Women veterans are less likely to respond with “yes” when asked if she is a veteran. Women do not identify with the word “veteran” they often see their military experience as a part of her past. You are not likely to see a woman veteran wearing a T-shirt, hat...Read More ››
SHOUT!: Art by Women Veterans was inspired by the notion that the arts encourage expression and healing. This ongoing initiative celebrates the service of the female veteran but recognizes that distinction is borne with issues specific to women. Our policies and concerns should reflect awareness to serve all veterans effectively and fairly.
Thanks to the artists and attendees who showed up for SHOUT! 2013 on May 8.
SHOUT! explores the intersections of art, community, health and healing as we address these issues.
As most of you know, the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) has been under fire because they have a lot of claims that have been in a holding pattern for a very long time. My claim is one of those in the backlog. I submitted my initial claim on March...Read More ››
Veterans are defined by their service, not by sexual orientation nor by gender identity. ABC News – A former member of the elite U.S. Navy SEALs has come out to say she’s now a woman. Kristin Beck, formerly Chris, served 20 years as a SEAL and fought on some...Read More ››
The San Francisco gay comedy scene has produced many many wonderful queer comedians, come see the next wave of Bay Area LGBT talent! In the 1980′s the Valencia Rose was the first venue to house Gay comedy. Many up-and-coming performers began their careers at the Rose, including Whoopi Goldberg,...Read More ››