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Bay Area Reporter announces its historic 50th anniversary edition

Bay Area Reporter announces its historic 50th anniversary edition

By Advertising Department

America's longest continuously-published and highest weekly circulation LGBTQ newspaper will celebrate its historic 50th anniversary edition to be published on April 1. Advertising space reservations for this special issue are now being accepted.

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By Matthew S. Bajko | October 28, 2020

Four years ago San Francisco planners released a list of nine LGBTQ historically significant sites they were eying to name as local landmarks.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | October 28, 2020

Disabled people have long been invisible from history, and unsurprisingly, disabled LGBTQ historical figures too have been hidden.


By John Ferrannini | October 21, 2020

The day Peggy Caserta took acid for the first time changed her life — and that of San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood — forever.

By John Ferrannini | October 14, 2020

With LGBTQ History Month underway, Castro neighborhood leaders are discussing how best to preserve the heritage of the city's most visible queer neighborhood.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | October 14, 2020

June 30, 1986 was a broiling hot day in Washington, D.C. when the U.S. Supreme Court released the decision in Bowers v. Hardwick, a landmark sodomy decision.

By Matthew S. Bajko | October 7, 2020

When Spectrum, the undergraduate LGBTQ student group at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, launched in 1983 it became a resource not just those on campus but for queer people living in that part of the South.


By analysis by Timothy Cwiek | October 7, 2020

This month marks the 65th birthday of Nizah Morris.

By Jeremy Rodriguez | October 7, 2020

Before graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1985, Paula Neira had difficulties accepting she was trans.


By Jason Villemez | September 30, 2020

In the 2014 PlayStation 4 game "Dragon Age: Inquisition," Dorian is a powerful wizard who helps the main character save the world from a demon army.

By Brandon Wolf | September 30, 2020

On Saturday, April 11, 1953, nearly 70 gay men packed into a small four-room house at 2117 South 19th Street in Waco, Texas, about 10 blocks from Baylor University.


By John Ferrannini | September 29, 2020

Facebook has reinstated a photo it initially censored of a bare-chested transgender man for allegedly violating its "community standards on nudity" after it was called out by the GLBT Historical Society.

By Matthew S. Bajko | September 29, 2020

A new website documents the last five decades of Silicon Valley's LGBTQ history — and the Bay Area Reporter got a sneak peek.


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