Tag Archives: San Francisco

Profile Response: Ruth McFarlane, Director of Programs, LGBT Center, San Francisco, CA

When I arrived at the LGBT Center on a Friday morning, the building was locked, the glass in one of the front doors was shattered, and plywood covered the opening. I texted Ruth McFarlane; she came down to let me … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Danielle Engelman and Catherine Borgeson, The Long Now Foundation, San Francisco, CA

Where does man reside on the spectrum of time? We are conditioned to think of time as linear, with today always at the right hand margin and Homo sapiens representing evolution’s epitome. A few graphic representations show dotted lines projecting … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Peter Shalek, Joyable, San Francisco, CA

Peter Shalek wanted to be a therapist. “I read Freud and Jung at age 16. I’m interested in why people do the things we do.” As a college freshman Peter began a laundry service and enjoyed building a business. which … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Jessica, Good Vibrations, San Francisco CA

San Francisco is renowned as a place of sexual exploration, at least by American standards. I met a body artist who creates fire-breathing brassieres. She suggested I take my question to Good Vibrations, a female-owned sex shop. When I stopped … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Shannon Weber, San Francisco, CA

Shannon Weber is the mother of three teenagers. Shannon Weber is a Social Worker in a program for pregnant women with HIV. Shannon Weber is an artist (www.loveyou2.org). Shannon Weber is a subversive who mounts her art in public places … Continue reading

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Profile Response: Lisa Feldstein, San Francisco, CA

Good fortune shined on me when Lisa Feldstein invited me to stay with her family my first night in San Francisco. As a former member of the San Francisco Planning Commission and candidate for Board of Selectman who placed third … Continue reading

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Trip Log – Day 161 – San Francisco, CA to Pleasant Hill, CA

October 13, 2015 – Sun, 90 degrees Miles Today: 10 Miles to Date: 8,436 States to Date: 25 Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City began as newspaper stories about San Francisco, a place rich in variety and vignette. In just … Continue reading

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