Welcome to Brain-Throbs & Blow Jobs, a column highlighting the great minds and perspectives of Bay Area sex workers through interviews and photo portraits by Maxine Holloway. The internet makes sex work safer. Before the internet, it was challenging to work without third-party management or a brothel. Online platforms can allow
Despite the upcoming heat and hazy conditions predicted in the Bay Area this weekend, expect the people to come out and voice their opinions in protest. This week there have already been many protests across the nation against the Kentucky Verdict. Although many of these protests do not have the
It typically takes months to put a new Supreme Court judge in, but with the election coming in just 40 days from today, the Republicans are going to stuff it through. If RBG’s vote turns into an ‘anti Roe v wade vote’, the court will be 5-4 against. We could see an end to abortion rights as we know them, not to mention many other rights the legendary Ginsburg fought for over the decades.
Mission District cannabis dispensary MediThrive found itself in hot water this weekend — and also coated with a giant graffiti tag calling them “RACIST” — after a viral pro-Trump and “fuck BLM” (Black Lives Matter) private social media post allegedly posted by the dispensary’s founder and CEO Misha Breyburg was
As a Jew, a loud obnoxious one at that, I’m also repeatedly flabbergasted that other Jews are Republicans. I’m not talking about the people who believe in small government and lower taxes – while I don’t agree with them, we can have a dialogue about our ideological differences. It’s the entire rest of the party that is so vile.
How San Franciscans are reusing tires for positive things, so they don’t end up in the ocean or the landfill. Turns out 30% of ocean microplastics are from transportation rubber sources!
At long last, the opinions of waiters finally matter! For years, we couldn’t even convince people to listen to us when we told them that the sizzling plate of fajitas was hot and we’d watch customer after customer reach out and scald their hands, but now we have the ear
I was fooling around on Twitter last week and came across a ridiculous conversation where a bunch of dummies were earnestly trying to get #DefundAntifa to trend. I howled with glee over this because it was literally one of the stupidest things I’ve ever read. You can’t defund Antifa because