Arts & Culture

Capitol viewing: The Lavender Tube on Jan. 6 hearings, 'Queer as Folk,' & Pride shows

Capitol viewing: The Lavender Tube on Jan. 6 hearings, 'Queer as Folk,' & Pride shows

Let's call it, "Saving Democracy," a limited series. The January 6 Committee Hearings certainly have all the drama of a hit summer true crime/thriller series. Also, the new 'Queer as Folk,' and ABC, Hulu and other networks dive in to Pride.

Sandra Bernhard plays Feinstein's for Pride

Sandra Bernhard plays Feinstein's for Pride

  • MUSIC
  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Jun 14, 2022

Sandra Bernhard, the queer actress-singer-raconteuse, will appear at Feinstein's at the Nikko next Thursday through Saturday with a new concert of songs and whip-smart comedy.

'Benediction' - Terence Davies' biopic of British poet Siegfried Sassoon

'Benediction' - Terence Davies' biopic of British poet Siegfried Sassoon

  • MOVIES
  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Jun 14, 2022

With the gay English poet Siegfried Sassoon as the subject of "Benediction," Terence Davies has found a worthy rebel castigating British classicism and sexual mores. He has also created one of the year's best queer films.

Frameline46's serious cinema

Frameline46's serious cinema

  • MOVIES
  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Jun 14, 2022

Frameline's full return to theaters has presented challenges to its staff. But with the most expansive array of films to see in cinemas or online, hundreds of directors' works will find new audiences.

Chloe Sherman's 'Renegades' - photo exhibit documents SF's '90s lesbian scene

Chloe Sherman's 'Renegades' - photo exhibit documents SF's '90s lesbian scene

  • ART
  • by Heather Cassell
  • Jun 14, 2022

Queer fine art photographer Chloe Sherman's new exhibit "Renegade San Francisco: the 1990s," opening June 17 at Schlomer Haus Gallery, dives into the pats heyday of the local women's nightlife and social scenes.

Summer books round-up, part 2

Summer books round-up, part 2

  • BOOKS
  • by Jim Piechota
  • Jun 14, 2022

In our continuing Summer Books series, here are even more queer books coming to both physical and digital bookstores this summer. We list some exciting suspense novels, several books for younger readers, a graphic pictorial story for all ages.

Q-Music: The sounds of Pride, part 2

Q-Music: The sounds of Pride, part 2

  • MUSIC
  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Jun 14, 2022

Sample more sounds of the rainbow with our second Pride series on LGBT musicians: Jon Fuller, Diane Coffee, Sean Della Croce, Carlie Hanson and Kid Moxie.

Stories from OutWrite: holding queer histories and queer bodies

Stories from OutWrite: holding queer histories and queer bodies

  • BOOKS
  • by Julie R. Enszer
  • Jun 14, 2022

The co-editor of a new anthology of collected speeches from ten years of the well-attended literary conference vicariously recalls memories of lost writers via a few collected images.

Lambda Literary Award 2022 winners announced

Lambda Literary Award 2022 winners announced

  • BOOKS
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 11, 2022

Lambda Literary announced the winners of the 34th Annual Lambda Literary Awards at a live virtual award ceremony on June 11

Going Out, Homing's in, June 10-17, 2022

Going Out, Homing's in, June 10-17, 2022

  • MUSIC
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jun 9, 2022

In arts, nightlife and community events, Pride Month continues with a rainbow bowl full of happenings. Check out Going Out, Homing's In's sparkly prism of listings.

Q-Music: The sounds of Pride, part 1

Q-Music: The sounds of Pride, part 1

  • MUSIC
  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Jun 7, 2022

This month, let's focus on some lesser known musicians who more subtly fly a rainbow flag; Michelle Malone, Ramesh, Wallis Bird, Jenny Parrott, Edie Carey.

Frameline's film fest's fab 46th

Frameline's film fest's fab 46th

  • MOVIES
  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Jun 7, 2022

Frameline is returning to its fullest in-person programming since its pre-pandemic 2019 festival. For its 46th incarnation from June 16-30, Frameline will be presenting 132 films including 46 feature narrative titles, 30 documentaries, and more.

Planet Queer: Bertrand Mandico's 'After Blue (Dirty Paradise)'

Planet Queer: Bertrand Mandico's 'After Blue (Dirty Paradise)'

  • MOVIES
  • by Brandon Judell
  • Jun 7, 2022

Imagine Hieronymus Bosch as a lesbian filmmaker on acid, and you've almost visualized "After Blue (Dirty Paradise)." French director Bertrand Mandico's intention is to realize his celluloid philosophy in a spectacularly visual sci-fi/surrealist-western.

Must-see summer films of 2022

Must-see summer films of 2022

  • MOVIES
  • by Laura Moreno
  • Jun 7, 2022

Summer is the perfect time to curl up indoors away from the sweltering heat and take in some great new films. And there are many truly worthwhile films coming out this summer. Here are a few LGBTQ films that may not be on your gaydar.