Issue:  Vol. 47 / No. 33 / 17 August 2017


Arlan Owen Lutz

October 23, 1946 – August 8, 2017

Arlan Owen Lutz passed away peacefully in the early morning of August 8, 2017 in San Francisco.   Read more


Memorial for David Scott

Friends will gather later this month to scatter the ashes of David Scott, a gay man who ran for San Francisco mayor in 1979.   Read more


Lawrence Kim, aka Remy Martin

May 11, 1946 – July 31, 2017

Lawrence Kim, aka Absolute Dowager Empress XIX Remy Martin of San Francisco, was a native Hawaiian who found his home in the San Francisco Bay Area.   Read more



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