Gay San Francisco: The Latest

Editorial: More Evidence SOGI Data is Needed
San Francisco, CA

Editorial: More Evidence SOGI Data is Needed

| By BAR Editorial Board | May 27
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.

Larry Kramer, Groundbreaking AIDS Activist and Playwright, Dies At 84
San Francisco, CA

Larry Kramer, Groundbreaking AIDS Activist and Playwright, Dies At 84

| By John Ferraninni | May 27
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

Drag Show for Seniors

Drag Show for Seniors

| May 27
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.

Activists, Celebs and More Pay Tribute to Larry Kramer on Social Media

Activists, Celebs and More Pay Tribute to Larry Kramer on Social Media

NEWS | May 27
After it was announced that AIDS and LGBTQ activist Larry Kramer died Wednesday at 84, tributes from fellow activists, celebrities and others soon came pouring in on social media.

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

Interim Mr. Gay World a Heroic Doctor Who Battled COVID-19

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 27
When Mr. Gay World 2020 had to be put off to next year, the plan was for first runner-up from 2019 to serve an interim term. Then an ironic twist emerged - one with a heroic tinge.

Journalist Accuses Ronan Farrow (& Family) of Trying to Kill Her Soon-Yi Previn Profile

Journalist Accuses Ronan Farrow (& Family) of Trying to Kill Her Soon-Yi Previn Profile

ENTERTAINMENT | May 27
A journalist who wrote a 2018 profile of Soon-Yi Previn in New York magazine claims that Ronan Farrow and his family tried to get the publication to kill the piece.

Watch: Shirtless Jason Derulo Goes Viral for Eye-Popping 'Wipe it Down' TikTok Challenge

Watch: Shirtless Jason Derulo Goes Viral for Eye-Popping 'Wipe it Down' TikTok Challenge

ENTERTAINMENT | May 27
Jason Derulo is once again going viral — this time it's thanks to his hilarious response to the popular "Wipe it Down" challenge on TikTok.

Chechen Leader Resurfaces After COVID-19 Infection Reports

Chechen Leader Resurfaces After COVID-19 Infection Reports

NEWS | May 27
The strongman leader of Russia's province of Chechnya went live on Instagram Wednesday to insist that he was feeling well, in an apparent attempt to dispel media reports about his hospitalization with COVID-19.

NASA Chief 'All In' for Tom Cruise to Film on Space Station

NASA Chief 'All In' for Tom Cruise to Film on Space Station

NEWS | By Marcia Dunn | May 27
NASA is rolling out the International Space Station's red carpet for Tom Cruise to make a movie in orbit.

AIDS Activist, Playwright Larry Kramer Dies at 84

AIDS Activist, Playwright Larry Kramer Dies at 84

NEWS | May 27
Larry Kramer, one of the most prominent activists to the AIDS crisis in the 80s and 90s, died Wednesday in Manhattan, according to The New York Times. He was 84.


News

Trump Threatens Social Media After Twitter Fact-Checks Him

Trump Threatens Social Media After Twitter Fact-Checks Him

NEWS | By Zeke Miller | May 27
President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets.



Entertainment

Review: 10! 10! 10s Across the Board for HBO Max' 'Legendary'

Review: 10! 10! 10s Across the Board for HBO Max' 'Legendary'

ENTERTAINMENT | By JC Alvarez | May 27
HBO Max takes to the runway in the new reality competition series "Legendary," promises to burn Paris down and bring the houses of the underground ball scene back into the mainstream!



Business

Mayor: Officer Who Put Knee on Man's Neck Should Be Charged

Mayor: Officer Who Put Knee on Man's Neck Should Be Charged

BUSINESS | By Amy Forliti and Colleen Long | May 28
The mayor of Minneapolis called Wednesday for criminal charges against the white police officer seen on video kneeling against the neck of a handcuffed black man.



Technology

Trump Threatens Twitter over Fact Checks: What's next?

Trump Threatens Twitter over Fact Checks: What's next?

TECHNOLOGY | By Barbara Ortutay | May 28
Twitter has taken the unprecedented step of adding fact-check warnings to Trump tweets. In response, the president threatened to impose new regulation on social media companies.



Finance

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

Congress Said COVID-19 Tests Should be Free, But Who's Paying?

HEALTH_FITNESS | By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio | May 26
Hospitals around the country are afraid to send out hundreds of thousands of bills related to COVID-19 testing. That's because Congress mandated there would be no copays and no out-of-pocket costs for patients. But who's paying?



Cars

Nissan-Renault Alliance to Share More Parts, Technology

Nissan-Renault Alliance to Share More Parts, Technology

CARS | By Yuri Kageyama | May 27
The auto alliance of Nissan and Renault said Wednesday it will be sharing more vehicle parts, technology and models to save costs as the industry struggles to survive the coronavirus pandemic.



Style

Slather, Lather and Rinse: Best Summer Grooming Products for Men

Slather, Lather and Rinse: Best Summer Grooming Products for Men

STYLE | By Matthew Wexler | May 27
As temperatures rise, so does the beating on our skin. Fortunately, there's an arsenal of skincare lines to tackle the daily grind.



Travel

Latam Airlines Seeks Bankruptcy Protection as Travel Slumps

Latam Airlines Seeks Bankruptcy Protection as Travel Slumps

TRAVEL | By Adam Schreck | May 26
Latam Airlines, South America's biggest carrier, sought U.S. bankruptcy protection Tuesday as it grapples with a sharp downturn in air travel sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.



Nightlife

COVID-19 Leads to Closure of the Stud, SF's Oldest LGBT Bar

COVID-19 Leads to Closure of the Stud, SF's Oldest LGBT Bar

| By John Ferranini | May 21
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.