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Online Extra: Lambda Literary Award winners to be announced June 1

By Jim Provenzano | Saturday May 30, 2020
Considered the Oscars of queer publishing, the annual Lambda Literary Awards will not be held in person, but announced on June 1.

Online Extra: 'A Queer Serial's podcasts cover more LGBT history

By Jim Provenzano | Saturday May 30, 2020
A Queer Serial presents a new series of LGBT-themed podcasts about the pioneering early days of the LGBT civil rights movment.

Online Extra: 'Allen Ginsberg and Beat Poetry' at CJM May 31

By Jim Provenzano | Friday May 29, 2020
The Contemporary Jewish Museum presents an online panel talk about the gay poet who helped shape the Beat poet movement.

Online Extra: Smithsonian Pride Alliance hosts online concert and LGBTQ time capsule

By Jim Provenzano | Friday May 29, 2020
Join the Smithsonian's Pride Alliance to kick off Pride month with Project Pride - a virtual concert and time capsule of LGBTQ+ culture, with Jake Shears, Big Freedia, Rufus Wainwright, Indigo Girls, Pet Shop Boys and other talents.

Kinsey Sicks get serious with 'Sounds of Sirens'

By Jim Provenzano | Thursday May 28, 2020
Known more for their comic performances, dragapella quartet The Kinsey Sicks' haunting cover of the Simon & Garfunkel classic takes on the tragic realities of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Drag show for seniors

Wednesday May 27, 2020
Openhouse joined with the SF QUeer Nightlife Fund and the Tenderloin Museum to bring drag artists to the senior housing complex in honor of what would have been Harvey Milk's 90th birthday.

Editorial: More evidence SOGI data is needed

By BAR Editorial Board | Wednesday May 27, 2020
The Williams Institute recently released new data revealing that more than 200,000 LGBT adults in the Golden State are at high risk for COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.

Updated: Larry Kramer, groundbreaking AIDS activist and playwright, dies at 84

Wednesday May 27, 2020
Larry Kramer — the New York City-based gay playwright and author whose involvement in the Gay Men's Health Crisis and ACT UP changed the course of the AIDS epidemic — died May 27. He was 84

Homing's In: Arts, Nightlife & Community Events

Tuesday May 26, 2020
From museums to drag shows, male burlesque to Pride stories and film festivals, access upcoming and ongoing online arts, nightlife and community events.

Report shows pandemic's affect on LGBTQs around the world

By Heather Cassell | Saturday May 23, 2020
Global LGBT leaders were concerned about the well-being of queer communities around the world when the novel coronavirus pandemic broke out and countries began shutting down to halt the spread of it.

Artwork to add disco flair to Harvey Milk SFO terminal

Saturday May 23, 2020
It doesn't seem imaginable today, with travelers largely avoiding airports due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, but in a few years passengers departing flights through Harvey Milk Terminal 1 at SFO may not be in such a rush to leave the facility.

Online Extra: The Stud's closure ends an era, for now

By Jim Provenzano | Thursday May 21, 2020
The Stud is dead, but long live The Stud. The historic bar's collective owners are leaving the current location, planning a possible future, and a fabulous funeral.

Online extra: 'Sordid Lives' casts reunite for theatre benefit

By Jim Provenzano | Thursday May 21, 2020
Whether you're new to the hilarious camp play, film and series, or a diehard fan, be sure to tune in May 31, when The Del Shores Foundation presents a one-night-only benefit reading of Shore's comedy, 'Sordid Lives.'

EuroGames calls off 2020 event

By Roger Brigham | Thursday May 21, 2020
The 2020 EuroGames, which were scheduled to be held this August in Düsseldorf, Germany, have been called off because of continued government efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus.

Online Extra: COVID-19 leads to closure of the Stud, SF's oldest LGBT bar

Thursday May 21, 2020
The Stud, San Francisco's oldest continuously-operating LGBT club, will be closing its doors permanently, according to a news release from Honey Mahogany, a co-owner of the South of Market establishment.

News Briefs: Pink triangle plans lighted display

Wednesday May 20, 2020
Organizers of the pink triangle installation atop Twin Peaks have launched an online fundraiser to pay for the site to be lighted this year.

Nicole Maines: 'Supergirl's newest superhero

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Sunday May 10, 2020
Nicole Maines plays the newest superhero on the CW's 'Supergirl' as Dreamer. She's also the first trans actor to play a superhero on TV.

Q-Music: Family affairs; worth a listen

By Gregg Shapiro | Saturday May 9, 2020
Five singer-songwritrs and bands -Eliza Gilkyson, Lilly Hiatt, Justin Townes Earle, Frankie Cosmos and Echosmith- share a familial connection to other artists.

Online Extra: Dekkoo Queer Short Film Competition

By Jim Provenzano | Tuesday May 5, 2020
Dekkoo, the streaming website for independent LGBT films, is launching a one-week short film challenge, with up to $10,000.00 in prizes.

Hollywood could, should: Ryan Murphy's new series, gay bakers, lesbian cops and more

By Victoria A. Brownworth | Monday May 4, 2020
We have come to expect the unexpected from Ryan Murphy, one of the most prolific gay show runners in all of television. Hollywood is stylish, soignée and a beautiful, sexy, wildly uneven mess.

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