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Neighborhood merchants are reeling from the effects of lockdowns — such as an ongoing spate of window-breaking and other vandalism — even while the Castro joins the rest of San Francisco in moving into the less restrictive red tier of COVID-19 reopenings.
As COVID vaccinations ramp up with a third vaccine authorized for use, community leaders and health officials across California are pushing to see that LGBTQ individuals sign up to get inoculated.
A well-known gay nightlife promoter in the East Bay who went into the restaurant business last year is opening a new nightclub and eatery in downtown Oakland.
A recent San Jose Police Department training bulletin establishes procedures for law enforcement interactions with the LGBTQ community in the South Bay city and has drawn praise from counterparts in San Francisco.
A bill to strengthen the sexually transmitted disease public health infrastructure of California is better than a similar effort that had initially been introduced last year, a principal co-author of the legislation told the Bay Area Reporter.
When the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Equality Act last week, it marked the second time the lower chamber had approved the sweeping legislation that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
This year's edition of "Hearts in SF" raised more than $1.6 million for essential health care initiatives at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
A binational couple who was separated due to the coup in Myanmar has been reunited in San Francisco.
Voting is a right and privilege that is a cornerstone of our democracy.
In his newly published memoir, 'American Exxxtasy: My 30-Year Search for a Happy Ending,' gay filmmaker Amero recalls those bygone days with wit, humor and heart.
There's so much to recommend about 'Daddy's Country Gold,' the dazzling new album by out singer/songwriter Melissa Carper, it's hard to know where to begin. Carper's distinctive vocal style transcends a single genre description.
Set in Colombo, Sri Lanka during the mid-1970s and early 1980s, 'Funny Boy,' based on Shyam Selvadurai's acclaimed novel, is timely for a variety of reasons.
Shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, Brandon Taylor's 'Real Life' is a reimagined campus novel from a fresh perspective, a gay African-American graduate student.
With an entire literary festival, from readings to panels, all online, the 18th annual Saints & Sinners LGBTQ Literary Festival, usually held in New Orleans, returns with a robust roster on March 11-14.
Two photo books, one new, the other re-issued decades after first being published, show stark differences, and similarities, in the depiction of their subjects.
In what will undoubtedly be recalled as the biggest drag fundraiser in local history, Oasis nightclub's 12-hour three-camera marathon telethon more than doubled the initial goal by raising more than $253,000 through the club's March 6 online telethon.
Beaux's Sunday Big Top Brunch entertained outdoor patrons on Feb. 28 as glam drag performers strutted their lip-synching stuff, and photographer Steven Underhill caught some fun moments.
Despite a year of providing entertainment through the pandemic, the drag-focused nightclub Oasis still needs fan support to remain open. So owner D'Arcy Drollinger will host a 12-hour telethon with dozens of performers on March 6.
Now that the San Francisco Board of Supervisors has unanimously passed District 6 Supervisor Matt Haney's Music and Entertainment Venue Recovery Fund, his legislative aide is hopeful that beleaguered venues can start getting help next month.
The nonprofit that oversees the Folsom Street Fair will soon open a sex-positive space in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood.
"Big" Bill Eld, one of gay cinema's first porn stars, didn't last long in the business, as director Toby Ross recounts in his ruminative odd 'docudrama.'