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By Advertising Department | February 26, 2021

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.

By Cynthia Laird | February 17, 2021

Hoover Lee, a Hawaii-born gay Chinese American activist and champion of global LGBTQ human rights, died February 11 at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. He was 83.


By BAR staff | February 17, 2021

The obituary for Simon Sheppard.

By Cynthia Laird | February 4, 2021

Terrrie Frye, a longtime activist and Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club member, died February 4.


By Cynthia Laird | February 3, 2021

EB Troast, a queer educator in Petaluma who specialized in LGBTQ-inclusive family life and sex education curriculum, died January 11 after she collapsed during a Zoom meeting. She was 37.

By Cynthia Laird | January 29, 2021

William M. Hershon, a gay man and longtime San Francisco AIDS advocate and attorney, died January 29. He was 67.


By Cynthia Laird | January 28, 2021

Carmen Vázquez, the founding director of the Women's Building in San Francisco and a longtime activist for the LGBTQ community and social justice, died January 27 in New York City. She was 72.

By Cynthia Laird | January 27, 2021

Lee Mentley, the self-described "Princess of Castro Street," died January 20 at his home in Sonora, California. He was 72.


By BAR staff | January 20, 2021

The obituary for Leonard Maran.

By BAR staff | January 20, 2021

The obituary for Ralph Newton Jennings.


By BAR staff | January 20, 2021

The obituary for Darren Zane English.

By Ed Walsh | January 19, 2021

Alice Hoagland, the mother of gay 9/11 hero Mark Bingham, has died.


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