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Date correction-Dec. Gay Intellectual Salon Meeup - with apologies the correct date, now posted, is SUNDAY Dec. 4 (not Monday Dec. 5 as I erroneously initially posted).  Hope you can join us. Lee Robbins, Organizer Lee R. Nov 23, 2016 3:03 PM
Gay Intellectual Salon -- GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS, IMMEDIATE NEWS - Bad news (probably) first: the LGTB Center, our meeting place for the last several years, is closing while undergoing a six month renovation process starting in January for "at least 6 months" Lee R. Dec 10, 2015 2:00 PM
June 2, Wednesday, substitute for June Salon - Because we are not holding our usual monthly Salon at the LBTQ Center in June, we are forwarding this invitation from one of our Salon members, Daniel Moretti, to all Gay Intellectual Salon members who have been active in the last 12 months.  It Lee R. May 25, 2015 2:01 PM
June Salon Meetup postponed - Hi All, The Coordinating Committee for the Salon is in the process of planning topics for future Meetups as well as rethinking some of the design of the Salon -- and also just needs a bit of a break so we will not have our usual "F Lee R. May 13, 2015 1:55 PM
Future Salon Topics in 2015? - The San Francisco Gay Men's Salon Steering Committee is in the midst of planning out Salon Topics for 2015. We've already had a great discussion on "Truth, Lies, Friends and Lovers" this month and look forward to "Right Speech- How Do We, Can We, Shoul Adam J. B. Jan 13, 2015 6:01 PM
Plans for Weds. Dec. 3 Gay Salon Meetup -- a 2014 Review -- and dinner optional before - We've now added the questions for this Salon's discussion and also a reminder that those who wish are invited to get together for dinner before right across the street at Roku, a delightful little Japanese tasting style restaurant, starting at 5:45.   Lee R. Nov 30, 2014 5:14 PM
Apparently the rest of San Francisco is catching onto the Salon! -- see the link and perhaps my comment. - http://www.7x7.com/arts-cultur­e/salon-gatherings-make-comeba­ck   Apparently the rest of San Francisco is catching on!   Lee R. Sep 18, 2014 9:43 PM
Panel Discussion on LGBT Rights and Global Efforts to Promote Tolerance- 5/14/14- 6:30 pm - Dear Salon member: We at the Salon have pretty strict guidelines for what we forward onto our members in regards to third party events. However, we thought this event, in particular, might be interesting to salon members. Please see below. Please no Richard S. May 11, 2014 2:14 PM
A NY Times article re our Jan. 8 Salon on HIV Today-What to Do?-For Positives & Negatives - Article in the NYT relevant to our next Salon: Though the Salon is as much or more about emotional, ethical and community issues as medical, you may find this article interesting:   A Resisted Lee R. Dec 31, 2013 7:29 AM
Re: [gaypros-392] Attachment excluded in original email. M.King, MD - Dr. King, user 6. Aug 8, 2013 9:26 AM
Attachment excluded in original email. M.King, MD - Michael K. Aug 8, 2013 8:02 AM
Re: [gaypros-392] Material and excerpts on the topic of racism in the gay community. - I feel your pain.  Really I do. On 8/7/2013 6:08 PM, user 6. Aug 7, 2013 9:46 PM
Material and excerpts on the topic of racism in the gay community. - Michael K. Aug 7, 2013 6:06 PM
Meetup details changed, QUESTIONS ADDED: Longevity: virtues, difficulties and how we manage these - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/San-Fran­cisco-Gay-Men-s-Salon/events/9­8299972/ When Lee R. Mar 19, 2013 2:06 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] Optional Survey for next Salon on "Relationship Diversities"- 3/6/13 7:00 p.m. - No harm done, Richard, at least as far as I'm concerned.  I didn't know that the group has used polls like this before.  I just find online polls annoying in general.  