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    Pride in a Time of Fear

    Pride in a Time of Fear

    By Tom Moon, MFT– This month my mind has been wandering back to memories of the San Francisco Pride celebrations of the late 1980s and early 1990s. That period in…

    Dan Ashley and His Band Electrify Audiences with Their Passion for Sound & Song

    Dan Ashley and His Band Electrify Audiences with Their Passion for Sound & Song

    Given his role as lead anchor of ABC7 News, acclaimed journalist Dan Ashley has little free time, but he certainly makes the most of it. An accomplished singer, Ashley has…

    2018 San Francisco Pride Community Grand Marshals and Honorees

    Six Community Grand Marshals and eight Awardees will be honored at the 48th annual San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration and Parade on June 23 and 24. Please join us in…

    The Importance of Transgender Literature

    The Importance of Transgender Literature

    By Michele Karlsberg– Michele Karlsberg: Two new books by authors Jacob Anderson-Minshall and Rachel Gold are featured in this issue of the San Francisco Bay Times. I asked both Anderson-Minshall and…

    Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters

    Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters

    At the Legion of Honor, June 30–September 30 In 1848, a year of political revolution across Europe, seven young Englishmen formed an artistic alliance aspiring to rebel against the contemporary…

    Welcome to the 48th Annual SF Pride Celebration & Parade! Now Go Homo!

    Welcome to the 48th Annual SF Pride Celebration & Parade! Now Go Homo!

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity of The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence–    Welcome to San Francisco Pride, where every identity, gender, kink and kind are celebrated! Hundreds of thousands of visitors from outside the Bay Area…

    In the News: 6.7.2018

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan President Trump Refuses to Proclaim National LGBT Pride Month It has been traditional practice for the President of the United States to annually declare June as…

    Ann Rostow: Ridiculous High Court Ruling Signifies Nothing

    Ann Rostow:  Ridiculous High Court Ruling Signifies Nothing

    By Ann Rostow– Ridiculous High Court Ruling Signifies Nothing Well, it’s over. Masterpiece Cakeshop v Colorado, the big juicy landmark blockbuster case that was supposed to give gays and lesbians the…

    Limiting the Fraudulent Practice of Gay Conversion Therapy

    Limiting the Fraudulent Practice of Gay Conversion Therapy

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– June is Pride Month, a time when we recognize the sweeping impact LGBTQ individuals, advocates and allies have had in the U.S. and the world. It’s…

    Oakland Needs a Pro-Active System to Solve Trash, Illegal Dumping and Blight Problems

    Oakland Needs a Pro-Active System to Solve Trash, Illegal Dumping and Blight Problems

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– Addressing how we deal with trash, illegal dumping and blight in our community—so that we all live in a clean and healthy city—is…