The Gangway: The Historic Bar's Not Gone Yet

The Gangway: The Historic Bar's Not Gone Yet

  • EVENTS
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Feb 27, 2016

Don't say your goodbyes to The Gangway just yet. The historic gay dive in the Tenderloin may not be closing right away, as has been previously reported.

No Love Lost Between Castro Merchants and Super Bowl

No Love Lost Between Castro Merchants and Super Bowl

  • NEWS
  • by Matthew S. Bajko
  • Feb 13, 2016

There was little for many merchants in San Francisco's gay Castro district to love about the city playing host to the annual football championship game.

Out There : New Year, Still Queer

Out There : New Year, Still Queer

  • EVENTS
  • by Roberto Friedman
  • Jan 9, 2016

Yes indeed, Brava's 4th Annual New Year's Eve Comedy Fiesta: Latino Power Edition! was everything we wanted from our NYE: hilarity, festivity, and sexual innuendo.

Pam Ann :: Fly Her Friendly Skies!

Pam Ann :: Fly Her Friendly Skies!

  • EVENTS
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jan 7, 2016

Pam Ann gets her name from the legendary (if long defunct) Pan American Airways. The naughty stewardess will be serving up politically incorrect laughs at Beatbox this coming weekend.

'Gayming' Confab Reaches Trans Players Too

'Gayming' Confab Reaches Trans Players Too

  • NEWS
  • by Blake Montgomery
  • Dec 19, 2015

Greta Gustava Martela knew her name 15 years before she transitioned. It was the namesake of one of her characters in Icewind Dale, a Dungeons and Dragons-based role-playing game.

Two-Steppin', Texas Rose-Style

Two-Steppin', Texas Rose-Style

  • EVENTS
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 13, 2015

Urban cowgirls of all stripes are invited to saddle up and hoe down with Texas Rose, a queer women's, trans-inclusive community for women who love women and who love to Texas Two-Step.

 Eight Crazy Nights :: Chanukah with a Queer Twist

Eight Crazy Nights :: Chanukah with a Queer Twist

  • EVENTS
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Dec 5, 2015

Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, commences on December 6. As always, there will be eight days and nights of candle lighting, gift giving and celebrating. This being the Bay Area, some of the events might have a queer twist or two.

BenDeLaCrème's 'Cosmos' Camps Out at Oasis

BenDeLaCrème's 'Cosmos' Camps Out at Oasis

  • EVENTS
  • by Jim Gladstone
  • Nov 8, 2015

"I'm finally getting out of the 'Race' frenzy," says Ben Putnam, aka BenDeLaCrème, the 34-year-old Seattle-based drag performer who brings his full-length solo act, "Cosmos: Space. Time. Splash of Cran" to Oasis from November 12-14.

Out There :: Furries in Action

Out There :: Furries in Action

  • EVENTS
  • by Roberto Friedman
  • Sep 26, 2015

Yes, it's a retelling of the classic Jane Austen novel as re-enacted by a cast of guinea pigs in photographic tableaus.

DJ Robbie Martin Spins Up Some Sober & Sexy

DJ Robbie Martin Spins Up Some Sober & Sexy

  • EVENTS
  • by Cornelius Washington
  • Sep 6, 2015

The 13th Step event, described as "a bathhouse night for sober fuckers," celebrates gay male sexuality without drugs, filters, borders, or shame.

Drag King Contest Celebrates Two Decades

Drag King Contest Celebrates Two Decades

  • EVENTS
  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Aug 15, 2015

This year the Drag King Contest takes place at Oasis, and Frottage promises that a wild and woolly time will be enjoyed by all.

Truck Rolls to A Stop :: Fun Folsom Bar Calls It A Day

Truck Rolls to A Stop :: Fun Folsom Bar Calls It A Day

  • EVENTS
  • by Andre Torrez
  • Jul 11, 2015

The fact that a butt plug was dislodged from Christeene's crevice and flung into the audience, grazing my jacket's sleeve before finding its way to the floor, tells me that Truck is rolling full-steam ahead towards the finish line in raunchy style.

Asheq: The New Middle Eastern Gay Dance Party

Asheq: The New Middle Eastern Gay Dance Party

  • EVENTS
  • by Jim Provenzano
  • May 7, 2015

For local Middle Eastern LGBTQs, finding a space where their own culture and music can be enjoyed was limited to the Bibi dance parties. When that event's organizers left town, Ghazwan Alsharif, a gay war veteran, renamed the event Asheq.

International Buzz :: 58th San Francisco International Film Festival, Week 2

International Buzz :: 58th San Francisco International Film Festival, Week 2

  • NEWS
  • by David Lamble
  • May 1, 2015

The 58th San Francisco International Film Festival's second week (through May 7 at the Castro, Kabuki Cinemas, Clay, Roxie, Pacific Film Archive) delivers breathtaking original cinema, a great lead-in to the 2015 Fall awards season.