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    Past, Present, Future

    Past, Present, Future

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– Twenty-four years ago, I co-founded Openhouse with my late partner, Jeanette Gurevitch, to build senior housing with services for San Francisco’s LGBTQ community. It was a…

    President Biden’s Executive Order Granting LGBTQ Protections

    President Biden’s Executive Order Granting LGBTQ Protections

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– Timed for Pride Month 2022 and primarily directed at the anti-LGBTQ state measures that are an assault on the safety and civil rights of LGBTQ children,…

    Trans Pride

    Trans Pride

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– If it hadn’t been for COVID-19, my family would have celebrated my great nephew Elijah’s 13th birthday two years ago with a large family bar mitzvah,…

    Shireen McSpadden: Openhouse Adelman/ Gurevitch Founders Award 2022

    Shireen McSpadden: Openhouse Adelman/ Gurevitch Founders Award 2022

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– After a 2-year delay due to COVID, the Openhouse annual Spring Fling event is back and in-person and with it the presentation of the Openhouse Adelman/Gurevitch…

    The ENACT Act

    The ENACT Act

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– TimĀ and his husband Michael live in San Francisco. They have been together for more than 30 years. Michael is 8 years younger than Tim, so it…

    Reduce Suffering and Improve Lives

    Reduce Suffering and Improve Lives

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– Big, bold long-term policies and solutions are essential to ultimately resolving the challenges of our mental health system and the lack of affordable, accessible, and culturally appropriate…

    On the Front Lines: Fighting Evictions

    On the Front Lines: Fighting Evictions

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– Even though the eviction moratorium in San Francisco has been extended to November 30, with further legislation pending to extend it to December 31, evictions and…

    Harassment and Abuse Should Not Be Confused with Freedom of Speech and Religious Freedom

    Harassment and Abuse Should Not Be Confused with Freedom of Speech and Religious Freedom

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– At a time in their lives when they are most vulnerable, LGBT people and trans and non-binary people in particular, are subject to harassment and abuse…

    LGBTQ Older Adult Survey During COVID-19 and the Stay-at-Home Mandate

    LGBTQ Older Adult Survey During COVID-19 and the Stay-at-Home Mandate

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– At the beginning of the pandemic in March 2020, the city of San Francisco mandated that residents shelter-in-place. It was a stressful time, but some communities and…

    Pride and Juneteenth

    Pride and Juneteenth

    By Dr. Marcy Adelman– June is Pride Month in which we celebrate our history, culture, and hard-won rights. We honor our elders who fought for those rights, remember the precious…

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