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    LGBT Adoptions and the Current Political Climate

    LGBT Adoptions and the Current Political Climate

    By Elizabeth Cotterell With many changes taking place at the national level, there has been much concern from LGBT families regarding the status of their completed adoptions and/or adoptions in…

    Cleve Jones, Recipient of Openhouse Award, Believes Housing Is LGBTQ Community’s Most Pressing Need Now

    Cleve Jones, Recipient of Openhouse Award, Believes Housing Is LGBTQ Community’s Most Pressing Need Now

    At the Openhouse annual Spring Fling brunch fundraiser on April 30, Cleve Jones will receive The Adelman Gurevitch Founders Award in recognition of his long-standing advocacy for LGBT rights, respect,…

    SF LGBT Center’s Groundbreaking Employment Programs Help Job Seekers and Promote Inclusive Workplaces

    SF LGBT Center’s Groundbreaking Employment Programs Help Job Seekers and Promote Inclusive Workplaces

    By Clair Farley A few years ago, Marrisa was living a life she described as “isolating” in Montana, where she had been coping with substance abuse. Determined to find a better…

    An Historic Appointment

    An Historic Appointment

    Jeff Sheehy became the first person openly living with HIV to be on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors when Mayor Ed Lee appointed him to the post on January…

    When We Rise Brings Raw Emotions and Memories Back to the Surface

    When We Rise Brings Raw Emotions and Memories Back to the Surface

    By Debra Walker I love Gus Van Sant’s work. He seamlessly captures the raw emotion of a time I, and many of you, lived through in the new ABC miniseries…

    New Conservatory Theatre Center to Present World Premiere of Jewelle Gomez’s New Play, Leaving the Blues

    New Conservatory Theatre Center to Present World Premiere of Jewelle Gomez’s New Play, Leaving the Blues

    Black History Month is a prelude to an event we have been eagerly awaiting for months: the world premiere of Jewelle Gomez’s Leaving the Blues. The play, presented and commissioned…

    Women’s March Bay Area – January 21, 2017

    Women’s March Bay Area – January 21, 2017

    Remarks Presented by U.S. Senator Kamala Harris What a beautiful sight I see. What do my eyes behold? This is an extraordinary day and we all should be extremely proud.…

    Sister Marches

    Sister Marches

    The Women’s March is a national movement to unify and empower everyone who stands for human rights, civil liberties and social justice for all. We gather in community to find…

    ABC Mini-series When We Rise to Benefit from Cleve Jones-Dustin Black Collaboration

    ABC Mini-series When We Rise to Benefit from Cleve Jones-Dustin Black Collaboration

    Cleve Jones’ memoir inspired the ABC mini-series of the same name, When We Rise, which is scheduled to run on ABC in February 2017. We cannot wait to see it,…

    Erma’s Story

    Erma’s Story

      “Maitri saved my life twice. And both times they helped me get healthy and return home to my family.” Erma first arrived at Maitri in 2006, very sick with…