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Latinx love: Edgar Gomez' 'High-Risk Homosexual'

Latinx love: Edgar Gomez' 'High-Risk Homosexual'

  • by Jim Piechota
  • Jan 18, 2022

In his outstanding new coming-of-age memoir, Florida-born queer Latinx author Edgar Gomez navigates a modest 13-year-old adolescence dominated by poverty and cultural machismo.

Going Out, Homing's In, Jan. 14-22, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Jan. 14-22, 2022

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jan 13, 2022

Oh my gosh, Omicron! We're keeping up to date on closings, postponements and persistent performances in arts and nightlife.

Arts update: plays, comedy fest postponed; Chorus' center funding

Arts update: plays, comedy fest postponed; Chorus' center funding

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jan 12, 2022

It's one step forward and two steps back in the local arts scene as theater companies close their doors yet again, a comedy festival is postponed, and the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus gets funding from Amazon.

James Magruder: playwright's new novel, 'Vamp Until Ready'

James Magruder: playwright's new novel, 'Vamp Until Ready'

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Jan 11, 2022

James Magruder is a funny guy. His wonderfully wicked sense of humor comes through in his plays, and in his new novel, 'Vamp Until Ready.'

The Lavender Tube on heroes and sheroes

The Lavender Tube on heroes and sheroes

  • by Victoria A. Brownworth
  • Jan 11, 2022

Out intrepid TV columnist recommends the hunky gay firemen of '9-1-1 Lonestar,' British thriller 'Vigil,' ABC's 'Women of the Movement,' and other viewing pleasures.

Pedro Almodovar's 'Parallel Mothers'

Pedro Almodovar's 'Parallel Mothers'

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Jan 11, 2022

What makes Pedro Almodovar's latest film 'Parallel Mothers' is distinctive; for the first time he is incorporating a political agenda by confronting the dark past legacy of Spain's Franco regime.

Circus Boy: acrobatic gay parenting documentary

Circus Boy: acrobatic gay parenting documentary

  • by David-Elijah Nahmod
  • Jan 11, 2022

At a mere 52 minutes, Lester Alfonso's new documentary 'Circus Boy' is short and sweet. There are many lovely moments in the film, yet Alfonso's work also leaves many unanswered questions.

Going Out, Homing's In, Jan. 7-15, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Jan. 7-15, 2022

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Jan 5, 2022

We've got live theater and comedy, art exhibits in a diverse array of genres, plus movies, dance concerts or music shows in-person and online.

'Cicada' - love takes wing

'Cicada' - love takes wing

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Jan 5, 2022

When a film opens with the tagline "Based on true events," it's an attention-grabbing move. Writer/co-director/actor Matt Fifer takes that step with his full-length feature debut 'Cicada,' with additional story by his co-star Sheldon D. Brown.

Betty White: a TV legend remembered

Betty White: a TV legend remembered

  • by Brian Bromberger
  • Jan 5, 2022

Betty White was the last major cast survivor of two television programs in which she gave iconic comic Emmy award-winning performances. But White's career was much more than two hit sitcoms.

Q-Music: Lesbians lead the way

Q-Music: Lesbians lead the way

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Jan 5, 2022

Queer women are making big sound waves in music, including Amythyst Kiah, Jennifer O'Connor, Brandy Clark, Lilli Lewis, Lady Blackbird, Ana Egge, Torres and Rosie Tucker. Enjoy our latest round-up, with a music clip of each artist.

'Better' than ever: author Philip Dean Walker

'Better' than ever: author Philip Dean Walker

  • by Gregg Shapiro
  • Jan 5, 2022

Washington, D.C.-based gay writer Philip Dean Walker's third book contains six short stories consisting of fictionalized situations involving characters whose names will be familiar to many readers.

Matthew Aucoin on 'The Impossible Art: Adventures in Opera'

Matthew Aucoin on 'The Impossible Art: Adventures in Opera'

  • by Timothy Pfaff
  • Jan 5, 2022

Matthew Aucoin's new book, "The Impossible Art: Adventures in Opera," focuses on opera's mysteries, the alchemy of opposites that fires it, and, perhaps most surprising of all, its unique and lasting power.

Going Out, Homing's In, Dec. 31, 2021-Jan. 7, 2022

Going Out, Homing's In, Dec. 31, 2021-Jan. 7, 2022

  • by Jim Provenzano
  • Dec 29, 2021

Openings, closings, cancellations, variants and vaccinations have induced precautionary postponements of some events, so check and recheck before going out, or just stay in and watch movies, dance concerts or music shows online.