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Power of Our Pride

  Tomorrow, October 10, "Power of our Pride," will air on CNN television and digital platforms.  This historic event features interviews addressing LGBTQ+ issues with the leading candidates for the Democratic party nomination for President.  It coincides with the...

California Just Made a Historic Move In PrEP and PEP Expansion

After passing almost unanimously in the California State Legislature, a bill aimed at expanding access to the life-saving drugs pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) has been signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. “The HIV epidemic is...

Transgender People Are Under Vicious Attack – HELP FIGHT BACK!

By Janna Barkin, Parent Groups Advisor Unacceptable. The Supreme Court recently agreed to hear three cases that would allow them to evaluate whether employers can fire an employee for being transgender. Currently, trans people are protected under Title VII of the...

Welcome Our New Board Member, Amy Schroeder!

Born and bred in Brooklyn, New York, Amy moved to the Bay Area in 2013 to embark on a new adventure. Amy received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. While there, she studied abroad at Trinity College at...

FDA Panel: Split Decision for Descovy in PrEP

- Solid yes for men and transgender women, but consensus missing for cisgender women An FDA advisory panel overwhelmingly voted 16-2 to recommend Descovy, the fixed-dose combination of emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide (F/TAF), as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)...

LGBTQ Vets of the Northbay Organizing Meetings

LGBTQ Veterans of the North Bay are forming a social organization that advocates, educates and has fun. We believe we are Stronger Together. We have an opportunity to foster camaraderie, learn, grow and heal by sharing our stories and resources. Those of us believing...

Henry House – One Woman’s Journey

By Bri Silva & Julie Dowling, Co-Facilitators of This is Us, a support group for women living with or affected by HIV Henry House is the place she went to die. It was a place that many, over the years, would also go to die in order to spare those they loved the...