Last month, the New York Times published a feature article about GLAAD, the supposed national LGBT media watchdog organization. It began, "GLAAD almost died in 2014."
Another Pride, another year of people expressing frustration about the large corporate presence at the parade.
Last week in this space we praised Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris' debate performance for confronting former Vice President Joe Biden on his opposition to federally mandated busing to desegregate public schools. Biden was flummoxed.
Jose Sarria has been called the "Rosa Parks of the gay rights movement" of the 1960s. His history is important and now there's an effort underway to induct him posthumously into the California Hall of Fame.
Former Vice President Joe Biden's performance in the first Democratic presidential primary debates punctured his aura of an inevitable frontrunner and sowed doubts among primary voters and pundits.
Although I was firmly planting roots in San Francisco, I was also itching to see other parts of the world. I was in the prime of my life and I wanted new experiences, new faces, new surroundings.
This June numerous cities around the Bay Area displayed their Pride.