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Comic Pride: Marga Gomez hosts Who's Your Mami

Comic Pride: Marga Gomez hosts Who's Your Mami

  • CABARET
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jun 8, 2021

On June 17 lesbian comedy legend and host Marga Gomez will offer 'Who's Your Mami Comedy: Pride Edition,' with Sampson McCormick, Sandra Valls, Karen Ripley, and Jesus U. BettaWork.

Homing's In, Going Out, June 4-11, 2021

Homing's In, Going Out, June 4-11, 2021

As we continue into Pride month, let's indulge in LGBT-specific arts, nightlife and community events, while also considering our straight allies' goings-on, if they behave.

50 Years in 50 Weeks: 1979, Divinely Granted

50 Years in 50 Weeks: 1979, Divinely Granted

While News stories covered the May 21 White Night Riots, in lighter fare, drag theatre in 1979's Arts section included an interview, ads and a review of Divine's show, 'The Neon Woman,' while porn stars served as a lure to a members-only health club.

San Francisco leather, bear fairs among 1st LGBTQ outdoor events to return in-person

San Francisco leather, bear fairs among 1st LGBTQ outdoor events to return in-person

As the Bay Area and the state open up after more than a year of COVID-19 pandemic-related lockdowns and restrictions, LGBTQ street fairs are among those events that are back on.

Doors to Bay Area gay sex venues swing open

Doors to Bay Area gay sex venues swing open

Bay Area gay sex venues are welcoming back patrons as the region reopens up after over a year of lockdowns due to the COVID pandemic.

Justin Vivian Bond: celebrated chanteuse returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko

Justin Vivian Bond: celebrated chanteuse returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko

Creatively, I've been very satisfied during the pandemic," says Justin Vivian Bond, who performed mini-concerts at home in upstate New York. Bond returns in-person to Feinstein's at the Nikko June 16-19.

Bursting with Pride: Q-Music's 2021 playlist

Bursting with Pride: Q-Music's 2021 playlist

LGBTQ+ musicians and allies make our first June list, including diverse sounds from Xiu Xiu, Prism Bitch, The Go-Go's, Grace Pettis, Carrie Ferguson and Bay Area singer Andrew Bundy.

Maria Konner tells all: Bay Area musician and host's revealing memoir

Maria Konner tells all: Bay Area musician and host's revealing memoir

  • DRAG
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • May 31, 2021

In her new book, 'Girl Shock', Maria Konner lets it all hang out. A TV host, musician, activist and sexual adventurer, Konner has lived a colorful life and has had a great time doing so.

Homing's In, Going Out May 28-June 6, 2021

Homing's In, Going Out May 28-June 6, 2021

The rainbow avalanche is upon us as Pride events in multiple media rev up online and in person. Dust off your glittery gear. It's our month.

50 Years in 50 Weeks: 1978, Glad to be Gay

50 Years in 50 Weeks: 1978, Glad to be Gay

While the Tom Robinson Band, then known for the inspiring folk-derived anthem, "Glad to be Gay," had a performance at the Old Waldorf (444 Battery St.), the venue's promoters used the ad to politicize their pro-gay presence.

Oaklash serves up drag fun from SF Oasis May 28-30

Oaklash serves up drag fun from SF Oasis May 28-30

Dive in to a hundred hours of nonstop drag and more as Oaklash serves up three days and nights of performance, DJ sets and panel discussions streamed from SF's Oasis nightclub.

Sylvester mural livens up SOMA

Sylvester mural livens up SOMA

  • BARS
  • by BAR staff
  • May 26, 2021

Disco star Sylvester is remembered in a new mural on the side of queer nightclub Oasis, 298 11th Street, in San Francisco's South of Market district.

Return Engagements: Katya Smirnoff-Skyy, Tina D'Elia bring back live cabaret, a solo show & a Haight history tour

Return Engagements: Katya Smirnoff-Skyy, Tina D'Elia bring back live cabaret, a solo show & a Haight history tour

Drag chanteuse Katya Smirnoff-Skyy, who will open a four-night engagement at Feinstein's at the Nikko, and Tina D'Elia performs her new solo and hosts the new Out of Site Haight walking tour; each in new 'sort of' post-pandemic performances.

Kristian Hoffman's loud and queer as Mumps music's re-released

Kristian Hoffman's loud and queer as Mumps music's re-released

In addition to his own music, Kristian Hoffman, a co-founding member of Mumps with Lance Loud, discusses the release of 'Rock & Roll This, Rock & Roll That: Best Case Scenario, You've Got Mumps,' a collection of 23 songs.