What I Learned at an Active Shooter Workshop
“No guarantees,” said Deputy Chief Ken Craig throughout the evening. “You won’t know how you’re going to respond until it happens.” The ominous disclaimer hushed the room as one by one, we placed ourselves at the center of a worst-case scenario. What would you do if, on a night out
San Francisco Pride: Staving Off The Comedown
A San Francisco Pride Experience Judging by looks alone, San Francisco was more than ready to party. An LED rainbow beamed up Market Street from a scissor-lift platform stationed in front of the Ferry Building. The leeward hillside below Sutro Tower bore an inverted, bright-fuschia triangle. It shone hot-pink at
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
The Eagle Has Been Granted Landmark Historical Status
With the Stud closing in 2020 (though currently “alive” in a sort suspended animation) South of Market’s the Eagle becomes the oldest currently operating leather bar in San Francisco. But the Eagle has taken a beating over the last ten years too; the bar announced it would close in 2011,
An Exhaustive Collection 2018 SF Pride Photos
Another Pride has come and gone in a year that felt little of celebration. The fight continues, however, and visibility is the strongest message one can send. And if there are folk that knows how to show off the fight with fabulousness and ferocity, they are the babes of the
BAS Pride 2016: Marching, Frisking, Policing at Civic Center; Hard French & Disco Daddy 6/25
Pride 2016 may be one of the most important in recent memory. Out of the tragedy of Orlando, a wave of solidarity has spread across the world and it has galvanized our community to respond with love, to speak out against our culture of violence, stand with our Latinx, Muslim,
BAS Folsom 2015 In Pictures! (NSFW)
Folsom 2015, as the interwebs predicted, the city is just a box glazed old-fashioneds in search of an emergency pastry chef. As the denizens of the Barbary Coast resume solid food diets and start to emerge from the week- long coma just in time for Castro Street Fair, Hardly Strictly this weekend, and Fleet Week and Italian Heritage Day next weekend. SWEET FUCKING CHRIST, SAN PANCHO!
BAS Up Your Alley 2015 In Pictures (NSFW)
Hey pervs! Heralding the hotter days to come with hos, hard-ons and harnesses, the 30th Annual Up Your Alley Street Fair busted through SoMa like a well-lubed fist. Perhaps because it was an milestone year, this year’s festivities felt more the raunch rodeos of yore than Dore’s of recent memory.
BAS Pride 2015: The Harvey Milk Club Marches with #MyNameIs and Disco Daddy Pride Edition (6/28)
Good morning you queer grey city of love! Pride week comes to a close today with the massive annual parade and the culmination of a memorable June, to say the least. The Supreme Court finally recognized rights that should have been in place in the first place and the city