And not only online ones: I've come up against surveys by graduate students Duncan M. Feb 26, 2013 8:35 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] Optional Survey for next Salon on "Relationship Diversities"- 3/6/13 7:00 p.m. - I apologize- one more comment- if you have anything further to say on this topic, please email me directly at [address removed] instead of replying to the entire thread.  Thanks- Richard. Richard S. Feb 26, 2013 3:57 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] Optional Survey for next Salon on "Relationship Diversities"- 3/6/13 7:00 p.m. - Dear Everyone, Thanks for the feedback on the survey.  It appears that some of you felt it was not well-worded or was limiting or may have reinforced prejudices.  We certainly didn't intend that to be th Richard S. Feb 26, 2013 3:54 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] Optional Survey for next Salon on "Relationship Diversities"- 3/6/13 7:00 p.m. - Preview not available Keith Feb 26, 2013 2:20 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] Optional Survey for next Salon on "Relationship Diversities"- 3/6/13 7:00 p.m. - This kind of survey or test is a model.  By their natures, model Heron S. Feb 26, 2013 1:44 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] Optional Survey for next Salon on "Relationship Diversities"- 3/6/13 7:00 p.m. - I agree too that the survey was slapdash.  I managed to answer all the questions, but only by picking answers that I wasn't really happy with, from the ones available.  I hope no one will try to draw any conclusions from the results.  This wouldn' Duncan M. Feb 26, 2013 12:36 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] Optional Survey for next Salon on "Relationship Diversities"- 3/6/13 7:00 p.m. - Census 2000 asked about both race and hispanic origin, two separate questions, since they're not the same thing (i.e., white hispanic, black hispanic, multiracial hispanic, etc.). Pet peeve. That said, thanks for putting together something Ricardo Feb 26, 2013 8:14 AM
[gaypros-392] Optional Survey for next Salon on "Relationship Diversities"- 3/6/13 7:00 p.m. - Thank you, Devon, for your reasoned response. I took the survey and also found it limited; my take is that the que user 1. Feb 26, 2013 7:36 AM
Re: [gaypros-392] Optional Survey for next Salon on "Relationship Diversities"- 3/6/13 7:00 p.m. - Hi there, Devon R. Feb 25, 2013 7:22 PM
Optional Survey for next Salon on "Relationship Diversities"- 3/6/13 7:00 p.m. - Dear Salon Member, As part of our next Salon on "Relationship Diversities" on Wed 3/6/13, we are conducting a survey examining the differences that traditionally have mattered in the creation of couples. If you have not yet filled the surv Richard S. Feb 25, 2013 5:24 PM
Some questions to consider for our 11 a.m. visit to the Rodney Lough Wilderness Photography Gallery today - SOME QUESTIONS TO CONISDER WHY do people create pictures and art in general? Lee R. Feb 16, 2013 8:24 AM
Meetup details changed-QUESTIONS LISTED: MEN! Celebrating Maleness, Examining the Difficulties - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/San-Fran­cisco-Gay-Men-s-Salon/events/9­7243642/ When Lee R. Jan 10, 2013 3:52 PM
Meetup details changed: MEN! Celebrating Maleness, Examining the Difficulties - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/San-Fran­cisco-Gay-Men-s-Salon/events/9­7243642/ When Lee R. Jan 6, 2013 6:52 PM
Next Tuesday's Gay Intellectual Salon year Review Meetup - As you may already have heard our  last Salon for the Year is on a different date ( next Tu. Dec. 18th) and starts slightly later (7:15-9:30 p.m. at the LGTB Center on Market @ Octavia). Lee R. Dec 16, 2012 12:38 PM
DATE CHANGE for next Gay Intellectual Salon- now Tu., Dec. 18 , NOT Dec. 26 - We've changed the date due to holiday closing period for the LGTB Center and the starting time is now 7:15 p.m. instead of 7.  We hope this change may also make it possible for some of you to attend who could not do so right after Christmas. Lee R. Dec 5, 2012 3:37 PM
Our next Six Month Series in the Gay (Intellectual) Salon has the general theme: CELEBRATING OURSELVES -- /HANDLING THE DIFFICULT - CELEBRATING OURSELVES -- /HANDLING THE DIFFICULT Lee R. Oct 12, 2012 8:36 PM
