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Watch: LGBTQ-Themed Library Again Target of Anti-gay Vandals

Watch: LGBTQ-Themed Library Again Target of Anti-gay Vandals

By Emell Adolphus | May 15, 2022

A mini library, with LGBTQ-themed books for youths and young adults, has been ransacked for a fourth time in a Massachusetts community.

The Sisters' Easter @ Mission Dolores Park

The Sisters' Easter @ Mission Dolores Park

By photo by Steven Underhill | Apr 18, 2022

The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence's annual Easter celebrations returned to Mission Dolores Park on April 17 with a huge crowd of attendees enjoying the bright sunny day, performances, the Hunky Jesus, Foxy Mary and bonnet contests.

Queer-Friendly NYC Nightclub Set On Fire

Queer-Friendly NYC Nightclub Set On Fire

By Emell Adolphus | Apr 6, 2022

Patrons at a nightclub in the NYC neighborhood of Bushwick were left shaken up after someone attempted to set fire to club while they were inside.

B.A.R. Talk 12: History in Print

B.A.R. Talk 12: History in Print

By Jim Provenzano | Mar 29, 2022

In closing our yearlong celebrations of the Bay Area Reporter's 50th anniversary, our twelfth online panel on April 7 will focus on five decades of the newspaper's history, with several current and former editors and writers.

Come Out with Pride to Host Pride Prom

Come Out with Pride to Host Pride Prom

Mar 16, 2022

Come Out With Pride, Inc., will host its first adult-only (21+) Pride Prom, themed "Express Yourself."

11th B.A.R. Talk Focuses on Arts

11th B.A.R. Talk Focuses on Arts

By Jim Provenzano | Mar 2, 2022

In our nearly final yearlong celebrations of the Bay Area Reporter's 50th anniversary, our eleventh monthly online panel, set for March 10, will focus on fifty years of arts coverage with former and current editors and writers.

50 Years in 50 Weeks: Shirley F-in' Manson in 2016

50 Years in 50 Weeks: Shirley F-in' Manson in 2016

By Jim Provenzano | Feb 17, 2022

While probably not the most historic article of 2016, for this writer, it was a red-letter day to interview Shirley Manson, lead singer for the band Garbage.

New York Mask Mandate to Expire, But Not in Schools

New York Mask Mandate to Expire, But Not in Schools

By Marina Villeneuve | Feb 9, 2022

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that the state will end a COVID-19 mandate requiring face coverings in most indoor public settings, but will keep masking rules in place in schools for now.

Florida's Top Doctor Refuses to Say If He's Vaccinated

Florida's Top Doctor Refuses to Say If He's Vaccinated

By Anthony Izaguirre | Feb 9, 2022

Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo on Tuesday declined to disclose whether he has received a coronavirus vaccine during a contentious confirmation hearing.

50 Years in 50 Weeks; 2013's Heroic Hunks

50 Years in 50 Weeks; 2013's Heroic Hunks

By Jim Provenzano | Jan 27, 2022

This week, we're showcasing two admirable men in very different community subcultures, because we can. Filmmaker James Broughton and leatherman Andy Cross were featured in our June 13, 2013 issue, and both share a connection to gay erotic liberation.

B.A.R. Talks 9: Drag Through Bay Area History

B.A.R. Talks 9: Drag Through Bay Area History

By Jim Provenzano | Jan 5, 2022

Our January 13 B.A.R. Talks panel focuses on drag and its local history, with guests Heklina, Fudgie Frottage, Khmera Rouge, Mercedez Munro, Persia, and Sister Tilda Nextime.

New Yorkers Can Rename Themselves Under New Law

New Yorkers Can Rename Themselves Under New Law

By Emell Adolphus | Dec 20, 2021

A new law that allows New Yorkers to freely rename themselves is said to be a huge step forward for non-binary and transgender residents. The law, which takes effect on Tuesday, is said to be a huge step forward for non-binary and transgender residents.

50 Years in 50 Weeks: 2006's Sporting Life

50 Years in 50 Weeks: 2006's Sporting Life

By Jim Provenzano | Dec 9, 2021

2006 was a double-banner year for LGBT athletes. Two international sporting events were to take place that August: The seventh Gay Games in Chicago, and the upstart rival, the Montreal Outgames.

B.A.R. Talks: Eighth Panel Shares Stories of LGBT Nightlife

B.A.R. Talks: Eighth Panel Shares Stories of LGBT Nightlife

By Jim Provenzano | Dec 5, 2021

Join an online chat about the historic connection between the B.A.R. and its 50 years of writing about Bay Area LGBT bars; with Sharon McNight, DJ Page Hodel, author Mark Abramson, scholar Michael Flanagan, and assistant news editor John Ferranini.

Holigay Events: Choral, Cabaret, Comedy and More for December Fun

Holigay Events: Choral, Cabaret, Comedy and More for December Fun

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Nov 24, 2021

It's the most wonderful time of the year, and now that the Bay Area has reopened, there's plenty to do in December. Here are several ways you can celebrate and have a joyous holiday.

Chick-fil-A Opens Near SF City Line

Chick-fil-A Opens Near SF City Line

Nov 17, 2021

Long reviled by LGBTQ community members, chicken sandwich purveyor Chick-fil-A is opening its newest Bay Area location mere minutes away from San Francisco's city line.

50 Years in 50 Weeks: 'Queer Crips' in 2003

50 Years in 50 Weeks: 'Queer Crips' in 2003

By Jim Provenzano | Nov 15, 2021

In the B.A.R.'s November 13 issue, John R. Killacky shares his experience in becoming disabled, and how using a wheelchair helped him gain more freedom than using a cane at age 51.

Out at Outside Lands

Out at Outside Lands

By Jim Gladstone | Oct 26, 2021

Outside Lands is back. And it's outer than ever. Here's just a partial rundown of this year's queer Outside Lands highlights across a full gamut of musical genres, from R&B to rock to electronica.

Seventh B.A.R. Talk to Focus on Local Politics

Seventh B.A.R. Talk to Focus on Local Politics

By Jim Provenzano | Oct 22, 2021

Politics through five decades of Bay Area Reporter coverage will be discussed by an esteemed panel of local officials, with Assistant News Editor and politics columnist Matthew S. Bajko, on Thursday, November 4.

Schlomer Haus Art Gallery Opens in the Castro

Schlomer Haus Art Gallery Opens in the Castro

By Jim Provenzano | Oct 20, 2021

A new art gallery kicks off its opening on October 26 with the work of six different artists. The gay couple who own Schlomer Haus Gallery, located in the Castro/Duboce district, hopes to draw art fans from all over.

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