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Equal time: History mini-series dramatizes LGBT lives

Equal time: History mini-series dramatizes LGBT lives

  • DRAG
  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Oct 20, 2020

In honor of LGBTQ History month, HBO Max has produced a new limited four-episode docudrama series called Equal about the trailblazers and unsung heroes who fought for queer justice and equality in the pre-Stonewall era.

When GAY was good: Pioneering weekly magazine covered community and arts scene

When GAY was good: Pioneering weekly magazine covered community and arts scene

Two years before the Bay Area Reporter premiered, the New York City-based GAY covered politics, arts, civil rights and sexuality with a bold and groovy style. The complete issue collection from 1969 to 1974 is online.

Homing's In Oct. 15-24

Homing's In Oct. 15-24

Mid-October, fall is ripe for surprises and scares. But you can still enjoy arts, nightlife and community events online, with several bars, museums and venues cautiously re-opening, too.

Fabulous at 50: celebrating the history of the Imperial Council

Fabulous at 50: celebrating the history of the Imperial Council

  • DRAG
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Oct 13, 2020

50 Years of Fabulous, Jethro Patalinghug's stirring documentary about the half-century history of the Imperial Council of San Francisco, shows the past five decades of the council's growth and glamorous moments, including founder José Sarria.

Rediscovering 'Mother Camp' - Esther Newton, Skip Arnold and drag anthropology in the 1960s

Rediscovering 'Mother Camp' - Esther Newton, Skip Arnold and drag anthropology in the 1960s

  • BARCHIVE
  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Oct 13, 2020

Skip Arnold's historic drag act became one of many fascinating anthropological subjects by scholar Esther Newton, whose groundbreaking dissertation, once ignored, has found new readers.

Kyle Motsinger: gay singer-songwriter discusses his second album

Kyle Motsinger: gay singer-songwriter discusses his second album

With references to the TV show 'Dark Shadows,' Kyle Motsinger's musical stylings range from playful goth to inspiring pop in 'Any Way I Want It To,' his just-released second album.

Terrorgrams: Peaches Christ & crew's 'Screaming Telegrams' bring door-to-door scary delights

Terrorgrams: Peaches Christ & crew's 'Screaming Telegrams' bring door-to-door scary delights

Get some creepy clowns and ghoulish gals delivered to your door, or a ghoul-friend's, with the new Screaming Telegrams service.

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events Oct. 8-18

Homing's In: arts, nightlife, community events Oct. 8-18

Time flies when you're having fun, even when you're not. But do make time for arts, community and nightlife events, whether from your phone, computer, or in a few cases, in person (Gasp!).

Q-Music: Fall into LGBTQ+ tunes

Q-Music: Fall into LGBTQ+ tunes

Listen up for new music from Maria McKee, Evangeline Gentle, Kim David Smith, Rachel Garlin, Bonnie Whitmore and other LGBTQ+ musicians.

BAYlies project to showcase LGBT and POC cartoonists

BAYlies project to showcase LGBT and POC cartoonists

A new comics anthology hopes to showcase the work of Bay Area People of Color and LGBTQ artists in a fundraiser for its first issue. Titled The BAYlies, the project will include both established and rising illustrators.

Homing's In, arts, nightlife, community events Oct. 1-8

Homing's In, arts, nightlife, community events Oct. 1-8

As more venues open to the public, we're keeping track of them, as well as online events in Arts, Nightlife and Community.

Q-Music's 2020 LGBTQ History Month playlist

Q-Music's 2020 LGBTQ History Month playlist

Erasure, Sabrina Chap, Matt Lovell, Rituals of Mine and other queer and trans musicians deserve to be on your playlist. Listen up.

Homing's In: Sept 24-Oct 2

Homing's In: Sept 24-Oct 2

From Folsom fetish fun to literary loveliness, you can find online arts, nightlife and community events to suit whatever your mood may be.

Cho to headline virtual Folsom fair

Cho to headline virtual Folsom fair

The answer is always "no" if you don't ask — but because Folsom Street Events took the plunge, Margaret Cho will host this year's eponymous street fair.