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Journalism was a calling for gay Catholic man

Journalism was a calling for gay Catholic man

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Apr 4, 2018

Mark Dowd has experienced two vocations. One was a calling to the priesthood, which didn't last, but the second was to journalism, which wound up becoming his life's work.

Boyd takes on gays, race in new e-book

Boyd takes on gays, race in new e-book

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Feb 14, 2018

With his recent vulgar ranting about "shithole countries" vis-à-vis immigration, President Donald Trump has once again been accused of being a racist, which makes Randy Boyd's new e-book, the perfect opportunity to discuss race relations.

'Stonewall Strong' looks at 'conscious resilience'

'Stonewall Strong' looks at 'conscious resilience'

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Dec 20, 2017

They may be the worst eight words a gay man can hear - "I have bad news on the HIV test" - but health journalist John-Manuel Andriote endured them in 2006 when he received an HIV diagnosis, turning his world upside down.

BARchive :: Excerpts From the New Memoir 'Sex, Drugs & Disco'

BARchive :: Excerpts From the New Memoir 'Sex, Drugs & Disco'

  • by Mark Abramson
  • Jun 14, 2015

San Francisco, Mid-1970s. A perfect place at a perfect time. Mark Abramson's memoir is the next best thing to being there, and here's a sample.

Hollywood's Prince comes to the Castro

Hollywood's Prince comes to the Castro

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Nov 11, 2008

He has one of the most beautiful faces in movie history. But behind all the brawn and glamour lay a sensitivity that few were aware of. Tony Curtis will appear live and in-person for a tribute and screening.