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"Life with Archie"

Death to Archie :: Comic Book Character to be Killed Off

By Derrik J. Lang | Apr 9
Archie Comics announced Tuesday that the famous comic book character will heroically sacrifice himself while saving the life of a friend in a July installment of "Life with Archie."

Back on Stage: Boston Bombing Survivor Dances Again

Apr 9
Dance instructor Adrianne Haslet-Davis survived the Boston marathon bombing, but her left foot was amputated above the ankle. Haslet-Davis and host of CNN’s special report "The Survivor Diaries" Anderson Cooper join the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to disc

Pennsylvania Girl Wins Spot on Wrestling Team

Apr 8
A Central Pennsylvania school district is getting rid of a rule barring girls from playing school sports with boys. The change comes after 13-year-old wrestler Audriana Beattie and her family challenged the school district’s policies.

25th Annual GLAAD Media Awards: Visible and Understood

By Chris Carpenter | Apr 8
This year’s L.A. edition of the GLAAD Media Awards will feature filmmaker Linda Bloodworth-Thomason and the subject of her documentary "Bridegroom," Shane Bitney Crone, who faced the indignities of a pre-marriage equality era after his life partner died.

British socialite Peaches Geldof

Peaches Geldof Dies at Age 25

Apr 7
Peaches Geldof, the wild-child daughter of concert organizer Bob Geldof who worked as a model, a television presenter and a fashion writer and who filled the pages of British tabloids with her late-night antics, has died at age 25.

Gavin Thompson with gogo hunk Paul William at The Edge

Besties: Bartenders

By Jim Provenzano | Apr 6
Being a popular bartender takes a combination of skills: Efficiency, a friendly attitude and a lot of hard work. Fortunately, readers voted in a rare three-way tie in our Besties this year.

HiTops’ hunky bartenders

Besties: Bars

By Michael Flanagan | Apr 5
There is nothing quite as much fun as exploring other people’s favorite bars. So I jumped at the chance to test out the Besties, the annual reader’s poll of the Bay Area Reporter for best bars. Here’s a roundup of your best picks.

The Glitter Roadshow kicks off on April 11!

Glitter Roadshow Puts Femmes Front and Center in "Heels on Wheels"

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 5
On April 11, NYC-based queer femme art extravaganza Heels on Wheels will kick off their tour of the Northeast U.S and Canada with "The Glitter Roadshow."

Brian Maier offers a Besties toast at 440

Besties: DJ Brian Maier

By Jim Provenzano | Apr 4
Our Bestie DJ is the adorable Brian Maier, who chatted after his photo shoot at the 440. His boyfriend Kyle Krebs hung out nearby, friends greeted him, and despite the fact that he doesn’t drink beer, he affably posed with a glassful.

Michael Bennett

On Grindr: Closeted Discrimination Within the Gay Community

By Michael Bennett | Apr 3
The first thing I vividly remember about joining the gay community was a series of messages on Grindr - a virtual world of avatars, most of which strive to project that they possess the qualities of the ideal, desirable gay man.