Topics :: GLBT culture

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

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.

An Inconceivable Truth :: Facing Facts About Racism in the LGBT Community

An Inconceivable Truth :: Facing Facts About Racism in the LGBT Community

By Jill Gleeson | May 29
When the discriminated against discriminate in turn, it's time for a good long look in the mirror.

BARchive :: Purple Reign

BARchive :: Purple Reign

By Michael lanagan | May 7
In a few short years North Beach was ground zero for a host of talented musicians, comics and poets not associated with the Beats. The Purple Onion was central to that world.

California Businesses Must Designate All Restrooms As Gender-Neutral

California Businesses Must Designate All Restrooms As Gender-Neutral

By Adriana Cara, Esq. | Mar 19
AB 1732 takes effect on March 1, 2017 and requires California businesses as well as any establishment open to the public, to designate existing single-user restroom facilities as "All-gender."

Are We to Return to Our Closets?

By William E. Kelly | Feb 4
Those who follow my words know that I am a pacifist by nature who respects and accepts diversity as a reality of life. But the fallout of and since the 2016 elections has awakened the instinctual survivor in me.

Fit to Fit In

By Cutter Slagle | Jan 7
Are we killing ourselves at the gym because it feels good and we crave a healthy lifestyle? Or do we have an ulterior motive for looking good?

Welcome to Trumpland

By Jill Gleeson | Dec 28
Do we make nice with Trump supporters, acknowledging that they can't all be racist, misogynist xenophobes who fear and loathe the "other" - who would erase our rights, jail, deport or even murder us?

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.

Intersectionality and Assemblage: A Real-Life Definition

By Maria Dominguez | Nov 5
Those who follow conversations about social justice and societal prejudice have probably come across the term "intersectionality" at some point.

From 'Beach' to Memorial: Castro Site Evolves Over Decades

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Oct 23
The corner of 18th and Castro streets - arguably the center of the gay universe - was known in the 1970s and 1980s as a sunny social spot for gay men who had escaped to San Francisco from other parts of the country.

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