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Fran Hutchins, who helped lead the fight for marriage equality in Maine as the regional field director for Mainers United for Marriage, took on a new role as the executive director... Read More »
Four people were sworn in to the San Francisco City College Board of Trustees January 14 before the governing body reelected out members Shanell Williams and Tom Temprano as presid... Read More »
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Longtime gay activist Ken Jones, a Black man who was key to the desegregation of LGBTQ activism, died January 13. He was 70.
As a monthly queer reading series marks its fifth anniversary of spotlighting out authors, the LGBTQ bookstore that hosts it in San Francisco's Castro district is facing an uncertain future due to the COVID pandemic.
For a year UC Berkeley graduate Juniperangelica Cordova's original diploma had sat on a bookshelf in her Alameda home wrapped in the envelope it arrived in.
At a perilous time for many small businesses in the pandemic, a San Francisco supervisor is proposing legislation to fund nightlife venues while another board member spearheaded millions of dollars in regulatory relief.
The Alameda County Democratic Central Committee will see a record number of LGBTQ members serving on the oversight body for the local party this year.
History was made last week when the San Francisco Board of Supervisors selected Shamann Walton, who represents District 10, to be its new president, the first Black man to take the powerful post.
French LGBTQ cultural preservationists are standing their ground against the French government in their effort to establish an independent LGBTQ history archive and center in Paris.
This week's corrections.
The Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest has announced that it is hosting a first-of-its-kind virtual tour in collaboration with three muesums.
The B.A.R. has been immortalized in films and TV series. But this is new; a poem about our famous 'No Obits' headline has been set to music.
How small-town Brit Archie Leach became Cary Grant and how Grant finally assimilated that identity towards the end of his life, is the core of Scott Eyman's comprehensive, dense, meticulously researched, well-sourced, and probably definitive biography.
Santa Monica's revered Highways Performance Space presents Film Maudit 2.0, a truly unusual selection of feature, short and experimental films, some that blend performance and cinema, and others with decidedly queer themes, Jan. 12-24.
We kept thinking of all the folks who told us that President Trump would never instigate a coup as we watched a simple roll call vote turn into an attempt to subvert the election and kill the Vice President and Speaker of the House.
The first few moments of 'Ma Rainey's Black Bottom' are electrifying. It's 1927 in rural Georgia. Hundreds of people, all of them Black, are lined up at the entrance to a huge tent. Inside, Ma Rainey, the Mother of the Blues, is singing her heart out.
Call it serial monology. Los Angeles-based comic actor and writer Tom DeTrinis' new one-man show, 'Making Friends,' streaming through January 18, is the latest link in a director-actor trio of productions.
Despite our astoundingly difficult times, fans and patrons of LGBTQ Bay Area bars and nightclubs were extraordinarily generous to multiple fundraising efforts in 2020, donating nearly $400,000. You can still donate to help your favorite venues survive.
Amid tumultuous terrifying times, find relief, get informed, or just amused for a while, with arts, nightlife and community events.
The opportunity to see Marlene Dietrich in person came 23 years after her U.S. film dbut. In 1953 the Sahara Las Vegas offered her $30,000 per week to perform. And so her career as a cabaret singer was born. The film star later performed in San Francisco.
From dazzling debuts (Izzy Heltai, Katie Pruitt) to familiar faces (Bob Mould, Indigo Girls), in 2020, musicians produced a treasure trove of awesome audibles.
In events that have been harshly criticized, hundreds of gay men, many from California, traveled to circuit parties near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and in Atlanta over the New Year's Eve holiday week.
Enjoying the new year yet? While most online events carried over from the 'annus horribilis,' some new events in arts, nightlife and community should cheer you.