David Duran

David Duran

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The Bay Area Reporter

VentureOut: Hear It Local- Music start-up lets you book the band

Booking an artist for an event just got a lot easier and affordable with Hear It Local, a new startup that helps facilitate the process of booking your favorite artist or new undiscovered band.
The we...

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The Bay Area Reporter

OutGrade: changing minds one person at a time

Imagine an online platform that can truly create change one person at a time. OutGrade, a new social media rating website is trying to do just that. The site believes in furthering LGBT rights on a lo...

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The Bay Area Reporter

Venture Out: Women find success with creamery

In 1976 after both completed degrees at the University of Tennessee, Sue Conley and Peggy Smith took a trip to San Francisco. Both established careers in some of the Bay Area's most famous kitchens be...

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The Bay Area Reporter

AEF gears up for 30th anniversary

Breaking news & opinion from the B.A.R.

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The Bay Area Reporter

Work as a Sister has transformed Roma

She may be one of the most recognizable faces of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, but Roma, who is one of the community grand marshals in this year's LGBT Pride Parade, wasn't always the outspoken...

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The Bay Area Reporter

Walking tour looks at Folsom's history

A new walking tour of San Francisco's Folsom district provides an entertaining history of the birth of the leather community, as well as honors and celebrates a neighborhood that was hit hard by the A...

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The Bay Area Reporter

Dating app for men stresses maturity

In recent years, online dating has taken over the mobile world. Location-based apps now allow anyone to instantly chat, send photos, flirt, and even meet regardless of whether they are at work, home o...

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The Bay Area Reporter

GLAAD 'Likes' Facebook at media awards

Social media giant Facebook was honored last weekend at the 23rd annual GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco.
Andrew Noyes, Facebook's manager of public policy and communications, and Sara Sperling, he...

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The Bay Area Reporter

Group protests outside gay rodeo fundraiser

An animal rights group that believes rodeo events are cruel to animals staged a protest outside a South of Market gay bar last weekend as it held a fundraiser for the gay rodeo.
Animal rights group LG...

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The Bay Area Reporter

Life starts anew after HIV diagnosis

Community grand marshal Gary Virginia has been leading the way in helping his community for decades and this Sunday he will help lead the LGBT Pride Parade.
The Pittsburgh native moved to San Francisc...

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The Bay Area Reporter

Medical pot rally draws noisy crowd

Breaking news & opinion from the B.A.R.

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The Bay Area Reporter

Openhouse unveils designs for 55 Laguna project

Breaking news & opinion from the B.A.R.

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The Bay Area Reporter

StartOut awards highlight LGBT business leaders

Gay entrepreneur Peter Thiel was the keynote speaker at StartOut's inaugural awards gala in San Francisco last week, and said that Silicon Valley is the place to be for budding high-tech start-ups.
St...

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The Bay Area Reporter

The Bay Area Reporter Online | Designer Mondo to help DIFFA in SF

Breaking news & opinion from the B.A.R.