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    Looking at A Different Story Decades Later

    Looking at A Different Story Decades Later

    By Gary Kramer– Now available on Blu-ray and DVD is the 1978 queer romantic comedy-drama A Different Story. The film received mixed reviews upon its original theatrical release—its sexual politics…

    SF SPCA: Take Me Home with You!

    “My name is Azalea! I just might be one of the sweetest pups you’ll ever meet. I’m a social butterfly and love to greet new people with a big smile…

    Sister Dana Sez, “Trump is sabotaging the postal service…”

    Sister Dana Sez, “Trump is sabotaging the postal service…”

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity– Words of Wisdumb from a Fun Nun– Sister Dana sez, “Trump is sabotaging the postal service. And at the center of this sabotage was Trump’s evil lapdog,…

    Political Movies That Matter

    Political Movies That Matter

    By Jan Wahl– Movies that satirize, examine, or even celebrate politics have always been on the cinematic scene, from Citizen Kane to Seven Days in May to The Kingmaker to…

    Who Murdered Donna Sachet … Again?

    Who Murdered Donna Sachet … Again?

    Donna Sachet and Mark Paladini have discovered a video treasure from 2002: “Who Murdered Donna Sachet … Again?” Footage of the comic murder mystery, first staged in 1999, and then…

    Meet Toni Newman: Best-Selling Author and Transgender Rights Advocate

    Meet Toni Newman: Best-Selling Author and Transgender Rights Advocate

    Toni Newman, featured in the August 13, 2020, issue of the San Francisco Bay Times, is the author of the best-selling memoir I Rise-The Transformation of Toni Newman, which was…

    Ann Rostow: Silver Bells, Silver Bells

    Ann Rostow: Silver Bells, Silver Bells

    By Ann Rostow– Silver Bells, Silver Bells Should we start with the court fights over GLBT discrimination in adoption and foster services? The gay rights protests in Poland? The impact…

    The Need for LGBTQ Data During COVID-19

    The Need for LGBTQ Data During COVID-19

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– Demographic data is important for health equity because it helps identify a community’s vulnerability to disease and deliver more culturally competent care. COVID-19 data shows that…

    What HIV/AIDS Teaches Us in The Age of Coronavirus

    What HIV/AIDS Teaches Us in The Age of Coronavirus

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– On July 6, 2020, the City of Oakland began hosting panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt to hang on the front of Oakland…

    Exposing Trump’s Lies Using Basic Economic Theory

    Exposing Trump’s Lies Using Basic Economic Theory

    By Louise “Lou” Fischer– Donald Trump, our pathological and serial Liar-in-Chief, is the biggest fibber ever to serve as president. According to The Washington Post’s “Fact Checker” that has documented over…

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