,” the theme for Bal Masque XVII, to be held at The Café on…

    Ann Rostow: Mean Girl

    Ann Rostow: Mean Girl

    By Ann Rostow– Mean Girl Recently, I read an article wondering why conservative Christians believe in Hell, given that the concept is not a main driver of faith in scripture.…

    Women’s March 2020

    By Morgan Shidler– On a beautifully sunny Saturday morning, thousands gathered in Oakland and San Francisco for the fourth year in a row of the Women’s March. Having been to the…

    GGBA Message From Leadership: Power Lunch 2020 Is Right Around the Corner!

    By Dr. Krystal Drwencke, DC– The Golden Gate Business Association (GGBA) has always attracted fiercely authentic people looking to make connections in new ways. And in 2015, the Power Lunch…

    GGBA Member Spotlight: Torres Wine Tours

    This month’s spotlight GGBA member business is Torres Wine Tours, which specializes in creating safe, fun, and memorable wine tasting tours in Sonoma, Napa, and beyond. It is LGBT owned…

    Integrating Services in San Francisco to Tackle a Primary Cause and Consequence of Homelessness

    Integrating Services in San Francisco to Tackle a Primary Cause and Consequence of Homelessness

    By Brett Andrews– For decades, a medically focused paradox has existed within the U.S. health care system. Americans spend substantially more money on health care than any other industrialized nation.…

    Addressing the Homeless Crisis

    Addressing the Homeless Crisis

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– You see the size of encampments growing all over the Bay Area. In addition, there are more and more people living in their cars or RVs.…

    Our State Can Lead the Way to Obtain Properties on County Auction Lists for Affordable Housing

    Our State Can Lead the Way to Obtain Properties on County Auction Lists for Affordable Housing

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– We are facing a stark and rising crisis of housing affordability and homelessness. In our area, homelessness has skyrocketed in recent years, and…

    Policy Brief Demonstrates How Trump Administration Expanded Policies and Practices Harmful to LGBT People

    Policy Brief Demonstrates How Trump Administration Expanded Policies and Practices Harmful to LGBT People

    The Fenway Institute of Fenway Health on January 23 released a policy brief demonstrating that in 2019, the Trump Administration dramatically expanded upon discriminatory, anti-LGBT policies implemented in 2017 and…

    Greg Sarris: Novelist, Screenwriter, Professor, and Indian Chief

    Greg Sarris: Novelist, Screenwriter, Professor, and Indian Chief

    Greg Sarris is a renowned author, scholar, teacher, and Chairman of the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria, which is the site of the well-known Graton Resort & Casino. His identity…