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#ProtectTransKids

#ProtectTransKids

By Joel Gemino | Apr 16
The Obama-era guidance regarding Title IX civil right protections for transgender students was rescinded in late February by President Trump, the Department of Education and the Department of Justice.

Mansplaining Sexism: A Guide for Gays

Mansplaining Sexism: A Guide for Gays

By Dr. Greg Cason | Apr 9
For many in the gay community, talk of gender and sex discrimination has morphed from a worthy topic of discussion to a minefield of criticism from other members. How do we start to defuse this minefield?

Out There :: Cultural Best!

Out There :: Cultural Best!

By Roberto Friedman | Apr 8
Behold the 2017 Besties, the B.A.R. 's LGBTQ Best of the Bay awards. Here are the results in nine Arts & Culture categories. Congratulations to all the winners and also-rans!

Out & About :: Arts Events March 30 - April 6

Out & About :: Arts Events March 30 - April 6

Mar 30
Plenty of plays, musicals, dance and art shows, and more. And don't forget our seventh annual Besties party, celebrating the best of the LGBT bay area, Thursday, April 6 at Oasis!

Las Vegas Neon, Preserved

Las Vegas Neon, Preserved

Mar 24
Every time the Strip gets a facelift, it loses one of its iconic neon signs, which for decades have lit up the desert like a giant welcome mat. Thankfully, a few stars of the city's Golden Age have been preserved.

SXSW to Remove Immigration Warnings from Festival Contract

SXSW to Remove Immigration Warnings from Festival Contract

Mar 8
The South by Southwest festival will remove language from contracts that had warned bands and performers that U.S. immigration agents could be notified over serious contract violations.

Meet Luis from Cuba!

Meet Luis from Cuba!

By David the CEO | Mar 5
Last year saw the first commercial flight from the USA to Cuba fro 50 years. Jet Blue had the honor of the celebrated first flight. Now you can fly from 5 US cities, New York, Ft Lauderdale, Los Angeles Tampa and Orlando.

Green Book Helped Black Americans Travel Through Segregation

Green Book Helped Black Americans Travel Through Segregation

Mar 2
Victor Green, a New York City postal worker, created a travel guide called the "The Negro Motorist Green Book" that listed establishments that would not turn them away.

BARchive: The Golden Age of Hustlers

BARchive: The Golden Age of Hustlers

By Michael Flanagan | Feb 26
Male prostitution is probably as old as the city itself. Edward Prime-Stevenson wrote in 1908 that soldiers in the Presidio were for rent during the Spanish-American War. It is certainly as old as the homophile organizations.

75 Years of NY Times Crossword

75 Years of NY Times Crossword

Feb 19
To celebrate 75 years of NY Times crosswords, celebrities like astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, designer Isaac Mizrahi, and singer Lisa Loeb have stepped in to help create special puzzles.

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