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    Two California Politicians Who Have Made LGBT History Are Sworn into Office

    Two California Politicians Who Have Made LGBT History Are Sworn into Office

    On Monday, January 7, former State Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) was sworn into office as California Insurance Commissioner, while former Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom was sworn in as Governor…

    Marcum Women’s Forum 2018

    Marcum Women’s Forum 2018

    The second annual Marcum Women’s Forum—Strength. Health. Influence.—was held on December 6 at the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco. This year’s lineup included nationally prominent speakers such as Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair…

    Your Farmers’ Market, Your Community

    Your Farmers’ Market, Your Community

    By Debra Morris– The Castro Farmers’ Market is closed for the season, but another convenient farmers’ market remains open year-round. Visit the Divisadero Farmers’ Market on Sundays, 10 am to…

    SFGMC Legacy Thrives in Golden Gate Park

    SFGMC Legacy Thrives in Golden Gate Park

    Only three years into the life of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus, AIDS burst onto the scene changing all of our lives forever. Since then, the Chorus has lost…

    The Day That I Became a Supporter of Harvey Milk

    The Day That I Became a Supporter of Harvey Milk

    By Roma Guy– It’s always special when someone who represents the best of a movement remains alive in us. Harvey Milk exemplifies such a remarkable individual. When I think of…

    Supporting ‘One Fair Wage’ with Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda in San Francisco

    Supporting ‘One Fair Wage’ with Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda in San Francisco

    By Louise “Lou” Fischer– Last month, multi award-winning actresses and icons, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin, visited Piccino Cafe in San Francisco to have “Coffee and Conversation” with supporters of…

    Groundbreaking ‘Fun Home’ Comes to TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

    Groundbreaking ‘Fun Home’ Comes to TheatreWorks Silicon Valley

    This month, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley is bringing trailblazing musical Fun Home to life at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts. Based on Alison Bechdel’s best-selling graphic novel memoir,…

    Smuin Ballet to Present Stellar Program Featuring Three New Works

    Smuin Ballet to Present Stellar Program Featuring Three New Works

    Smuin Contemporary Ballet’s founder should be smiling down on the company that bears his name. A passionate supporter of fostering new choreographic voices from within the company, Michael Smuin must…

    Soweto Gospel Choir to Present ‘Songs of the Free’ Honoring Nelson Mandela

    Soweto Gospel Choir to Present ‘Songs of the Free’ Honoring Nelson Mandela

    The spectacular two-time Grammy Award winning Soweto Gospel Choir (SGC) soon returns to Northern California with a special concert celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of their rainbow nation…

    Acclaimed Mezzo Jamie Barton Talks About Opera, the Castro and Teaching Leatherwork to Boy Scouts

    Acclaimed Mezzo Jamie Barton Talks About Opera, the Castro and Teaching Leatherwork to Boy Scouts

    Recordings of mezzo soprano Jamie Barton have been playing in our San Francisco Bay Times offices of late, as we are mesmerized by this supremely talented and justifiably acclaimed singer.…