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What to Read: ‘The World of Normal Boys’ by K.M. Soehnlein

March 14, 2012
Gay coming out novels are a dime a dozen. But The World of Normal Boys is something else. It’s a detailed, play-by-play exploration into...

Mr. Black in SF: The Reckoning

March 13, 2012
Or, Rebel without a CauseGroucho Marx once said, “I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.” For you contemporary...

Mourning the death of an underground gay party: Mr. Black in SF

February 29, 2012
Once upon a time in New York City, on the intersection of Broadway and Bleecker, there used to be a club where the lights...

What to Read: ‘SoMa’ by Kemble Scott

February 15, 2012
“Everyone you meet here in San Francisco has some anecdote about 'the wild night I ended up in SoMa,’” author Kemble Scott said back...

What to Read: ‘We the Animals’ by Justin Torres

January 13, 2012
It’s difficult to find anything negatively written about Justin Torres’ debut fiction novel, We the Animals -- and that’s probably because nothing negative has...

Yearbook of heartbreak and outrage

A 40-year retrospective highlights the Bay Area Reporter's heroic AIDS coverage

Dan Savage turns anti-gay-bullying “It Gets Better” YouTube phenom into book

March 24, 2011
In a mission to take the It Gets Better Project -- his groundbreaking video collaboration series that seeks to help victims of gay bullying...