Sex and Dating

21 Jun 2023

Rainbow Washing: The Problem with Pride-for-Profit in June

By now, most all y’all know Pride started as a riot in 1970, but most companies didn’t even recognize the existence of the LGBTQ+ community for another 3-4 decades. Thus the mid-aughts brought us pinkwashing, or what is now referred to as, rainbow washing. Essentially, it’s the performative-for-profit strategy and

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A closed eye.
12 Jun 2023

This One’s Just for The Cissies

Circle up cisgender folks. Oh, happy Pride month. Isn’t it fun? I can hear the unasked questions bouncing between your tonsils. Questions about my genitalia, or a hungry curiosity surrounding my they/them pronouns or the stubble under my admittedly sloppy makeup. Even in the age of TikTok and extensive YouTube tutorials, I can’t quite figure makeup out yet. We’re doing what we can with what we have, which is a shaky lip line and some blunt, 80s blush. 

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31 May 2023

Millennials are Replacing Kids with Plants and Pets, and I’m Totally Here for it

Born as an early 90’s baby, I’d say I’m a true millennial. My generation was the one who, unfortunately, was raised with the baby boomers notion that life would be a breeze if you just checked off the boxes. Get a degree, a good job, find a partner (preferably one

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17 May 2023

Sex Worker Film & Arts Fest Honors Founder Carol Leigh’s Legacy

This year’s festival is especially meaningful as it marks the first since the passing of the festival’s founder, Carol Leigh, aka “The Scarlot Harlot.” Leigh coined the term “sex worker” in the 1970s.

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12 May 2023

The Penny-Pincher’s Guide to 25 FREE Fun Things to do

I hear these two phrases often: “there’s nothing to do” and “everything is too expensive”. It’s true things are way too crazy expensive lately. However, we’re lucky in the Bay Area because we have a ton of FREE things happening all the time! I won’t gate keep any of the

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03 May 2023

Old Men Keep Complaining to Me About Trans Rights

There is a war against transgender people, and old white men are losing their shit. I work a couple jobs in the hospitality industry, and I must have an inviting demeanour because these men keep talking to me about gender politics. Maybe I’m just another outlet to vent after watching

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27 Apr 2023

Walking With the Ecosexuals

Tree Hugging, Grassalingus and Finding Your E-Spot: Walking With the Ecosexuals

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A statue of a woman.
10 Apr 2023

San Francisco’s Top 5 Fertility Idols for Spring Worship

BY MATTHEW BELD Much like the swallows returning to San Juan Capistrano, Jesus has made his annual trip back to heaven. Ramadan is well underway and the Paschal Lamb has been slaughtered. The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence have hosted their Hunky Jesus and Foxy Mary Contest and the Catholics can

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