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Obituary: Brian Timothy Mailman

By BAR staff | Wednesday Jul 17, 2019
The obituary for Brian Timothy Mailman.

'Before Stonewall' returns

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Tuesday Jul 16, 2019
In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the riots, "Before Stonewall" has been re-released to theaters. A powerful piece of moviemaking, the film screens at the Roxie Cinema in SF.

Tattoo you!

By Sura Wood | Tuesday Jul 16, 2019
What accounts for the popularity of tattoos across time and multiple civilizations? They're found on all continents, save for Antarctica. Some have even been discovered on Egyptian mummies and cave dwellers frozen in the tundra.

Jewish spectacle

By David Lamble | Tuesday Jul 16, 2019
The 39th edition of the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival includes a documentary on a queer Israeli disco band ("Army of Lovers in the Holy Land") and portraits of "Casablanca" director Michael Curtiz and film critic Pauline Kael.

Take part & stay still: 'Kill Move Paradise'

By Jim Gladstone | Tuesday Jul 16, 2019
In "Kill Move Paradise," directed here by Darryl V. Jones, playwright James Ijames emphasizes the commonalities of his four protagonists more than their differences.

Megan Rapinoe is all over the tube

By Victoria A. Brownworth | Tuesday Jul 16, 2019
America now has an unofficial queer ambassador to the world in Megan Rapinoe. The co-captain of the USWNT, winner of the FIFA World Cup soccer championship and MVP of the World Cup is all over the tube, and OMG are we ever here for it.

Summer concert introduces opera stars

By Philip Campbell | Tuesday Jul 16, 2019
Fresh faces, big voices, and an enthusiastic audience charged the San Francisco Conservatory of Music last week at the 62nd season opener of the Merola Opera Program.

Second novelist tells all

By Tim Pfaff | Tuesday Jul 16, 2019
Only the excellence of Nicole Dennis-Benn's writing got me all the way through her second novel, "Patsy" (Liveright).

Post-Stonewall 50 reading list

By Gregg Shapiro | Tuesday Jul 16, 2019
Stonewall 50 celebrations may have come and gone, but that doesn't mean that there isn't an abundance of good LGBTQ reading to be found to take you through the summer and into the fall.

Lunar illuminations

By Roberto Friedman | Tuesday Jul 16, 2019
The Moon is such a constant presence in human arts & culture, it's easy to forget it's just an accident of astrophysics that we Earthlings happen to have one, and only one.

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