Bay Times Media Company

Welcome -

Welcome to our new website which replaces our original one operating since 2005. We’re still refining the new version, so please send us a comment, if you would like, to Come back often to check for new content. Bookmark:


Ownership -

The Bay Times is the oldest LGBTQ newspaper in the Bay Area that is fully funded and owned by LGBTQ individuals. Co-Publishers/Editors of the Bay Times are Dr. Betty L. Sullivan and Jennifer L. Viegas


History -

The Bay Times in 1978 became the first LGBT newspaper in California, and among the first in the world, to be jointly and equally produced by lesbians and  gay men. We honor our history and the paper’s ability to build and strengthen unity in our community.