Marin County Recognizes LGBTQ+ Pride Day, and History is Made!

On June 18, Spahr Center staff and supporters were present as the Marin County Board of Supervisors met to consider a Resolution, sponsored by Supervisors Damon Connolly and Dennis Rodoni, to declare June 22, 2019 Pride Day.  The Board devoted over an hour to hearing...

Welcome to our new Executive Director

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am happy to announce that Dana Van Gorder will serve as the new Executive Director of The Spahr Center, effective immediately. Many of you have come to know Dana since he stepped in to this role on an interim basis on February...

We Remember

By Nancy Flaxman, MSW In February 2016, I was contacted by Kaiser Permanente Santa Rosa to present on working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender seniors at a Grand Rounds for physicians and other medical staff on June 21st. The Kaiser LGBT Employee...

PrEP Could Become Over-the-Counter Drug In California

A bill just approved by the California State Senate would make Truvada, the HIV drug that’s been found to be effective at preventing new HIV infections, available for over-the-counter use for 30 days. The bill is aimed at HIV-negative gay and bisexual men of...