Gay District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman introduced legislation to the Board of Supervisors at its October 19 meeting that would allow new bars to be conditionally permitted in t... Read More »
Befitting for October being LGBTQ History Month San Francisco supervisors have granted city landmark status to the first local site related to leather history. Read More »
Eight new members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS joined three who are returning from the Trump-era. The council is responsible for making recommendations regardin... Read More »
Attending the morning screening of 'Dune' at the New York Film Festival, I was hoping for an LGBTQ romantic comedy about the Pines on Fire Island. What I got was 'St... Read More »
Supervisor Matt Haney's state of emergency resolution was not expedited to be heard by the full board October 19 via a legislative procedure known as a committee report. The District 6 supervisor confirmed to the B.A.R. that it will be heard next Tuesday.
It was an in-person event for San Francisco Pride as it recognized LGBTQ artists and activists during its inaugural Ken Jones Awards reception October 14.
The National AIDS Memorial Grove has memorialized Timothy Ray Brown, who was the first person cured of AIDS, with a boulder at the contemplative space in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.
The obituary for David Draper, who managed the costume shop at the American Conservatory Theatre for 25 years.
The original legislation allowed the collection of sexual orientation and gender identity data anonymously; in its new form, the data will instead be collected confidentially.
California Attorney General Rob Bonta and 20 other attorneys general filed an amicus brief in a Connecticut case supporting the freedom of transgender student athletes to participate in sports in line with their gender identity.
LGBTQ demonstrators of African and Caribbean descent marked Indigenous Peoples' Day and National Coming Out Day at a rally in Oakland to bring attention to Ghana's proposed draconian anti-LGBTQ bill.
Supervisor Matt Haney's virtual hearing on the overdose crisis October 14 opened a window on the legal murkiness — and potential benefits of — safe drug consumption sites.
In the summer and fall of 1996, as AIDS ravaged San Francisco's gay community, Metropolitan Community Church-San Francisco pastor Jim Mitulski risked imprisonment, dispensing marijuana to alleviate his sick congregants' pain before it was legal to do so.
"Halloween costumes are absolutely a form of drag," says Rosé, who performs with seven other 'RuPaul'sDrag Race' vets in 'Night of the Living Drag,' a pumpkin month performance tour that makes its San Francisco stop at the Warfield Theater Oct. 25.
Halloween looms. It's time for some scares. 'American Horror Story: Double Feature,' the 'Chucky' series adaptation, 'Big Sky's thrills, 'See' gets a lesbian romance, and 'Y: The Last Man's lesbian and trans characters are part of a world without men.
Gay film critic Michael Koresky's innovative and captivating book, 'Films of Endearment: A Mother, a Son and the '80s Films That Defined Us,' skillfully intertwines movies and the events in his and his mother Leslie's lives.
Join us as we honor the life and legacy of Black fashion designer Patrick Kelly with an all-day celebration at the de Young museum on Saturday, October 23!
No matter what Dave Chappelle and Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos tell you, violence against LGBTQ is real and giving cover for transphobia and homophobia presents a real world threat to LGBTQ people.
Wait, you haven't been enjoying Litquake's return to in-person (and online) events? There's still time to show some love for local literature, tonight through October 23.
Dubbed A Fair For Every Bear, the inaugural Bearrison Street Fair will commence Oct. 23. Bearrison promises to be a fun afternoon not only for bears, but for their friends, admirers and loved ones. Big Dipper headlines the fair.
Check out all the marvelous musicals and plays, museum exhibits and nightlife fun to be had - that is, if you're vaccinated and masking up. Otherwise, just stay home.
HBO's docuseries 'We're Here' returns for a second season with a moving batch of episodes which celebrate small town LGBTQ life as Shangela, Eureka, and Bob the Drag Queen descend on a variety of small towns across America.
New art exhibits, big-time musicals, dragtastic club shows, and sonorous classical concerts await you all over the Bay Area.
From her duet vocal on Meat Loaf's hit single "Paradise by the Dashboard Light" to her performance in the "Black Boys/White Boys" number in 'Hair,' plus her acting gig on 'Night Court,' Ellen Foley's talent spans genres and decades.
Lil Nas X continues to strut his out gay stuff with what the industry welcomed as his "debut album," 'Montero (Call Me By Your Name),' after all the individual tunes dropped in spellbinding —some called them explicit— music videos.