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Out in the Bay proudly features a new queer podcast this week: "Stereotypes — Straight Talk from Queer Voices," produced and hosted by KALW and KQED colleague Christopher Beale, a former commercial radio personality.
First-time political candidate Jennifer Esteen has been scooping up early endorsements from around the Bay Area for her 2022 bid for Alameda County's 20th Assembly District seat, currently held by Assemblyman Bill Quirk (D-Hayward).
The decision last week by organizers of Gay Games XI in Hong Kong to postpone the event for one year until November 2023 seemingly materialized at the last moment without warning.
The Leather & LGBTQ Cultural District, created by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 2018, is 22 city blocks in the South of Market neighborhood that have been home to numerous leather and kink venues since the 1960s.
In two recent instances, California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis has missed opportunities regarding LGBTQ issues in San Francisco.
The May 18, 1995 issue of the Bay Area Reporter featured a half-page ad on page 3 from the Indiana estate of Phil Causey, a San Francisco gay man who died of AIDS in 1991.
Horizons Foundation has announced 18 Bay Area LGBTQ nonprofits were recipients of a total $250,000 in grants from the foundation's LGBTQ Resilience and Recovery Fund.
There are many who seem shocked with the rapidity that some transgender and nonbinary people will transition.
How the city can track the number of LGBTQ people it is employing was a main focus for the reconstituted LGBTQI+ Advisory Committee for the San Francisco Human Rights Commission as its first meeting.
'The Other Two' returns to wacky comic touches in its second season; Abby McEnany's dyke-filled dark comedy's daring; 'The L Word: Gen Q's season 2 is smoother, sharper and a touch more emotionally relatable.
For anyone who misses having sex in a back alley, parking lot, or atop a bulldozer, the new hardcover book of photos by veteran photographer Mark I. Chester makes a perfect gift for Folsom time.
Originally released in 1995, Michelle Handelman's documentary 'Bloodsisters: Leather, Dykes & Sadomasochism' educates and enlightens while preserving the history of San Francisco's lesbian BDSM community.
Being Folsom Week, we dive into the early roots of leather culture, specifically in California. 'The Life and Times of Larry Townsend: Saluting the 50th Anniversary of The Leatherman's Handbook,' by Jack Fritscher, is a festive romp.
In this commanding, in-your-face debut memoir by Alexander Cheves, the author lays bare the "sins" of his past but he rightfully refuses to atone for them. Instead, a libidinous celebration of sorts takes place within these pages.
1994 was a big year for LGBT arts. But perhaps the brightest —yet sadly briefest— star to shine was Pedro Zamora in Season 3 of MTV's 'The Real World,' set in San Francisco.
Try to remember the kind of September when arts events did not have warnings. Try to remember to follow the guidelines and you'll enjoy the shows.
With a blend of the comic, erotic and intellectual, Baloney SF, the "all-male" burlesque review, finally returns to Oasis' stage for its seventh season.
Enjoy sly comics, super music, divas in drag or marvy museums. Arts and nightlife events await your attendance.
Perhaps the most visually striking lead Arts feature of 1993 showcased the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. Tim Farrell interviewed members of the drag nun collective who were banned from the March on Washington stage.
Last year, Rufus Wainwright released his eighth pop music studio album. It was significant because it was his first in 12 years. He'll perform at Satatoga's Mountain Winery Sept. 12.
LA-based, globally known drag queen Sherry Vine is always on the move, and she'll bring her wacky new song parody show to SF's Oasis Sept. 9.