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'P.S. Burn This Letter Please' — fascinating '50s New York drag scene told in new book

'P.S. Burn This Letter Please' — fascinating '50s New York drag scene told in new book

  • BARCHIVE
  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Sep 12, 2023

The discovery of a series of letters addressed to someone named Reno Martin from a writer using the name Daphne talking about drag in New York in the 1950s has led to a fascinating documentary and now a book by Craig Olsen.

Fluid510's new tasty brunch & evening drag show

Fluid510's new tasty brunch & evening drag show

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  • by Heather Cassell
  • Sep 12, 2023

Fluid510 last month launched its bottomless mimosas brunch with a zesty menu, and the evening Jush Sundays, a drag cabaret hosted by "RuPaul's Drag Race" contestant Jasmine Masters.

Going Out, Sept. 7-15, 2023

Going Out, Sept. 7-15, 2023

What's your pleasure? Dramatic stage plays, beguiling art exhibits, hunky dudes dancing to funky grooves? How about a full-out Pridefest in Oakland? We've got arts and nightlife events, in abundance, this week and every week in our expansive listings.

The Stud LGBTQ bar needs to raise $500K for reopening

The Stud LGBTQ bar needs to raise $500K for reopening

A campaign to raise half-a-million dollars to reopen The Stud has already brought in $27,000.

Undiscovered Colombia: Bogota, Medellín Pride, tours, treats and more

Undiscovered Colombia: Bogota, Medellín Pride, tours, treats and more

LGBT travelers are visiting Colombia more often, and it's no wonder. Colombia is a country that embraces diversity. Same-sex marriage is legal, adoption for same-sex couples is permitted, plus the country's Pride events are hugely popular.

LGBTQ History Month playlist

LGBTQ History Month playlist

We've got a select batch of new music from artists you may know, a few that you likely don't but should, and a musical score you have to love.

Top 5 Casino Themed Drinking Games to Play With Your Friend Group

Top 5 Casino Themed Drinking Games to Play With Your Friend Group

  • DAYTIME
  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Sep 5, 2023

There can't be a gambling night without simple casino games. People like to play games with a gambling theme because they are fun and interesting and give them a chance to win real money or other prizes.

Going Out, August 31-Sept. 8, 2023

Going Out, August 31-Sept. 8, 2023

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  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Aug 31, 2023

If our Fall Arts Preview features aren't providing enough arts options to amuse, then check out our expansive online listings, also with nightlife fun; this week and every week.

Quirky queer pop & comedy: one-night-only acts to catch

Quirky queer pop & comedy: one-night-only acts to catch

An esoteric collection of pop acts and comedians with distinct queer appeal will make their way through the Bay Area this season. Here are some of the most intriguing.

Going Out, August 24-Sept. 1, 2023

Going Out, August 24-Sept. 1, 2023

Remember back to school days, your new shoes squeaking, your lunch box packed with love? The new season of multiple arts and nightlife events is kinda like that. And we've got your homework assignment: find fun, this week and every week in our listings.

Riot Party: Transgender celebration's third edition

Riot Party: Transgender celebration's third edition

San Francisco is the birthplace of the trans-centering Riot Party, which returns for its third year on August 27 in celebration of the 57th anniversary of the Compton Cafeteria Riot.

Badlands likely reopening within 2 months, new co-manager says

Badlands likely reopening within 2 months, new co-manager says

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  • by John Ferrannini
  • Aug 21, 2023

The Badlands nightclub in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood is expected to open soon, the Bay Area Reporter has learned.

Going Out, August 17-25, 2023

Going Out, August 17-25, 2023

Summertime, and the livin' is easy, or too hot, or too foggy. But either way, you'll adjust, and get out to enjoy some of the many nightlife and arts we have listed for you, this week and every week.

Welcoming All Bets: Exploring LGBTQ+ Friendly Casinos Worldwide

Welcoming All Bets: Exploring LGBTQ+ Friendly Casinos Worldwide

  • DAYTIME
  • by Advertising Department -- Sponsored content
  • Aug 16, 2023

Casinos have long been known as entertainment hubs, offering a thrilling mix of games, glitz, and glamour. They are the epitome of adult playgrounds, where individuals can try their luck and experience the adrenaline rush of high-stakes gambling.