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Pride 2019: Five decades of queer rebellion

Pride 2019: Five decades of queer rebellion

By BAR staff

Welcome to the Bay Area Reporter's special Pride section. Stories are headlined with "Pride 2019."

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By Matthew S. Bajko | June 25, 2019

San Francisco's famed Castro neighborhood will soon be declared the city's third LGBTQ cultural district.

By Veronica Dolginko | June 25, 2019

The "Laughing Gorilla" mural isn't the best-known piece of public artwork in the city.


By Gilbert Baker | June 25, 2019

An excerpt from Gilbert Baker's posthumous memoir, "Rainbow Warrior: My Life in Color."

By Heather Cassell | June 25, 2019

Half a century after the Stonewall riots ignited a community that had long lived in the shadows, LGBT historians from around the world gathered in San Francisco for the Queer History Conference last week.


By Meg Elison | June 25, 2019

While the eyes of the nation often turn to San Francisco in June for the definitive Pride celebration, some of the people who define Pride for the city are celebrating on the East Coast this year.

By Veronica Dolginko | June 25, 2019

The years during and surrounding Dwight D. Eisenhower's presidency were some of the most socially conservative this country has ever seen.


By Cynthia Laird | June 25, 2019

Arriving at the "Queer California: Untold Stories" exhibition at the Oakland Museum of California one recent weekday afternoon, the faint, familiar sound of Sylvester's "You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)" could be heard coming from inside.

By Jim Gladstone | June 25, 2019

A look at San Francisco's famed 'Beach Blanket Babylon' ahead of the show's final farewell at the end of the year.


By Charlie Wagner | June 25, 2019

The Russian River Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have been a steady force in Guerneville, sparking joy, as is their mission, while gaining acceptance for both themselves and the greater LGBT community in a rural area.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | June 25, 2019

Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black is famous now, but growing up poor, gay, and Mormon taught him a lot, especially about his relationship with his disabled mother.


By Brian Bromberger | June 25, 2019

As the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion approaches, long considered the birth of the modern gay rights movement, people may think that they know what transpired and why it was so important.

By Heather Cassell | June 25, 2019

San Jose police are investigating a reported vandalism incident at the city's LGBTQ Youth Space.


By Matthew S. Bajko | June 23, 2019

For months city officials and LGBT advocates fought with San Francisco International Airport staff over the font sizes and the order of the wording for the signage at the new Harvey Milk Terminal 1.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 20, 2019

California Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara is warning insurance providers that they can't deny coverage to users of PrEP, the once-a-day pill that protects against HIV.


By Meg Elison | June 19, 2019

Emery High School in Emeryville is in the middle of a debate over the name of its new gymnasium and sports complex.

By Lisa Keen | June 19, 2019

Ahead of next week's Democratic presidential debates, several candidates have been showing their Pride.


By BAR Editorial Board | June 19, 2019

The recent Oakland City Council budget meeting seems to have resolved little in terms of restoring funding to LGBTQ organizations.

By Heather Cassell | June 19, 2019

LGBT Ecuadorians celebrated as news spread last week about the Constitutional Court's decision legalizing same-sex marriage in the small South American country.


By Meg Elison | June 19, 2019

The literary world grieves alongside friends and family of poet and author Kevin Killian, who died June 15. He was 66.

By Matthew S. Bajko | June 19, 2019

When a rainbow flag was raised Monday over the California Capitol, both Governor Gavin Newsom and Equality California, the statewide LGBT advocacy organization, claimed it marked the "first time ever" it had flown over the building.


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