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In the California Legislature there have long been lawmakers succeeded by their spouses or their siblings.
Captain Christopher Del Gandio has made history as the first out gay man to make that rank with the San Francisco Police Department. He is also currently the highest-ranking out LGBTQ police officer in the department.
The California State Historical Resources Commission will hold a virtual meeting Friday, January 21, at 9 a.m. to consider several nominations for federal historical designation and one for state designation.
As a 30-year resident of San Francisco — who is also a transgender woman — I was elated when I first saw, in 2017, that the city had designated an official and legally-recognized Transgender District, centered at Turk and Taylor streets.
This week's letters to the editor opines about state Senator Scott Wiener's now-delayed intersex bill and his opposition in 2011 to SF's attempt to ban circumcision.
Two new reports by the Global Project Against Hate and Extremism show that the giant tech and social media companies are failing to block conversion therapy disinformation.
Longtime gay rights activist and retired San Francisco State University professor Stuart Loomis died January 17 in Oaxaca, Mexico, where he had lived for many years.
Brian Custer, Ph.D., of Vitalant said he hopes the study's results will guide the federal agency to consider changing questions about men who have sex with men specifically to questions about sexual health and safety across orientations.
In October 2012, the Bay Area Reporter had a rare opportunity to sit down with U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein.
The year certainly had more 'important' arts and nightlife coverage, but Gregg Shapiro's June 2012 interview with Scissor Sisters front man Jake Shears brings back fond memories of their music.
Julian Fellowes debuts his new long-awaited period drama series 'The Gilded Age' on HBO, a tale of an emerging new world at the height of New York City's industrial age, and the often merciless society members who ruled and invaded it, or tried to.
When Lady Camden sashayed into the spotlight for the first time on RuPaul's Drag Race in the Season 14 premiere, proudly proclaiming, "Hello, you sexy bitches!," drag aficionados got to meet one of Northern California's most uniquely talented queens.
San Francisco stages are now hosting two of the more unorthodox musicals to hit big on Broadway in recent years, one subtle and poetic ('The Band's Visit'), the other boisterous and participatory ('Freestyle Love Supreme').
In his outstanding new coming-of-age memoir, Florida-born queer Latinx author Edgar Gomez navigates a modest 13-year-old adolescence dominated by poverty and cultural machismo.
Oh my gosh, Omicron! We're keeping up to date on closings, postponements and persistent performances in arts and nightlife.
On January 22 and 29 eight seasoned drag entertainers will compete in The High Princx Pageant, a drag spectacular in which one performer will take home the High Princx Crown.
In April 2011, the Bay Area Reporter celebrated its 40th anniversary with a mini-exhibit of vintage front pages, curated by photographer Rick Gerharter.
Johnny Townsend's new book chronicles the escapades of Todd Tillotson, a middle-aged, paunchy Seattle gay man and ex-Mormon riding the public transit bus in the present day pandemic while cruising for sex.
When asked to create a nightlife spinoff mini-magazine for the Bay Area Reporter, it took editor Jim Provenzano only a few seconds to devise the title, BARtab. Putting out a monthly second publication took a lot more time.
We've got live theater and comedy, art exhibits in a diverse array of genres, plus movies, dance concerts or music shows in-person and online.
Our January 13 B.A.R. Talks panel focuses on drag and its local history, with guests Heklina, Fudgie Frottage, Khmera Rouge, Mercedez Munro, Persia, and Sister Tilda Nextime.