Happy Pride Month! While Pride is obviously historically more about our right to exist as full and equal citizens, I think it’s also a good time to reflect on how far we’ve come and how much further we have to go.

I have worked in LGBTQ activism most of my…


March 28th, 2019

Exactly one year ago today, my wife Robin was diagnosed with aggressive Stage III breast cancer at the age of 35. A diagnosis like that ends one kind of life, and in that moment and the following weeks, it seems like there won’t ever be a new kind. In our…


1952–2019

Copyright Zack Braff

Poet. Wild Woman. Mother.

For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Claire Lovell — Kirsten was my mother in law.

One of the first times I met her was at Gwyneth’s, memorial. She was one of the kids with me, Robin and Austin, and we palled around all night. She shocked…


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Although blockchain was last year’s buzzword, since then, many have rightfully criticized the hype. Many projects focused on blockchain or cryptocurrencies are thinly veiled cash grabs that don’t even have products.

Take this app I looked at last March, which never had their promised ICO or released an app, but…


Mo introducing the “youths” in 2013 at the San Francisco Dyke March

Mo Kalman, known to some still as Marilyn — died on January 23rd after a long health battle. She was a tenants’ rights lawyer, fat & dyke activist, political organizer, and an amazing partner to Susan Goldberg. She was my mentor and my friend. …

Claire Lovell

Product at Gemini. Avid reader. LGBT activist. Feminist. Mom. clairelovell.com

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