LGBTQ

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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07 Oct 2021

BAS is Looking for a Couple New Writer/Editors

Since 2007 BrokeAssStuart.com has been dedicated to bringing you the most important news, arts, culture, nightlife, and progressive activism in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. Our goal is to amplify voices that may not always get heard and stick up for working people when no one else will…and

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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 The First Celebrity Cancelled in 2021?

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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29 May 2019

The East Bay Shows Some Early Pride

Sure, the San Francisco Pride festivities scheduled for the end of June are in a league of their own, drawing crowds of LGBTQ and allies from around the globe and that alone is an amazing thing to be part of. Oakland’s formal Pride weekend in September will give us all

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22 May 2019

We wanna send you and your bae to see Queer Eye’s Tan France!

As fashion designer, Tan France said, “Yes, I know I’m gayer; yes, I know I’ve got a different skin color. Yes, I know I’m a certain religion. Yes, I know I’m an immigrant. But look at all the similarities we have.” France is more than a star of the hit

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17 Apr 2019

Meet The Performance Artist and Drag Queen Shanita Bump

There is no shortage of drag queens in NYC. You can’t throw a rock without hitting some twink in a dress who thinks he’s got what it takes to shantay down the runway just because he’s seen every season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race while practicing YouTube makeup tutorials. There’s a difference,

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