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    Iconic Choirs Briefly Unify Mormons and LGBTQ Community During Pride

    Iconic Choirs Briefly Unify Mormons and LGBTQ Community During Pride

    On June 25, as Pride Month was drawing to a close, an historic event took place. Dr. Tim Seelig, Artistic Director of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC), served…

    Ann Rostow: Humble Opinions

    Ann Rostow: Humble Opinions

    By Ann Rostow– Humble Opinions I don’t know what to make of the U.S. Supreme Court, which just ducked responsibility for deciding whether or not partisan gerrymandering is constitutional. In…

    SF Pride in LGBTQ Leader Mark Leno

    SF Pride in LGBTQ Leader Mark Leno

    By Jamie Leno Zimron– After a hard-fought mayoral election, literally half of San Francisco, along with thousands of people across our state, country and around the world, listened to my…

    Standing Upon ‘Generations of Strength’ of Pride Against Unjust Immigration Policies

    Standing Upon ‘Generations of Strength’ of Pride Against Unjust Immigration Policies

    By Andrea Shorter– It is Pride in San Francisco. There is nothing like celebrating LGBTQ Pride in the City, and in our sister Bay Area communities from Oakland to San…

    Election Reflection: A Whole-Lotta Emotions

    Election Reflection: A Whole-Lotta Emotions

    By Peter Gallotta– (Editor’s Note: This issue marks the debut of a new column in the San Francisco Bay Times by Peter Gallotta, a rising voice in the progressive movement.…

    A Look Back at the LGBT Community (Almost) 40 Years Ago

    A Look Back at the LGBT Community (Almost) 40 Years Ago

    By Louise “Lou” Fischer– Happy 40th Anniversary to the San Francisco Bay Times! Congratulations and thank you to the publishers, editors, writers, photographers, distributors and supporters who have kept this…

    The 23rd Pink Triangle Is Arriving the Weekend of June 23–24

    The 23rd Pink Triangle Is Arriving the Weekend of June 23–24

    By Patrick Carney– Why is the Pink Triangle display still relevant after 23 years? Because history really can repeat, and it does so when people remain unaware of our past.…

    San Francisco Bay Times: 40 Years of History

    San Francisco Bay Times: 40 Years of History

    By Dr. Bill Lipsky– It began with the simplest of ideas: a newspaper “by lesbians and gay men” and for lesbians and gay men, as the masthead of the first…

    Want to Protect Your Partner? Marriage Isn’t the Only Option

    Want to Protect Your Partner? Marriage Isn’t the Only Option

    By Brandon Miller, CFP– It’s been three years since the odious Defense of Marriage Act was overturned, finally allowing same-sex couples to legally marry. As great as having the marriage…

    How Much Car Is Enough?

    How Much Car Is Enough?

    By Philip Ruth– This June, it’s a two-fer of occasions for reflection. Anniversaries like this paper’s 40th, as well as the high holy holiday of Pride, can refocus one’s priorities.…