Events

'Benediction' - Terence Davies' biopic of British poet Siegfried Sassoon

'Benediction' - Terence Davies' biopic of British poet Siegfried Sassoon

With the gay English poet Siegfried Sassoon as the subject of "Benediction," Terence Davies has found a worthy rebel castigating British classicism and sexual mores. He has also created one of the year's best queer films.

Frameline46's serious cinema

Frameline46's serious cinema

Frameline's full return to theaters has presented challenges to its staff. But with the most expansive array of films to see in cinemas or online, hundreds of directors' works will find new audiences.

Chloe Sherman's 'Renegades' - photo exhibit documents SF's '90s lesbian scene

Chloe Sherman's 'Renegades' - photo exhibit documents SF's '90s lesbian scene

Queer fine art photographer Chloe Sherman's new exhibit "Renegade San Francisco: the 1990s," opening June 17 at Schlomer Haus Gallery, dives into the pats heyday of the local women's nightlife and social scenes.

Summer books round-up, part 2

Summer books round-up, part 2

In our continuing Summer Books series, here are even more queer books coming to both physical and digital bookstores this summer. We list some exciting suspense novels, several books for younger readers, a graphic pictorial story for all ages.

Q-Music: The sounds of Pride, part 2

Q-Music: The sounds of Pride, part 2

Sample more sounds of the rainbow with our second Pride series on LGBT musicians: Jon Fuller, Diane Coffee, Sean Della Croce, Carlie Hanson and Kid Moxie.

Going Out, Homing's in, June 10-17, 2022

Going Out, Homing's in, June 10-17, 2022

In arts, nightlife and community events, Pride Month continues with a rainbow bowl full of happenings. Check out Going Out, Homing's In's sparkly prism of listings.

Q-Music: The sounds of Pride, part 1

Q-Music: The sounds of Pride, part 1

This month, let's focus on some lesser known musicians who more subtly fly a rainbow flag; Michelle Malone, Ramesh, Wallis Bird, Jenny Parrott, Edie Carey.

Frameline's film fest's fab 46th

Frameline's film fest's fab 46th

Frameline is returning to its fullest in-person programming since its pre-pandemic 2019 festival. For its 46th incarnation from June 16-30, Frameline will be presenting 132 films including 46 feature narrative titles, 30 documentaries, and more.

Planet Queer: Bertrand Mandico's 'After Blue (Dirty Paradise)'

Planet Queer: Bertrand Mandico's 'After Blue (Dirty Paradise)'

Imagine Hieronymus Bosch as a lesbian filmmaker on acid, and you've almost visualized "After Blue (Dirty Paradise)." French director Bertrand Mandico's intention is to realize his celluloid philosophy in a spectacularly visual sci-fi/surrealist-western.

Must-see summer films of 2022

Must-see summer films of 2022

Summer is the perfect time to curl up indoors away from the sweltering heat and take in some great new films. And there are many truly worthwhile films coming out this summer. Here are a few LGBTQ films that may not be on your gaydar.

Summer books round-up, part 1

Summer books round-up, part 1

Summer is alive with new books on or about queerness from a kaleidoscopically diverse array of LGBTQ subjects and authors, from a variety of literary angles. Here's Part One of a three-part sampling of what's already published or is coming up.

'Baloney' - gay burlesque show's revealing documentary

'Baloney' - gay burlesque show's revealing documentary

Combining social commentary with saucy sexy strip sketches, SF Baloney, seen mostly locally at Oasis, has received the documentary treatment from auteur Joshua Guerci, who directed, shot and edited the 75-minute film, now viewable online.

'The Sound Inside' - MTC's own private metaverse

'The Sound Inside' - MTC's own private metaverse

Adam Rapp's "The Sound Inside," making its West Coast premiere in a polished Marin Theatre Company production, is neither fish-meta nor foul-Meta. It's shaggy dog-meta; a mind-bending piece about a novelist writing a novel.

Peaches Christ's 'All About Evil' returns

Peaches Christ's 'All About Evil' returns

Natasha Lyonne stars in "All About Evil," the 2010 directorial debut by Joshua Grannell (local drag legend Peaches Christ), which gets a DVD release and a screening at the Victoria Theatre, where the horror campfest was filmed.