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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.

BARchive :: Keep On Rocking in the Queer World

BARchive :: Keep On Rocking in the Queer World

By Michael Flanagan | Dec 25
Rock and roll was tied up in my concept of what San Francisco was even before I moved here, but when I first visited in 1978, punk and New Wave were the dominant forces.

Safety Seminar Urges People to Be Alert, Report Crimes

Safety Seminar Urges People to Be Alert, Report Crimes

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Dec 4
Nationally, reported hate crimes against Jews, Muslims, LGBT people, and people of color spiked in the aftermath of the presidential election, and local community leaders held a safety seminar this week to address concerns.

SF Advocates Propose Trans Historic District

SF Advocates Propose Trans Historic District

By Matthew S. Bajko | Nov 27
A group of LGBT advocates in San Francisco wants to create the country's first transgender historic district in the city's Tenderloin neighborhood.

Folsom, Fetish, Fun!

By Race Bannon | Sep 25
Here we are again, just days away from the largest kink/BDSM/fetish event in the world, the Folsom Street Fair.

Mixed Results in New SF HIV Report

By Liz Highleyman | Sep 10
The San Francisco Department of Public Health recently released its annual HIV epidemiology report. Among the good news remain glaring disparities.

BARchive: Pre-Stonewall, There Was Compton's in San Francisco

By Michael Flanagan | Aug 21
What happened at the Tenderloin cafeteria on an unknown date in August 1966 makes more sense when we look at events that led up to it.

Gay Asian Judge Joins San Francisco Bench

By Matthew S. Bajko | Aug 21
In what is believed to be a first for the local bench, a gay Asian judge is now serving on the San Francisco Superior Court.

San Francisco Staycation

By Roberto Friedman | Aug 20
Once upon a time, Out There went on lots of world trips. Nowadays, not so much. That's all the more reason we make sure to make plenty of whoopee at home.

Jury Still Out In San Francisco Lesbian Murder Trial

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 20
Jurors continued deliberating this week in San Francisco Superior Court in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting a lesbian in the city almost three years ago.

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