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Proud Boys threaten B.A.R. with legal action

Proud Boys threaten B.A.R. with legal action

By Alex Madison

The Proud Boys, an international, far-right male fraternity, threatened the Bay Area Reporter with legal action last week after an August 9 opinion column was published describing the group as "white supremacists" and "fascists."

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By Matthew S. Bajko | August 16, 2018

With SF school board member failing to make ballot, five out candidates are among those vying for three open seats on the oversight body.

By Alex Madison | August 15, 2018

In her third unannounced neighborhood walk since taking office, Mayor London Breed visited the Castro Monday and declared it "pretty clean."


By Alex Madison | August 15, 2018

In a highly unusual move, a judge rejected the plea deal of Ghost Ship defendants Derick Almena and Max Harris following emotionally charged statements from family members in an Oakland courtroom last week.

By Ed Walsh | August 15, 2018

Ghost Ship founder Derick Almena is blasting the judge who threw out the plea deal last week and said it is no longer possible for him to get a fair trial.


By Charlie Wagner | August 15, 2018

Russian River Pride has been canceled. The parade is off, but some events scheduled for next weekend may go on. Check Russian River Pride Facebook page for more info.

By Lisa Keen | August 15, 2018

It's been a stellar month for LGBT candidates.


By Matthew S. Bajko | August 15, 2018

Of the trio of out candidates seeking seats this year on the San Francisco Board of Education, it appears two have failed to secure the support of either of the city's two main LGBT political clubs.

By BAR Editorial Board | August 15, 2018

Today, the Bay Area Reporter joins 200-plus publications across the country, spearheaded by the Boston Globe, in condemning President Donald Trump's constant attacks on the news media.


By Ken Jones | August 15, 2018

The Castro Muni station has meant a lot of different things to me during the past four decades: a construction site. A community rallying place. A point of entry for gay people from around the globe. And now, a workplace.

By Heather Cassell | August 15, 2018

Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado welcomed the country's Supreme Court ruling August 8 that declared a ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.


By Roger Brigham | August 15, 2018

In the end, Paris proved to be exactly what the Gay Games needed.

By Brian Bromberger | August 15, 2018

For readers bewildered by how to make sense of gender today, a new book by sociologist Arlene Stein, "Unbound: Transgender Men and the Remaking of Identity," recently published by Pantheon Books, follows the journey of four patients.


By Heather Cassell | August 15, 2018

LGBT Asian activists discussed the Trump administration's policies and global issues at its recent conference in San Francisco, which attracted nearly 700 people.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | August 15, 2018

The gay longtime executive director of the San Francisco Night Ministry will retire at the end of the month.


By Jack Shea | August 15, 2018

Drag queens and their fans attended an intimate conversational-style panel to share their experiences in hookups and sex.

By BAR staff | August 15, 2018

Rosie the Riveter Day festival a success.


By Cynthia Laird | August 15, 2018

The Bay Area Reporter's leather columnist was recognized by a national sex-positive organization at an event in the Castro.

By Belo Cipriani | August 15, 2018

In August 2013, Laurel Hilbert arrived in Los Angeles on a student visa to learn English. Then named Ahmad, the blind 17-year-old had no money, no friends, and did not know the language of this vast country.


By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | August 15, 2018

I recently had the pleasure of speaking at an elementary school LGBTQ support group, where I shared my experiences as someone who is now as old as so many of the "community elders" I met when I was first coming out.

By BAR staff | August 15, 2018

This week's letters to the editor.


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