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Check-in with Rita: What I’m Thankful For

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At GLIDE, we are thankful for the community we create and nurture here. We are especially grateful for our GLIDE community as our nation’s political and social landscape is rapidly changing after the recent election. This week we sat down with our Executive Director

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Let Your Light Shine: transcript of Bishop Karen Oliveto’s final sermon as GLIDE’s Senior Pastor

From Rita Shimmin, GLIDE Executive Director: On August 14, 2016, newly elected Bishop Karen Oliveto gave her farewell sermon at GLIDE (see below). After the Sunday Celebration, we gathered to give the new Bishop a farewell party. Both her sermon

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Lessons Learned: Notes from a GLIDE Emerging Leaders Intern

Transformation Looking back, I really had no idea what I was getting myself into.  After reading the job description of interning at our placements 25 hours a week and coming together on Fridays for reflection, I thought to myself, “I

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Meet Aventine

Shout out to the Taverna Aventine team! GLIDE is proud to feature Aventine as one of our Food and Beverage Sponsors at the 7th Annual GLIDE Legacy Gala on Saturday, August 13, 2016. Rodrigo Nevado, Aventine Partner and Events Director,

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A Place of Acceptance: Notes from a GLIDE Emerging Leaders Intern

In the months leading up to my summer internship at GLIDE, it seemed that everyone I spoke to knew what type of experience I would have. My teachers, my family, my friends – anyone who knew of GLIDE would say

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Homelessness is a man-made disaster

We San Franciscans are no strangers to tremors. We live in earthquake country. We’ve weathered some major ones, and we continue to prepare for the Big One we all know is coming someday. But let’s ask ourselves: Is the ground

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Gun (Out Of) Control

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The massacre in Orlando has resulted in the country yet again going into its now too common rhetoric of the need for “gun control.” We have developed a patterned, predictable response to these acts of terror and violence. We even

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Our GLIDE crew showing up for the #SFwomensmarch! @womensmarchbayarea From GLIDE's participation in the SF Women's March! @womensmarchbayarea Tens of thousands assembling now at Civic Center preparing to march in solidarity for justice and equality #womensmarchsf #radicalinclusion #unconditionallove GLIDE remains proud of its more than 50-year history of activism in the name of radical inclusion, acceptance and #unconditionallove. Advocacy for the underserved, marginalized & persecuted remains core to our work and the values that guide us. This is why we march. Read our recent blog from #Eyeontheball to learn more about this weekend's events. https://glidesf.wordpress.com/2017/01/19/eye-on-the-ball-places-to-be-on-inauguration-day/

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