South Bay — Show your colors!

By Dae Elliott | South Bay Alliance In an effort to increase support and visibility, South Bay Alliance (SBA) has recently revamped the signature Rainbow Palm Trees logo. For over eight years, the logo has symbolized our commitment to our community at-large, and presently, the logo is also a sticker. Clever, charming and classy, the sticker

Welcome to 2016

By Dae Elliott | South Bay Alliance South Bay Alliance is looking forward to yet another exciting year. Mark your calendars for South Bay Pride, Sept. 10 this year at the Bayside Park. I can’t believe how much we have grown since South Bay Alliance was organized in 2006. In nine years we have gone

Silence and inaction = bedfellows of the status quo

By Dae Elliott | South Bay Alliance I recently presented to students interested in activism and it reminded me that we all needed to be agentic in our communities and the society at large. This is so much easier said than done, and many of us struggle to find the time, the energy, and the

We still have a long way to go

The incident Feb. 26 at Morse High School — where a student brutally attacked another student because he was gay — highlights the need that we as a community move forward in the fight for inclusiveness. Our youth still face enormous challenges — even in our area — surrounding issues of orientation and gender identity.

Happy New Year from South Bay

Last year was an eventful year for the entire community. First, we saw tremendous headway on the marriage equality front with the expectation that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear and perhaps settle this issue nationally in 2015. At the same time, the trans* community has broken through in media and awareness around these issues

It’s Getting Better!

Don’t you just love it when a plan starts coming together? South Bay Pride Art & Music Festival is getting bigger and better! read more: