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    Sister Gurl

    Sister Gurl

    By Dr. Tim Seelig I never had a sister. Do you, or did you? I often wonder what it would have been like. I just had one brother. That was…

    Selma Lagerlöf: A Nobel Mind

    Selma Lagerlöf: A Nobel Mind

    By Dr. Bill Lipsky When Selma Lagerlöf (1858–1940) became the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1909, no one except her most intimate friends knew she…

    Student Voices: Reflection and Advice from Tom Ammiano

    Student Voices: Reflection and Advice from Tom Ammiano

    By Jenn Bowman (Editor’s Note: Teacher Jenn Bowman of San Francisco’s Mission High School is teaching LGBTQ Studies. In this column, Bowman’s students share their thoughts about LGBTQ-related matters, including…

    Cleve Jones, Recipient of Openhouse Award, Believes Housing Is LGBTQ Community’s Most Pressing Need Now

    Cleve Jones, Recipient of Openhouse Award, Believes Housing Is LGBTQ Community’s Most Pressing Need Now

    At the Openhouse annual Spring Fling brunch fundraiser on April 30, Cleve Jones will receive The Adelman Gurevitch Founders Award in recognition of his long-standing advocacy for LGBT rights, respect,…

    In the News: 4.6.2017

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan LGBTQ Community Mourns Deaths of Gilbert Baker and Ryan Nunez Late last week our community lost two incredibly gifted men: Rainbow Flag creator Gilbert Baker and…

    Ann Rostow: Seventh Circuit Victory

    Ann Rostow: Seventh Circuit Victory

    By Ann Rostow Seventh Circuit Victory The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has ruled that sexual orientation discrimination violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act…

    Life of Iconic Rainbow Flag Creator Celebrated in the Castro

    Life of Iconic Rainbow Flag Creator Celebrated in the Castro

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity Gilbert Baker: 1951–2017  It was a very sad day when Gilbert Baker, my dear friend, fellow nun, and creator of the iconic Rainbow Flag, passed…

    Gilbert Baker’s Gift to the World

    Gilbert Baker’s Gift to the World

    By Zoe Dunning Gilbert Baker (1951–2017) remains an icon of the LGBTQ movement, particularly given the importance of the rainbow-striped Pride Flag that he designed. This symbol of our community…

    Surviving the Trump Years

    Surviving the Trump Years

    By Dr. Kathleen M. Sullivan The political landscape has rattled, angered and activated many of us. The new administration, together with Congress, is seeking to repeal the Affordable Care Act,…

    A Prince Who Is a ‘Queen’: A Conversation with Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil of India

    A Prince Who Is a ‘Queen’: A Conversation with Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil of India

    By Stuart Gaffney and John Lewis When Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, heir to the 650-year-old throne of the Rajpipla Maharaja, came out as gay 11 years ago, it was front-page…