Archives by: Heather Cassell

Heather Cassell

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The Delta Sky Club at San Francisco International Airport/Ms. H
Travel
If flying first class is on your bucket list, definitely bump it up toward the top of your list, especially if you are flying abroad. ...
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Grand Canyon National Park’s new Superintendent Christine Lehnertz Photo: baynature.org
Travel
The Grand Canyon will get its first female superintendent following a sexual harassment scandal that has rocked the world renowned park in Arizona. ...
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Equator Coffees & Teas founders Helen Russell and Brooke McDonnell along with vice president of operations Maureen McHugh were honored by the Small Business Administration’s head Maria Contreras-Sweet, at a special event at their San Francisco location next to the Warfield May 6, 2016. (Left to Right, starting with second to the left) Brooke, Helen, Jacklyn Jordan, Maria Contreras-Sweet, and Maureen. Photo: Heather Cassell
Travel
Being honored at the White House for Small Business Week is only one of many firsts for the 21-year old San Rafael-based lesbian-owned coffee company. ...
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Randy Berry, the U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons. Photo: nationwideradiojm.com
Politics
Randy Berry will complete his first year as the U.S. State Department’s Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons on April 15. ...
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(L to R) U.S. Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons Randy Berry, Founder and CEO of Out & Equal Workplace Advocates Selisse Berry, and President of Walt Disney Resorts and Parks George Kalogridis at the Out & Equal Executive Forum Conference in San Francisco, March 22–24, 2016. Photo: Out & Equal
Politics
During his keynote speech to 90 senior LGBT and ally executives, Berry appealed to the business leaders why he believes they hold a key role in advancing LGBT rights around the world. ...
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Annie Leibovitz, foreground, and Gloria Steinem, background, open the “Women: New Portraits” in San Francisco, March 25. Photo: San Francisco Chronicle
Travel
Annie kicked off the San Francisco opening with famed feminist activist and author Gloria Steinem, who is promoting her new book My Life On the Road. ...
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The Napa Valley Wine Train will hold its inaugural Pride Ride this month. Photo: Napa Valley Wine Train
Travel
LGBT oenophiles can wine and dine on San Francisco Bay with two different inaugural events – Pride Ride and the Big Gay Wine Cruise. ...
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Sandi Banks at left, braces before police move to arrest her, Kings Cross, June 24, 1978. They tore the sleeve off her leather jacket.
International
An apology is better late than never. That’s what LGBT Australian activists who were brutally attacked by police during the first Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in Sydney in 1978 have been expressing. ...
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Courtesy of the San Francisco GLBT History Museum
Travel
Second to third wave feminists (womynists) of color are being celebrated with an exhibit "Feminists to Feministas: Women of Color in Prints and Posters" in San Francisco. ...
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Ecosexuals Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens (l-r)
Travel
Austin is a festival town hosting hundreds of festivals, five of which are produced by the city’s LGBTQ community and too many art festivals to count, annually. ...
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