2 results for month: 08/2015


Anti-LGBTQ Baker Sends Cake to A&PI Wellness Center

Remember Sweet Cakes by Melissa, the Oregon bakery that refused to bake a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in 2013 and was later fined $135,000 in damages, for (among other things) publishing the couple’s home address on Facebook? Well, they sent us a cake. We’ve been a little busy, so we were surprised to find we were listed as one of ten West Coast LGBTQ organizations that would be receiving special “we really do love you!” cakes from owners Aaron and Melissa Klein.

A&PI WELLNESS CENTER’S LGBTQ MEDICAL CLINIC DESIGNATED A FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – This week, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) appointed A&PI Wellness Center to be a new Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), increasing access to the highest-quality primary care, mental health, and supportive services for thousands of LGBTQ San Franciscans, people of color, and people living in the Tenderloin neighborhood. The competitive award secures approximately $650,000 in annual funding for the organization. A&PI Wellness Center was the only community health center in San Francisco and one of 266 clinics nationwide to achieve FQHC status this year. “We believe that everyone deserves ...