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Queer bars' extraordinary fund list

Queer bars' extraordinary fund list

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jan 10, 2021

Despite our astoundingly difficult times, fans and patrons of LGBTQ Bay Area bars and nightclubs were extraordinarily generous to multiple fundraising efforts in 2020, donating nearly $400,000. You can still donate to help your favorite venues survive.

Homing's In: Jan 8-17, 2021

Homing's In: Jan 8-17, 2021

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jan 7, 2021

Amid tumultuous terrifying times, find relief, get informed, or just amused for a while, with arts, nightlife and community events.

Gay New Year's circuit parties in Mexico and Atlanta defy COVID health precautions

Gay New Year's circuit parties in Mexico and Atlanta defy COVID health precautions

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jan 1, 2021

In events that have been harshly criticized, hundreds of gay men, many from California, traveled to circuit parties near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and in Atlanta over the New Year's Eve holiday week.

Homing's In, Jan 1-10, 2021

Homing's In, Jan 1-10, 2021

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 31, 2020

Enjoying the new year yet? While most online events carried over from the 'annus horribilis,' some new events in arts, nightlife and community should cheer you.

Twin Peaks Tavern reaches $100K fundraiser goal (Updated)

Twin Peaks Tavern reaches $100K fundraiser goal (Updated)

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 30, 2020

The historic Twin Peaks Tavern, a landmark gay bar on Castro and Market streets, has succeeded in its campaign to raise $100,000 to keep the struggling bar open and pay its staff. But more funds are needed in these difficult financial times.

Homing's In, Dec. 25-Jan 2

Homing's In, Dec. 25-Jan 2

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 23, 2020

Enjoy your leftover cookies and rum balls, ahem, as we wind up for yet another un-doable holiday. Yes, it's almost over, 2020, that is. But you still have plenty of online events to peruse.

Homing's In Dec. 18-26: arts, nightlife and community events

Homing's In Dec. 18-26: arts, nightlife and community events

  • Dec 17, 2020

Jingle around the clock with online arts, nightlife and community events. Some are viewable day or night. What? Like you're going anywhere?

Kosher Comedy: get some laughs with Judy Gold, Alex Edelman & Lisa Geduldig

Kosher Comedy: get some laughs with Judy Gold, Alex Edelman & Lisa Geduldig

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 15, 2020

Like everything else, Kung Pao Kosher Comedy has been affected by the pandemic, but that isn't stopping Kung Pao founder Lisa Geduldig from putting on a show. For 28 years, Kung Pao Kosher Comedy has been a San Francisco tradition.

Peaches Christ & Bianca Del Rio's Castro parody show's online

Peaches Christ & Bianca Del Rio's Castro parody show's online

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 9, 2020

While we can't enjoy live Castro Theatre productions by local drag star and director Peaches Christ, but we can step back in time with an online streaming video of the 2019 wacky drag parody of the camp classic film 'Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?'

Homing's In Dec. 10-19: arts, nightlife, community events

Homing's In Dec. 10-19: arts, nightlife, community events

  • Dec 9, 2020

Have you hauled out the holly? That stuff's poisonous, you know. No matter how you celebrate Solstice, Christmas, Hanukkah or Festivus, figure out how to celebrate safely with so many arts, nightlife and community events to choose from.

Holidays are a (fun) drag with BenDeLaCreme & Jinkx Monsoon

Holidays are a (fun) drag with BenDeLaCreme & Jinkx Monsoon

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 8, 2020

Make the holidays a drag, in a good way, as BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon offer up 'The Jinkx and DeLa Holiday Special,' a one-hour musical extravaganza, now available online.

Santa Skivvies Run: memories & a 2020 revision

Santa Skivvies Run: memories & a 2020 revision

  • Dec 4, 2020

This year's Santa Skivvies Run, the SF AIDS Foundation's fun fundraiser, is an online Challenge, and you can still have fun on Dec. 13 (Sign up at www.sfaf.org). Here's an album of Steven Underhill's best photos from past events.

Homing's In: online events Dec. 4-12

Homing's In: online events Dec. 4-12

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 3, 2020

While it's not exactly 'the most wonderful time of the year,' you can still get a bit of holiday cheer with online arts, nightlife and community events.

Glitter Worthy shop features drag swag

Glitter Worthy shop features drag swag

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Nov 29, 2020

In the much-needed spirit of buying local, check out and fill your cart with Glitter Worthy's fun array of gifts created with local drag performers, illustrators and photographers, including new works by Gooch.