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By BAR staff | October 21, 2020

The obituary for Brian T. Russo.

By | October 21, 2020

The obituary for Santos Rangel.


By John Ferrannini | October 21, 2020

Tom Taylor, who was the keeper of the key to the rainbow flagpole at Castro and Market streets, and, with his husband, was known for elaborate Christmas light displays at their San Francisco home, has died.

By Cynthia Laird | October 14, 2020

Monica Roberts, a prominent Black transgender activist and journalist who shined a light on trans violence and other issues, died Monday, October 5, at her home in Houston. She was 58.


By Cynthia Laird | October 8, 2020

Monica Roberts, a prominent transgender activist and journalist who shined a light on trans violence and other issues, has died.

By Liz Highleyman | September 30, 2020

Timothy Ray Brown, the first person cured of HIV, died September 29 at his home in Palm Springs, surrounded by his partner and friends, after battling a recurrence of leukemia. He was 54.


By BAR staff | September 23, 2020

The obituary for Lin Moses.

By BAR staff | September 23, 2020

The obituary for Terri Higa.


By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

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

By Cynthia Laird | September 16, 2020

Sister Ruth Hall, founder and program director of the Family Link, died September 7 at Davies Medical Center in San Francisco following a recent cancer diagnosis. She was 71.


By Jim Provenzano | September 12, 2020

Matthew Simmons, known to many as his drag persona Peggy L'Eggs, died peacefully and unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 8 at his Oakland apartment. Friends and colleagues offered a stream of tributes and remembrances.

By BAR staff | September 9, 2020

The obituary for Michael Zimmerman.


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