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California Voters Face Important Issues

Voters in California may be less than thrilled to realize that a whopping 17 measures have qualified for the ballot in the November general election. All voters may be wise to cancel their cable television subscriptions to avoid what is likely to be an unprecedented amount of political advertising. Three measures bear on HIV and(…)

LGBT Community Building Long Term Political Power with Record Number of Viable Candidates

As the Democratic National Convention gets underway, LGBT elected officials and leaders are viewing this election cycle as a unique opportunity to advance equality by supporting LGBT candidates nationwide. US Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney (D-NY) and Mark Takano (D-CA), former Houston Mayor Annise Parker, and Victory Fund President & CEO Aisha C. Moodie-Mills noted the(…)

Calendar of LGBT Events

Monday, July 25,    Positive Image’s Sonoma General LGBTQQI Meeting will be held at the Sonoma Community Center (Room 211), 276 East Napa Street in Sonoma. Also Monday, at 7 p.m. Parents of Trans Youth Meeting will happen at Positive Images Center, 312 Chinn Street in Santa Rosa Also Monday, 5:30 – 8 p.m. Marin AIDS(…)

Equality Forum to Present Nancy Pelosi with 21st Annual International Role Model Award

Nancy Pelosi  Today, the Equality Forum, the nation’s premier lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights summit, announced that it will present the 21st Annual International Role Model Award to House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), for her strong support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The 21st Annual International Role(…)

Construction Begins on San Diego’s First LGBT-affirming Senior Community

Community HousingWorks (CHW) and the San Diego LGBT Community Center (The Center) held a groundbreaking ceremony last week for the highly anticipated North Park Senior Apartments, San Diego’s first LGBT-friendly affordable senior housing community. Speakers included Assemblymember Toni Atkins; City Councilmember Todd Gloria; Sue Reynolds, President and CEO of Community HousingWorks; Dr. Delores Jacobs, CEO(…)

Port of Oakland Board Elects First Openly LGBT Commissioner

  Michael Colbruno Michael Colbruno, a managing partner with the Milo Group of California, has been elected President of the Port of Oakland’s Board of Port Commissioners. Colbruno becomes the first openly LGBT Oakland Port Commissioner to lead the Board. He co-founded the country’s first LGBT Port affinity group with San Francisco Port Commissioner Leslie(…)