LGBTQ

08 Mar 2022

What It Feels Like To Be Trans

Written By: Lorelei Valentine I have dreams that I’m out shopping. I’ll find a cute pair of boots, a small, but practical handbag that would tie together a look. I go down a few isles, flicking my fingers through the racks, until I find the perfect halter top. I have

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04 Feb 2022

SF is Home to the Biggest LGBTQ Two Spirit Powwow in the Country!

San Francisco is home to the biggest Two Spirit Powwow in the country, organized by the Bay Area American Indian Two Spirits (BAAITS). Due to the continued fuckery of Covid-19, the 11th Annual BAAITS Two Spirit Powwow will be livestreamed on their YouTube page on Feb. 12. The powwow includes

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07 Sep 2022

What it’s Like Writing About San Francisco for 20 Years

In celebration of my 20th year in SF, I am extremely excited to announce Slouching Towards Neverland: 20 years of Writing About San Francisco. Here’s a quick rundown: – This limited edition, hand-signed, new zine covers my two decades of writing about this strange and beautiful city. – Besides well known

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05 Jan 2022

SF Castro’s “Hope for the World Cure” Mural Severely Defaced

“The Hope for the World Cure” mural in the San Francisco Castro district was defaced with a broad stretch of lettered graffiti in late December 2021.  The mural, located at the corner of Market and 16th street, was unveiled in 1998 to honor the lives of those lost to the

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24 Aug 2021

Dog Eared Books Becomes ‘Fabulosa’ in September

September brings ‘Fabulosa’ change to a staple San Francisco bookstore Dog Eared Books on Castro Street struggled through the pandemic and nearly went under. But by the grace of generous donors, PPP loans and some good old fashioned staff grit, the store lives on, though it will be taking on

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21 Jun 2021

Raiders Player Comes Out As Openly Gay

The Oakland Raiders moved to Las Vegas after the 2019 NFL season, so there hasn’t much reason to root for them since. But there’s a very good reason to root for them now. Monday afternoon, Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib announced in an Instagram video that’s gay, becoming the first

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01 Jun 2021

Happy Pride Month! The Pink Torch Makes Its Journey to Twin Peaks

Pride Month is officially here!  The city will be lit up with the iconic Twin Peaks Pink Triangle Tuesday night, marking the first day of Pride Month. The symbolic torch is making its way from Oakland to San Francisco with a meandering series of celebrations and the torch-bearing procession that

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23 Feb 2021

‘Another Victim of the Times’: Virgil’s Sea Room Closes for Good

Unlike many businesses that staked claim in the city over the past decade, the folks at Virgil’s Sea Room avoided the tired and obnoxious practice of forcefully hammering a square peg into a round hole. Instead of trying to be San Francisco nouveau, they relished being part of the culture

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04 Jan 2021

Could Lady Gaga Be Cancelled for Blackface and a “Slave Auction”?

The photo above is of Lady Gaga, and there has been MUCH debate about its origin. Some say that it’s from a 2011 “Gay Slave” Auction in Berlin, while others state that it was from an underground sex club in Berlin in 2010, and the men in question have chocolate on their face…but how exactly is that better? Either way, she posed for photos with people in blackface. Are the where’s and why’s really that important now anyway?

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