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Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

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By Victoria A. Brownworth | May 19, 2020

The Lavender Tube on Christina Applegate's 'Dead to Me' in it second season; Monica Raymund's compelling P-town portrayal in 'Hightown,' plus some uplifting and idiotic media moments.

By Victoria A. Brownworth | May 6, 2020

It was a five-tissue event when Anderson Cooper signed off from his most recent CNN coronavirus town hall with surprising news. "On Monday, I became a father," Cooper said.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | May 4, 2020

We have come to expect the unexpected from Ryan Murphy, one of the most prolific gay show runners in all of television. Hollywood is stylish, soignée and a beautiful, sexy, wildly uneven mess.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | May 4, 2020

Nicole Maines plays the newest superhero on the CW's 'Supergirl' as Dreamer. She's also the first trans actor to play a superhero on TV.


By Matthew S. Bajko | April 30, 2020

Stars of television and music will take part in two online events this week to raise people's spirits as well as some money for LGBT community centers that are struggling financially due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

By Brian Bromberger | April 28, 2020

When Cate Blanchett told her mother she was going to portray Phyllis Schlafly, she replied, 'Why would you want to play someone like that?' And Cate said, 'Because you just asked me that question. I want to find out who she is.'"


By Gregg Shapiro | April 28, 2020

According to Ryan Murphy, "Casting a television show is like casting a dinner party. It's like, 'Well, who do I want to sit next to for the next six months of my life?'" In the case of his new Netflix series 'Hollywood,' Murphy has set an amazing table.

By Gregg Shapiro | April 21, 2020

Years after her festival hit 'Saving Face,' writer-director Alice Wu discusses her second movie, 'The Half of It.' A queer 21st-century take on Cyrano de Bergerac, debuting on Netflix on May 1, Wu's teen rom-com introduces a trio of bright young actors.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | April 21, 2020

The Lavender Tube covers 'Grey's Anatomy' star Ellen Pompeo takes down fake doctors, sapphic spies on 'Killing Eve,' bi bites in 'What We Do in the Shadows' and gay dads on PBS Kids.

By Michael Yamashita | April 15, 2020

San Francisco is one of 11 US cities that is fortunate to have a legacy LGBT publication by us, for us, and about us. Help preserve the BAR as an historic and important community institution for the future.


By Victoria A. Brownworth | April 7, 2020

Netflix's 'Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,' is the hottest show in America right now. But many other hit shows with LGBT characters (minus the murder, mayhem and well, a bit of madness) are either free online or available on subscription.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | March 25, 2020

Joseph Caldwell's 'In the Shadow of the Bridge' is a heartfelt memoir about being gay in the New York City of the 1950s an '60s, as well as a remembrance of the peak years of the AIDS crisis.


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