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Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

Thank you very much, it has been both humbling and encouraging receiving your generous support when so many are also in need of help. So far, we have raised just over $25,000 and are just 15% away from reaching our goal of $30,000.

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By Jim Provenzano | May 21, 2020

The Stud is dead, but long live The Stud. The historic bar's collective owners are leaving the current location, planning a possible future, and a fabulous funeral.

By John Ferrannini | May 20, 2020

The Stud, San Francisco's oldest continuously-operating LGBT club, will be closing its doors permanently, according to a news release from Honey Mahogany, a co-owner of the South of Market establishment.


By Jim Provenzano | April 24, 2020

He's photographed countless events and local luminaries in Bay Area nightlife. Now Gooch, the charming ever-busy Brit whose photos have graced Bay Area Reporter pages for years, has unveiled his new website, with a special offer of prints for sale.

By Michael Yamashita | April 15, 2020

San Francisco is one of 11 US cities that is fortunate to have a legacy LGBT publication by us, for us, and about us. Help preserve the BAR as an historic and important community institution for the future.


By John Ferrannini | April 15, 2020

The long illustrious life of the Mission bar Esta Noche, its recent closure and the more recent loss of Club BnB marks a loss of LGBTQ People of Color venues.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | April 7, 2020

The arts and nightlife communities have been hit particularly hard, with venues including Oasis and Manny's in San Francisco and The Alice Collective in Oakland seeing their revenue streams disappear overnight.


By Michael Flanagan | April 2, 2020

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. Celebrating the past year and with an eye toward the future, let's bring on this year's Bestie-winning events.

By Jim Gladstone | April 2, 2020

What would queer San Francisco be without our nocturnal animals, the revelers and entertainers and service stars? Let's raise a glass (make it a double), to this year's Nightlife People Bestie winners.


By Michael Flanagan | April 2, 2020

With the closure of bars due to Covid-19, reading about which bars are best in the Bay Area according to our readers may be a bit like looking through the window of a candy shop when it's closed.

By Michael Flanagan | March 25, 2020

Charlotte Coleman's bars grew from the harassment of the 1950s. But the unintended consequence of losing a job was that she wasn't just a bar owner: she had such business acumen that some of her bars still exist till today.


By John Ferrannini | March 18, 2020

Almost all LGBT nightlife spaces in California are shuttered after Governor Gavin Newsom's Sunday directive that bars, nightclubs, wineries, and breweries should close in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

By Steven Underhill | March 10, 2020

GusPresents hosts the new weekly night at the Castro district bar, with pop, circuit music and gogo cuties. The March 6 night included a visit from local drag performer Lady Camden.


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