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LGBT seniors grapple with end-of-life issues

By Matthew S. Bajko | Sunday Dec 9, 2018
While enjoying her seventh decade on the planet, Donna Personna knows her remaining days are numbered. Yet the prospect of her demise doesn't scare her.

Spiritual Gauguin

By Sura Wood | Sunday Dec 9, 2018
The show of 60 paintings from the collection of the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen features revelatory examples of the artist's expressive printmaking, painted wood bas reliefs, and over a dozen, lesser-known primitive experiments with ceramics.

Activists recall Briggs initiative

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sunday Dec 9, 2018
Years before states voted to ban same-sex marriage, a California ballot measure that would have barred gays and lesbians from teaching in public schools was soundly defeated at the polls.

Gay SF pastor arrested on child porn charges

By Alex Madison | Sunday Dec 9, 2018
A gay San Francisco pastor, who has historically fought for gay rights in the Lutheran Church, was arrested on charges of possession of child pornography, according to the San Francisco Police Department.

BARchive: A Celebration of Streetbar - How the First Gay Bar in Palm Springs Signaled a Change

By Michael Flanagan | Sunday Dec 9, 2018
It's important to understand that not all cities are the same and that they're not all following the same trajectory when it comes to gay bars.

South Bay Opens Trans Health Center; OKs Shelter

By Alex Madison | Sunday Dec 9, 2018
The South Bay's first transgender-specific health clinic opened Thursday, November 29, for a half day inside Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in downtown San Jose.

Amy & Freddy - Holiday cabaret duo's at Oasis

By Jim Gladstone | Sunday Dec 9, 2018
You better think twice if you're expecting anything less than silly fun holiday camp from the consummate piano and vocal duo Amy & Freddy, when they play at Oasis on Sunday, December 16.

Cue the Guardian Angels!

By Philip Campbell | Saturday Dec 8, 2018
Like a boutique dusting of California snow, the West Coast premiere of composer Jake Heggie and librettist Gene Scheer's "It's a Wonderful Life" opened at the San Francisco Opera last week to make a picturesque start for the holiday season.

Editorial: Bush was not good for the gays

By BAR Editorial Board | Saturday Dec 8, 2018
George H.W. Bush's presidency wasn't good for LGBTs, in spite of him signing landmark legislation.

Press violations on 'Murphy Brown'

By Victoria A. Brownworth | Saturday Dec 8, 2018
CBS' Nov. 29 episode of "Murphy Brown" took a cinema verité approach to Trump's "enemy of the people" mantra.

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