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    Reimagining Life

    Reimagining Life

    As a young man full of life and energy in 1982, I was forced to give up my dreams and ambitions because of a new disease that swept the country.…

    Ann Rostow: I Get a Kick Out of You

    Ann Rostow:                                                                                                                                                               I Get a Kick Out of You

    By Ann Rostow I Get a Kick Out of You I was just reading about the fact that Psychology Today continues to run classified ads for conversion therapists, when I clicked onto…

    Dennis McMillan: In the News

    Dennis McMillan: In the News

    By Dennis McMillan Senator Leno Introduces New Effort to Close Ellis Act Loophole Senator Mark Leno has introduced new legislation that would help mitigate the negative impacts of Ellis Act…

    Role Model Alma Soongi Beck, Esq., Mixes Legal Savvy with Community Service

    Role Model Alma Soongi Beck, Esq.,  Mixes Legal Savvy with Community Service

    Even the most confident and strong among us can feel defeated by legal troubles, but that’s where Alma Soongi Beck, Esq., comes in like a superhero, resolving complex issues concerning…

    Fighting Discrimination in Education

    Fighting Discrimination in Education

    (Editor’s Note: This article marks the debut of new San Francisco Bay Times columnist Assemblymember Phil Ting, who has been a longtime ally of our community. As you can see…

    LGBT in Oakland: How Far We’ve Come, and Our Next Steps

    LGBT in Oakland: How Far We’ve Come, and Our Next Steps

    (Editor’s Note: A while back, we mentioned the future launch of a new San Francisco Bay Times column authored by Oakland Vice Mayor Rebecca Kaplan. We are now delighted to…

    Bayard Rustin: Undaunted Crusader for Civil Rights

    Bayard Rustin: Undaunted Crusader for Civil Rights

    Bayard Rustin believed devoutly in the American ideal, the “self-evident” truths that all of us “are created equal” and endowed “with certain unalienable Rights,” including “Life, Liberty, and the pursuit…

    Fitness SF Helps to Revitalize San Francisco Neighborhoods

    Fitness SF Helps to Revitalize San Francisco Neighborhoods

    By Don Dickerson It is an exciting time for Fitness SF as we build our brand within the thriving San Francisco Bay Area communities. Although Fitness SF is a fairly new brand,…

    Ann Rostow: Worst Governor Ever

    Ann Rostow: Worst Governor Ever

    By Ann Rostow Worst Governor Ever The premise of Thomas Frank’s 2005 polemic What’s the Matter with Kansas? was that voters inexplicably support people and policies that undermine their own…

    Important Groundwork Being Laid Now for the November 2016 Elections

    Important Groundwork Being Laid Now for the November 2016 Elections

    What’s a delegate? Why should you care? What does that have to do with anything? Those who have been immersed in Democratic party politics long enough probably know the answers,…