Topics :: San Francisco

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BARchive :: Seafood, Sailors, & San Francisco's Dockside Secrets

By Michael Flanagan | Jun 25
The start of the Pride Parade has a secret - and it's hidden! The downtown assembly area on the waterfront is among the oldest LGBT neighborhoods in the city, and there is barely a trace of it left.

SOMA Alley Leather Walk Takes Shape

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jun 17
The bronze bootprints lining the sidewalks on a block of Ringold Alley honor men and women who left a lasting imprint on San Francisco's leather community during their lifetimes.

Man on Life Support After Castro Bar Outburst

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Mar 25
A gay San Francisco man who had been acting violently at a Castro district bar is on life support, and the man's stepfather is attributing his condition to a sedative that he said first responders gave his son.

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

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

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

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.

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