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    Carrying Soni Wolf’s Memory Forward in the Fight for LGBTQ+ Equality

    Carrying Soni Wolf’s Memory Forward in the Fight for LGBTQ+ Equality

    By Kate Brown, Ph.D.– Moving to San Francisco in 2000 was a defining moment in my life. I had just finished college at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and was…

    Spotlight on the Ma’at Program: An Afrocentric LGBTQ Mental Health Revolution

    Spotlight on the Ma’at Program: An Afrocentric LGBTQ Mental Health Revolution

    By Andrea Shorter– Mental health awareness is important every day. While there are mental health services in San Francisco for those living in the margins, there is a clear lack…

    Rev. Megan Rohrer to Become First Openly Transgender Bishop of Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

    The Rev. Dr. Megan Rohrer (they/them) will become the first openly transgender bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) when they are installed to the Sierra Pacific Synod…

    Mayor Breed Declares August as Transgender History Month in San Francisco

    Mayor Breed Declares August as Transgender History Month in San Francisco

    On August 24, during the 55th anniversary year of the Compton’s Cafeteria Riots, Mayor Breed declared August to be Transgender History Month in San Francisco. Developed in partnership with the Transgender District…

    Donna’s Chronicles, “Back in San Francisco…”

    Donna’s Chronicles, “Back in San Francisco…”

    By Donna Sachet– Back in San Francisco, it didn’t take long to be reminded of how special this place truly is! In short, after a 10-day self-imposed isolation and a…

    Hearts on the Streets of San Francisco

    Hearts on the Streets of San Francisco

    By Dr. Tim Seelig– The loveliness of Paris seems somehow sadly grey The glory that was Rome is of another day I’ve been terribly alone and forgotten in Manhattan I’m…

    ‘Add to Cart’

    ‘Add to Cart’

    By Jewelle Gomez– Long ago, when I lived in Manhattan, I sublet my apartment for several months while I moved in with a lover in the Bronx. A friend, Stacy.…

    Women’s Equality Day 2021

    Women’s Equality Day 2021

    Today, August 26, is Women’s Equality Day, which commemorates the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution that prohibits the states and the federal government from denying…

    New Version of Berlin Alexanderplatz Has Soul, Heart, and Spirit

    New Version of Berlin Alexanderplatz Has Soul, Heart, and Spirit

    By Gary M. Kramer– A new adaptation of Alfred Döblin’s Berlin Alexanderplatz arrives on DVD August 31. (It is also available on demand.) This sweeping, 3-hour epic about good and…

    From Ru Paul to Tallulah Bankhead, Larry Edmunds Bookshop Is the Place to Be!

    From Ru Paul to Tallulah Bankhead, Larry Edmunds Bookshop Is the Place to Be!

    By Jan Wahl– Three glorious hours in Larry Edmunds Bookshop on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles is movie buff heaven. Posters, lobby cards, and scripts abound, but it is the…