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  • For Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, liberal causes are no joke

    SAN FRANCISCO — Tom Ammiano used to tell a joke about blood. This was in the early 1980s, years before he became a politician, and AIDS was just beginning to terrorize San Francisco. Ammiano, then a gay activist and stand-up comic, riffed off...
  • Neil Patrick Harris to introduce special airing of Oscar-winning film “Milk” on USA Network

     
    As the next presentation in its quarterly series of films that builds upon the Characters Unite public service campaign, USA Network will air a special broadcast of the Oscar-winning 2008 film Milk Saturday, June 1, at 8pm ET/PT. Milk will air in...
  • Under Patsos, Loyola balances history, culture and basketball

    Under Patsos, Loyola balances history, culture and basketball
    Joe Boylan was sitting with Jimmy Patsos at last Saturday's Loyola-Duke lacrosse game when the former athletic director asked the man he had hired as the school's basketball coach eight years ago if he had any preference as to where Greyhounds would...
  • Cleve Jones sells Palm Springs home

    Cleve Jones sells Palm Springs home
    AIDS activist and gay rights leader Cleve Jones has sold his Palm Springs home for $380,000. The 1935 cottage-style home, in the Warm Sands area, has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Including a one-bedroom guesthouse, the property has 1,956 square feet...
  • Jean Harris dies at 66; forceful gay-rights organizer

    Jean Harris dies at 66; forceful gay-rights organizer
    Jean Harris, a feisty advocate for gay and lesbian rights and longtime Democratic Party activist who helped elect openly gay candidates in California, has died. She was 66. Harris, who had a number of serious health problems, was found June 25 in her...
  • In our supposed democracy, guns continue to rule

    In our supposed democracy, guns continue to rule
    In a democracy, nothing is supposed to matter more than the will of the people. So it was painful to watch last week as the will of the people was overturned and one of Arizona's duly elected representatives was forced from office. It wasn't a recall...
  • Why Calif. students should know that Harvey Milk was gay

    Why Calif. students should know that Harvey Milk was gay
  • Editorial: Honor the fallen in the civil rights war too

    On Memorial Day, we will again honor Americans who died in service to their country. Many of these men and women were, of course, gay, serving under that shameful compromise known as "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and in deeper secrecy before that. With...
  • Documentary about Key West gay mayor

    Documentary about Key West gay mayor
    Richard Heyman was a gay man living in Key West and he made headlines back in 1983. That was the year he became the first openly gay mayor in the United States, right on the cusp of the AIDS epidemic and in the wake of the Anita Bryant campaign just one...
  • Steamworks’ real purpose: sexual health advocacy

     
    For many, Steamworks is more than just a gay bathhouse, it’s a long-standing champion of sexual health advocacy with a long history of community outreach. We find out why....
  • Top 5 reasons I haven’t seen “The Tree of Life”

     
    1. Unless he is playing Harvey Milk, Sean Penn is not the best part of any movie. 2. The Alexandre Desplat score. If I'm deafened by a two-minute preview, that doesn't bode well for a two-hour film. 3. Creation began with a white Southern family in the...