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    Boosting College Savings Rates

    Boosting College Savings Rates

    By Assemblymember Phil Ting– September is College Savings Month! To celebrate, ScholarShare529, a state-sponsored college savings plan, is offering a $100 bonus when you open an account by the end…

    Proposition 1: Not Gambling with Women’s Reproductive Rights

    Proposition 1: Not Gambling with Women’s Reproductive Rights

    By Rebecca Kaplan, Oakland City Councilmember At-Large– On June 24, 2022, Californians woke up to a world that many of us had never known. Earlier that day, the U.S. Supreme…

    In Memoriam: Ann Biderman, Former President of the Rossmoor Lesbian Social Club

    By Kit Kennedy– Ann F, Biderman, 67, a Rossmoor resident, passed away in Dallas, Texas, on July 2, 2022.   Ann had flair and a zest for life. As President of the…

    In Memoriam: Bradley “Scott” Levine, Former President of GGBA and the Rainbow Business Association

    Bradley Scott Levine, a Bay Area-based attorney and LGBTQ community leader, died on July 20, 2022. Born in 1958, Scott grew up in New York State and was the son…

    Donna’s Chronicles, “What a few weeks it has been…”

    Donna’s Chronicles, “What a few weeks it has been…”

    By Donna Sachet– What a few weeks it has been! And through it all, we’ve been reminded that this marvelous City continues to give us extraordinary opportunities. As reported in…

    An Excerpt from First Consonants, About the Life of a Stutterer

    By Michele Karlsberg– Michele Karlsberg: John Whittier Treat writes: “Everyone stutters occasionally, but only a few of us are stutterers. And those of us who are stutterers don’t always stutter, just as…

    Tim’s Portlandia

    Tim’s Portlandia

    By Dr. Tim Seelig– It’s hard to believe my last article, “SF in the Rearview Mirror,” was two months ago. My friends at the San Francisco Bay Times allowed me…

    Speaking to Your Soul: 9.22.22

    Speaking to Your Soul: 9.22.22

    By Elisa Quinzi– The cosmic mirror reflects the antidote to our madness: We are to press outward our circle of familiarity, practice seeing each other’s inherent good at the level…

    Latino Heritage Month – Mexican Independence Day

    The City of San Francisco, in partnership with the Latino Heritage Steering Committee, coordinates the celebration of the Latino Heritage Month annually. Observed each year from September 15–October 15, it…

    GAPA Runway 2022

    Photos by Rink As the oldest queer and trans Asian Pacific Islanders (QTAPI) pageant in the Bay Area, GAPA (GLBT+ Asian Pacific Alliance) Runway for more than 30 years has…