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    Your 2023 New Year’s Resolution: Play Sports, Get Healthy, and Have Fun!

    Your 2023 New Year’s Resolution: Play Sports, Get Healthy, and Have Fun!

    By John Chen– I’ve competed in various sports throughout my life, beginning with little league baseball, then junior tennis tournaments and league, followed by high school varsity and college intramurals.…

    Donna’s Chronicles, “As we all know, drag can take many forms…”

    By Donna Sachet– As we all know, drag can take many forms. Historically, it has been a staple of the LGBTQ+ Community, offering individuals a way to explore other parts…

    The Second, Third, and Fourth Royal Houses

    The Second, Third, and Fourth Royal Houses

    By Kippy Marks– When a candidate campaigns to become a Grand Duke or Grand Duchess, there is always a representation of colors that allows voters to know who they are…

    Problems and Pleasures of Being Home for the Holidays

    Problems and Pleasures of Being Home for the Holidays

    By Tabitha Parent– As I sat in the Uber from Northwestern’s campus to O’Hare International Airport in Chicago, I was shocked at the number of college students I saw climbing…

    Celebrating 50 Years of the Grand Ducal Council of San Francisco

    Celebrating 50 Years of the Grand Ducal Council of San Francisco

    By Kippy Marks– (Editor’s Note: This issue of the San Francisco Bay Times launches a new column by musician Kippy Marks concerning the Grand Ducal Council of San Francisco, which…

    Bar None

    Bar None

    By Jewelle Gomez– I grew up around bars. My father was a bartender; when I visited him on weekends, his patrons greeted me with open arms though my head barely…

    Movin’ On

    Movin’ On

    By Dr. Tim Seelig– If you are an occasional reader of this column, you know I love telling stories and sometimes wacky analogies. Two months ago, I regaled you with…

    Gay Bowl XXII Hawaii

    Gay Bowl XXII Hawaii

    By John Chen– In all my years of playing, competing, coaching, managing, and leading LGBTQ+ sports, some of my fondest memories have come from traveling to gay national championships representing…

    My Journey from Donor to the Board of NCLR

    My Journey from Donor to the Board of NCLR

    By A. Sparks– NCLR’s focus on justice and equity for everyone in the LGBTQ community led me to take a more active role in the organization’s future. I first heard…

    A Time to Give Thanks

    A Time to Give Thanks

    By Eduardo Morales, Ph.D.– During this month of November, we give thanks for those who have positively impacted our lives, for events that have helped us to celebrate ourselves, and…