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B.A.R. launches memberships

B.A.R. launches memberships

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

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By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | September 9, 2020

Allow me a moment to bellyache.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | August 26, 2020

Every so often, I like to step back a bit, and discuss some of the bare basics of being trans.


By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | August 12, 2020

There really wasn't a lot out there that was aimed at me when I was a young, closeted trans kid growing up in the suburbs.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | July 29, 2020

In 2016, right around this time of year, I wrote about an often-overlooked element of the United States government.


By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | July 15, 2020

Many years ago, when I was early in my own transition, I was listening to a drive-time talk show on KFI in Los Angeles. The topic at hand was a teacher who had just come out as a trans woman.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | July 1, 2020

Netflix recently released "Disclosure," a documentary created by Sam Feder, Amy Scholder, and Laverne Cox.


By Terry Beswick | June 24, 2020

LGBTQ people are free, right?

By StormMiguel Florez | June 24, 2020

I have been invited to write on what it means to be an San Francisco Pride community grand marshal in a time of COVID-19 and shelter-in-place.


By Jane Spahr | June 24, 2020

It is such an honor and joy to have been voted as community grand marshal in this 50th year of LGBTQAI+ Pride. What a historical moment for us as we celebrate 50 years of working toward our freedom.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | June 17, 2020

We may, right now, be living through some of the most impactful times for trans and nonbinary people, and the choices we make now may shape the trans community for decades to come.


By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | June 3, 2020

At the heart of many of society's "-isms" is a laundry list of stereotypes that seek to characterize a group in ways that both provide an easy, if inaccurate, method of describing that group, while also confirming already inherent biases against it.

By Gwendolyn Ann Smith | May 20, 2020

Aimee Stephens was a transgender woman.


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