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When Doug Roenicke returned to his Upper Market home on the afternoon of October 17, he was shocked to find that two of his 10-week-old French Bulldog puppies were missing.
With one week remaining until Election Day, polls are tightening and candidates are making their closing arguments to voters in races across the country.
Here are the Bay Area Reporter's election endorsements. Links go to editorials.
President Donald Trump and former vice president Joe Biden squared off in the final presidential debate.
Frameline Distribution has released for online viewing "50 Years of Fabulous," an award-winning documentary recounting the life and legacy of iconic queer rights activist José Julio Sarria.
In light of vocal opposition to a proposed plan to install security cameras throughout the business district in San Francisco's LGBTQ Castro neighborhood, the group entertaining the idea is hitting the pause button for now.
As Pope Francis this week indicated he's OK with same-sex civil unions, a gay man who aspired to be a Roman Catholic priest but who left the church in protest of firings of LGBTQ people from its institutions spoke out about the church.
A day after San Francisco officials moved forward with the process to landmark the home of an iconic lesbian couple, a historic Japantown site with ties to LGBTQ history took a step closer to becoming a city landmark.
Two gay men who grew up in the South Bay are aiming to make LGBTQ political history in their respective cities come the November 3 election. Either would be the first out male city council person in their hometowns.
Bryan Washington, Lucy Jane Bledsoe, Nicole Krauss and others have great new novels out. In nonfiction, Charles Monroe-Kane, Big Freedia and a book about Keith Haring top our recommended autumn reading list.
Shotgun Players, Berkeley Repertory and Marin Theatre Company each have new shows ready to be viewed safely online, with astute and timely political and social messages told through innovative ways.
June Millington is the very definition of a living music legend. A founding member of celebrated '70s all-female rock band Fanny, Millington and her bandmates, including sister Jean, paved the way for everyone from the Runaways to the Go-Go's.
In the mood for something spooky? Here are some movies (and a book) you can watch to enhance your Halloween season. All titles have a decidedly queer twist.
As health safety precautions remain in effect, some large museums have reopened under careful guidelines, while others, including smaller galleries, showcase beautiful and thought-provoking works online.
On her exceptional second album 'Eno Axis,' the North Carolina-based H.C. McEntire expands on the promise of her first record, delivering ten breathtaking songs on one of the best albums of 2020.
With parklets for many bars and restaurants, Castro businesses are gaining back patrons and fans. On October 25, Militia Scunt (photo by Rick Gerharter) performed on the sidewalk on Castro Street during a drag benefit for clothing shop Knobs.
In honor of LGBTQ History month, HBO Max has produced a new limited four-episode docudrama series called Equal about the trailblazers and unsung heroes who fought for queer justice and equality in the pre-Stonewall era.
Two years before the Bay Area Reporter premiered, the New York City-based GAY covered politics, arts, civil rights and sexuality with a bold and groovy style. The complete issue collection from 1969 to 1974 is online.
Mid-October, fall is ripe for surprises and scares. But you can still enjoy arts, nightlife and community events online, with several bars, museums and venues cautiously re-opening, too.
50 Years of Fabulous, Jethro Patalinghug's stirring documentary about the half-century history of the Imperial Council of San Francisco, shows the past five decades of the council's growth and glamorous moments, including founder José Sarria.
Skip Arnold's historic drag act became one of many fascinating anthropological subjects by scholar Esther Newton, whose groundbreaking dissertation, once ignored, has found new readers.