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    A Place at Grace

    A Place at Grace

    Historic San Francisco Cathedral Lives Its Motto of ‘Grace for All’– By Lynn Aylward– Cathedrals are not exactly cutting-edge, and many people are giving organized religion a miss, especially in…

    BAAITS and Two-Spirit Powwow Continue to Grow by Promoting Community Healing, Togetherness

    BAAITS and Two-Spirit Powwow Continue to Grow by Promoting Community Healing, Togetherness

    By Derek Smith– BAAITS is entering our 20th year as an organization. Our core mission remains the same: to retain and restore the traditional and modern roles that Two-Spirit and…

    Together We Rise Presents the Definitive Oral and Visual History of the Women’s March

    Together We Rise Presents the Definitive Oral and Visual History of the Women’s March

    Marking the one-year anniversary of the Women’s March, the forthcoming visually striking book Together We Rise: Behind the Scenes at the Protest Heard Around the World is the definitive oral…

    In Memoriam: Mayor Edwin Mah Lee (1952–2017)

    In Memoriam: Mayor Edwin Mah Lee (1952–2017)

    Louise (Lou) Fischer and Eric Lukoff, Co-Chairs of the Alice B. Toklas LGBT Democratic Club: We were deeply saddened by Mayor Edwin Lee’s passing. We extend our deepest condolences to…

    ‘Women’s Celebration of Chanukah’ Moves to Oakland LGBTQ Center for 20th Anniversary

    ‘Women’s Celebration of Chanukah’ Moves to Oakland LGBTQ Center for 20th Anniversary

    By Rachel Ginsburg, J.D.– In 1994, I was at a lesbian and gay Christmas party in Marin County, and there was the usual hubbub of drinking, talking, and a football…

    El Rio Embodies San Francisco’s Diversity and Creative Energy

    El Rio Embodies San Francisco’s Diversity and Creative Energy

    By Amy Meyers El Rio has been a melting pot of the San Francisco cultural scene for many decades. Famous for $2 Pabst Blue Ribbon in a can, homemade margaritas…

    Honoring Harvey Milk

    Honoring Harvey Milk

    By Patrick Carney– Two new art pieces are coming to Harvey Milk Plaza on November 8, which is the 40th anniversary of the election of Harvey Milk as California’s first…

    Fall Non-Profit Spotlight

    Fall Non-Profit Spotlight

    Horizons Foundation’s Now and Forever Campaign Has an Ambitious, Yet Possible, Goal –By Audrey Koh, M.D.– As a young adult, I barely even heard the word “lesbian.” There was little…

    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…

    Fall Arts Preview

    Fall Arts Preview

    Fall has always been the favorite season of San Francisco Bay Times publisher and “Betty’s List” founder Dr. Betty Sullivan. She came from a family of educators, so this time…