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    Lesbian Supernatural Thriller Sodom Road Exit Poses Thought-Provoking Question

    Lesbian Supernatural Thriller Sodom Road Exit Poses Thought-Provoking Question

    By Michele Karlsberg– Michele Karlsberg: For this issue of the San Francisco Bay Times I spoke with Amber Dawn, a Canadian writer who has already won multiple awards, such as…

    Curated: Julian Schnabel

    Curated: Julian Schnabel

    An exhibit of his works through August 5 at the Legion of Honor The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (FAMSF) recently announced their contemporary art program through summer 2018.…

    Writing Children’s Books to Educate Future Generations About Diversity

    Writing Children’s Books to Educate Future Generations About Diversity

    By Lyndsey Schlax– (Editor’s Note: Teacher Lyndsey Schlax of the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts (SOTA) launched the nation’s first on-site high school LGBT course in 2015.…

    “My Generation Lives in the World That She Created”: Reflections on the Leadership and Legacy of NCLR’s Outgoing Executive Director Kate Kendell

    “My Generation Lives in the World That She Created”:  Reflections on the Leadership and Legacy of NCLR’s Outgoing Executive Director Kate Kendell

    At the end of this year, National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) Executive Director Kate Kendell will step down after 22 years. For more than two decades, she has positioned…

    In the News: 5.3.2018

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan– SF Board of Supervisors Approves Creation of Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District On May 1, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved the Leather Cultural District…

    Ann Rostow: Caution Children at Work

    Ann Rostow: Caution Children at Work

    By Ann Rostow– Caution: Children at Work The “deep state,” as I understand it, refers to career civil servants, deeply embedded in the D.C. bureaucracy, who bolster American values and…

    No Fanfare for President’s Confirmed Highest-Ranking LGBT Official

    No Fanfare for President’s Confirmed Highest-Ranking LGBT Official

    By Andrea Shorter– At a birthday celebration a few days ago, I was overjoyed to see a mutual friend who had the privilege of working in the Obama administration throughout…

    Apologizing to the LGBT Community

    Apologizing to the LGBT Community

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– California has some of the best legal protections in the country today for the LGBT community, but the road to get to this point hasn’t been…

    Shared Bicycle and Scooter Services Can Benefit Bay Area Cities If Responsibly Regulated

    Shared Bicycle and Scooter Services Can Benefit Bay Area Cities If Responsibly Regulated

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– As Oakland’s citywide elected Councilmember, who also serves on the countywide Transportation Commission, I recently proposed that Oakland adopt regulations for shared bicycle…

    ‘Chinese Stuart’ and ‘Chinese Tom’: Every Label Tells a Story

    ‘Chinese Stuart’ and ‘Chinese Tom’: Every Label Tells a Story

    By Stuart Gaffney– May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, and this year I’ve been reflecting on what it was like to attend summer camp in Wisconsin in the early…