"My mum really liked George Michael," says Olly Alexander, the gamin lead singer of British pop act Years & Years. "He was the first performer I was aware of as being openly gay when I was growing up."
Just in time for Pride, a small bouquet of eateries has bloomed in the Castro. Whether you're a local who's not often in the gayborhood, or you've got out-of-town visitors stoked to see the sites, swing on by and bring your appetite for something new.
This year's recent International Mr. Leather (IML) weekend was its 40th anniversary. 40 years since Chuck Renslow decided to have a leather contest, a contest and weekend that in large part helped form the foundation of the modern leather experience.
Getting out, being out is all what June's about. Spill the LGBTea and tell your tales, or listen to others' stories. Dance, celebrate; nightlife awaits.
There's always a lot going on in the San Francisco Bay Area for leather and other kinksters, including Pride events.
When Deb Leamy blew into town on the winds of a bad breakup four years ago, she brought the seeds of a new San Francisco tradition: Broadway Bares SF. The third annual production will bring an evening of song, swivel & sweat to the DNA Lounge on June 17.
As we head into summer, the Bay Area Reporter has ordered up a round of fresh libations, whether you're looking for a new haunt, a new drink of choice, a wine country escape, or intellectual rationale for an impending hangover.
Queer cocktails, bi bumps and booze, plus str8-friendly soft drink salutations. Whatever you're (not) drinking, let your nightlife Pride pour forth.
It's rare in porn that you meet someone who's so fully integrated with who he is, where he is and how he wants to get there. In the field of sexuality, as it is made manifest in pornography, Brian Davilla is a transcendent figure.
The sixth annual festive fundraiser for LevyDance, the local dance company celebrating its 16th anniversary, featured a 'Not So Sweet Sixteen' theme, a runway full of fabulous drag queens.
Along with Stoli's release of a Harvey Milk limited edition vodka bottle (see B.A.R. last week's issue), another spirit that's worth noting is the new brand, Blue Angel Vodka.
Juanita MORE! highlights June events that benefit us all, and provide a lot of fun.
Susan Egan, Laura Osnes and Courtney Reed perform in the Broadway Princess Party at Feinstein's at the Nikko.