Activism

12 Apr 2017

Vigil and Protest Against Chechnya’s LGBT Camps

I was just invited to this on Facebook and I figured it was important for me to pass the information along. Many of you have read the news that there are now concentration camps for gay people in Chechnya. This is a human rights crime and as queer people or

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
10 Apr 2017

4 Ways The GOP is Currently Fucking With Women’s Right to Choose

In the month after Donald Trump was elected, 260,000 Americans donated to Planned Parenthood, 40 times what the organization normal gets in a month. Who gave was also different, with Millennials making up nearly half of donors. Most of those donations came from people who’d never before donated to Planned

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07 Apr 2017

Artist You Need To Know: Sam & Bill are Bad MotherFolkers

This week I was lucky enough to sit down with the up and coming NYC comedic music duo Sam & Bill. With their flawless blend of seemingly benign folk music, comedic lyrics, and fearless attitude, they are quickly becoming a local favorite in Manhattan and the surrounding boroughs. The duo, composed

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03 Apr 2017

Fire the Fool – Nationwide Trump Protests Are No Joke

For the last five months, it feels like this country has been leading up to one big April Fool’s joke being put on by our government. Should we ever be so lucky that was the case, yet unfortunately by now, we know it’s not. In response to “The Fool” and

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02 Apr 2017

Gilbert Baker (1951-2017) Pride Flag Creator Saw The Bigger Picture

Gilbert Baker, an artist who in 1978 created the iconic Rainbow Flag, passed away on Friday at his home in New York City. He was 65 years old. Cause of death remains unknown at this time. An army veteran, Gilbert was stationed in San Francisco when he was honorably discharged

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24 Mar 2017

Two NYC Comics Breakdown the Whitewashing of the Ghost In The Shell Movie

On March 31st the internationally celebrated media franchise known as Mobile Armored Riot Police in Japan, finally makes it’s big screen debut in the states. The highly anticipated film adaptation of Ghost In The Shell – named after the subtitle of the first serialized classic anime novel – is expected

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09 Mar 2017

The Honey Bear BART Bandit of San Francisco: fnnch

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights local artists before they exhibit their work somewhere awesome, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep San Francisco a strange and wonderful place. Meet fnnch, BART’s unofficial artist in residence… You may have seen fnnch’s work around town, he’s

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 1
07 Mar 2017

Art, Feminism, & Wikipedia

Art+Feminism is an international campaign to improve content on women and the arts on Wikipedia and encourage female editorship and participation in the online encyclopedia. San Francisco Art Institute is hosting a special satellite edit-a-thon in the Walter and McBean Galleries, currently home to A Living Thing, an installation by the artist Mel Ziegler. Throughout its run, A Living Thing offers a sanctuary for conversations, performances, debate, and acts of solidarity and resistance—through an open mic during all gallery hours, and an open call to anyone in the local community who wishes to contribute to the life represented by the flag.

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