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    In Search of Stonewall: The Riots at 50

    In Search of Stonewall: The Riots at 50

    By Michele Karlsberg– Michele Karlsberg: The following is an excerpt from the introduction to In Search of Stonewall: The Riots at 50, edited by Richard Schneider, Jr. The book is…

    Ann Rostow: Cheater in Chief

    Ann Rostow: Cheater in Chief

    By Ann Rostow– Cheater in Chief Hello, dear readers. I write today from Scotland, where the skies are steel grey and the wind coming off some Arctic sea is 20…

    The Biden Factor in the Politics of Space and Equality

    The Biden Factor in the Politics of Space and Equality

    By Andrea Shorter– With the recent entry of Representative Eric Swalwell of Dublin, California, the Democratic field of presidential candidates expands to a whopping 20 official hats in the ring.…

    American Medical Association Blasts Pentagon’s Ban on Transgender Individuals Serving in the Military

    Just before the Pentagon’s new ban on transgender individuals serving in the military went into effect on April 12, the American Medical Association (AMA) issued a statement blasting the ban.…

    Fair College Admissions for All

    Fair College Admissions for All

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– Like you, I was shocked, then angry, to hear about Operation Varsity Blues, the national college admissions scandal. But there has always been a legal way…

    If You’re Coming After My Cousin, You’re Coming After Me

    If You’re Coming After My Cousin, You’re Coming After Me

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large–   Our communities are facing a troubling increase in major incidents of white supremacist violence and we must increase our mutual support and solidarity. These…

    Journeys to See California’s Wildflower Super Bloom

    Journeys to See California’s Wildflower Super Bloom

    By John Chen– (Editor’s Note: With Earth Day on April 22, we asked John Chen to write about his and his partner Ted’s recent trips to see California’s spectacular wildflower…

    GGBA: Message from the President, Business Tips and More!

    GGBA: Message from the President, Business Tips and More!

          GGBA Message from the President What would bring you out for business? Would it be peer/vendor or client networking? Targeted business connections? Owner/employee skills building? Or something…

    Sticking Out and Standing Up in Japan

    Sticking Out and Standing Up in Japan

    By Stuart Gaffney and John Lewis– There’s a well-known adage in Japan: “The wood post that sticks out from the ground will get pounded down.” Its meaning:  Sticking out and…

    Why Can’t I Find a Partner? 3. Emerging from an Avoidant Attachment Style

    Why Can’t I Find a Partner? 3. Emerging from an Avoidant Attachment Style

    By Tom Moon, MFT– One of the most common questions I’ve heard in my work over the last four decades is, “Why can’t I find a partner?” This series looks…