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Make Love Last : Above, Deidre Triplett (left) and Kat Sawyer embrace in their kitchen. They have been together for 15 years. Below, Stephen Standridge (left) and Kyle Wheat enjoy their newfound relationship.

Lyon Martin Health Clinic Holds Off Emergency Closure
After 30 years of local operation, Lyon Martin Health Services nearly shut down in late January due to a funding crisis. The clinic, which specializes in care for queer women and transgender people, had planned to close its doors on Jan. 27, but...

History Exhibit in Neighborhood Takes Off
The first gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender historical museum in the United States recently opened in the Castro with enormous success.

City Hall Update : Supervisor Scott Wiener
January was a busy first month at the Board of Supervisors, and I’m proud to have been a part of history while also getting to work immediately for the residents of the Castro and District 8.

Sacramento Update : State Senator Mark Leno
In recent months, there has been growing attention given to the issue of bullying, following a rash of suicides by young people who were victims of harassment by their peers.

Castro Crime Beat

Money Matters: Love and Money
So you’ve met the love of your life. Congratulations! After you’ve moved in together and agreed on where to put the sofa, how do you join your finances? And should you?

Small Business Profile : Unique, Cozy Favorite Café du Nord Continues To Rock On After 100 Years
Local Scandinavian night club Café du Nord hosts a diverse mix of musician bookings along with performers such as comedians, chanters and Sufi dancers.

Shelter To Add Queer Services for Safety
An LGBT-friendly homeless shelter is slated to open in the Mission District, although it’s unknown when the site will be ready.

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