Meetup details changed: Dating and Relationships-finding, forming and keeping relationships - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/San-Fran­cisco-Gay-Men-s-Salon/events/7­0450162/ When Richard S. Jul 14, 2012 5:29 PM
Info on The Next Gay Intellectual Salon Meetup- Weds. SEVEN p.m. - The Good Life -- Religion, Spirituality and the Gay Person -- Weds. May 30, 2012; 7 (Seven) p.m. •Is this Meetup of the Gay Salon for you? Lee R. May 24, 2012 2:10 PM
May 12 Gallery visit canceled - Apologies; I was just notified that the Rodney Lough Gallery canceled our visit which they had approved for unclear reasons.  We'll be scheduling and notifying you soon of our usual late May evening event and will look for another daytime possibility. Lee R. Apr 23, 2012 2:08 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] The Good Life and the Gay Person- A Series of Salons - Preview not available Don B. Apr 10, 2012 10:28 AM
The Good Life and the Gay Person- A Series of Salons - What is the Good Life for Gay People? If you ask most straight, married people what the most important or meaningful thing in their lives are, many of them Richard S. Apr 9, 2012 10:06 PM
post-Valentines Gay Intellectual Salon on LOVE! - Our February Salon, following Valentine's Day, will explore the emotional interaction between lovers. How does one define “love”? Do gay men define it differently than other people? Does the definition change over the year Lee R. Feb 9, 2012 12:30 PM
3 New Meetups Scheduled + New location -- Gay Men's Salon Meetup - Hi All, We're happy to tell all of you who found our previous location @ Samovar, though pleasant with good food a little crowded and noisy due to the music, that we have a NEW LOCATION. We are still on a corner of S Lee R. Nov 11, 2011 11:07 AM
Recap of last week's Meetup on Monogamy and Non-Monogamy - Hi Everyone, Just a belated note on the meetup we had last Wed 9/7/11 on "Monogamy and Non-Monogamy". Eleven of us got together and had a delightful evening discussing the pros and cons of monogamy and non-monogamy. Below are a fe Richard S. Sep 13, 2011 2:30 PM
weekend plans? - Just wondering if any folks would be up for doing something in the Greater Berkeley area this weekend, preferably Sunday. Frisbee? picnic? sailing? (I teach sailing for fun in my spare time at the Cal Sailing Club, and woul David F. Aug 5, 2011 1:22 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] Revival of the SF Gay Men's Salon- Three Proposed Meetups in the Fall - I will be happy to attend on September 7. (Mr.) Jan user 1. Aug 3, 2011 8:41 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] Revival of the SF Gay Men's Salon- Three Proposed Meetups in the Fall - I, too, am interested in something based in Berkeley. Bill Dickinson Bill D. Aug 3, 2011 5:03 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] Revival of the SF Gay Men's Salon- Three Proposed Meetups in the Fall - Thanks, Drew, for offering your space. A meeting in Berkeley would work great for me too, since I live in Berkeley. I like the idea of having some s Ken Aug 3, 2011 4:58 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] Revival of the SF Gay Men's Salon- Three Proposed Meetups in the Fall - Thanks for the information. I guess the only problem I have is with the topics. I find them really stale. Topic David K. Aug 3, 2011 1:16 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] Revival of the SF Gay Men's Salon- Three Proposed Meetups in the Fall - Richard and Drew, Thanks to both of you for reviving this! It sounds great. I will certainly try to make the meetings in the city, but I'm delighted with the notion of also getting together in Berkeley (where I work David F. Aug 3, 2011 12:56 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] Revival of the SF Gay Men's Salon- Three Proposed Meetups in the Fall - Hi &n Karim Aug 3, 2011 12:40 PM
