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    Cleaning Up Some Housing Myths

    Cleaning Up Some Housing Myths

    By Derek Barnes– It’s no big secret that California and many of its major cities make it difficult for businesses to thrive and compete by operating within overly complex bureaucratic…

    Openhouse Executive Director Stepping Down

    Openhouse Executive Director Stepping Down

    Openhouse Executive Director, Dr. Karyn Skultety, announced on January 12 that she will be leaving the organization, as she and her family are moving to Colorado to fulfill family obligations.…

    Coming Out Stories: How an LGBT Youth Group Changed My Life

    Coming Out Stories: How an LGBT Youth Group Changed My Life

    By Joe Hollendoner, MSW– After surviving a childhood during which I was regularly made fun of for being effeminate, I suppressed my feelings of being different because the homophobia that…

    Two Practical Electric Cars

    Two Practical Electric Cars

    By Philip Ruth– The Chevy Bolt has been getting some press lately. A recall for battery fires has added another layer to the discussion of electric vehicle (EV) safety, even…

    In Memoriam

    Lenn Keller, Founder of the Bay Area Lesbian Archives1951–2020 Curator, photographer, and filmmaker Lenn Keller, who founded the Bay Area Lesbian Archives (BALA) in 2014, has died of cancer. In…

    Poetry and Palliative Care

    Poetry and Palliative Care

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– An email announcing a poetry writing workshop from the UCSF MERI (Making Education Relevant and Integrated) Center caught my eye. Intrigued, I reached out to the…

    Michael Dillon: First Among Men

    Michael Dillon: First Among Men

    By Dr. Bill Lipsky– Had he wanted the attention, Michael Dillon could have become one of the world’s most famous physicians—not for developing a new medical procedure or discovering an…

    Out Argentine Director’s Latest Is His First Gay Film

    Out Argentine Director’s Latest Is His First Gay Film

    By Gary Kramer– A Skeleton in the Closet, out January 12 on DVD, is out gay Argentine filmmaker Nicolás Teté’s poignant drama about Manuel (Facundo Gambandé), a gay man who…

    Sister Dana sez, “Regarding the vaccine…”

    Sister Dana sez, “Regarding the vaccine…”

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity– Words of Wisdumb from a Fun Nun– Sister Dana sez, “Regarding the vaccine, as the Pat Benatar song goes: ‘Hit me with your best shot!'” As a…

    LGBTQ Photographer Has Chronicled Joe Biden’s Career Since 1973

    LGBTQ Photographer Has Chronicled Joe Biden’s Career Since 1973

    William “Bill” F. Wilson is a familiar presence in San Francisco, and especially the Castro. Like Rink of the San Francisco Bay Times, he is a renowned photojournalist who has…

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