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Man On Man: Roddy Bottum and Joey Holman

Man On Man: Roddy Bottum and Joey Holman

By Gregg Shapiro

Gay modern rock icon Roddy Bottum's teamed up with his boyfriend Joey Holman to form Man on Man, a duo dedicated to openly gay music that aims for your heart, ears, and groin.

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By Jim Provenzano | May 4, 2021

1975 was a great year for B.A.R. covers, but the most legendary image of the year is assuredly that of Empress Doris riding an elephant down Polk Street for the annual Gay Freedom Day Parade. How did it happen? And why?

By Jim Provenzano | May 4, 2021

Whip up some tasty dishes while supporting LGBT teen education with the new Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence's cookbook fundraiser for The Point Foundation.


By Gregg Shapiro | May 4, 2021

Jill Sobule's fabulous and fierce 'F*ck7thGrade,' a musical presented as a rock concert by City Theatre Company, shares a tuneful quilt constructed of songs from eight of Sobule's studio albums.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | May 4, 2021

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle eviscerates West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's inept anti-trans remarks, 'Pose's third and final season, Mare of Easttown stars Kate Winslet, Elliot Page's Oprah interview, and 'Crip Camp's Oscar loss are covered in our TV column.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | May 4, 2021

Though Ed Helms is top billed, its transgender comedian Patti Harrison who walks away with the top acting honors in 'Together Together, Nikole Beckwith's charming new comedy/drama about the relationship between a prospective single dad and his surrogate.

By Philip Campbell | May 4, 2021

After more than a year of waiting and worry, the San Francisco Opera and San Francisco Symphony are back to live, in-person performances of 'The Barber of Seville' and Adler Fellows drive-in concerts in Marin, and symphony indoor concerts.


By Gregg Shapiro | May 4, 2021

After a brutal winter, made even more difficult by the pandemic and killer storms, the Spring Equinox has arrived and warmer weather days are in sight. The following new non-fiction books are a good way to welcome the new season.

By Jim Provenzano | May 2, 2021

The late playwright and AIDS activist Larry Kramer's 'The Normal Heart' presented a scathing critique of complacency and concern in the early years of the AIDS pandemic. An online staged reading on May 8 will benefit The One Archives in Los Angeles.


By | April 29, 2021

Enjoy the bouquet of new and ongoing events in arts, nightlife and community; musical moments, movie memories, drags at drive-ins and more.

By Jim Provenzano | April 29, 2021

Continuing the Bay Area Reporter's 50th anniversary celebrations, May 6 kicks off our B.A.R. Talks series, with veteran photojournalist Rick Gerharter, who will discuss his career and new project, curating the GLBT History Museum's B.A.R. online exhibit.


By Brian Bromberger | April 27, 2021

South Florida's OUTshine Film Festival streams a variety of LGBT-themed feature films though May 2. From dance history to coming of age in Switzerland, variety is the new queer cinema.

By Gregg Shapiro | April 27, 2021

Punk icon Richard Hell's 'Destiny Street' gets an expanded and remastered double disc reissue; The Fleshtones are back in action; new bands Kiwi Jr. and Shy Boys properly homage their punk-pop elders, and The Avalanches eerie tracks will haunt you.


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