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Santa Skivvies Run: memories & a 2020 revision

Santa Skivvies Run: memories & a 2020 revision

  • Dec 4, 2020

This year's Santa Skivvies Run, the SF AIDS Foundation's fun fundraiser, is an online Challenge, and you can still have fun on Dec. 13 (Sign up at www.sfaf.org). Here's an album of Steven Underhill's best photos from past events.

Glitter Worthy shop features drag swag

Glitter Worthy shop features drag swag

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 29, 2020

In the much-needed spirit of buying local, check out and fill your cart with Glitter Worthy's fun array of gifts created with local drag performers, illustrators and photographers, including new works by Gooch.

Castro cocktails

Castro cocktails

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 26, 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.

BAYlies project to showcase LGBT and POC cartoonists

BAYlies project to showcase LGBT and POC cartoonists

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Oct 3, 2020

A new comics anthology hopes to showcase the work of Bay Area People of Color and LGBTQ artists in a fundraiser for its first issue. Titled The BAYlies, the project will include both established and rising illustrators.

Juanita MORE!'s charity event gets groovy

Juanita MORE!'s charity event gets groovy

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Sep 20, 2020

What? You missed San Francisco drag icon and DJ Juanita MORE! and her lip-synch DJ event fundraiser? Never fear. It's still here, online, of course.

Lone Star Saloon offers '500 Club' membership fundraiser

Lone Star Saloon offers '500 Club' membership fundraiser

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Sep 20, 2020

As we endure the pandemic, many local businesses have not been able to re-open. Some are innovating with unusual ways to find support. For the popular South of Market bear bar, it's a new membership club, which includes a handmade gift and other perks.

B.A.R. launches memberships

B.A.R. launches memberships

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Sep 18, 2020

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.

Crescendo, SF Gay Men's Chorus gala, to include special guests

Crescendo, SF Gay Men's Chorus gala, to include special guests

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 3, 2020

San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus' annual Crescendo gala goes online with honors to singer-actor Billy Porter, activist Ariadne Getty, and special guests Kristin Chenoweth, Alex Newell, Wilson Cruz, and more.

Homing's In: community, arts, nightlife online July 31- Aug. 7

Homing's In: community, arts, nightlife online July 31- Aug. 7

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 30, 2020

Another Zoom opening, another show - online, of course. When you're not masking up outside, enjoy arts, nightlife and community events at home.

Moby Dick fundraisers support bar, staff

Moby Dick fundraisers support bar, staff

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 28, 2020

Moby Dick, the popular Castro district bar, is raising funds for employees and the owners' expenses in two online fundraisers.

New Conservatory Theatre Center cancels 2020 season, continues online programs

New Conservatory Theatre Center cancels 2020 season, continues online programs

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 26, 2020

New Conservatory Theatre Center, one of the countries busiest LGBTQ-focused performing arts groups, announced the cancellation of its Fall 2020 season, but some online programs will continue.

Broadway Bares 'zooms in' online Aug. 1

Broadway Bares 'zooms in' online Aug. 1

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 22, 2020

Broadway Bares, the annual striptease music and dance fundraiser for AIDS charities, goes online for a special in-home viewing of the always sold out New York City event.

Gina Yashere, Fortune Feimster cohost 31st annual GLAAD Awards online July 30

Gina Yashere, Fortune Feimster cohost 31st annual GLAAD Awards online July 30

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 20, 2020

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation's annual awards will be held online, with a fab array of special guests, including Dolly Parton, Dan Levy, Lil Nas X, Angelica Ross and many others.

Twin Peaks Tavern documentary's benefit screening July 10

Twin Peaks Tavern documentary's benefit screening July 10

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jul 8, 2020

A Castro district institution for decades, the historic Twin Peaks Tavern is the subject of a 2019 documentary, to be screened as an online fundraiser July 10.