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    Compassionate Care When Most Needed

    Compassionate Care When Most Needed

    Maitri Provides 24-Hour Compassionate Care to Low Income Individuals with Advanced AIDS Maitri is the only AIDS-specific residential care facility in California focusing on the underserved community of those dying…

    San Francisco’s Official Response to the Election of Trump

    San Francisco’s Official Response to the Election of Trump

    The San Francisco Board of Supervisors recently passed a resolution, introduced by Board President London Breed, in response to the election of Donald Trump. The resolution reads as follows:  …

    Hillary Rodham Clinton Concession Speech

    Hillary Rodham Clinton Concession Speech

    Presented to the Clinton campaign staff, volunteers and other supporters on November 9, the day after Donald Trump was elected to be the 45th President of the United States Last night…

    San Francisco Opera’s Costume Design Virtuoso: Christopher Verdosci

    San Francisco Opera’s Costume Design Virtuoso: Christopher Verdosci

    Entering the Costume Department of San Francisco Opera is like stepping into the workshop of a dream. Boxes of silk, metallics, wool and other quality materials line the walls, with…

    Fire Safety Tips

    Fire Safety Tips

    While rain has been in the recent forecast, firefighters now say that California’s fire season occurs year round and not just in the summer and fall months. Take time to…

    Nation Looks to San Francisco Fire Department for Diversity Guidance

    Nation Looks to San Francisco Fire Department for Diversity Guidance

    Earlier this year the U.S. Department of Labor selected the San Francisco Fire Department to be one of five sites profiled in the USDOL’s study identifying promising practices to increase…

    Firefighters Without Borders Creates Smoking Hot Calendar to Raise Critical Funds

    Firefighters Without Borders Creates Smoking Hot Calendar to Raise Critical Funds

    This year’s devastating fire season in California provides a stark reminder on how important firefighters are to our communities. Wildfires are growing more dangerous and costly, creating greater pressure on…

    A Man with a Plan

    Roger Doughty and Horizons Foundation have a vision for the LGBTQ community—and a plan to get there.  When he started volunteering for grassroots LGBTQ nonprofits years ago, Roger Doughty quickly…

    Lorna Luft on Her Mother’s Legacy, Surviving Breast Cancer, HIV/AIDS Activism and Her Love of San Francisco

    Lorna Luft on Her Mother’s Legacy, Surviving Breast Cancer, HIV/AIDS Activism and Her Love of San Francisco

    Lorna Luft, the daughter of Judy Garland and Sid Luft, is a first rate performer in her own right. She made her show business debut at age 11 singing “Santa…

    Judy Garland: One of the Greatest Entertainers of All Time

    Judy Garland:  One of the Greatest Entertainers of All Time

    Judy Garland’s legacy as a performer and LGBT icon has endured long after her death in 1969 at age 47. Her timeless performances live on via recordings, classic movies like…