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Homing's In: community, arts, nightlife online

Homing's In: community, arts, nightlife online

Midsummer mindfulness means enjoying more entertainments at home. Sorry, that's the way it is. Whether you're enjoying or avoiding fireworks, keep safe and enjoy arts, nightlife and community events online.

Q-Music: Quarantine Pride playlist

Q-Music: Quarantine Pride playlist

Brittany Howard, Tom Goss, Jake Blount, Sarah Peacock and Maxx Mann offer diverse music with their own unique queer edge.

Here is what I have learned: Leather columnist bids adieu

Here is what I have learned: Leather columnist bids adieu

It is bittersweet that I am announcing I will no longer be writing this column. The legacy of this column is something I have tried to honor by elevating discourse about LGBTQ adventurous sex and the cultures and relationships they spawn.

Dash, gay noir graphic novel's fundraiser

Dash, gay noir graphic novel's fundraiser

We love comics, specifically gay ones. So when Northwest Press announced its fundraiser for a new graphic novel, we had to spread the news.

Global Pride 2020 features 100+ performers, host Todrick Hall

Global Pride 2020 features 100+ performers, host Todrick Hall

Pride organizations of the world will celebrate Global Pride 2020. Todrick Hall will host the June 27 24-hour livestream Pride event featuring Adam Lambert, Pussy Riot, Big Freedia, Village People, Courtney Act, and many more.

Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, others support Pride Lives' virtual Stonewall Day

Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, others support Pride Lives' virtual Stonewall Day

Pride Live, a social advocacy and community engagement organization for the LGBTQ community, held its third annual Stonewall Day, with pop star and presidents joining in.

Out, loud and proud: an interview with SONiA

Out, loud and proud: an interview with SONiA

Baltimore native, out musician, activist, and even a bit of a mystic, Sonia Rutstein, better known to her fans and followers as SONiA of disappear fear, has a musical gift for everyone, her new 12-song CD compilation "Love Out Loud."

Memory's River: vibrant pre-AIDS history revealed in Mark Abramson's 'River Days, River Nights'

Memory's River: vibrant pre-AIDS history revealed in Mark Abramson's 'River Days, River Nights'

  • BARCHIVE
  • by Michael Flanagan
  • Jun 23, 2020

The town of Guerneville and the Russian River area are lovingly portrayed in Mark Abramson's latest, 'River Days, River Nights.' The memoir covers the period from 1976 through 1984, an era of considerable change for the region.

The father of Hi-NRG: Patrick Cowley's illustrated diary recounts the music innovator's short, shining, sexual life

The father of Hi-NRG: Patrick Cowley's illustrated diary recounts the music innovator's short, shining, sexual life

  • NIGHTLIFE
  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Jun 23, 2020

As the main creator of the Hi-NRG music genre, Patrick Cowley briefly thrived on the dance music charts with originality and ferocity. Cowley's posthumously published diaries document his short life in 1970s gay dance and music scene.

Q-Music: Pride inside — a queer quarantine playlist

Q-Music: Pride inside — a queer quarantine playlist

Music from Marty Thomas, Kesha, Rachael Sage, Green Day, Shopping, Game Theory, The Third Mind and other musicians touch on colors of the rainbow.

Pride Plays include reading of  'Boys in the Band' sequel & music variety show

Pride Plays include reading of 'Boys in the Band' sequel & music variety show

Pride Plays continues its streamed readings of plays by and about the LGBTQ community to support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Upcoming shows include a trans comedy, Mart Crowley's 'Boys in the Band' sequel and a star-filled music concert.

Homing's In June 19-29

Homing's In June 19-29

As Pride month blooms into a full-fledged festive online party, and an outdoor protest, events multiply and fly. But stay safe and wear your fab and/or functional facemasks.

Broadway Bares, REAF strips down for equality

Broadway Bares, REAF strips down for equality

Although you can't enjoy the terpsichorian talents of strippers at this year's Broadway Bares SF, Stripped Down for Equality, produced by the Richmond/Ermet Aid Foundation, brings the sexy benefit online, with proceeds aiding Black Lives Matter.

Negotiating Risk: Sex in the time of pandemics

Negotiating Risk: Sex in the time of pandemics

How does one have sex without having been sheltered in place exclusively with someone? How does one have sex when the virus is potentially passed by the most casual of unmasked contacts?