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Bay Area Reporter launches fundraising campaign

Bay Area Reporter launches fundraising campaign

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By Michael Flanagan | April 2, 2020

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder. Celebrating the past year and with an eye toward the future, let's bring on this year's Bestie-winning events.

By Jim Gladstone | April 2, 2020

What would queer San Francisco be without our nocturnal animals, the revelers and entertainers and service stars? Let's raise a glass (make it a double), to this year's Nightlife People Bestie winners.


By Michael Flanagan | April 2, 2020

With the closure of bars due to Covid-19, reading about which bars are best in the Bay Area according to our readers may be a bit like looking through the window of a candy shop when it's closed.

By Michael Flanagan | March 25, 2020

Charlotte Coleman's bars grew from the harassment of the 1950s. But the unintended consequence of losing a job was that she wasn't just a bar owner: she had such business acumen that some of her bars still exist till today.


By John Ferrannini | March 18, 2020

Almost all LGBT nightlife spaces in California are shuttered after Governor Gavin Newsom's Sunday directive that bars, nightclubs, wineries, and breweries should close in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

By Steven Underhill | March 10, 2020

GusPresents hosts the new weekly night at the Castro district bar, with pop, circuit music and gogo cuties. The March 6 night included a visit from local drag performer Lady Camden.


By Vilen Gabrielyan | March 10, 2020

Vilen Gabrielyan is a documentary photographer and native of San Franciscan who focuses on subcultures and stories on fringe lifestyles, including his recent subjects, drag performers at the intimate Aunt Charlie's.

By Advertising Department | February 25, 2020

'INSIDE PRIDE', the official magazine of San Francisco Pride is now accepting space reservations.


By Michael Flanagan | February 19, 2020

"We used to go to jazz clubs after 2am and drink liquor out of coffee cups. Relations between blacks and whites were excellent. They were glad to have us out in the Fillmore. We were treated like queens, and I don't mean in that sense!"

By Steven Underhill | February 19, 2020

Members of the Leather and LGBTQ Cultural District and bar patrons enjoyed a South of Market bar crawl on February 6. The entourage visited the Powerhouse, the Hole in the Wall Saloon, the Stud, and the SF Eagle.


By Events Editor | February 5, 2020

Like what you see? See what you like? Along with new nights, we bid a fond farewell to a popular drag night. Vote for your favorites places, people, businesses and nightlife stuff in our annual Besties Readers Survey!

By Steven Underhill | February 5, 2020

With City Hall and Salesforce Tower lit up in 49ers red and gold, hopes were high on February 2 with football fans at Super Bowl viewings across the Bay Area, including the game-filled Detour (2200 Market St.).


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