Advertising information for Inside Pride, the official magazine of San Francisco 2019
Welcome to this year's Besties, the Bay Area Reporter's readers' poll of favorite people, places, and things.
Best LGBT Nonprofit SF LGBT Community Center This year, the Besties made this category all about local LGBT centers. When the ballots were counted, the San Francisco LGBT Community Center topped the field.
Best Dog Park Duboce Dog Park Duboce Dog Park in the Castro remains a favorite of Bay Area Reporter readers.
Best Beach Marshall's Beach After this winter's deluges, a day at the beach is certainly in order. And for San Francisco residents, the easiest way to sprawl out on the sand is to head to this formally hidden away gay seaside spot.
You may have noticed a few new winners this year. In the tradition of multi-year winners who gracefully volunteered to move to 'emeritus' status, in order to give other talented folks a chance, we've omitted a few familiar favorites.
They love the nightlife, they love to boogie. And this year, our creatures of the night like to mix it up. We've got all new winners in the bartending category, a ladies rout in the comedy club, and a wake-up call in the gogo guys competition.
"We are everywhere!" may be a queer community rallying cry, but once again, Bestie voters don't seem to eat anywhere but the Castro and the Mission.
Our Bestie winner in Sex celebrate businesses that help you embrace your desires. We want you to embrace, engage with and utilize them while you still can.
We are pleased as punch to bring you the 2019 Besties Award winners in nine Arts & Culture categories. Along with sampling some press appreciations of the winners, we also list the second-place and third-place winners and runners-up. Congratulations, all!
Monday night is not a usual night to step out and see a show. Which means we'll all be free to meet up at the Oasis on Mon., April 8, to see Charles Busch in his brand-new cabaret act.
Balloting for the Bay Area Reporter's ninth readers' poll, the Besties, begins next week (Thursday, January 31).
It has been 15 years since Socorro Moreland transitioned. It was an experience that inspired his career working with trans men of color to ensure they receive the help they need to live healthy, safe, and happy lives.
When Jackie Gallanagh moved to the Bay Area from Ireland in 1996, there were 17 Irish pubs in San Francisco. She tried most of them.
After a three-year court battle to be allowed to use the boy's bathroom at his rural Virginia high school, trans teen Gavin Grimm said the experience has "opened up my world."
It's a pioneering position to be in, and it appears that Anthony Ross has the right stuff to pave the path to build real change that will impact the South Bay's transgender community for years to come.
At 16 years old, most kids' priorities are getting their driver's license, being a part of the popular circle at school, or taking perfectly lit selfies.
In the 2017 miniseries "When We Rise," a docudrama that tells the story of the birth of San Francisco's gay rights movement during the 1970s and 1980s, actor Michael K. Williams, who portrayed gay activist Ken Jones, was featured in a courtroom scene.
Inside an office space carved out of the ground floor of the San Francisco LGBT Community Center is a staff of three working to uplift the city's transgender residents as well as underserved members of the broader LGBT community.
The Dykes on Bikes have blazed a trail for decades, leading the San Francisco Pride parade in a symbol of lesbian power and resistance. So, it was sad to hear that Soni Wolf, one of the group's founding members, died April 25.
The 48th annual San Francisco Pride parade will be the first syndicated Pride parade in the world, according to George Ridgely Jr., executive director of the San Francisco LGBT Pride Celebration Committee.
The Trans and Dyke marches are expected to draw thousands of queers to San Francisco this weekend.
Golden Gate University has long supported diversity and it did so once more when it chose Anthony Niedwiecki to be its new law school dean in August 2017.
For gay readers cultivating families of their own, there remains a distinct need for literary nourishment especially written for the young ones.
The Swedish Royal Academy's decision to award the 1947 Nobel Prize for Literature to Andre Gide (1869-1951) was revolutionary. Never before had an openly homosexual author been given that prize.
The following titles are suggestions for reading on a park bench, at the beach or anywhere the sun is warmly shining on you.
France will show its pride in San Francisco this weekend.
Every year, the San Francisco Pride celebration brings new faces and new entertainment to the multitude of attendees, and most of the action takes place on Sunday with the parade and celebration.
The estate of Gilbert Baker is pushing back against claims that he is not the sole creator of the original rainbow flag.
Speak with the gay man who is the new CEO of the Agricultural Institute of Marin and one word you'll hear time and again is "community."
When the Oakland LGBTQ Community Center opened its doors lastSeptember, the two gay African-American men who founded it breathed sighs of relief.