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Among the smaller museums in San Francisco is the GLBT History Museum in the heart of the Castro, our internationally famous gay district. The museum is basically two rooms, with static and kinetic exhibits lining almost every inch of every wall. There’s also a by-appointment-only archive of gay/lesbian/queer artefacts — though micro in size, this […]

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Transparent brings boldness, braveness and brilliance to American television. Presented by Amazon Prime, it’s about a Los Angeles family whose father one day declares, Don’t call me Mort; from now on, I’m Maura. Whoa. I dubbed the first two episodes “Crazy Jews in L.A.” But as the family stories and history unfolded, I came to […]

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I predict that Hillary Clinton’s choice for vice president will be male and ethnic, either Black or Hispanic. Probably Hispanic. Maybe sharing a name with a revolutionary or a former slave. PS I’ve enjoyed and appreciated your many replies, and there’s one I just have to share. It’s from Erin Caslavka in northern California. In […]

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