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Patricia Nell Warren, author of gay classic, dies

Patricia Nell Warren, author of gay classic, dies

Bestselling novelist, social activist, and longtime LGBT sports advocate Patricia Nell Warren died Saturday, February 9, at the age of 82. A cause of death was not immediately reported but Ms. Warren had been battling various health issues.

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By Roger Brigham | February 13, 2019

The sad news came last weekend that lesbian author Patricia Nell Warren had died at the age of 82.

By Roger Brigham | February 6, 2019

The battle for acceptance of gay men, lesbians, and bisexual individuals in American sports has its roots in the 1970s with the sensationalized coming out stories of a handful of high-profile athletes such as Billie Jean King, Martina Navratilova, and Dav


By Roger Brigham | January 30, 2019

Timothy LeDuc and Ashley Cain captured the gold medal in the pairs competition at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Detroit last weekend, making LeDuc the first openly gay American skater to win a national title.

By Roger Brigham | January 23, 2019

The Bay Area Reporter talks to the recently elected sports officers of the Federation of Gay Games.


By Roger Brigham | January 16, 2019

The season for rugby, that most aggressively affable of team sports, is upon us. Forget the transient wind, chill, and rain: this is the season for the Fog.

By Roger Brigham | January 2, 2019

So, sportswise, what was 2018?


By Roger Brigham | December 26, 2018

You've bah-humbugged your way through holiday shopping, had the unavoidable Trump-centered free-for-all dinner table discussion with your family during a festive feast, and now are having a little me time trying to decide on a worthy New Year's resolution

By Roger Brigham | December 19, 2018

You've procrastinated all year and now have just a few shopping days left to get gifts for the holidays. I can't help you with what to get for your loved ones, but I do have some ideas on gifts for so many in the sports world.


By Roger Brigham | December 12, 2018

The participation numbers were a fraction of what organizers first dreamed of.

By Roger Brigham | December 5, 2018

The 10th annual Santa Skivvies Run to benefit the San Francisco AIDS Foundation will be held Sunday, December 9, in the Castro.


By Roger Brigham | November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving Day is a bit more somber this year for many of us.

By Roger Brigham | November 14, 2018

The recently renamed Rainbow Sierrans will hold its annual holiday party Saturday, December 8, at the Muir Beach Community Center.


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