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    The Best of Times, The Worst of Times in One Day: June 6, 1981

    The Best of Times, The Worst of Times in One Day: June 6, 1981

    By Dr. Tim Seelig– On June 6, 1981, two things happened that caused seismic shifts in our world that continue to affect us and will for the rest of our…

    Coming Out as a Transgender Man in Israel

    By Dorian-Dean Van Allen– Growing up transgender is never easy, especially when it comes to living in different countries with different rules and levels of acceptance. Fighting for trans rights…

    A Family Tradition: Original Joe’s

    A Family Tradition: Original Joe’s

    By David Landis– History and tradition are truly a very good thing—especially when it comes to food! In a town like San Francisco, where new restaurant openings are a dime…

    Bay Area Indian Restaurants Join in ‘Dining for India’ to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts

    Bay Area Indian Restaurants Join in ‘Dining for India’ to Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts

    On May 25,the following restaurants will donate 50% of their sales to support COVID-19 response efforts in India: Amber India (San Francisco, Los Altos, San Jose); Aurum (Los Altos); Besharam…

    SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band Overcomes Pandemic Challenges and Readies for Pride

    SF Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band Overcomes Pandemic Challenges and Readies for Pride

    By Alejando Rios– On March 3, 2020, the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band (SFLGFB) was conducting its second-to-last rehearsal ahead of its upcoming concert, Notes From the Peace Corps, produced…

    A Song That Changed My Life

    A Song That Changed My Life

    By Jan Wahl– It lives in my head. At least once a day it ventures out with my voice singing the perfect opening lyric, its power evident as it continues…

    Tove Is an Uneven Biopic of the ‘Moomin’ Books Creator

    Tove Is an Uneven Biopic of the ‘Moomin’ Books Creator

    By Gary M. Kramer– Tove, a handsomely mounted biographical drama, chronicles the life of the bisexual artist and author of the Moomin books, Tove Jansson (Alma Pöysti), from 1944–1952. The…

    New Work from the Author of One of the First Lesbian Mysteries Ever Published

    New Work from the Author of One of the First Lesbian Mysteries Ever Published

    By Michele Karlsberg– Barbara Wilson’s Murder in the Collective was one of the first lesbian mysteries ever published. Her later Cassandra Reilly series, featuring a footloose Irish-American translator who solves…

    Sister Dana sez, “In a recent poll, Tr@mp’s Big Lie is gaining ground…”

    Sister Dana sez, “In a recent poll, Tr@mp’s Big Lie is gaining ground…”

    By Sister Dana Van Iquity– Sister Dana sez, “In a recent poll, Tr@mp’s Big Lie is gaining ground—40% of Americans now believe that the 2020 election was fraudulent and don’t believe Joe Biden…

    Loving and Loving

    Loving and Loving

    By Jewelle Gomez– I’ve got a film to talk about that then brings me to a book. I’m on a cultural roll right now. And not just because we’ve been…