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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

  • by Michael Yamashita
  • May 1, 2020

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.

You can help support the Bay Area Reporter fundraising campaign

You can help support the Bay Area Reporter fundraising campaign

  • by Michael Yamashita
  • Apr 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.

Jock Talk: SF FrontRunners pioneer dies

Jock Talk: SF FrontRunners pioneer dies

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Mar 25, 2020

Bud Budlong, one of the early leaders and organizers of San Francisco FrontRunners, died Thursday, March 19, at the age of 82 after a lengthy illness.

Online: Jock Talk Extra: Trans advocates decry Idaho bill headed to governor

Online: Jock Talk Extra: Trans advocates decry Idaho bill headed to governor

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Mar 19, 2020

The Idaho state Legislature took time out this week from the battle against the global COVID-19 pandemic to send two anti-transgender bills to Governor Brad Little.

Jock Talk: Blair Hardiek sets example

Jock Talk: Blair Hardiek sets example

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Mar 18, 2020

During times of crisis such as the one we are all staggering through right now, when our daily routines are disrupted ... it is easy to get our values as confused and scrambled as those panic buyers raiding every shelf they can for rolls of toilet paper.

Jock Talk: Out broadcaster blazes a trail

Jock Talk: Out broadcaster blazes a trail

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Mar 11, 2020

Sports broadcaster Kate Scott told me that she doesn't consider herself a trailblazer.

Jock Talk: Diver Matthew Mitcham gets married

Jock Talk: Diver Matthew Mitcham gets married

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Mar 4, 2020

Last March, Australian Olympic gold medal diver Matthew Mitcham announced he was engaged to his partner, Luke Rutherford.

Jock Talk: Front Runners adds Singapore running club

Jock Talk: Front Runners adds Singapore running club

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Feb 26, 2020

A running club in Singapore has become the 100th organizational member of International Frontrunners.

Jock Talk: Wrist slap for Astros a blight on baseball

Jock Talk: Wrist slap for Astros a blight on baseball

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Feb 19, 2020

As Major League Baseball desperately tries to remember in what pawn shop it hawked its moral compass, let's talk about the Houston Astros and Pete Rose. Such conversation can draw out enough passion to make the presidential race look boring.

Jock Talk: Super Bowl lived up to the hype, despite 49ers' loss

Jock Talk: Super Bowl lived up to the hype, despite 49ers' loss

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Feb 5, 2020

The game itself featured some horrendous officiating and a dramatic comeback against a defense that went from withering to withered.

Super Bowl bummer

Super Bowl bummer

  • by BAR staff
  • Feb 5, 2020

A 49ers' loss in last Sunday's Super Bowl LIV made for dispirited fans in the Castro.

10th annual readers' poll starts

10th annual readers' poll starts

  • by Cynthia Laird
  • Jan 29, 2020

This year marks the 10th annual Bay Area Reporter readers' poll, the Besties, and voting begins Thursday, January 30.

Jock Talk: On the passing of Kobe Bryant

Jock Talk: On the passing of Kobe Bryant

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Jan 29, 2020

When a person who has spent most of his life in the public eye dies, leaving a complex legacy in the hearts and minds of supporters and detractors alike, it can be challenging in the shadow of the moment to process the range of triggered emotions.

Jock Talk: Go, Niners!

Jock Talk: Go, Niners!

  • by Roger Brigham
  • Jan 22, 2020

The San Francisco 49ers are headed to the Super Bowl in Miami after a blowout 37-20 NFC Championship win over the Green Bay Packers, powered by a mind-blowing four-touchdown, 220-yard rushing performance by running back Raheem Mostert.