Re: [gaypros-392] Revival of the SF Gay Men's Salon- Three Proposed Meetups in the Fall - I will not be available to the Sept 7th meeting. I will be on a flight to China. But the other dates look good. --- On Wed, 8/3/11, Richard Suh user 1. Aug 3, 2011 11:34 AM
Re: [gaypros-392] Revival of the SF Gay Men's Salon- Three Proposed Meetups in the Fall - A gathering in Berkeley would be great! So it works for me as well. Thanks Dr user 1. Aug 3, 2011 10:59 AM
Re: [gaypros-392] Revival of the SF Gay Men's Salon- Three Proposed Meetups in the Fall - Works for me. Thanks for the offer. Michael Aug 3, 2011 10:48 AM
Re: [gaypros-392] Revival of the SF Gay Men's Salon- Three Proposed Meetups in the Fall - Unfortunately, as I am headed into my second year at seminary, my Wed nights Drew V. Aug 3, 2011 10:43 AM
Re: [gaypros-392] Revival of the SF Gay Men's Salon- Three Proposed Meetups in the Fall - Hello Richard, Thank you for sending this Jander Aug 3, 2011 9:58 AM
Revival of the SF Gay Men's Salon- Three Proposed Meetups in the Fall - Dear Salon member, You have indicated your interest in meeting other intellectually oriented gay men for spirited and intelligent discussion of current issues in the world, history, philosophy, politics, social trends, pop culture, etc. A Richard S. Aug 3, 2011 12:14 AM
discussion topic: Justice class at Harvard - Dear Salon Meetup members: I have just heard about a dynamic course offered at Harvard that is available to the public online. The class is called Justice and it has the subtitle "What's the Right Thing to Do?" The class episodes are online at www.j Jay D. Mar 19, 2010 4:33 PM
New Meetup: Meetup on Tuesday, 3/23 - Announcing a new Meetup for San Francisco Gay Men's Salon! What: Meetup on Tuesday, 3/23 When: Tuesday, March 23,[masked]:30 PM Where: Due Drop In 489 Church Street San Francisco, CA 94114 I propo Richard S. Mar 14, 2010 10:33 PM
New Meetup: Meetup scheduled for Wednesday, March 10 - Announcing a new Meetup for San Francisco Gay Men's Salon! What: Meetup scheduled for Wednesday, March 10 When: Wednesday, March 10,[masked]:30 PM Where: Chow 215 Church Street San Francisco, CA 94114 Richard S. Feb 23, 2010 11:46 PM
Salon, Tuesday evening, 2/23/2010 - Hello, men, I wanted to get in touch with you about the San Francisco Gay Men's Salon that is going to be held next Tuesday evening at 7:00 at The Orbit Room Cafe, 1900 Market Street (between Safeway and the LGBT Center). Jay D. Feb 16, 2010 10:47 AM
New Meetup: Meet on Tuesday, 2/23, 7:00 PM, The Orbit Room Cafe - Announcing a new Meetup for San Francisco Gay Men's Salon! What: Meet on Tuesday, 2/23, 7:00 PM, The Orbit Room Cafe When: Tuesday, February 23,[masked]:00 PM Where: The Orbit Room 1900 Market St San Francis Richard S. Feb 16, 2010 9:15 AM
Short excerpt on Andy Warhol- Steven Koch's "The Stargazer" - Hello everyone! There is a short excerpt on Andy Warhol in our "Files" section. Feel free to read it at your leisure (or not!) in preparation for our next salon on Warhol's Artistic Legacy scheduled for Sun July 26 at 3 p.m. Hope to Richard S. Jul 18, 2009 9:29 AM
Hey - Preview not available Marcia Jul 12, 2009 11:14 PM
New Meetup: The Artistic Legacy of Andy Warhol - Announcing a new Meetup for San Francisco Gay Men's Salon! What: The Artistic Legacy of Andy Warhol When: July 26,[masked]:00 PM Where: Liberties Bar and Restaurant 998 Guerrero Street San Francisco, CA 9411 Richard S. Jul 6, 2009 10:25 PM
Update on SF Gay Men's Salon - Dear Salon members, In the midst of these turbulent economic times, I somehow managed to finagle a new job recently. Unfortunately, it's in Sacramento and as a result, I will have to take a hiatus from leading our fledgling group for the next Richard S. Mar 22, 2009 2:55 PM
Recap- 1st Meetup- Great Success! - Hello everyone, Just wanted to let you know that our 1st meet up- Bush's Legacy/Obama's Challenges was a great success! Seven of us met yesterday for a lively and intelligent discussion of Bush, presidential legacies and the current state of o Richard S. Feb 9, 2009 9:27 AM

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