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Caitlin Breedlove's 'All In: Cancer, Near Death, New Life'

Caitlin Breedlove's 'All In: Cancer, Near Death, New Life'

  • by Laura Moreno
  • May 7, 2024

Author Caitlin Breedlove's debut book, "All In: Cancer, Near Death, New Life" is the fascinating queer feminist memoir of a cancer survivor and single parent of a small child. But it is equally a memoir of grief, addiction, and spirituality.

The Golden Mean of Rest and Study

The Golden Mean of Rest and Study

  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Feb 29, 2024

The golden mean is a term that's all about balance, and it comes from Ancient Greek philosophy. Aristotle was the one who stated that the best way to go about life is to avoid any extremities, such as working too much or not working at all.

Unlocking Intimacy: A Beginner's Guide to Exploring Sensory Play

Unlocking Intimacy: A Beginner's Guide to Exploring Sensory Play

  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Jan 16, 2024

Welcome to a journey of self-discovery and connection, where intimacy takes center stage. In a world often bustling with the demands of everyday life, finding ways to deepen your connection with a partner can be a transformative experience.

Bay Area blood centers encourage gay, bi men to donate

Bay Area blood centers encourage gay, bi men to donate

  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Dec 6, 2023

Two of the Bay Area's main blood centers are asking eligible gay and bisexual men to donate during the holiday season when they usually see a dip in donations.

B.A.R.'s Bestie balloting begins

B.A.R.'s Bestie balloting begins

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Sep 25, 2023

It's time for Bay Area Reporter readers to cast their ballots for the LGBTQ newspaper's annual Best of the Bay contest.

Dr. Patricia Grayhall's 'Making the Rounds'

Dr. Patricia Grayhall's 'Making the Rounds'

  • by Laura Moreno
  • Nov 8, 2022

Beginning with her earliest memories of trying to fit in, 'Making the Rounds: Defying Norms In Love & Medicine' is an interesting memoir and Grayhall's first book.

America is a gun: The Lavender Tube on Uvalde's atrocities

America is a gun: The Lavender Tube on Uvalde's atrocities

  • by Victoria A. Brownworth
  • May 31, 2022

At the Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, parents had to find and identify the bodies of their 8, 9, 10 and 11-year-old children; little kid bodies that had been decimated by an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle.

Going viral: microbiologist Joseph Osmundson's 'Virology'

Going viral: microbiologist Joseph Osmundson's 'Virology'

  • by Mark William Norby
  • May 31, 2022

Joseph Osmundson's new book establishes itself as a unique and singular archive of COVID-19, HIV/AIDS, queer theory, sociopolitical criticism, and a record of the viruses that are present in our guts, on our skin, and in our blood.

LGBTQ Agenda: Gay nonbinary Stanford doc receives fellowship award to study LGBTQ fertility

LGBTQ Agenda: Gay nonbinary Stanford doc receives fellowship award to study LGBTQ fertility

  • by Eric Burkett
  • May 20, 2022

A gay nonbinary Stanford scientist has been awarded a grant to study lesbian family-building, and ultimately, in the broader queer community.

Getting high and falling out on GHB

Getting high and falling out on GHB

  • by Adam Echelman
  • May 11, 2022

The fall is so quick that most people can only remember where they landed: in someone else's bed, on a park bench, or in a hospital room.

Meth without GHB is like 'coffee without cream'

Meth without GHB is like 'coffee without cream'

  • by Adam Echelman
  • May 4, 2022

Justin used to sell "Happy Meals" for $135: an ounce of G, an eighth of meth, and two to three Viagra.

GHB: The 'elixir' that no one is talking about (but everyone is drinking)

GHB: The 'elixir' that no one is talking about (but everyone is drinking)

  • by by Adam Echelman
  • Apr 27, 2022

Franz Lao had a few quiet hours at work so he left the office to take some meth and drink some G.

'How To Survive A Pandemic' David France's new documentary as activism

'How To Survive A Pandemic' David France's new documentary as activism

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Mar 29, 2022

In 'How To Survive A Pandemic,' acclaimed investigative journalist and Academy Award-nominated gay filmmaker David France takes an insider's look at the historic, multi-national race to research, develop, regulate, and launch COVID-19 vaccines.

Lyon-Martin center breaks from HealthRIGHT 360, changes name

Lyon-Martin center breaks from HealthRIGHT 360, changes name

  • by Eric Burkett
  • Mar 23, 2022

Lyon-Martin Health Services has a new name and is now independent from HealthRIGHT 360,