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    Fall in the Castro

    Fall in the Castro

    By Dr. Tim Seelig Fall is in the air in San Francisco. Can’t you just feel it? The mornings have a chill in the air. Everyone grabs their mittens and…

    Lavender Legends of the Silent Screen

    Lavender Legends of the Silent Screen

    By Dr. Bill Lipsky The movies’ first action hero. The personification of modern American youth, vigor, and attitude. The most prolific woman director in Hollywood history. The greatest star of…

    How Should We Speak to Each Other? Part 3: Connecting Compassionately with Ourselves

    How Should We Speak to Each Other? Part 3: Connecting Compassionately with Ourselves

    By Tom Moon, MFT “In our language, there is a word with enormous power to create shame and guilt. This violent word, which we commonly use to evaluate ourselves, is…

    Sir Joshua Reynolds’ 1779–1780 Work: Anne, Viscountess Townshend, later Marchioness Townshend In the Permanent Collection of the Legion of Honor

    Sir Joshua Reynolds’ 1779–1780 Work: Anne, Viscountess Townshend, later Marchioness Townshend   In the Permanent Collection of the Legion of Honor

    Anne Montgomery (1752?–1819) was the second of three beautiful daughters of an Irish peer. Celebrated as the “Irish Graces,” the sisters were immortalized in 1773 by Sir Joshua Reynolds in…

    Gender Norms and the Bias Against Boys Wearing Pink

    Gender Norms and the Bias Against Boys Wearing Pink

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

    Carving a Path Towards a More Compassionate Future

    Carving a Path Towards a More Compassionate Future

    By Kaushik Roy– Forty-three years ago, Shanti was founded on the principle that every person deserves compassion, connection, and human dignity. From our earliest days, Shanti called on the community…

    In the News: 9.07.2017

    Compiled by Dennis McMillan Local LGBT Organizations React to Trump Rescinding DACA Attorney General Jeff Sessions on September 5 announced that the Trump administration has rescinded the Deferred Action for…

    Ann Rostow: To Every Thing There Is a Season

    Ann Rostow: To Every Thing There Is a Season

    By Ann Rostow– To Every Thing There Is a Season Before we start this week’s rundown of GLBT news and views, allow me to vent about a TV commercial for…

    Alice and Milk LGBT Democratic Clubs—More Similar Than Different

    Alice and Milk LGBT Democratic Clubs—More Similar Than Different

    By Louise “Lou” Fischer Welcome to my debut column in the San Francisco Bay Times. I look forward to the opportunity to amuse and educate, as well as to engage…

    City College Update, Board of Education LGBT Candidates, Hope for Tenderloin’s Gangway

    City College Update, Board of Education LGBT Candidates, Hope for Tenderloin’s Gangway

    By Tom Temprano Hello, San Francisco Bay Times readers! It’s an honor to be welcomed into your day as you flip through the pages, sit at your desk or thumb…