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10 Aug 2022

America’s Latest Epidemic: Suicide

When I was considering suicide, a rare cause for laughter was UNHhhh, starring drag queens Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova. They met and competed on RuPaul’s Drag Race, season seven. The notoriety they achieved online however has far eclipsed their respective runs on Drag Race. The popular YouTube series, edited

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09 Aug 2022

Win Free Tickets to the 2022 GLIDE Legacy Gala!

If anyone knows how to throw a party, it’s our friends at GLIDE! And this year’s Legacy Gala – live and in-person  – promises to be one of the best yet. This year’s gala itinerary includes: GLIDE President and Chief Executive Officer Karen Hanrahan presenting Legacy Awardees to Aimee Allison and Dr. Connie

Lizzie Locker - Events Editor 0
09 Aug 2022

What The Closure Of The San Francisco Art Institute Means

Art is the universal language of life, so why do we treat it like trash? And why do cities like San Francisco, a place that has benefitted so immensely from creative expression, allow another piece of the City’s once seemingly indestructible art scene – a conduit for creativity like the

Abraham Woodliff - Bay Area Memelord 2
09 Aug 2022

FBI Raids Trump’s Mar A Lago Residence

BY HABIBI BRIDGES Things are becoming increasingly dicey for Donald Trump. On Monday, the FBI exercised a search warrant for former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, as part of an investigation regarding the handling of classified presidential documents that may have been present at the property. Trump

Guest Writer 1
08 Aug 2022

SF’s Little Mr. Men & Little Miss Shirts are Here!

Based on the wild popularity of the adorable San Francisco “Little Mr. Men & Little Miss” drawings that our editor Katy Atchison drew, we’ve decided to put out a line of shirts brandishing our favorite ones. You can see the whole line and get your favorite ones right here. Mr. Truffle Guy Little Miss

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
08 Aug 2022

Protest Planned in San Francisco to Demand Action Against Monkeypox

This just came across my desk and I thought it might be something BAS readers would be interested in. The event is happening today, Monday, August 8th. I’m pasting the info from the press release below: Activists to Protest August 8 at Health & Human Services Offices To Demand Immediate Action on Testing,

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
08 Aug 2022

What did the People at Mo Pop Festival Want Mo’ of?

Detroit’s Mo Pop Festival, presented by AEG, was back after a 1098-day Covid hiatus. Assuredly the festival, boasting an incredibly diverse crowd and lineup while still showcasing a lot of local love, came back with even mo’ of what the people, artists, and the city want. Even with how fulfilling

Curtis Schabath 0
08 Aug 2022

A Look at Before and After The Embarcadero Freeway Came Down

Current mood: extremely thankful for how the Embarcadero looks today versus how it did in the past. While no doubt useful, the elevated double-decker Embarcadero Freeway (also known as California State Route 480) was hardly aesthetically pleasing compared to the Embarcadero of today. After the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake severely

Jenna Homen 1