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Arcade bar in SF Castro district looks to expand into adjacent eatery space

By Matthew S. Bajko | Friday Sep 21, 2018
Brewcade, the popular arcade and craft beer bar on upper Market Street in San Francisco's gay Castro district, is in talks to expand into an adjacent restaurant space.

Leno rules out 2019 mayoral run

By Matthew S. Bajko | Wednesday Sep 19, 2018
Despite losing the special mayoral election in June by 1.1 percentage points to London Breed, gay former state senator Mark Leno has ruled out challenging her in 2019 when she seeks a full, four-year term.

DeJesus unable to question Scott in Egg case

By Ed Walsh | Wednesday Sep 19, 2018
Despite efforts by lesbian Police Commissioner Petra DeJesus, San Francisco Police Chief William Scott is not talking about his department's "wellness check" policy, which has come under scrutiny in light of the SFPD's handling of the case Brian Egg.

Public weighs in on next SF health dept. head

By Alex Madison | Wednesday Sep 19, 2018
The most common attributes people want to see in the next San Francisco health director are prioritizing collaboration, support for nonprofits, and mitigating health disparities among minority communities.

Editorial: Shouting doesn't work

By BAR Editorial Board | Wednesday Sep 19, 2018
We reject the criticism leveled at the Bay Area Reporter over our decision to publish an opinion piece last week that discussed a timely, topical issue about a mistake, an apology, and anger by the transgender community.

Guest Opinion: A 'thing' (or an 'it'?) called both-siderism

By by Katrina C. Rose | Wednesday Sep 19, 2018
The remark Marshall McPeek, a gay meteorologist at a Sinclair-owned TV station in Ohio, made at this year's NLGJA conference is the here and now.

Tempers flare over Milk club E. Bay endorsements

By Matthew S. Bajko | Wednesday Sep 19, 2018
By endorsing in a number of Alameda County races last week, the Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club was met with condemnation from East Bay Democratic leaders.

Identity & the language of attire

By Sura Wood | Wednesday Sep 19, 2018
"You are what you wear" might be a colloquial, less scholarly way to frame the premise of "Veiled Meanings: Fashioning Jewish Dress," a new touring show at the Contemporary Jewish Museum.

Queen Elizabeth lights up the stage

By Philip Campbell | Wednesday Sep 19, 2018
Gaetano Donizetti's lyric drama "Roberto Devereux" lights up the War Memorial stage with a semi-historical pageant that triumphantly combines stellar musical artistry with colorful showmanship.

Gay judge to preside over San Mateo courts

By Matthew S. Bajko | Wednesday Sep 19, 2018
Judge Jonathan Karesh is set to become the second LGBT judge to preside over the San Mateo County Superior Court when he begins a two-year term in the leadership position in January.

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